Exhibition talk: Loud!
Are women loud enough?
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of International Women’s Year, Loud! features photographs of women by women from the Gallery’s collection.
Image: Miwa Yanagi Yuka 2000 from the series My grandmothers, type C photograph, 160 × 160 cm, purchased with funds provided by Geoff Ainsworth AM 2014 © Miwa Yanagi
Susan Best is an art historian with expertise in critical theory and modern and contemporary art. She is the convenor of fine art and art theory at Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art and has written extensively on modern and contemporary art. Susan joins us to consider how the four female artists in Loud! have used photography as a tool for social comment and activism.
Wednesday 10 June 2015 5:30pm – 6pm
Isobel Parker Philip
Join Isobel Parker Philip, the Gallery’s assistant curator, photographs, inside the exhibition as she considers the depiction of the female subject through the works of four contemporary female photographers. Through powerful photographic constructions, these artists play on gender stereotypes and question traditional tropes of femininity.
Wednesday 17 June 2015 5:30pm – 6pm