Public talk with Daniel Palmer: “Photography in Focus”

Public talk with Daniel Palmer: “Photography in Focus”

  • 20 May 2017
  • NGV International
    Clemenger BBDO Auditorium
    180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

  • +61 3 8662 1555

Booking required: $44 M / $55 A / $50 C

MADA Associate Professor Dr Daniel Palmer will be speaking as part of the “Photography in Focus” series of talks and discussions exploring key areas of photography including portraiture, performance and the role of the artist as curator.

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Introduction to NGV Festival of Photography

  • Susan van Wyk, Senior Curator, Photography, NGV

Eye of the Beholder: The Photographic Portrait (Session One)

  • Dr Daniel Palmer, Associate Professor, Art Theory Program, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture, Monash University
  • David Rosetzky, artist
  • Susan van Wyk, Senior Curator, Photography, NGV

The Artist as Curator as Artist (Session Two)

  • Dr Kyla McFarlane, Acting Curatorial Manager, Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
  • Patrick Pound, artist
  • Maggie Finch, Curator, Photography, NGV

Photography and the Question of Agency: How might photography be an active agent in image culture? (Keynote)

  • Dr Zara Stanhope, Principal Curator, Auckland Art Gallery

Performance and Photography (Session Three)

  • Prof Anne Marsh, Professorial Research Fellow, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne
  • Stephen Zagala, Senior Curator, Monash Gallery of Art
  • Ross Coulter, artist
  • Simon Maidment, Senior Curator, Contemporary Art, NGV