Curator Floor Talk - Bowness Photography Prize Celebrates 15 years

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Saturday 21 August - 2 - 3pm

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Join MGA Director and exhibition curator Anouska Phizacklea on a tour of the Bowness Photography Prize celebrates 15 years. As a judge of the prize she will share insights into its history and explore works within the exhibition.

 Anouska Phizacklea (BA (hons), MA, MCom, CPA, GAICD) is Director of Monash Gallery of Art (MGA). Phizacklea has expertise across the visual, decorative and literary arts as well as finance and organisational development, with Masters Degrees in both Fine Arts and Commerce. She has held senior management positions at leading Victorian public institutions, Heide Museum of Modern Art and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), and worked for many years in art research and valuations in galleries and auction houses in Melbourne and London. Since her appointment at MGA Phizacklea has curated group and single artist exhibitions with leading Australian practitioners including Allusion & Illusion: the fantastical world of Valerie Sparks (2018), Robyn Stacey: as still as life (2018), The Tucker portraits (2020) and commissioning exhibitions Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind (2020) and STAGES: photography through the pandemic (2021).


Numbers are strictly limited due to Covid restrictions – please be sure to book to secure your place 03 5722 0865  or Book Now


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