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Expanding the archive

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Helen gave a paper ‘Expanding the archive: a biographer’s perspective’ at the ARLIS/ANZ Conference ‘Expanding our reach: art, research and access’ at the National Gallery of Australian on 5 October 2018.

Olive Cotton Drill Hall Lecture

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Helen is giving a talk on Olive Cotton: A Life in Photographyto Friends of the Drill Hall Gallery on Sunday 5 August 2018 at 3pm. Information available here.

Helen Ennis retires from ANU SoAD

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On 30 June 2018 Helen retired from her position as Director of the Centre for Art History and Art Theory at ANU and would like to express her thanks to the wonderful colleagues she has worked with over the years, especially those in CAHAT. Helen will now be focusing on her writing and research.

Chapter in The Other Moderns

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Rebecca Hawcroft’s book The Other Moderns: Sydney’s Forgotten European Design Legacy, 2017, includes an essay by Helen on Margaret Michaelis’s Sydney years.

Max Dupain and Olive Cotton forum

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On 16 July 2016, Helen is presenting in a forum associated with the exhibition of photographs by Olive Cotton and Max Dupain at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. All welcome. More information here.

Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006-2016

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In late July 2016 Helen will be opening the exhibition Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006-2016 at Lawrence Wilson Gallery in Perth. The book Miriam Stannage: time framed, edited by Lee Kinsella, will be launched at the same time.

Childers Group’s ACT election forum

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The Childers Group is hosting a special forum entitled Vision and support: what’s planned and what’s needed for the arts in the ACT region? To be held on February 24 at Gorman Arts Centre. Helen will be joined on the panel by Paul Daley, Chris Endrey and Jenni Kemarre Martiniello. The emcee is Genevieve Jacobs. Tickets are available here.