HIJACKED Volume 2: Australia / Germany (Mark McPherson – AUS vs Jens Liebchen – GER, live in Brisbane)
A provocative survey of new photography from Australia and Germany, curated by Mark McPherson and Ute Noll,
with book publisher Markus Schaden.
Griffith University Art Gallery, exhibition running 19 February – 24 April 2011
OPENING DRINKS 6-8PM FRIDAY 25 FEB supported by Goethe-Institut Australien, Mad Fish Wines and Crumpler.

FREE PUBLIC PROGRAM:

WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY
[1] DAY: Where: Griffith University Art Gallery / What: 15 minute Gallery Exhibition Tours for ‘HIJACKED Volume 2 /
new contemporary photography from Australia & Germany’ / duration 15 minute sessions /
2 or 3 sessions scheduled during the day, with Chris Handran, Jens Liebchen & Mark McPherson.
For more information contact: Chris Handran, Exhibitions and Public Programs Officer, on +61 7 3735 6101 or c.handran@griffith.edu.au
[2] EARLY EVENING: Attend local Photographic exhibition launch by Peter Wanny / Queensland College of Arts Project Gallery 5-7pm
[3] DINNER: QCA/QCP/GAW Photography Industry dinner to introduce Jens Liebchen, & Mark McPherson.
Also attending Kate Bernauer, Joachim Froese, Izabela Pluta & Shihoko Iida.
WHERE: Bamboo Basket, Grey Street South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland. RSVP: Simon Wright: s.wright@griffith.edu.au

THURSDAY 24 FEBRUARY
[1] What: FREE Artist Talk ‘HIJACKED Volume 2 / new contemporary photography from Australia & Germany’.
Where: Griffith University Art Gallery / Who: For QCA staffers and students, new and continuing, interested parties, general public.
Meet: German photographer Jens Liebchen and curator Mark McPherson.
Discussion: the Hijacked project and Jen Liebchen’s photographic practice.
When: 12-12.30pm / 30 minutes duration
[2] BBQ SAUSAGE SIZZLE 12.30-1.00pm Free for students following Gallery talks / Supported by QCA

FRIDAY 25 FEBRUARY
[1] Visit Queensland Centre for Photography / possible portfolio reviews of members by appointment (TBC) /
Contact QCP for more information: Phone: +61 7 3844 1101
[2] What: Opening drinks for ‘HIJACKED Volume 2 / Contemporary photography from Australia & Germany’.
Where: Griffith University Art Gallery / With: Special Guests, German photographer Jens Liebchen and curator Mark McPherson.
Supported by The Goethe Institut, Berlin and Sydney.
When: 6-8pm FREE / Who: Everyone Welcome!
Includes Screening of the film: Photography Hijacked 2, directed by Jack Pam, Map Films 2010.