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Who’s Afraid of Public Space? Think Tank #4: Movement of people & safety in public

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Kerrie Poliness Parliament Steps Walking Drawing 2021. Commissioned by the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne. Photograph: Andrew Curtis

Join us for this panel discussion exploring ideas of safety, movement, surveillance, physical distancing, visibility and invisibility within Melbourne’s public spaces.

Think Tank Moderator Nur Shkembi, artist, curator and PhD candidate, University of Melbourne, and Curatorial Advisory Group member for Who’s Afraid of Public Space?, will be joined by esteemed local cultural contributors including: Idil Ali, writer, performer, youth practitioner and community organiser; Antony Hamilton, Artistic Director, Chunky Move; Nicole Kalms, Associate Professor in Department of Design and founding director of Monash University XYX Lab; and Steven Rhall, artist, curator and PhD candidate at Monash University.

This Think Tank is fifth in the series presented by ACCA and produced as part of ‘Who’s Afraid of Public Space?’