ONLINE ARTIST TALK

Photo Live: Dean Cross

Wed 29 Sept 2021 | 9 - 10am London | 6 - 7 pm Melbourne

Free
In partnership with Photo Australia

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ABOUT THE EVENT

Join artist Dean Cross (Australia) in conversation about their practice.

This event is part of an international season of PHOTO LIVE talks presented by Photo Australia, Melbourne in collaboration with Autograph. The ten free online conversations between artists, photographers and curators from Australia and the UK will explore ideas of identity and belonging in the context of human rights, representation, and social justice. This program highlights the importance of centring black, Indigenous, feminist, queer and other marginalised voices and storytelling in photography.

These talks are part of our exhibition Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other and are taking place in the lead up to PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography (29 April – 22 May 2022).

about the artist

Dean Cross

Dean Cross was born and raised on Ngunnawal/Ngambri Country and is of Worimi descent. He is a paratactical artist interested in collisions of materials, ideas and histories. He is motivated by the understanding that his practice sits within a continuum of the oldest living culture on Earth – and enacts First Nations sovereignty through expanded contemporary art methodologies. He hopes to traverse the poetic and the political in a nuanced choreography of form and ideas. Dean has exhibited widely across the Australian continent and beyond and his work is held by major institutions including The Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria. Dean is represented by Yavuz Gallery Sydney & Singapore.

You can follow the artist on Instagram and see more of Cross' work on his website.

About Photo Australia

Photo Australia produces PHOTO International Festival of Photography in Melbourne and across regional Victoria. Delivered in collaboration with over 40 cultural institutions, museums, galleries and universities, the Festival features free exhibitions, outdoor displays and artist commissions, alongside events and education programs. The Festival invites artists, curators, writers, academics and audiences to interrogate the major issues of our time through a central theme. The theme for PHOTO 2022 is ‘Being Human’ and the Festival will run from 29 April to 22 May 2022.

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PART OF THE UK/AUSTRALIA SEASON 2021-22

This program is part of the UK/Australia Season 2021-22—a collaboration between the British Council and the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. The theme of the Season is ‘Who Are We Now?’ and will reflect on the shared history, current relationship and imagine the future of the two nations.


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Images, from top: 1) Dean Cross, 'This Placed' [detail], 2018. Pure pigment print on cotton rag 54.9 x 84.1cm. Edition 5 + 2AP. Courtesy the artist. 2) Dean Cross. 3) PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography Install: Broomberg & Chanarin, Spirit is a Bone, 2013 Photo: J Forsyth. 4) Silvia Rosi, from Neither Could Exist Alone [detail], 2020. © and courtesy the artist, commissioned by Autograph for Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other