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Thursday, August 31 • 14:45 - 15:20
Framing war: Andrew and Ben Quilty talk with Jennifer Byrne

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Photographers and artists capture the visuals that frame our understanding and memory of conflicts. Two leaders in this field (who happen to be cousins) compare notes on the visual story of Afghanistan and the men and women who have served there.

Moderators
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Jennifer Byrne

Host, The Book Club, ABC TV
Jennifer Byrne began her career in journalism as a cadet with The Age. After working in the US and Britain, Jennifer moved to television as a reporter with Channel Nine’s Sunday program, and later with 60 Minutes. In 1993, she became the morning presenter on ABC Radio’s 2BL, and in 1995 was appointed publishing director of Reed Books. In 1999, Jennifer took up the anchor role at Foreign Correspondent, and for five years worked both as host and reporter for the program. During that time she wrote features and book reviews and regularly hosted Radio... Read More →

Speakers
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Ben Quilty

Artist
Ben Quilty (b.1973) lives and works in Robertson NSW, Australia. Widely known for his thick, gestural oil paintings, Quilty has worked across a range of media including drawing, photography, sculpture and installation. His works often serve as a reflection of social and political events; from the current global refugee crisis to the complex social history of our country, he is constantly critiquing notions of identity, patriotism and belonging... Read More →
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Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian journalism... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 14:45 - 15:20
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010