This year marked 100 years since Sir Douglas Mawson’s Australasian Antarctic Expedition, a pioneering scientific exploration of the white continent. One of the members of this expedition was photographer and film maker Frank Hurley, who became legendary for his work filming Antarctic expeditions. In a special screening, RiAus, the State Library ... Continue Reading »
Current Art Exhibition:
When: Starts on Friday 15 February 2013 & ends Tuesday 11 June 2013.
Illuminations comprises an ongoing collection of portraits of scientists, each highlighting the work of that individual as a part of the greater project of science. We live in a society deeply indebted to the work of scientists, yet their presence in the public consciousness is mostly eclipsed by sports ... Read More »