Bendigo Art Gallery

Collective Vision: 130 years

Collective Vision: 130 years

Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia’s largest regional gallery celebrates 130 years in 2017 and to mark the occasion it will present a  new exhibition of historic, contemporary, curious, significant, and much-loved works from the gallery’s renowned collection. The gallery is presenting  130 years of collecting in the context of social, artistic and community change as well as the evolution of the gallery itself.… Continued


In the solo exhibtion Dreamchild, Papapetrou explores different aspects of childhood and the child’s imagination through the roles, archetypes and performances as acted out by her six-year old daughter, Olympia. Papapetrou’s photographs rework the theatricality and vivid tableaux style of Lewis Carroll’s images of Alice Liddell, the inspiration for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and other child subjects such as Xie Kitchin and Irene McDonald who participated in costume dramas before his camera.… Continued

Telling Tales: The Child in Contemporary Photography

An exhibition of contemporary photography that explores representations of children and childhood by presenting the work of eleven artists working with this subject as a source for personal, social and cultural investigation. The common photographic experience is located in childhood. As children, we are photographed more than at any other time in our lives. The photographers variously recreate memories of childhood, explore childhood through the family album and found images, or create theatrical tableaux which represent more sinister and haunting views of the displaced and dispossessed.… Continued