Photography 130 public programs & guided tours

RMIT University’s long history of providing pioneering photography education is showcased in Photography 130 opening on 10 March at RMIT Gallery. It charts work created by RMIT staff and alumni between 1887 and 2017 in the service of art, politics, news, entertainment, commerce, science and discovery.

The large-scale exhibition brings together a collection of over 100 images from 59 photographers, revealing the significant contribution made by RMIT’s photography programs to the culture and society of Melbourne over the last 130 years.

Join us at RMIT Gallery for informing and entertaining public programs and guided tours that delve behind the lens of photography at RMIT. Free. Bookings required.

Photography 130 public programs

Photography 130 – Behind the Lens: curator’s talk

Friday 10 March 1:00-2:00 pm
Photography 130 curator Shane Hulbert, Associate Professor and Deputy Head of School, Higher Education, School of Art, RMIT University, offers an expanded view of the role and contribution of RMIT University to the photographic imaging of Melbourne and Australia.

130 years of Photography at RMIT

Thursday 16 March 5:30 – 6.30 pm
Panel with Shane Hulbert (chair), and photographers Pauline Anastasiou, John Billan Gale Spring, and Alex Syndikas.

Photography Predictions & Premonitions

Thursday 23 March 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Panel with Shane Hulbert (chair), and photographers Bronek Kozka, Kate Robertson, and Murray McKeich.

Guided tours of Photography 130 exhibition

Suitable for school and university groups, VCE Studio Arts, and special interest groups.