Precinct Tour: State Library
06 May 2022
Image: Anu Kumar, from the series Remnants of Ritual, 2022. Commissioned by Photo Australia for PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography. Courtesy the artist.
06 May 2022
Friday, 2:30-3:30pm (AEST)
Explore PHOTO 2022’s outdoor program and get insights into the artworks through the perspectives of some of Melbourne’s top photography experts.
Join Shivanjani Lal, 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.
Shivanjani Lal (AU / FIJI)
Shivanjani Lal is a Fijian-Australian artist and curator. Her work explores personal grief to account for ancestral loss. Exploring narratives of indenture and migratory histories from the Indian and Pacific oceans, works uses story-telling, objects and video to account for lost histories and cede futures for healing. She is the recipient of the 2019 Create New South Wales Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, was a 2020 Studio artist at Parramatta Artists Studios and the 2020 Georges Mora Fellow. Lal’s work has been shown and curated work in Australia, New Zealand, India, United Kingdom, Barbados and France.