Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies Lecture

Dr Neill Overton gave a lecture as part of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies program in Wagga Wagga. Neill's lecture was titled "Narrative and Myth – Comparisons of Early and Recent Australian Films with early Australian Impressionist paintings." The comparisons between art (painting) and the Australian film industry, since the 1930s, in depicting British and Australian cultural mores, in particular representation of regional and inland Australia.  The presentation refers to several films by Bill Kerr, Australian actor from Wagga Wagga. The event was attended by over 100 people and was held at the Wagga Wagga Civic Centre.

Image: Bill Kerr. Source: http://www.visitwagga.com/events/full-calendar/march-2017/Narrative-and-Myth-ADFAS-Riverina-Lecture-and-Supper