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Lynette Wallworth in Conversation

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Multi-Emmy Award-winning artist Lynette Wallworth is bringing her new solo show How To Live to RISING, where she turns her distinctive artistic sensibility on herself. How To Live is a “spiritual search and rescue mission”, which sees Wallworth reflect on her deeply personal coming-of-age in a radical Christian community.

It’s the latest undertaking by Wallworth, whose unflinching focus on compelling and compassionate storytelling has seen her present to audiences of world leaders and corporate giants. Known for her deft use of cutting-edge technology – from immersive installation to documentary to virtual and augmented reality – Wallworth continually innovates the form of her stories focused on evolving cultural change. 

Ahead of her show at RISING, Wallworth will join ACMI Director Katrina Sedgwick in conversation at The Capitol – RMIT. Sedgwick has watched Wallworth’s upward trajectory as an artist and filmmaker and has commissioned her work in various forms over many years. In this special in conversation the two will reflect on the deep themes of Wallworth’s works and the evolution of her practice, which has brought her to this point in time where she has decided to turn her laser lens on herself. 

Presented in partnership with RISING and The Capitol and RMIT Culture

Featuring

Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth is a multiple Emmy® Award-winning Australian artist and filmmaker whose immersive video installations and film works reflect on the connections between people and the natural world. She has been awarded a UNESCO City of Film Award, the Byron Kennedy Award for Innovation and Exce... Read more

Katrina Sedgwick

Katrina has been Director & CEO of ACMI since 2015. She has a particular interest in supporting cross-disciplinary practice and an extensive background as a commissioner, creative producer and festival director. Her previous roles include Head of Arts for the national broadcaster ABC TV as well ... Read more

Location

The Capitol

113 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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