The Model Citizen – Curators’ Talk

8 Feb 12:30am -
8 Feb 1:30am

RMIT Gallery
Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC, Australia


Sean Redmond and and Darrin Verhagen

In this introductory talk to the RMIT Gallery exhibition The Model Citizen (8 Feb – 23 March), curators Sean Redmond and and Darrin Verhagen discuss the creative challenges faced when curating a diverse body of work, and the pressing political challenges that artists face in the age of post-truth citizenship.┬áThe talk will end with a Q & A.


Image: Larissa Hjorth, #dearfuturecitizen, 2019, interactive installation (detail), courtesy of the artist

The Model Citizen (8 Feb – 23 March) invites audiences to decide what sort of citizens they want to be. From harvesting the data of the dead to hybrid bio robot citizens, the high stakes are explored in this compelling new exhibition.