Artist Talk – Alex Frayne

Date: 10 May 2020
Time: 1:30pm
Locations: Online

Cost: Free, donations welcome


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For two years Alex Frayne has photographed the plight of Adelaide’s homeless at a time when there are calls from all quarters to raise the level of assistance for society’s forgotten people. The series of images is an interrogation of the world of the street and those who oversee it around the clock. 
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Available after 1 May 2020
Alex Frayne has been involved in film and images from his earliest school days. Beginning with an 8mm camera in hand, he has continued his love affair with the medium through school and then at Flinders University (BA). Images from this body of work are held in collections in Australia and overseas. Simon Caterson, for The Australian Newspaper, writes: “Frayne’s eerily still urban landscapes have been likened in their classical framing and pervasive sense of strangeness in the familiar, to the work of Stanley Kubrick and Jeffrey Smart…” 

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  2. We will open the room 5 minutes before the scheduled start of the session  
  3. You will be able to listen through your computer speakers and view the presenter(s) and their images on the screen  
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