Exhibition talks: Australian vernacular photography
Short talks by artists and curators
Exhibiting artists and curators discuss photographs in the exhibition and what it means to picture Australian people and places.
Image: Fiona Hall Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia, October 1975 1975, gelatin silver photograph, 28.2 × 27.9 cm, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1987 © Fiona Hall
Gerrit Fokkema, artist
Gerrit joins us to speak about his works in the exhibition, Woman hosing, Canberra (1979) and Blacktown man (1983), and the role that the unique Australian light plays within his practice.
Wednesday 12 February 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Anne Zahalka, artist
Anne joins us to speak about her work in the exhibition, The girls #2, Cronulla beach (2007) from her series Scenes from the Shire, and to consider the importance of history and place within her practice.
Wednesday 12 March 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Isobel Parker Philip, writer and photographer
Isobel was interning in the photography department of the Art Gallery of NSW during the development of this exhibition. She will discuss the thematic premise of the exhibition and analyse key works on display.
Wednesday 9 April 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Eleanor Weber, assistant curator
Eleanor is assistant curator, photographs at the Art Gallery of NSW. She will discuss the selection of photographs in the exhibition and how they trace the development of a particularly Australian photographic vision.
Wednesday 14 May 2014 5:30pm – 6pm