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Pieter HUGO
Green Point Common, Cape Town 2013
Past program

Photography in Focus

Sat 20 May 17, 10am–4.30pm
NGV International
Clemenger BBDO Auditorium (enter north entrance, via Arts Centre forecourt)
Ground Level

What photography trends are inspiring current photography practice and what can we expect to see in future?

Explore key areas of photography including portraiture, performance and the role of the artist as curator in a series of talks and discussions.


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