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Title

Ethiopian Orthodox Church welcomes visiting Patriarch of Ethiopia, Marybingong, Melbourne


Artist

Viva Jillian Gibb

Australia

1945 -


About

Viva Jillian Gibb documents the rituals and events in the lives of the different cultural and religious groups in Australia. Her images provide an intriguing glimpse into areas that are often private - death, marriage and worship - and thus open them up to public scrutiny. The images enable public acknowledgment of cultural difference through an intimate look at experiences that, regardless of background, are familiar to us all.


Details


Date

1995


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph, gold toned


Dimensions

27.3 x 32.8 cm image (irreg.); 30.0 x 37.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 1998


Location

Not on display


Accession number

374.1998


Artist information

Viva Jillian Gibb

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Judy Annear, Points of view: Australian photography 1985-95, Sydney, 2005. no catalogue numbers