Helen will be speaking at the Gallipoli Gelibolu symposium, at the AGNSW on 22 May 2015.
Professor Helen Ennis will be presenting a paper entitled Death and Excess: The work of Australian contemporary artist Fiona Hall at the Association of Art Historians conference at Sainsbury Institute for Art, UAE, Norwich, 9-11 April 2015.
Helen will be speaking alongside Shaun Wilson and Jan van Schaik at La Trobe Art Institute’s Terrains of Memory symposium, 17 March 2015.
Helen has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, one of the highest honours in Australia for achievement in humanities. There is a news item on the ANU news web site.
Helen and Anne Noble were interviewed by Michael Cathcart on the Books and Arts Daily program on Radio National. A podcast of the interview is available on the RN site.
Helen is convening a two day symposium, Art and Mortality, to be held at the ANU and NGA on the 19 and 20 of September 2014.
Helen has been appointed to the Sir William Dobell Chair of Art History at the ANU.
Helen will be presenting a talk,Voices of Sue Ford: ‘unfixed’ photography, at the National Gallery of Victoria on the 26th of April 2014. It coincides with an exhibition of Sue’s work opening at the NGV on 17 April.
Helen’s review of Audrey Linkman’s book Photography and Death is published in the latest History of Photography journal.
The winner of the Olive Cotton Award, which Helen judged at Tweed River Art Gallery on 10 August, is Trent Parke with his Candid portrait of a woman on a street corner.