The public programs for the Sydney installment of Vision in Motion are now finished. Below is a listing of the events that took place.

For information about the public program events that took place as part of the second installment of Vision in Motion at Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, please click here.

University of Sydney public programs:
OPENING DAY, SATURDAY 7 JANUARY- Talks, tours and film screenings, the School of Chemistry Building, The University of Sydney.

 1pm: Tours of Vision in Motion starting from the School of Chemistry Building

Screenings of short films by Charles & Ray Eames, Ella Bergmann-Michel and from the Bauhaus.

2pm:  Artist Narelle Jubelin talks with architect Penelope Seidler AM (Seidler & Associates)

3pm: A conversation led by architectural historian Trevor Howells with architects Ken Woolley AM (Ancher Mortlock & Woolley) and Peter Webber (former NSW Planning Commissioner, NSW Government Architect and Emeritus Professor, The University of Sydney)  about the School of Chemistry Building, their early work at the University when working in the NSW Government Architect’s Office

Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion was officially launched on Saturday 7 January at the School of Chemistry Building. NSW Government Architect Peter Mould gave the opening address. Click here to see a copy of his speech.

SATURDAY 14 JANUARY- Film screenings, the School of Chemistry Building, The University of Sydney.

1pm: Bauhaus Media Art (1931, approx 40 mins). A selection of abstract, experimental shorts from the Bauhaus, including early works by Hans Richter and Werner Graeff

Wo wohnen alte Leute (Where Old People Live) (1931, Ella Bergmann-Michel, 13 mins). A celebratory documentary on a modernist home for the aged in Frankfurt.

2pm: The Fountainhead (1949, King Vidor, 114 mins). Gary Cooper stars as Howard Roark, an idealistic skyscraper architect who refuses to compromise his vision.

Jacques Tati as Monsieur Hulot adrift in the new Paris, PlayTime (Directed by Jacques Tati, 1967), © Les Films de Mon Oncle.

SATURDAY 21 JANUARY- Film screenings, the School of Chemistry Building, The University of Sydney.

 1.30pm: House: After Five Years of Living (1955, Charles & Ray Eames, 11 mins) and Kaleidoscope Jazz Chair (1960, Charles & Ray Eames, 7 mins). Two playful short films by design pioneers Charles & Ray Eames, featuring the renowned Eames House and Fiberglass Chairs

2pm:PlayTime (1967, Jacques Tati, 124 mins). Jacques Tati’s classic satire on modernist architecture, urbanisation and tourism.

SATURDAY, 28 JANUARY – Talks and film screenings, the School of Chemistry Building, The University of Sydney.

1pm: Screenings of short films by Charles & Ray Eames, Ella Bergmann-Michel and from the Bauhaus

2pm:   A conversation led by architectural historian Trevor Howells with architect Keith Cottier AM (Allen Jack + Cottier)  on his work and the Seymour Centre

3pm: A conversation led by architectural historian Sascha Crocker and NSW Government Architect Peter Mould with architect Ken Woolley on his award winning building, Fisher Library

4pm: Repeat screening of short film program

Eames films courtesy of the Eames Office, LLC. All other films courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive.

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