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TalkPanel Discussion and Film Screening of 'The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher'

25 October 2019, 1pm-4pm
Cost £5 - £7.50
Suitability Adults
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'Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions'

Join us for an afternoon of discussion and a film screening to mark the opening of the exhibition Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions.

A distinguished panel of experts, chaired by Dr Russell Roberts (co-curator of Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions) and including Max Becher (photographer and son of Bernd and Hilla Becher), Gabriele Conrath-Scholl (Director of Die Photographische Sammlung /SK Stiftung Kultur der Sparkasse KölnBonn) and Marianne Kapfer (director of The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher) will discuss the Bechers' work in more detail, and how their time in Wales influenced their practice.

Followed be a special screening of The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher (2012) by Marianne Kapfer.

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This is an English-language event but we are happy to provide Welsh-language facilitation. In order for us to arrange a facilitator, please e-mail events@museumwales.ac.uk as soon as possible, and at least a week before the event.

This is event has been generously supported by the British Council.

Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, National Museum Cardiff.

The Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre is accessed from the Park Place entrance. The south doors will be opened at 12.30pm.

Concession eligibility: unwaged, over 60s, anyone in full-time education with NUS card, disabled people.

 

 Bernd and Hilla Becher: Blaenserchan Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales, GB, 1966

 © Estate Bernd & Hilla Becher, represented by Max Becher, courtesy Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur – Bernd und Hilla Becher Archive, Cologne, 2019

 

 

A black and white photo of a colliery in Pontypool, South Wales

Bernd and Hilla Becher: Blaenserchan Colliery, Pontypool, South Wales, GB, 1966

© Estate Bernd & Hilla Becher, represented by Max Becher, courtesy Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur – Bernd und Hilla Becher Archive, Cologne, 2019

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