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Walker Evans: Reading the Magazine Work

International Symposium

Walker Evans: Reading the Magazine Work unpacks the inventor of documentary style photography, offering three new readings of this crucial figure and a lively discussion with visiting British photography historian and curator David Campany.

Presented on the occasion of the exhibitions, Walker Evans The Magazine Work curated by David Campany and The Documentary Take curated by Naomi Cass.

Presented by Deakin Motion Lab Centre for Creative Arts Research, Deakin University and MADA, Monash University, as part of the 2016 Melbourne Festival.

Friday 7 October, 2PM-6PM
Centre for Contemporary Photography
404 George Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065
Free, bookings essential

Keynote speaker:
David Campany, University of Westminster, LondonPapers by:
Patrick Pound, Deakin University, Melbourne
Donna West Brett, University of Sydney, Sydney

Followed by a Panel discussion
Moderator, Daniel Palmer, Monash University, Melbourne.

Each paper will conclude with a short question time and the symposium will conclude with a panel discussion.

Keynote Speaker
David Campany
A delicate balance
There are good reasons to be affectionate about photography and there are equally good reasons to be suspicious of it.