Events

Is ethnographic photography still a thing?: Panel Discussion

2 September 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
at Monash Gallery of Art

Join panellists Artist Lisa Hilli, Adjunct Research Fellow at the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre Dr Sharon Huebner and Monash Gallery of Art's Senior Curator Stephen Zagalaas they explore the history of ethnographic photography and question its role in contemporary society.

The panel is being conducted as part of MGA's Australians in PNG exhibit, which highlights the ongoing importance of Papua New Guinea as a subject in the history of Australian photography. Featuring major new bodies of work by Eric Bridgeman, Stephen Dupont and Sonia Payes, this suite of exhibitions, Eric Bridgeman: The fightStephen Dupont: Piksa Niugini and Sonia Payes: Terra mysteria acknowledges the complexity and significance of Australia’s involvement with its closest neighbour. The Australians in PNG exhibition is on display at MGA from 12 August - 8 October 2017.

For more information, please refer to the MGA website