Michael Chew: Portraits of Change

Michael Chew: Portraits of Change

  • 26 February – 1 March 2020
  • Wednesday, 10am–8pm + opening event at 6pm
    Thursday, 10am–7pm + workshop at 5.30pm
    Friday, 10am–5pm
    Saturday, 12–5pm
    Sunday, 12–5pm + workshop at 1pm + closing event at 3pm

  • MADA Gallery
    Monash University, Caulfield Campus
    Building D, Ground Floor
    900 Dandenong Road
    Caulfield East

  • Free, all welcome
  • michael.chew@monash.edu

An exhibition of work by Monash Art, Design and Architecture PhD candidate Michael Chew.

The Portraits of Change exhibition connects young people from Australia, Bangladesh and China through positive-themed photographic storytelling around climate change and environmental issues.

Discover powerful and moving photo-stories and videos created by youth participants across the three countries who are taking inspiring local action in the face of environmental impacts.

Contribute your own message in response, or a photo-story showing environmental action in your own life or community.

Opening celebration

Wednesday, 6pm: Opening night celebration for the Portraits of Change exhibition! Delicious food, drinks and Bangladeshi cultural performances.

Environmental photo and project workshops

Thursday, 5.30–7pm & Sunday, 1-2.30pm: Come learn how to make your own environmental photo-stories that can feature in the Portraits of Change project! No experience necessary, just an interest in environment and photography.

Artist talk and tour

Saturday, 1pm: Unearth the personal stories behind the photographs in this intimate tour of the Portraits of Change exhibition led by founder Michael Chew.