This free public forum accompanies the Art+Film exhibition at Centre for Contemporary Photography, and is part of the Talking Pictures program of the 2003 Melbourne International Film Festival. Curated by Natasha Bullock and Brendan Lee.
August 6 [8pm]
Brendan Lee, Adrian Martin, Clare Stewart. Chaired by Daniel Palmer
This free public forum accompanies the Art+Film exhibition at Centre for Contemporary Photography, and is part of the Talking Pictures program of the 2003 Melbourne International Film Festival. Curated by Natasha Bullock and Brendan Lee, the exhibition explores the effect and influence of cinema on contemporary artistic imagination and practice and includes leading and emerging Australian artists such as Philip Brophy, Starlie Geikie, David Noonan and Ricky Swallow.
Speakers Brendan Lee, Adrian Martin and Clare Stewart will use the CCP exhibition as a starting point for a more general discussion around the many and diverse intersections of art and film.
Brendan Lee is a Melbourne-based artist working in the field of randomly sequenced video installation. Recent solo exhibitions have been presented at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, BUS gallery and 1st Floor. Lee is the curator of the PROJEKT video art archives and gallery co-ordinator of the artist-run space THE KINGS, as well as co-curator of Art+Film. Adrian Martin has had a long and distinguished association with film. Australia's foremost film critic, he has published a number of books including Phantasms (1994), and was editor of Film - Matters of Style (1992). He is currently film critic for The Age.
Clare Stewart is Cinema Programmer at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne. Prior to this she worked as project manager and curator of the Screen Events department at the Australian Film Institute and managed the Melbourne CinÃ©mathÃ¨que for several years. Her commentary on moving image arts has been published in Cinema Papers, Metro Magazine and Real Time and heard on ABC 774 and 3RRR. The forum will be chaired by CCP Project Coordinator Daniel Palmer. Image: Ricky Swallow. Picture a screaming sculpture (2003)
Centre for Contemporary Photography
205 Johnston St
Fitzroy Vic 3065