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Cities in transition symposium

Photography in Paris and Australia at the turn of the 20th century

Explores the early 20th-century documentary photography of Eugène Atget and assesses its relevance to an Australian context.

Speakers and papers

Registration and exhibition viewing

Symposium welcome
Michael Brand, director, Art Gallery of NSW

Introduction to Eugène Atget: Old Paris
Françoise Reynaud, curator of photographs, Musée Carnavalet, Paris

Charles Bayliss and the New World
Helen Ennis, associate professor, School of Art, Australian National University

Short break

The disinfected city in Australia
Martyn Jolly, head of photography and media arts, School of Art, Australian National University

Oceanian tropes of place and modernity: Sydney
Catherine De Lorenzo, adjunct senior research fellow, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales and Monash Indigenous Centre, Monash University

chaired by Judy Annear, senior curator, photographs, Art Gallery of NSW


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Saturday 25 August 2012, 1pm

$15 Art Gallery Society of NSW members & students
Includes exhibition entry

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1740

Duration 3 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre

Related exhibition: Eugène Atget