Event

CANCELLED Gregory O'Brien Discusses Laurence Aberhart

Talk

  • Past event
  • Philip Carter Family Auditorium
  • Free
Laurence Aberhart Kamala, Astral and Charlotte, Lyttelton, October 1981. 8 x 10" contact print. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, purchased 2016

Laurence Aberhart Kamala, Astral and Charlotte, Lyttelton, October 1981. 8 x 10" contact print. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, purchased 2016

CANCELLED - Due to illness Greg will not able to present this talk. We apologise for the inconvenience.

‘Aberhart's images are bathed in the light of photographic history, as well as that of the world around. In his exquisite prints, photography reclaims a magic often lost in the digital age.’

Poet, painter, curator and writer Gregory O’Brien joins us to discuss the work of New Zealand's most eminent photographer.

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