06.07.17 Record: Typology of PhotographyAustralian Centre for Photography
Thursday 6 July
6.30pm for 7.00pm
ACP Project Space Gallery
72 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
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How and why do we categorise photographs and photographers? Documentary, art, commercial, self-taught, graduate and hobbyist, all boxes used to describe and conform images and their makers. How important are these definitions today and without them would we know where we belong? Join guest speakers Simone Rosenbauer, Lyndal Irons and Todd McMillan, as we delve inside the typology of photography.
With no division between invited speakers and the audience, Record is a new series of events designed to be audience-led. Register online, submit your question on the theme and participate in a night of round-table discussion. The event will be recorded and transcribed for the ACP’s online audiences to share in the discussion.
This event's topic is inspired by our latest exhibition Shadows are cast by things and people, curated by The Heavy Collective, and is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas about photography, ask and answer questions with like-minded people, and enjoy some of the best beers and burgers in Sydney.
Who can take part?
We are looking for audience members who are ready to engage with new and different viewpoints, as well as share ideas and experiences.
How can I take part?
Simply secure your ticket through website. Seats are limited so be quick. You can submit your question in the notes section during check-out, or we can following up via email closer to the date
RECORD is a series of audience-led events that bring people together with photographic professionals to discuss and debate current photographic issues and trends to share with online audiences.
About Lyndal Irons
Lyndal Irons is a Sydney-based photographer and writer focused on local reportage interested in seeking out parts of Australian society that are familiar, accessible, yet not often closely encountered. By recording social histories and building legacies using photographs and words, her work encourages curiosity and a deeper connection to daily environment.
Her work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the State Library of New South Wales, the Australian Centre for Photography, and as part of the Elizabeth Street Gallery (2014), the Sydney Life Photographic Competition (2011, 2012), the National Portrait Prize (2017), the Bowness Prize at the Monash Gallery of Art (2015) and Tweed Regional Gallery for the Olive Cotton Award for Portraiture (2015).
In 2013 she was chosen as one of the top four Australian photographers under 30 in the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA) and was the recipient of the 2015 Pool Grant.
About Todd McMillan
Todd McMillan is a Sydney-based artist and lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney. McMillan’s photographic and video work addresses the futility of the individual in the face of nature – hopelessness confronting the sublime. His recent work has delved into the early history of photography, reviving the processes and subject matter of the 19th century such as the cyanotype. McMillan was a recipient of the 2006 Helen Lempriere Travelling Scholarship in 2006.
About Simone Rosenbauer
Originally from Germany, internationally acclaimed artist Simone is currently based in Sydney and was recently featured in the reGeneration²: tomorrow’s photographers today. She has won and been selceted for numerous national and international awards. Her work has been showcased in USA, Europe, Australia, Russia, Asia and Africa at places such as Aperture Gallery (NYC), Expo Chicago, Paris Photo, Laurence Miller Gallery (NYC), AIPAD (NYC), Musée d’Elysée (Switzerland), Les Rencontre d’Arles (France), Flash Forward Festival (Canada), Art Miami (USA) and PhotoSpring Festival Beijing (China).
Rosenbauer’s work is held in various public and private collections. She studied Photography at University of Applied Sciences Dortmund (Germany) where she received her MA in 2006. In 2008 she received the European Endeavour Award from the Australian Government to study for her MFA (Research) in photography at the University of New South Wales, which she completed in 2010. She currently works as a Photography lecturer at University of Technology and University of New South Wales in Sydney. She is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery (NYC) and M Contemporary (Sydney).
Image: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Untitled from One Wall a Web, 2014-2017 and Daniel Shea, Untitled from Devil's Lake, 2016.
Courtesy and © the artists.