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Photography & place education kit

This education kit has been developed to help K–12 students engage with the issues and ideas in the exhibition Photography & place through a close focus on the works of six artists: Lynn Silverman, Ian North, Michael Riley, Simryn Gill, Rosemary Laing and Anne Ferran. Key themes include representation of landscape, the interaction between nature and culture, engagement with post-colonial politics, use of series and the relation with place of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists.


  • A4 size colour images of 6 selected artworks
  • essay by curator Judy Annear
  • artist quotes
  • selected references
  • years K–6 activities
  • years 7–12 issues for consideration

Download education kit (PDF 2.0 MB)

Photography & place education kit cover