Spectra In Conversation :: Public Talks

Friday 12 October 2018

4.15pm–5.15pm, Mercury Cinema
At the Heart of Glass
Join Jam Factory’s CEO, Brian Parkes and Creative Director, Glass, Karen Cunningham, in a fascinating conversation with Chief Scientist of the world-renowned US-based Corning Museum of Glass, Dr Jane Cook. Together they will shed light on the ways that science and technology can, and are, transforming glassworking practice.
FREE entry but registration is essential.

5.30pm–6.30pm, Mercury Cinema
Bodies in Space

Artists, Sarah Jane Pell (AUS) and Sue Austin (UK), both create work in environments that irrevocably alter how they understand, use and perceive their bodies. Join Natasha Mitchell (ABC RN) in discussion with the artists about the ways in which weightless environments have transformed not just their arts practices, but also their lives.
FREE entry but registration is essential.
Proudly presented in association with the Adelaide Film Festival.

7.00pm–8.00pm, Lecture Gallery – MOD
Art in the Extreme
Join Sachie Yasuda, Project Manager of the Australian Antarctic Division’s Artist Fellowship program, in conversation with two artists who have recently spent time on the ice, Philip Samartzis and Martin Walch. As well as talking about the work they did during their time in Antarctica, we’ll hear first-hand how such an extreme and immensely beautiful environment continues to inform their respective arts practices.
FREE entry but registration is essential.

Image credit: Philip Samartzis, Home of the Blizzard, photo Dan Wilkins