Exhibition talks: Rosemary Laing
Explore the content and context of Laing's photographs
Rosemary Laing is one of the most influential artists of her generation. The exhibition Rosemary Laing: transportation explores her sustained interest in the nature of place and landscape, and the relationship between technology, labour, time and speed.
Image: Rosemary Laing greenwork TL #8 1995, type C photograph, 100 × 100 cm, anonymous gift 2004 © Rosemary Laing
Julie Ewington, author and curator
One of Australia’s leading contemporary art specialists, Julie Ewington is an independent writer, curator and broadcaster. She has held positions at Queensland Art Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Art and for many years has taught art history in Australian universities. She is also a long-time champion for gender equality in the Australian art world. Julie joins us to reflect on Laing’s photographic practice and of its importance within the Australian art scene.
Wednesday 12 August 2015 5:30pm – 6pm
Rosemary Laing, artist
In a very special event, hear Rosemary Laing reflect on her 1995 series greenwork and 1996-97 series brownwork. Rosemary will discuss her photographic practice and explain how through her works past and present, she explores the nature of place, landscape and habitation, and the relationships between technology, time and speed. Rosemary will be joined in conversation by Donna West Brett from the Power Institute for Art and Visual Culture, The University of Sydney.
Wednesday 9 September 2015 5:30pm – 6pm