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PATRICIA PICCININI – LECTURE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN?

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‘PATRICIA PICCININI: CURIOUS AFFECTION’
LECTURE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN?

6.00pm, Wednesday 1 August | Cinema B, GOMA
Free | Bookings required

Nicholas Haslam, Professor of Psychology, University of Melbourne, explores the impact that hierarchical ideas about humanity and the dehumanisation of others has on our society, asking whether art and culture can help cultivate empathy for our fellow creations.




ABOUT 'PATRICIA PICCININI: CURIOUS AFFECTION'

In her most ambitious exhibition to date, globally renowned artist Patricia Piccinini will occupy GOMA’s entire ground floor with a retrospective of her most recognisable works from the past 20 years, and a suite of immersive multisensory installations – including a large-scale inflatable sculpture – especially conceived for the Gallery’s expansive spaces. Read more.


Patricia Piccinini, Australia b.1965 / Doubting Thomas 2008 / Silicone, fibreglass, human hair, clothing, chair / McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery Collection, Langwarrin. Purchased in 2010, The Elisabeth Murdoch Sculpture Foundation. Courtesy the artist.
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