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Martha Cooper at Brisbane Powerhouse: Opening Night Reception

  • Brisbane Powerhouse 119 Lamington Street New Farm, QLD, 4005 Australia (map)
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MARTHA COOPER IN CONVERSATION: Luke Shirlaw and Selina Miles

Join legendary photographer and co-author of Subway Art, Martha Cooper for one night only to launch her upcoming photography exhibition at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

A Q&A discussion will be held by Brisbane creative Luke Shirlaw.

Martha Cooper is an American photojournalist born in the 1940s in Baltimore, Maryland. She worked as a staff photographer for the New York Post during the 1970s. She is best known for documenting the New York City graffiti scene of the 1970s and 1980s.

Selina Miles is an Australian Director who has worked in over 20 countries worldwide with representation in Sydney, New York, Paris and London. She began her career as an editor of online content before moving into directing commercials, and most recently working on her first feature documentary, supported by Screen Australia and Submarine Entertainment.

Luke Shirlaw is a photographer and creative director, was the marketing force behind Ironlak for over a decade. Currently, he is the founder of Artillery Projects – a graffiti art publisher, and visual studio specialising in mural production, graphic design, and content creation.

He will be joined by the filmmaking team behind Martha's upcoming feature documentary MARTHA: A Picture Story.

Martha Cooper: Street Shots 1970-2019
The Brisbane Powerhouse
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Later Event: August 22
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