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Photography & Contemporary Visual Arts Practice with Nathan Beard

Location Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
Saturday 19 January 2019, 01:00pm - 03:30pm
 

BRAG has teamed up with the Stirling Street Arts Centre to present a series of fun arts workshops and tours as part of 2019's Bunbury Summer School.

Presented by ART ON THE MOVE, Dead Centre artist Nathan Beard is presenting an informative and practical lecture on contemporary photography within his practice, and the application of different methods of research and making. 

Free event | Ages 18+ (nudity warning).

Join artist Nathan Beard for an informative and practical lecture on contemporary photography within his artistic practice, and the application of different methods of research and making.

Nathan Beard is Perth-based interdisciplinary artist who works across mediums including photography, video and sculpture. His practice is primarily concerned with the influences of culture, memory and biography, in particular through the prism of his Thai-Australian heritage. Beard’s work often includes intimate and sincere engagements with family to poignantly explore the complex ways a sense of heritage and identity is negotiated.

Beard holds a Bachelor of Arts (Art) with First Class Honours from Curtin University. His collaboration with artists Abdul Abdullah and Casey Ayres, The Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, was presented at the NGV Studio for the 2012 Next Wave Festival the space between us wants to sing.Exhibitions include WA Focus, Art Gallery of Western Australia (2017), Memento Mori, Lawrence Wilson Gallery (2014), Obitus, Moana Project Space (2014), Ad Matres, Artereal Gallery (2015), Future Archaeology, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (2015), and Radical Ecologies, PICA (2016). In 2017 Beard was shortlisted as a finalist for the John Stringer Prize.

Dead Centre is an ART ON THE MOVE touring exhibition.

The Act-Belong-Commit Engagement Program is presented by ART ON THE MOVE and is sponsored by Healthway to promote the Act-Belong-Commit health message.

 

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