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.
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.
In October 2017 Helen’s contribution to photography scholarship was recognized with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Monash University. Helen subsequently delivered a lecture on photography curatorship to Monash University students.
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.
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.
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.
Helen’s review of The Lives of the Great Photographers by Juliet Hacking is published in ABR.
Helen is the speaker at the opening of The ONE Project and Fringe Dwellings at Photoaccess in Canberra on Thursday 25th February.
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.
Helen will be speaking at the AGNSW symposium ‘Trafficking images: histories and theories of photographic transmission‘, held to coincide with the exhibition The photograph and Australia. The full day symposium will be held on Saturday 18 April 2015.