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A passion for research :
Celebrating photography at the Gallery

image: Lewis Morley 'Self portrait with Pat, Paris' 2004 (detail) gelatin silver photograph � Lewis Morley Collection of the National Gallery of Australia Lewis Morley 'Self portrait with Pat, Paris' 2004 (detail) gelatin silver photograph © Lewis Morley Collection click to enlarge

Saturday 18 June 2005
11am – 6pm
James O Fairfax Theatre
National Gallery of Australia

Past and present curators of photography at the NGA present short talks about the collection, focusing on Lewis Morley and Margaret Michaelis.

Admission
$10 members/concessions; $15 others

Enquiries
email membership@nga.gov.au
phone freecall 1800 020 068 or +61 2 6240 6504

Seminar program
11.00–11.10 Welcome address
Ron Radford, Director, NGA & Gael Newton, Senior Curator of Photography, NGA
11.10–11.40 Spooked – art museums and the problem of photography
Professor Ian North, Visiting Research Fellow, History, University of Adelaide
11.40–12.10 Faces of the living dead – the belief in spirit photography
Dr Martyn Jolly, Head, Photomedia, School of Art, ANU
12.10 – 12.40 William Saville-Kent and early naturalist photographs of the Barrier Reef
Kate Davidson, former Curator, International Photography, NGA
12.40–1.10 Doom of youth – Dupain and body culture
Dr Isobel Crombie, Senior Curator of Photography, NGV
1.10–2.30 Lunch break
2.30–3.00 Ilse Bing, émigrée
Anne O’Hehir, Assistant Curator of Photography, NGA
3.00–3.30 Margaret Michaelis: love, loss and photography
Helen Ennis, exhibition curator and Senior Lecturer, School of Art, ANU
3.30–3.50 The reluctant photographer Lewis Morley film: Pathe Pictorial UK, 1965, 4 min.
4.00–4.30 Lewis Morley’s Waiting for the Beatles, Birmingham,1964
Gael Newton, Senior Curator of Photography, NGA:
4.30–5.15 Discussion
5.15–6.00 Bubbles and cake with Lewis Morley in the Gallery Foyer to celebrate his 80th birthday

Photography subsite