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Materiality
The seventh Australian Print Symposium

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 15–17 October 2010

image: Glenn Barkley

Glenn Barkley

 

Materiality will explore prints and printmaking through notions of physicality, concreteness, corporality, palpability, reality and experience.

Keynote speaker: Glenn Barkley
Glenn Barkley, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, has a passionate interest in the replicated image—in all their various guises. He has curated the major exhibitions Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples, (MCA 2006 and touring) and avoiding myth & message: Australian artists and the literary world, MCA (2009).

The speakers

Download full program (pdf 46 kb)

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Symposium
Friday 15  and Saturday 16 October 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Sunday 17 October 9.30 am – 12 noon
James O Fairfax Theatre | Bookings essential Moshtix
or 02 6240 6528 (payment required at time of booking)
$250 full rate; $190 members/concessions; $80 students
(includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea)


Speakers include: Del Kathryn Barton, Adam Cullen,
Tim Maguire
, Jon Cattapan, Robert Jacks and many more.
Download full program above

image: Image: Brent Harris Grotesquerie 3 2002
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Gift of John McBride 2007

Image: Brent Harris Grotesquerie 3 2002
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Gift of John McBride 2007

 

Symposium dinner
Saturday 16 October 6.30 pm
Gandel Hall | Bookings essential Moshtix or 02 6240 6528 (payment required at time of booking)| $85 (includes drinks)

 

Works of art on paper curators forum
Monday 18 October 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
A forum for curators and other professionals that have
a particular interest in the collection and display of works of art on paper.
For further information call 02 6240 6416

 

The Australian Print Symposium, convened by Roger Butler, Senior Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings, has been held at the National Gallery of Australia since 1989.

With some 20 speakers and over 200 delegates attending, the symposium provides a lively forum to discuss prints and printmaking in Australia and the region. The papers, presented by leading artists, print curators and art historians, focus on contemporary practice in print production, book arts, street stencils and the like.

There will also be special tours of the National Gallery’s 11 new Indigenous galleries and Within without, the recently completed skyspace by James Turrell. There will be associated events in local galleries, the Megalo Print Workshop and the ANU Canberra School of Art.

Check out the other Canberra exhibitions on while you are here (pdf 30 kb)