[ASC-list] VIC: Rod Quantock talks astronomy & curator talk: Tomorrow, Thursday NGV Australia 4.30pm

Sarah Brooker sarah at scienceinpublic.com.au
Wed May 6 01:03:00 UTC 2009

Shared Sky - Thursday 7 May @ NGV Fed Square

See Shared Sky with its curator Allison Holland. Then hear Rod
Quantock's take on Hubble and astronomy. 

Shared Sky is an exhibition of prints and drawings by Indigenous and
non-Indigenous artists, also sculpture, painting and photography that
explores the cultural experience of the night sky over our southern

>From Warmun in North Western Australia to Melbourne in Victoria, artists
of different cultural backgrounds and locales explore humanity's
enduring psychological engagement with the southern stars over the

 "Cultures from around the world and throughout the ages have used
simple astronomical observations to mark the cycle of the seasons and
the division of time," says Allison Holland, Curator, Prints & Drawings.

Allison has agreed to take us on a floor walk of the exhibition. 

Then at 6pm we will join an "Art Chat" with comedian Rod Quantock who
will discuss photographs from the Hubble space telescope and the art of
the universe

Date: Thursday 7 May

Time: 4.30 pm walk through with curator, then free time to get drinks
and a meal, followed by 6pm art talk with Rod Quantock 

Venue: National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square. Meet at the
information desk.

Cost: Free 

There will be a break between the tour and the talk and an opportunity
to buy wine and food. 

Numbers are strictly limited so please RSVP to me, Sarah Brooker on
sarah at scienceinpublic.com.au or 9398 1416 or 0413 332 489





Sarah Brooker

Science in Public


26 Railway Street South, Altona VIC 3018 Australia

phone: +613 9398 1416
mobile: +61 413 332 489

sarah at scienceinpublic.com.au <mailto:sarah at scienceinpublic.com.au> 

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