AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY – TAASA Review June 2008
Picture Paradise: The first century of AsiaPacific photography 1840s-1940s National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 11 July-9 November 2008 A major historical survey exhibition exploring aspects of the history of photography from the 19th century to the 1940s in the AsiaPacific region, from India through to the West Coast of North America.
Thematic areas of the exhibition will include the use of photographic portraiture as a political tool by Asia-Pacific leaders; landscape and the wilderness; and hybrid Western and AsiaPacific fashion and costume photography as political and social performance. See www.nga.gov.au/PictureParadise or call 02 6240 6502. Javanese dancers in the 1920s (detail) by Tassilo Adam.
Silver gelatin print, Dimensions...