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art seminar


Art photography seminar

"A Female Perspective" running order and approximate times

1.00pm Ponch Hawkes
1.50pm Donna Bailey
2.40pm Afternoon tea
3.10pm Susan Purdy

There is often a debate about what constitutes the distinction between photographic art and photo décor. Donna Bailey, Ponch Hawkes and Susan Purdy talk about and show their work from their own particular standpoint.

Where Daylesford Town Hall 76 Vincent Street Daylesford
When Saturday June 25 th 1 pm - 4 pm
Entry $ 30 [$25 concession & DFB subscribers]
Disabled access
Bookings [03] 5348 5703, from the info caravan, or tickets at the door

Donna Bailey has been exhibiting photographs of her children and their friends for over six years. Whilst the people and places in her images have changed little over time, dialogues and negotiations between this photographer and her subjects have continued to shift.
Recent accomplishments include being selected as a finalist in The 2004 Energex Arbour Contemporary Art Prize and the NSW Art Gallery, Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Portrait Prize.

© donna bailey
Born in Melbourne in 1946, Ponch Hawkes is a Melbourne based freelance photographer. Early in her career she worked as a journalist and photographer for Digger magazine. Since then her photographs have been published widely in Australian books, magazines and newspapers. Hawkes has been the photographer for, and a member of, Circus Oz since its inception in 1978.
Her solo book "Best Mates" was published in 1990, She has collaborated on a further six published books. Hawkes has worked on assignments in Cambodia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Holland, England and the USA, amongst other countries.
Her photographs are in the Collections of the Australian National Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery, State Library of Victoria, City of Melbourne, Albury Regional Art Gallery and private collections in Australia and elsewhere.

© ponch hawkes
In recent years Susan Purdy has focused on an exploration of her Chinese heritage, making works that investigate notions of origin, distance and difference of shadows.
Susan Purdy has an MA in Fine Arts Her work is held in major Australian public collections

© susan purdy

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DFB 05 SILVER PASS: admits holder to *all DFB 05 seminars.

Silver pass price $145 [$115 concession and DFB subscribers] 10% earlybird discount if purchased before June 1st 2005.

Silver pass puchases and all other seminar tickets may be booked prior on [03] 5348 5703, , from the info caravan or purchased at the door.

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