Model, Muse, Collaborator

Sun 29 Sep 19, 12pm–12.45pm

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Past program

Free entry

NGV Australia, Federation Square

Exhibition space
Level 3

Olympia: Photographs by Polixeni Papapetrou surveys twenty years of Papapetrou’s work, focussing on a series of photographs of her daughter Olympia from her birth in 1997 until the artist’s death in 2018.

To mark the opening of the exhibition, Papapetrou’s family share their personal reflections on her work and the relationship between Polixeni and her muse and daughter, Olympia.

Moderator
Susan van Wyk, Senior Curator, Photography, NGV
Speakers
Robert Nelson, art critic and husband of Polixeni Papapetrou
Olympia Nelson, daughter of Polixeni Papapetrou
Opening Weekend Australia Contemporary Photography Olympia NGV Australia, Federation Square