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Susan van Wyk


Susan van Wyk is the Senior Curator of Photography at the National Gallery of Victoria. Since joining the NGV she has worked on more than sixty exhibitions of Australian and international photography. 

Her most recent project is the exhibition and accompanying catalogue Olympia: Photographs by Polixeni Papapetrou. Over a thirty-year career Susan has published widely on photography, and is the author of a number of books including No Standing Only Dancing: Photographs by Rennie EllisThe Paris End: Photography Fashion and Glamour, and she was co-author of Colony: Australia 1770-1861,  Follow the flag: Australian artists at war and Second Sight: Australian Photography in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.

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