Event

Ciaran Begley

Friends Speaker of the Month

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2019 / 6pm
  • Philip Carter Family Auditorium
  • $8, Friends $5, students with ID free
Ciaran Begley FLOOD 2018. Floodlight, enlarger, large-format lens and motion sensor. Our Neon Foe, Sydney. Photo: Melissa Howe

Ciaran Begley FLOOD 2018. Floodlight, enlarger, large-format lens and motion sensor. Our Neon Foe, Sydney. Photo: Melissa Howe

Ciaran Begley Bulb #4 2017. Ikea Lamp, medium format camera and screen. David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award, SCA Gallery. Photo: William Newall

Ciaran Begley Bulb #4 2017. Ikea Lamp, medium format camera and screen. David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award, SCA Gallery. Photo: William Newall

Join Ciaran Begley as he discusses the development of his installations of sculptural and functional forms, which invite playful public participation while offering sidelong visions of the forces at play in our world. 

Begley’s work will be on show at the Ilam Campus Gallery from 3 to 31 May.

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