Taryn Simon in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Ngv International St Kilda Rd
Melbourne, Victoria 3006
Rebecca White & Kim Saxton
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About the Show
In her first public appearance in Australia in many years, Simon will discuss her working methods, the intensive research that underpins her diverse bodies of work and her productive use of the indexical nature of the photographic image.
The evening will include reflections on key bodies of work including An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, Contraband, A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I – XVIII, A Polite Fiction, Paperwork and the Will of Capital, A Cold Hole and her acclaimed performance works An Occupation of Loss and A Cold Hole.
The conversation between Taryn Simon and Louise Neri, Director, Gagosian, will be introduced by Dr Simon Maidment, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, NGV.