Image: Sara Oscar, A hyperrealistic photograph of a pregnant Thai woman, tall woman in suit, falling luggage, chaos, airport parking lot, theatrical gestures, falling, 2023. AI generated image. Courtesy the artist.
Tuesday, 3-4pm (AEST)
344 Swanston St, Melbourne
Tue – Fri, 11am – 5pm
Sat, 12.30pm – 5pm
Free, bookings required
Join curators Alison Bennett, Shane Hulbert and Daniel Palmer as they move through the exhibition, discussing artworks and speculating on the many potential futures that current technologies open up for the medium of photography.
Both an exploration and a provocation, ‘execute_photography’ features work by Australian and international artists speculating on the social and political ramifications of photography’s afterlives.
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Daniel Palmer is a professor in the School of Art at RMIT University. His books include Installation View: Photography Exhibitions in Australia 1848–2020 (Perimeter Editions 2021, written with Martyn Jolly, and Photography and Collaboration: From Conceptual Art to Crowdsourcing (Bloomsbury 2017).
Shane Hulbert is an artist and associate professor in the School of Art at RMIT University, where he lectures in imaging technologies. His photographic work has been shown nationally and internationally, most recently at the Pingyao International Photography Festival in China.
Katrina Sluis is a curator and associate professor in the School of Art and Design at The Australian National University. With Andrew Dewdney she is the co-editor of The Networked Image in Post-Digital Culture (Routledge 2022).
Dr Alison Bennett is an artist working in the field of expanded photography through a neurodiverse queertech lens. They are a senior lecturer in photography at RMIT University in Melbourne, where they are the Associate Dean, Photography, in the School of Art and co-director of the Imaging Futures Lab.