Photographer Harry Nankin in conversation with Anne Manne

Photographer Harry Nankin in conversation with Anne Manne

‘Join artist Harry Nankin in conversation with writer Anne Manne as they explore Harry’s journey of artistic practice. Harry and Anne are lifelong friends, whose dialogue, sparked in 1976, continues to ignite thought-provoking discussions about the world’s intricacies. This intimate conversation will take place surrounded by Harry’s ethereal exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia, Instructions for Mending the World.

About the Artists:

Harry Nankin is a renowned artist dedicated to confronting environmental challenges through photography. With over four decades of experience, Nankin’s work defends ‘ecologies of place’ and captures the beauty of wild landscapes. His unique blend of artistry and environmental advocacy has earned him international recognition, with exhibitions and acquisitions spanning four continents. Nankin’s commitment to raising awareness extends beyond his art; he also lectures on photography and environmental matters at tertiary institutions.

Anne Manne is an esteemed Australian author and social commentator renowned for her insightful analysis of contemporary culture and politics. Over two decades, she has become a leading voice on feminism, ethics, social justice and psychology. Featured in prestigious publications like The Monthly and The Guardian, Manne’s eloquent essays spark meaningful conversations worldwide. With a keen eye for societal nuances, she captivates and inspires, solidifying her position as a vital voice in modern literature and social commentary. Anne’s latest book, just released on March 26, is Crimes of the Cross, The Anglican paedophile network of Newcastle, their protectors and the man who fought for justice.’ From JMA website.

Jewish Museum of Australia. St Kilda, Victoria. Sunday 14 April 2024. 2 – 3 pm

PHOTOGRAPH ABOVE. HARRY NANKIN: INSTRUCTIONS FOR MENDING THE WORLD 4 (CONSTELLATION CYGNUS), 2021. One en plein air starlight-exposed and one studio-made toned gelatin silver shadowgram film each in a Mylar envelope. Each film 33 x 20 cm. Unique objects

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David Tatnall is an Australian fine art photographer & editor of View Camera Australia.

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