Artist talk - Dave Tacon | Head On Photo Festival

Artist talk - Dave Tacon

Artist Talk - Dave Tacon

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 6pm
Locations: Online

Cost: Free, donations welcome

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Today, Shanghai is one of the most exciting and stylish cities on the planet, as well as one rife with contrasts and contradictions. Young people, whose grandparents starved in the famines of Mao's Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution, flaunt their new-found wealth under the gaudy lights of nightclubs. Many believe this wealth and love of excess apparent in Chinese society is the birth of the Chinese Dream.
Shanghai-based photographer Dave Tacon is a two-time Walkley Award winner. His portrait and documentary work is held in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery, National Library of Australia and State Library of Victoria. Dave has worked on assignment for the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Travel + Leisure, Al Jazeera, Der Spiegel, Stern, GEO, Die Zeit, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The Monthly, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and many other publications.


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  1. One hour before the session, we will send you an email with a hyperlink to join  
  2. The session will start exactly on time.  
  3. You will be able to listen through your computer speakers and view the recording on the screen  
  4. Playback will depend on your internet connection and computer settings.  


October 29th, 2020 6:00 PM through  6:30 PM
Online broadcast
Sydney, NSW
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