Curatorial tour: The National 2019
With Isobel Parker Philip
What are the narrative threads that bind The National 2019 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales? Hear from curator Isobel Parker Philip who will offer insight into her methodology and curatorial process, tracing the structure and story of the exhibition.
Isobel Parker Philip is curator of photographs at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Her recent curatorial projects include Hold still: the photographic performance (2018), Pat Brassington: the body electric (2017–18), New matter: recent forms of photography (2016–17), and Imprint: photography and the impressionable image (2016). In 2017 she was the coordinating curator of Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium. Parker Philip has published widely and has curated a number of exhibitions independently, most recently An elegy to apertures (2017) at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne. She serves on the advisory committee of the Murray Art Museum Albury and is an advisor for PHOTO 2020 International Festival of Photography.
Image: Andrew Hazewinkel, 12 figures after Niccolò (studies in collective anxiety) (detail), 2014, courtesy and © the artist