INSIDE ELANDS IN CONVERSATION
8th September – 30th May, 2021
INSIDE ELANDS: IN CONVERSATION
Join us at The Lock-Up an artist talk and closing drinks for the exhibition INSIDE ELANDS.
SUNDAY 30 MAY 2021 – 3PM CLOSING DRINKS AND EXHIBITION VIEWING
PANEL STARTS AT 3.30PM
Join us at The Lock-Up for a panel discussion delving into the themes present in the exhibition INSIDE ELANDS. Facilitated by journalist Scott Wales, curator Dr Una Rey and artists Dr Alison Bennett, Rilka Oakley and Julie Slavin will speak to the collaborations involved in creating work for the exhibition and their intimate connection to place through childhood experiences growing up in Elands. Artist Julie Slavin will add to the Elands discussion from an intergenerational perspective.
Scott Wales is a presenter and producer at NewsRadio. Scott has also worked at Radio National, in TV Arts and as a reporter for the News Channel. He has a long history with the Elands community.
Dr Una Rey is an artist, curator, arts writer and lecturer in art history and creative arts at The University of Newcastle.
Dr Alison Bennett is an interdisciplinary artist working in expanded photography and digital media. She manages the Masters of in Photography at RMIT University in Melbourne.
Rilka Oakley is an artist and is the inaugural curator at the City Art Gallery, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre in Katoomba.
Julie Slavin moved to Elands in the mid-1970s. She is a photographer, painter and bush-builder now based in Old Bar.