Art in Place: Spine
Workshops for thinking and writing about art on campus by Indigenous artists

A collaboration between the Power Institute and Honi Soit.

Art in Place is a set of two workshops for University of Sydney students to think and write about the campus artwork “Spine” by Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal artist D Harding.

The workshops will take place over two days, during which time participants will be invited to write responses to the work.  The participants in the workshop will collectively produce a poster about the artwork, which will be printed and circulated in the student newspaper, Honi Soit.

The workshops will take place from 11:00am-12:30pm on Thursday, 18 August and Friday, 19 August 2022.

The workshops will be lead by:

 

Stephen Gilchrist
Lecturer in Indigenous art, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Ann Stephen
Senior Curator, Chau Chak Wing Museum.


Apply

This workshop is open to all University of Sydney undergraduate students. Priority will be given to Indigenous students. The workshop will be of interest to those studying art, art history, or Indigenous art & culture.

To apply, send an email to Nick Croggon at the Power Institute: nicholas.croggon@sydney.edu.au

Please include the following information:

  • Your name and best contact information.
  • Your degree, major and year level.
  • Why you would like to participate in this workshop (2-3 sentences).

Please also specify whether you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


Art in Place

“Art in Place” is a collaboration between The Power Institute and Honi Soit.

This project aims to bring student attention to the important artworks by Indigenous artists on campus, to reflect on their mediation of place, and to provide a platform for students to write and publish their reflections.

Honi Soit is the weekly print and digital student newspaper of the University of Sydney. Established in 1929, Honi is made both by and for students, covering news, culture, analysis and more.”