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Too Many Cooks

Held on the 7th Aug 2020

at 3pm to
5pm

, Online


Add to Calendar 2020-08-07 15:00:00 2020-08-07 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Too Many Cooks This event brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists and art historians to explore how the practice of artists has influenced contested narratives of cultural and national identity in Australian’s visual histories.
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Summary:

This event brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists and art historians to explore how the practice of artists has influenced contested narratives of cultural and national identity in Australian’s visual histories.

Presenter(s):

  • Professor Greg Lehman, University of Tasmania
  • Professor Ian Mclean, University of Melbourne
  • Julie Gough, artist
  • Rew Hanks, artist
  • Tom Nicholson, artist

The Conquest artwork by Rew HanksImage credit: Rew Hanks, The Conquest (detail), 2013, linocut, 100 x 75 cm, edition of 30, courtesy the artist and Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin

Join Professor Greg Lehman for a webinar to mark the launch of the online exhibition ‘Too Many Cooks’; chaired by Professor Ian Mclean, Hugh Ramsay Chair of Australian Art History at the University of Melbourne, and including artists Julie Gough, Rew Hanks and Tom Nicholson.

This event brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists and art historians to explore how the practice of artists has influenced contested narratives of cultural and national identity in Australian’s visual histories.

The webinar will commence with a Welcome to Country and a short virtual introduction of the exhibition, followed by presentations from our panellists. This will be followed by a Q&A opportunity.

Exhibition dates: 7 August - 2 October 2020

This online exhibition is presented by the Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania’s Fine Art Collection in collaboration with the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Aboriginal Leadership.