Art of Emotion: Hope

Thu 24 Sep, 2pm

Poster design can be a medium to promote powerful messages that offer hope for a better future.

NGV curator Annika Aitken explores Japanese posters from the 1980s which were first designed for the Hiroshima Peace Appeals. She is joined by artist Peter Drew who will speak to a work in the NGV Collection that inspires hope for him, as well as discussing how hope manifests in his own creative practice.

Peter Drew’s recognisable Aussie posters can be found in streets throughout Australia’s major cities and a selection have recently been acquired by the NGV.


Annika Aitken, Assistant Curator, Asian Art, NGV
Peter Drew, Artist, Activist, Filmmaker


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