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Wednesday, August 23 • 18:00 - 20:00
Andrew Quilty: Foreign correspondence and photography in the Instagram age (Student event)

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An event especially for students. A camera and a sense of adventure have taken freelance photojournalist Andrew Quilty from Sydney to the global stage. He’s now based in Afghanistan, and his coverage of the conflict there has featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post and TIME, and last year won him Australian journalism’s highest honour, the 2016 Gold Walkley. In this special event for students, Andrew will speak with Heather Faulkner about his photojournalism career. Over casual drinks they’ll discuss freelancing, social media’s role in the photographer’s kit, and show some of his favourite images.

This event is presented in partnership with Nikon Australia.

This event is free for students and $10 for others — but you must register (even students).
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Heather Faulkner

Senior Lecturer & Program Director, Photography, Queensland College of Art / Griffith University
Dr Heather Faulkner is a documentary photographer and immersive-storyteller whose work focuses on the synergetic themes of identity, place and belonging. In her twenty-year professional practice as a mainstream photojournalist, she has worked concurrently on addressing the histories... 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... Read More →

Wednesday August 23, 2017 18:00 - 20:00 AEST
The Fox Hotel 71-73 Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101