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Displaying from Friday, February 08, 2013
 February 2013
Friday 08
18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - Alumni Weekend Celebrations 2013 : UWA's Inaugural Alumni Weekend Website | More Information
The Alumni Weekend presents a unique opportunity to celebrate the University's centenary. It offers a diverse program of activities, events and reunions, including a Welcome Cocktail Party, seminars, lectures, panel discussions, tours and the launch of the Shaun Tan Sundial, Centenary plant, music (...)
Wednesday 27
18:00 - TALK - Shining a Light on the Kerry Stokes Collection : Learn more about the Kerry Stokes Collection, artworks from which are currently loaned to UWA for LUMINOUSFLUX exhibition Website | More Information
Join Erica Persak, Sarah Yukich and Kevin Robertson at this public talk as they share insights of the artwork within the Kerry Stokes Collection.

The Kerry Stokes Collection is one of the finest private collections in Australia, and they have generously loaned works by Dan Flavin, Jim (...)

 March 2013
Saturday 02
14:00 - EVENT - Exhibition Focus Day : A family-friendly event with a unique behind-the-scenes look at rarely exhibited objects from the Berndt Museum's extensive collection. Website | More Information
Bring the family along to this exciting behind-the-scenes look at rarely exhibited objects from the Berndt Museum's extensive collection.

The material dates from the 1950s and will include ceremonial adornment as seen in the exhibition Through the Kunai Grass: Portraits of the New (...)
Friday 08
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Artist Talk: Rebecca Baumann : Artist Rebecca Baumann talks about her work at the LUMINOUSFLUX exhibition Website | More Information
Join Rebecca as she discusses her artworks exhibited within LUMINOUSFLUX at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Rebecca Baumann’s works interrogate ideas of emotion, colour, perception and consciousness through the exploration of materials. Her works are often kinetic and ephemeral in (...)
Thursday 14
17:00 - STUDENT EVENT - first flock : A Welcome to First-Year students hosted by the Cultural Precinct Website | More Information
The Cultural Precinct invites all first-year students for a welcome-party at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Thursday 14th March 2013.

First Flock will have refreshments, prizes, entertainment and will also coincide with the launch of a new initiative - the UWA Cultural Precinct (...)
Friday 22
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Exhibition Talk: The Death of a Slit-Gong Drum: Changing Objects on the Rai Coast of Papua New Guinea Website | More Information
James Leach from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland presents his research findings regarding an unprecedented event that took place in 2010 on the Rai Coast of Papua New Guinea.

Slit-gong drums are made and used as part of affinal exchange relations by the people on the Rai Coast of (...)
Wednesday 27
18:00 - SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE - Capturing the Individual: Portraits of Papua New Guinea : Renowned photographer Stephen Dupont talks about his confronting contemporary experiences in Papua New Guinea Website | More Information
Renowned photographer Stephen Dupont talks about his confronting contemporary experiences in Papua New Guinea at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA on Wednesday 27 March 2013.

Dupont’s images have received international acclaim, described as ‘hauntingly beautiful photographs of fragile (...)

 April 2013
Wednesday 10
18:30 - FILM SCREENING - Film Screening: First Contact (1983, 54 minutes, Rated: PG) : Academy Award nominated film documents an unforeseen collision of two very different worlds. Website | More Information
Join us for a film screening of the documentary First Contact on 10 April 2013 at the Robert Street Lecture Theatre, UWA.

In the 1930s three Australians, Michael, Daniel and James Leahy experienced an astonishing encounter: a flourishing population of native people living unaware of the (...)
Friday 12
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Campus Partner Talk: Light as a Medical Diagnostic Tool : Researchers discuss their current research related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool Website | More Information
Researchers from the Optical + Biomedical Engineering Laboratory (OBEL) share their research findings related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 12 April 2013.

OBEL is based within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and (...)
Wednesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dark Portals: Themes and Techniques : Panel discussion around the range of issues raised by the exhibition Dark Portals by artist Sera Waters Website | More Information
Panellists Pamela Gaunt, Mark Stewart and Felicity Johnson examine the range of issues raised by the current Exhibition Dark Portals at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Wednesday 17 April 2013.

Focussing on the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art exhibition, the discussion will (...)
Friday 19
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Luminosity: Words & Thoughts : A unique glimpse behind the scenes of the creative process of language development in a poem Website | More Information
UWA writing collective 'Words&Thoughts' presents a unique behind-the-scenes view of the creative process for the development of the language of a poem, at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 19 April 2013.

Words&Thoughts have created new works inspired by the theme 'luminos (...)
Friday 26
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Exhibition Talk: Uncharted Territory : Recollections of the pioneering experiences of Ronald and Catherine Berndt Website | More Information
Join us for a talk by Dr John E Stanton sharing quotes directly from the Berndt's recollections of their pioneering experience, at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 26 April 2013.

As young PhD students, Ronald and Catherine Berndt were sent into the uncharted Eastern Highlands (...)
Tuesday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 'More than the sum of the parts?' : Guest Lecture by Vivien Lovell Website | More Information
‘More than the sum of the parts?’ addresses interrelationships between art practice, architecture, landscape architecture, art history and criticism. The lecture will consider the roles, relationships, scope and creative tensions surrounding artists’ collaborations with other creative disciplines (...)

 May 2013
Saturday 04
14:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Aaron Seeto: Special Guest Lecture and Exhibition Tour Website | More Information
Aaron Seeto will be presenting a special lecture and a tour of the current exhibition 'ORIENTing' at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Saturday May 4, 2pm.

Free Event, No RSVP required.

Aaron Seeto is a curator of contemporary Asian and Asian-Australian art. His curatorial (...)
Friday 10
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Exhibition Talk: Highland Patrol : First-hand experiences of working in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea during the 60s and 70s. Website | More Information
John McGeachie shares his first-hand experiences of working in Papua New Guinea during the 60s and 70s in a talk at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 10 May 2013.

As a dental surgeon, John worked on patrols to remote regions of the Eastern Highlands in PNG.

John will (...)
Wednesday 22
18:00 - Forum - CURATINGforum : An actual and virtual forum for generating a discussion around contemporary curatorial practice Website | More Information
Join us at this CURATINGforum for a lively discussion on contemporary curatorial practice on the 22 May 2013, 6pm at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

The panellists are Anne Loxley, Curator C3West of Museum of Contemporary Art; Stefano Carboni, Director at the Art Gallery of Western (...)
Friday 24
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Exhibition Talk: Aspects of Traditional Life in the South Fore : An account of the transformation of the South Fore villages in Papua New Guinea Website | More Information
Michael Alpers shares his experiences of the changes that took place in the South Fore villages (Papua New Guinea) in this insightful talk at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 24 May 2013.

In the 1960s, Michael Alpers (John Curtin Distinguished Professor of International Health (...)
Friday 31
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Remnants of tradition in contemporary Chinese visual culture Website | More Information
Come along to this free public talk with Prof Christopher Crouch as he discusses tradition in contemporary Chinese visual culture on the 31st of May at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

This talk is part of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery public program and accompanies the current (...)

 June 2013
Friday 07
13:00 - PRESENTATION - The politics of remembering and forgetting in South and North Korean visual arts Website | More Information
Join Joanna in exploring the visual representations of war and trauma in South and North Korean arts of the Cold War period, in a talk on Friday 7 June at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Joanna's presentation will examine how visual arts have been used in both countries to create (...)
Friday 14
13:00 - TALK - Shifting Australian 'imaginings' of Japan Website | More Information
Join Romit Dasgupta in a talk discussing the transformations of the 'imaginings' of Japan on Friday 14 June at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Over the post-World War Two decades, ‘imaginings’ of Japan in public discourse in Australia have undergone radical and often unanticipated (...)


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