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Fairfield Eating Excursion

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Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

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– A Symposium about Photography, Poetry and Space

Explore lived and poetic experiences of space through the exhibitions Jeff Wall Photographs and South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna. Featuring a keynote address by Jeff Wall, and presentations by renowned artist William Yang, exhibition curators Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour, award-winning poet Lisa Gorton, Christopher Stewart, Associate Professor of Photography UTS and others.

$100/$90 Members and Concessions
(online booking fees apply)
(includes lunch on Friday 3 May)

Thursday 2 May, 2013
6.30–8pm – Jeff Wall Lecture, Foundation Hall

Friday 3 May, 2013
Veolia Lecture Theatre
10.00am – Registration
10.15am – in my room; South of no North & JEFF WALL Photographs Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour and Dr Susan Edwards
11.45am – ROOMS, Artist presentation: William Yang
12.30pm – Lunch & exhibition viewing, Seminar Room and MCA Galleries
1.30pm – Imagination and Proximity, In conversation: Ivor Indyk and Lisa Gorton
2.30pm – Staging Disorder, Panel discussion: Thea Brejzek, Jaime Tsai and Christopher Stewart
4.00pm – Drinks and discussion, Seminar Room

Presented in partnership with the Sydney Consortium and Photography and Situated Media, School of Design, UTS

Susan Edwards’ travel to Australia is supported by the US Studies Centre
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Noel McKenna
Boy’s room, Brisbane 1967 2004
enamel on plywood
Private collection, Melbourne
Image courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney and © the artist

Rooms Symposium Program

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– When

3 May 2013, 10:00am-5:00pm

– Admission

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Booking fees apply

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