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PUBLIC TALK: Friday Talk: Intrepid Expatriates

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Today's date is Saturday, October 31, 2020
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We invite visitors to join us for a Friday Talk by Amelia Birch titled 'Intrepid Expatriates: The works of Agnes Goodsir and Romaine Brooks'.

In the first few decades of the twentieth century an artistic community of lesbian expatriates flourished in Paris, their numbers small but their creative output far-reaching. In this talk Amelia Birch focuses on two of these artists, Australian-born Agnes Goodsir and American Romaine Brooks, exploring the significance of their lives and work and why their innovation deserves closer attention. After working in theatre for several years in London, Amelia returned to Perth for further study and nicer weather. She is currently completing her Honours year in History of Art at UWA, where her research is addressing women’s self-representation through portraiture in the first half of the twentieth century.

UWA Campus Partner: History of Art, UWA School of Design

Please note: in keeping with the University's guidelines, space is limited for this event and registration is required. Hand sanitiser will be available at the door and we ask that visitors observe social distancing. If you are feeling unwell, please cancel your booking on Eventbrite or notify our staff at [email protected]
Speaker(s) Amelia Birch
Location Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
Contact Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery <[email protected]> : 08 6488 3707
URL https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/friday-talk-intrepid-expatriates-registration-115675832529?aff=uwacal
Start Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:00
End Fri, 04 Sep 2020 14:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by Aimee Dodds <[email protected]>
Last Updated Thu, 20 Aug 2020 09:49
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