Portrait of an Artist with Fiona Foley

WHEN : 17th March, 6:30 - 7:30pm
WHERE : State Library of Queensland

Come along for a fascinating evening with Queensland Indigenous contemporary artist Fiona Foley as part of the Portrait of an Artist 2017 series.

Watch a screening of an interview with Fiona conducted by Louise Martin-Chew, filmed for the James C Sourris AM Collection of contemporary Australian artist interviews, part of the Australian Library of Art at State Library of Queensland.

Hear Fiona’s experiences as an artist and the influences on her practice, including her sense of justice, her desire to tell hidden histories, her family memories and her love for Aboriginal culture.

Following the screening of Fiona’s interview, she will be available for open discussion with the audience.

Register now to secure your free tickets at http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on/calevents/general/talks/portrait-of-an-artist-2017/fiona-foley.

The Portrait of an Artist series is made possible thanks to the generosity of James C Sourris AM through the Queensland Library Foundation.

Image: Fiona Foley, 777 suspended pewter poppies as part of the Black Opium installation at SLQ, South Bank. Photo by Carl Warner.