Symposium: Photographic practice Keynote address and panel discussions

Massey University – Whiti o Rehua School of Art in partnership with Te Papa is pleased to present this year’s Peter Turner Memorial Lecture and symposium. Shifting the focus to contemporary photographic practice by women, irawhiti takatāpui, people who are non-binary and on the trans or genderqueer spectrum in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • When | Āhea Sat 10 Jun 2023, 10.30am–4.30pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Papa
  • Cost | Te utu Prices range from $35 to $100
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With a keynote address and panel discussions, we are bringing together a diverse collection of people from throughout the country to discuss what is happening in current photographic practice, and what future we would like to share. 

Contributors include 

Ane Tonga, Edith Amituanai, Natalie Robertson, Conor Clarke, Kate van der Drift, Jo Bragg, Sage Rossie, Virginia Woods-Jack (Women in Photography NZ/AU), Victoria Baldwin (Women's Work), Samson Dell & Belinda Whitta (The Handmade Darkoom), and more. 

Come and join the conversation

Early bird (closes 21 May) and student/unwaged tickets available.

Friday 9 June
Related self-directed activities around Wellington will be sent to symposium attendees. 

Three women in a field in Victorian clothing. One woman is taking a photo of the other two women.


Snapped, circa 1912, Dunedin, by George Crombie. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (B.047398)