Prints were once the prime means of communicating information about the unknown world, but how does print production operate today? This three-day symposium will explore various strategies that contemporary print artists have adopted to make sense of our world.
Symposium Convenor: Roger Butler AM, Senior Curator, Australian Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Australia
Keynote address: Dr Ann Stephen, Senior Curator, University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney, will launch the symposium with a reflection on the impact of the visionary Bauhaus model on the circulation and production of prints by Australian artists who explore the spaces between present knowledge and future possibilities.
Speakers include: Chris de Rosa, Brian Robinson, Patsy Payne, Lonnie Hutchinson, Jake Holmes & Cassie Alvey [Tooth and Nail], Theo Tremblay, Kate Sweetapple, Tony Kanellos and Joan Ross.
See the full details about the Programme and Speakers here.
Dates: Friday 1st-Sunday 3rd May 2015
Registration is essential. Register here via the website or call (02) 6240 6701 (Mon-Fri)
$350 full rate, $290 members/concessions; $160 students (incl refreshments)
For details of the conference dinner, the full program and speaker bios see the conference website: http://www.nga.gov.au/PrintSymposium/