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Symposium
Art + Mortality

Dates + times

19 September 2014
Sir Roland Wilson Building
Australian National University
9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Followed by a public film screening of Tender (2013, 75 min), with Lynette Wallworth, Kath Shelper

20 September
James O Fairfax Theatre
National Gallery of Australia
10.00 am – 4.45 pm
(Registration from 9.30 am)
Followed by a public film screening of Amour (2012, 127 min, M, DVD)

Bookings

The symposium is free but bookings are essential. Please note that the registrations for each day are separate.

Support

Art and Mortality has been organised by the ANU School of Art Centre for Art History and Art Theory in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia.

The conference is partnered by the National Gallery of Australia and funded by the ANU Research School of Humanities, and the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Contacts

NGA
General information +61 2 6240 6411
For visitors with mobility difficulties
+61 2 6240 6411 email contact
ANU

General information Sir Roland Wilson Building: Emma Arnold +61 2 612 56674
Email contact re day one symposium: erica.seccombe@anu.edu.au

Overview | Program | Additional Speakers

Program: day one

Friday 19 September
Sir Roland Wilson building, Australian National University, Room 1.02

8.30 – 9.00 am: Registration
9.00 – 9.30 am: Welcome
9.30 – 10.30 am: Keynote presentation – Anne Noble
10.30 – 11.00 am: Morning tea
11.00 am – 1.00 pm: SESSION ONE
Rebecca Scott Bray, Joanna Gilmour, Patrick Pound plus one speaker to be confirmed
1.00 – 2.00 pm: Lunch (nearby locations to buy lunch will be listed in full program)
2.00 – 3.30 pm: SESSION TWO
Katrin Koenning, Victoria Perrin, Elspeth Pitt
3.30 – 4.00 pm: Afternoon tea
4.00 – 5.00 pm: SESSION THREE
Geoffrey Batchen
5.00 – 6.00 pm: Drinks
6.00 pm: Film screening - Tender (2013) 75 min, introduced by Lynette Wallworth and Kath Shelper

Program: day two

Saturday 20 September
James O Fairfax lecture theatre,
National Gallery of Australia

9.30 am: Gallery will open for registered symposium guests
10.00 – 10.15 am: Welcome
10.15 – 11.15 am: Keynote presentation – Professor Helen Ennis: Rethinking our relation to death
11.15 – 11.45 am: SESSION FOUR
Fiona Hall
11.45 - 12.30 pm: SESSION FIVE
Deborah Hart
12.30 – 1.30 pm: Lunch – Viewing of exhibition Arthur Boyd: Agony and Ecstasy (tickets at the Members price for registered guests are available from the front desk)
1.30 – 2.45 pm: SESSION SIX
Anthea Callen, Angus Trumble
2.45 – 3.15 pm: Afternoon tea (Gandel Hall)
3.15 – 4.45 pm: Floor talks – NGA Collection program discussions

4.45 pm: Film screening: Amour (2012) M, 127 min