A symposium to coincide with the exhibitions Hide and Seek and Inner Worlds: Portraits & Psychology running concurrently at the Dax Centre and the Potter respectively.
This half-day symposium will elaborate on themes raised by the exhibitions and draw on a number of frameworks including philosophy, ethics, psychoanalysis, history, art history, and psychology and current art practice.
Participants will be invited to tour the exhibition,followed by a presentation and Q & A with the exhibition curators, Chris Chapman (National Portrait Gallery, Canberra) and Juliette Hanson and Anna Takac (The Dax Centre).
The afternoon will include a panel discussion with Dr Eugen Koh, director Dax Centre and psychiatrist; Professor Joy Damousi, Professor of History and author; Mike Parr, artist.
MC for the symposium is Amanda Smith, presenter The Body Sphere, ABC Radio National.
12.00 - 12.30pm Registration at the Ian Potter Museum of Art 12.00 - 1.15pm Inner Worlds exhibition 1.00 / 1.15pm Guided walk to the Dax Centre 1.00 - 2.15pm Hide and Seek exhibition 1.15 – 2.15pm Tea and coffee at Dax Centre 2.15 – 3.15pm Curatorial presentations. 3.15 – 4.30pm Panel discussion.
Image credit: Joy Hester Face (with yellow background) c. 1947 brush and ink, and gouache on paper Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. Gift of Barrett Reid 1990 © Joy Hester Licensed by Viscopy 2010.
|Room/theatre:||The Kenneth Myer Theatre|
|Building:||The Kenneth Myer Building|
|Address:||Genetics Lane (off Royal Parade), The University of Melbourne.|
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Next Free Public Lecture:
22 May 2013