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Richard Bell with Emory Douglas, A white hero for black Australia 2011, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 176 x 250 cm. © Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane
Lauren Brincat, 10 metre platform (production still) 2012, camera: Raphael Ortega, single-channel HD video, 9:16 ratio, colour, sound. © Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery. Photo: Aline Hernandez
Take part in a conversation between senior curator Bala Starr and finalists in the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2012.
Listen to the finalists respond to their works and their experience of the prize. Gain insights into the artists’ processes: who and what inspires them and how do their works relate to the theme of sport? Ask your own questions too.
Richard Bell describes himself as both an artist and social activist. In the collaborative painting A white hero for black Australia (2011) Bell and his collaborator, Emory Douglas, celebrate the bravery of three young athletes.
Lauren Brincat creates performance and object art that often tests her physical and cognitive limits. During May and June 2012, Brincat was based in Mexico City where she researched and produced her new performance video 10 metre platform.
Please RSVP above for this free event.
Saturday 20 January 1 to 2pm
Panel: Reimagining the classics. A look at the past through a contemporary lens with artists Angela Brennan, Michael Graf and Director of Geelong Gallery Jason Smith. Moderated by Potter Director Kelly Gellatly.
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