Drawing Festival Symposium

This symposium will engage with and investigate what that means to us as it examines the shape of drawing in Australia in 2019.

Friday 29 March 2019
9:30AM – 4:30PM
Cell Block Theatre, National Art School

FULL FEE: $150
FULL ALUMNI FEE: $120
NAS STUDENTS: $50

Symposium ticket price includes lunch – please advise of any dietary when booking.

Key note speaker Mike Parr.

Speakers Include: Joyce Hinterding, Hendrik Kolenberg, Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax, Luke Thurgate, Ben Denham, Chelsea Lehmann, Li Wenmin and Fran O’Neill.

Drawing stands in a pivotal place within contemporary art. An action, a process, sometimes a fully realised thing: it is re-invented by each generation because it continues to be indispensable to artists across many terrains. This symposium will engage with and investigate what that means to us as it examines the shape of drawing in Australia in 2019.

Mike Parr will present the keynote address, followed by a day of talk and discussion focussed on practicing artists and drawing. An afternoon screening will showcase selected animations from Sydney and around the world.

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