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Amnesia Museum Forum

Video Still. Lesions in the Landscape, Shona Illingworth 2015.

Amnesia Museum Forum

Event dates

Friday, 4 March, 2016

Opening

4 March 2016 - 2:00pm

Event times

Friday, 4 March 2016 : 2:00-5:00pm

Amnesia Museum Forum accompanies upcoming exhibition Lesions in the Landscape. Featuring the work of Shona Illingworth and curated by Prof Jill Bennett, the exhibition examines the impact of amnesia. 

The Forum will address the relationship between imagination and memory loss, and the role of art in relation to both the scientific understanding and lived experience of memory.

Invited speakers:
Prof Michelle Moulds (psychology, intrusive memory)
Prof Michael Balfour (theatre and PTSD)
Dr Maria Angel (digital writing and memory)
Prof Lynn Froggett (psycho-social research)
Dr Muireann Irish (neuropsychology, memory and imagination)
Shona Illingworth (artist collaborating with neuropsychologists)
Prof Jill Bennett (art, trauma and memory loss)

More info

RSVP essential: niea@unsw.edu.au by 2 March

Location

UNSW Galleries
Cnr of Greens Road & Oxford Street
Paddington NSW 2021 

People

Dr Maria Angel
Prof Michael Balfaour 
Prof Jill Bennett 
Prof Lynn Froggett
Shona Illingworth
Dr Murieann Irish
Prof Michelle Moulds