Fri, 28th April - Sun, 30th April
The 10th Annual Magic Lantern Society Convention is a gathering of collectors, historians, performers, researchers and artists, with an interest in lantern slide culture and technology. The program for the Convention can be found here
Registration is now open:
Sun, 23rd April
Submissions close Sunday 23 April 2017
Exhibition proposals are now open for the first half of our 2018 calendar (February-June).
The ANU School of Art Foyer Space is an access gallery coordinated by ANU School of Art Staff. Proposals are assessed twice a year by the Gallery Committee. Priority will be given to ANU Staff and...
Thu, 20th April
Alexander Hunter and the Canberra Experimental Music Studio, live composition
Rowan Conroy, drone footage
Martyn Jolly, magic lantern.
New South Wales gives us the creeps. It’s a dangerous place, haunted by the souls of those who have died. For instance Lake George, originally named Weereewa or ‘bad water’, has...
Thu, 9th March - Sun, 30th April
The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand
By Elizabeth Hartrick (University of Melbourne)
In a world awash with visual technologies, the curiously named magic lantern – the optical lantern or optical projector – and its fragile glass lantern slides has become largely invisible. Yet this powerful visual...
Thu, 16th February - Fri, 17th February
Technologies of Memory and Affect
‘Technologies of Memory and Affect’ is an interdisciplinary two day conference, a visual methodologies workshop, and an exhibition to be held in Adelaide immediately prior to the Adelaide Fringe Festival from February 16-17 2017
Keynotes: Professor Deb Verhoeven...
Tue, 13th December
A brief overview of Simla; as seen through the eyes of some of the first photographers, professional and amateur, to have worked there.
This lecture depicts the development of Simla from the mid 1850’s through to the 1900’s, illustrated with a range of rare photographs taken from the private collection of Hugh Rayner, a photographic...
Mon, 5th December - Tue, 6th December
This event explores the powerful role of photography in shaping our understanding of human rights. Historically images have been a crucial way of disseminating ideas, creating a sense of proximity between peoples across the globe, and notions of a shared humanity.
In recent years scholars have begun to argue for new notions of photography that...
- 1 of 2