In this Sydney Asian Art Series lecture, Yu-Chih Lai will discuss the mechanical reproduction of images in 1880s Shanghai
To mark the launch of the Gordon Bennett: Selected Writings, four speakers will select pieces from Bennett’s archive to read, and will then respond to his words in the context of their own practice and/or scholarship.
In the second Image Complex lecture, Lisa Lowe, Professor of American Studies at Yale University, considers the visual infrastructure of contemporary migration.
Join us for our second Sydney Asian Art Series lecture of 2020 with Rahaab Allana, curator and publisher at New Delhi’s Alkazi Foundation for the Arts. Rahaab will discuss some of the new lens-based practices emerging from South Asia, which suggest new ways of thinking about images, representation, and archives.
Lisa Claypool presents on Chinese painter Fu Baoshi, and introduces a special screening of Zhao Liang’s acclaimed 2015 film, Behemoth.