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In conversation with Peter Waples-Crowe and Rhian Hinkley

Where
Museum of Sydney
Museum of Sydney
Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets , Sydney NSW 2000
When

Saturday 13 April from 2pm to 3pm

Join artist Peter Waples-Crowe and filmmaker Rhian Hinkley for an in conversation with MHNSW First Nations Curator Tess Allas.

Peter and Rhian will discuss their collaboration on the video installation Ngaya (I am), currently featured at the Museum of Sydney, as well as their wider artistic practice, which for Peter explores the themes of Country, Aboriginality, the subversion of colonial imagery, and queerness.

Mixing images of people and landscape with song and dance – and humour – the compelling five-minute video installation Ngaya (I am) by Peter Waples-Crowe is a self-portrait of the artist as a queer Ngarigo person from the Snowy Mountains region of south-eastern NSW. Ngaya (I am) is accompanied by historical photographs of the Snowy Mountains region held in the State Archives Collection. 

Saturday 13 April 2pm–3pm, free, bookings essential.

About the artists

Peter Waples-Crowe is a multidisciplinary artist based in Melbourne.

Rhian Hinkley is a filmmaker and artist based in Melbourne who has directed many film projects and theatrical and dance productions.

Contact event organiser

Museums of History NSW

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