Reflecting Australia’s multicultural, multi-ethnic and multi-faith nature, Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker, is an audacious exhibition of new works by fifteen Australian artists who interrogate the social and political implications of Dupain’s iconic image and the complexities at play surrounding our collective and national identity.
On Saturday 18 February 2017, a selected exhibiting artists discussed their experience and process for developing their personal responses to the 'Sunbaker' for this landmark photographic and photomedia exhibition.
Joined by Daniel Boetker-Smith, Managing Editor of Australia’s leading photographic journal Photofile and Director of Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive and Australian Centre for Photography’s Curator, Claire Monneraye, artists Nasim Nasr, Julie Rrap and Sara Oscar, shared their unique approach to Max Dupain's iconic Australian work and the themes embedded within it.
Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker is a free exhibition presented by the Australian Centre for Photography in partnership with the State Library of NSW in the Mitchell Galleries from February 18 to April 17, 2017.
Filmed and edited by Hugh Hamilton.