• 30 October, 6pm – Keir Lectures on Art – Reiko Tomii

    From Body in Action to Information in Time: Performance Art and Its 'Second Life' in 1960s Japan

    In this lecture, Reiko Tomii illuminates a fundamental difference of performative practices in 1960s Japan from Euro-American counterparts. Through an examination of artwork documentation, which she terms the “second life” of a performance work, Tomii tracks major shifts in artistic practice during this time.

  • 7 August, 6pm – Keir Lectures on Art – Lynne Cooke

    Anni Albers: Lineage and Legacy

    In this lecture, Cooke examines the work of little studied artist Anni Albers—a student of the Bauhaus and prolific weaver, printmaker and writer.

  • 14 August, 6.00pm – Keir Lectures on Art – Steven Nelson

    Post-Soul Gesamtkunstwerk: Julie Mehretu’s Abstract Spectacle

    The Power Institute is pleased to present a lecture by Steven Nelson, Professor of African and African American Art and Director of the UCLA African Studies Center at UCLA. Post-Soul Gesamtkunstwerk: Julie Mehretu’s Abstract Spectacle is the second in our series of Keir Lectures on Art for 2018.   ABOUT … READ MORE

  • 19 March, 12pm Power Seminar with Amelia Jones

    Curating the Queer Archive/ Curating Queer Performance

    Amelia Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor at the Roski School of Art and Design at University of Southern California. During her visit to Sydney, she will be presenting a lunchtime seminar for students on curating queer performance and archives.

  • 6 March, 6.00pm – Keir Lectures on Art – Rethinking Drawing: Fragonard in Tivoli

    Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Harvard University

    The Power Institute is pleased to present a lecture by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Professor of Fine Arts in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. The lecture will focus on Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s extraordinary series of views from the Villa d’Este in Tivoli, described as “one of the most beautiful red chalk drawings ever made.”