Mervyn Bishop Photography Exhibition

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia will celebrates Mervyn Bishop, one of Australia’s most prolific and influential photographers, with a new exhibition 5 March – 1 August 2021.

Mr Bishop’s images of culture, politics and people have significantly influenced our collective understanding of Australia’s history. This exhibition is drawn from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, the artist’s private archive, and enriched by sound and moving image from the NFSA.

Mervyn Bishop features iconic photographs that derive from his career as a photojournalist, alongside personal images of family and friends and intimate portraits of members of the Aboriginal community. Spanning the past 60 years, the exhibition provides a fascinating insight into Bishop’s life and work.

Where: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, McCoy Circuit, Acton ACT

When: Friday 5 March to Sunday 1 August 2021; 10am to 4pm, Monday to Sunday

Tickets: $13 adult / $10 concession and Friends of the NFSA / $9 groups / $5 uni students (with student card) / FREE for under 18s.


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Fri Jul 23
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

National Film and Sound Archive

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