Acclaimed artist, writer, and curator, Dr. Peter Hill poses the question: is our world becoming more black and white? Exploring some of today’s most polarising social issues such as race, religion, the environment and politics, Peter will draw from art, history and popular culture to illustrate this phenomenon and its possible impact on our future.
JAHM co-founder and former president of the Jewish Museum of Australia, Charles Justin, will compare and contrast how the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Polin Museum in Warsaw have represented their Jewish histories. Charles will examine how these museums deal with issues surrounding national identity, memoralisation, and redemption through architecture and exhibition.
Tuesday 17 April 2018, 7.00pm
Ian McDougall is the co founder of ARM Architecture, the award-winning firm behind such distinctive projects as Geelong Library, the National Museum of Australia and The Shrine of Remembrance redevelopment. Ian will explore how architecture contributes to the culture of place, and how the culture of place has in turn influenced ARM’s own architecture.