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MGA exhibition launch | Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain's Sunbaker

6 May 2017

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Under the sun is a large scale exhibition of new works commissioned from 15 artists responding to Australian photographer Max Dupain’s iconic Sunbaker image. Artists include Peta Clancy, Christopher Day, Destiny Deacon, Michaela Gleave, Nasim Nasr, Sara Oscar, Julie Rrap, Khaled Sabsabi, Yhonnie Scarce, Christian Thompson, Angela Tiatia, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Daniel von Sturmer, Justene Williams and William Yang.

Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain's Sunbaker will be on display at MGA from 6 May–6 August 2017.

Exhibition Launch
Saturday 6 May

1pm Curator's talk with Claire Monneraye, Curator, Australian Centre for Photography

2pm Official address with Cherie McNair, Director, Australian Centre for Photography

All welcome. Free event.

MGA is thrilled to welcome Chain of Ponds Wines as our new Program Partner, please enjoy their wines responsibly at this event.


Please note: you may be photographed at this event. Images of you may be used to promote the gallery both online and in print. Please advise a staff member at the event if you do not wish to have your photograph taken.

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