An outdoor billboard featuring two images part of the Hold Still Community Exhibition. A man walks passed the billboard

Hold Still Community Exhibition, 2020 © David Parry Photography

ONLINE / TALK

CAPTURING A GLOBAL MOOD National Portrait Galleries In Conversation

Date 05.10.2021
Time 7:00pm (AEDT), 9:00am (GMT)
Location Online
Date: 05.10.2021 Time: 7:00pm (AEDT)
Date: 05.10.2021 Time: 9:00am (GMT)

Overview

We would like to invite you all to join Sandra Bruce, Director Exhibitions & Collections and Tara James, Exhibitions Project Coordinator at the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, in conversation with Magda Keaney, Senior Curator, Photographs and Denise Vogelsang, Head of Communications at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Together, they will consider the power of the photograph and how the exhibitions Hold Still/Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (NPG, London) and Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPG, Australia) reflect each nation’s identity and our shared human experiences at this unique point in history.

Speakers

  • Sandra Bruce, Director Exhibitions & Collections and Tara James, Exhibitions Project Coordinator at the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, in conversation with Magda Keaney, Senior Curator, Photographs and Denise Vogelsang, Head of Communications at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

    Sandra and Tara have lived and breathed the Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize for the past year. Magda is the Curator responsible for bringing the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize to life each year and Denise was the driving force behind the unique photographic project; Hold Still.

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