This two-day symposium, 'The Australian Object: material culture in context', presented in partnership with the National Art School, showcases new scholarly research on the material culture of Australia. It addresses the rich diversity of objects and the processes, knowledge, and meanings embedded therein.
If museums remain ‘narrative machinery’ (Bennet, 1995), what does it mean to be welcoming a string of new arts institutions in Sydney, Hong Kong, Shenzhen or Shanghai, today?
Join us for a lecture with guest speaker Hilary Radner (University of Otago) about the film installation ‘Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait’. ABOUT THE LECTURE For over twenty years, filmmakers such as Jean-Luc Godard, critics and theorists have discussed the so-called ‘death of cinema’. This issue has been placed ... READ MORE