$10, $5 concession
Auslan interpretation available at the time of booking
Image: Misha Vellejo Prut, Secret Sarayaku, 2015–2020. Courtesy the artist.
Explore PHOTO 2022’s outdoor program and get insights into the artworks through the perspectives of some of Melbourne’s top photography experts.
Join Kristian Haggblom, artist, academic (Photography Studies College), photobook collector and curator as our expert taking this tour.
NOTE: This tour takes place outside and is weather dependent. If rain is forecasted, participants will be notified regarding cancellation prior to the event.
MEETING POINT: Prahran Market, Market St/Elizabeth St entrance (by Market Lane Coffee)
Dr Kristian Häggblom is an artist, curator and educator who works with cross-cultural engagement and expanded documentary. He first moved to Japan in 1999 where he co-founded/curated RoomSpace Gallery in Omoide Yokocho (‘piss alley’), Shinjuku, and has an ongoing relationship with the country and its culture. He completed his PhD through Monash University in 2014, was the inaugural artist-in-residence at the Australia Council for Arts Finland studio and was the founder/curator of Wallflower Photomedia Gallery, Mildura, in regional Victoria. He has curated several exhibitions in experimental spaces, (a motel and jail), for large festivals including Mildura Palimpsest Biennale. Häggblom’s most recent curated exhibition, Tsuka: An Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Photography, was staged at the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne and included a public program and dedicated website.