Special Event: AI: The End Of The Lens? Symposium and Workshop

Image: Agata Mayes, [Self+], video, 2023, (detail)

Image: Agata Mayes, Self+, video, 2023, (detail)


17 March

Sunday, 10am-3:30pm (AEST)


Photography Studies College [i]
37-47 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne


Wheelchair access


Symposium: Full $20 / Student $10 Workshop: Full $30 / Student $15 (Workshop participants also need to pay $28 for a Midjourney account)

Join us for a ground-breaking Symposium “AI: The End of the Lens? Disruptions, Distractions, and Generated Visual Realities”. This event aims to delve into the rapid blend of social and technological evolutions, particularly focusing on the realm of photography and how artists are navigating the emergence of new visual and AI tools.

A Symposium on ideas that includes a keynote lecture, panel discussions, workshop and a networking lunch.

Panel Discussions: 11am-2pm

Workshop: 2.30pm-4.30pm

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Founding Partners
  • Bowness Family Foundation
  • Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Major Government Partners
  • City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program
  • Creative Victoria
Major Partners
  • Maddocks

PHOTO Australia respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live, and the rich and diverse Indigenous cultures across what is now called Australia. For over 60,000 years, Indigenous arts and culture have thrived on this sacred land, and we honour Elders and cultural leaders past and present. This was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.

01–24 March