Tim Roberts – Picturing the North, QSA presentation
Timothy Roberts, Visiting Fellow with the Harry Gentle Resource Centre, Griffith University, illustrates some artistic highlights of pre-separation Queensland, emphasising the themes of exploration, establishment, and edification.
Tim’s visual journey through Queensland’s history will begin with artists who were inspired to create work during successive waves of exploration along the Queensland coast; followed by visual representations of the communities that emerged throughout the early decades of settlement. The presentation will conclude with a selection of works of art which evidence individual achievement in the young colony.
You can view the video here.
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