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Presented in the ACMI Cinemas, ART+FILM is a free monthly program featuring one-off artist film screenings with accompanying talks. Join us at ACMI for screenings of John Akomfrah's The Last Angel of History (1996) and Tropikos (2016) followed by a discussion with Nikos Papastergiadis and Santilla Chingaipe, led by Potter Curatorial Manager, Jacqueline Doughty.
Join us for a guided meditation session led by Dr Lydia Brown.
Join Tom Nicholson as he discusses his latest exhibition “I was born in Indonesia”, which shares the lived experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia through interviews and dioramas of their memories.
Join us for a drawing class with artist and lecturer Steven Rendall.Drawing directly from the sculptures in Tom Nicholson: I Was Born In Indonesia students will be introduced to different ways that the human stance can be interpreted.
The Ian Potter Museum of Art and The Power Institute are pleased to present a talk by Barbara Creed, followed by a book launch celebrating her latest publication Stray: Human–Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene.Barbara Creed’s timely polemic Stray explores the relationship between human and animal in the context of the stray.To celebrate the launch this new publication, Creed will be presenting a lecture exploring the concept of the stray through the visual arts, film and literature, introducing the concept of the anthropogenic stray and exploring the contradictions it embodies.
Join Dr Heather Jackson, co-curator of Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict as she uncovers three decades of field work in the middle and upper Euphrates River valley by The University of Melbourne and illustrates the key findings of the University’s research projects and the contribution they have made to our understanding of the archaeology of this historically important area.