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Face to Face: Portraiture in a digital age Exhibition


5 May 2011

Given our love affair with the human face it is not surprising that portraiture is one of the oldest and most popular genres in the visual arts, says curator and academic, Dr Kathy Cleland, who lectures in the Digital Cultures Program in the School of Letters, Art and Media in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

And in a coup for Dr Cleland, the exhibition she curated called Face to Face: Portraiture in a digital age, was opened in Korea by the Prime Minister Julia Gillard during the PM's recent tour of Asia. The show, at the Seoul Museum of Art, opened on 25 April, and runs until the end of June. It showcases the work of 14 Australian digital artists including John Tonkin, also from the University of Sydney.

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