Amanda Williams. Photo: Zan Wimberley.
This powerhouse late has been postponed.
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16 December 2022 – 4 June 2023

Five local creative practitioners commissioned by Powerhouse respond to the blockbuster touring exhibition Gucci Garden Archetypes.
Postponed powerhouse late

Powerhouse Late: Amanda Williams

Duration: 5–9pm
13 October 2022 Powerhouse Ultimo

Powerhouse Creative Industries resident Amanda Williams presents a stunning range of Australian photography and a talk delving deep into the historical legacy and contemporary significance of labor-intensive photographic imagery.


5–9 pm


Media archaeology and speculative genealogy

Curated photographic reels featuring: Amanda Williams, Isobel Markus-Dunworth, Ben Hosking, Luke Parker, Shana O’Brien, Jodie Whalen, Lynne Roberts-Goodwin, Ella Dreyfus, Rebecca Beardmore, Remi Siciliano, Liz Ham, Ellen Dahl, Izabela Pluta, Lara-Marie Wilkinson, Debra Phillips, Zan Wimberley, Jacky Redgate

Artwork Credits

5–9 pm Highlights of the Collection as selected by Amanda Williams



5–9 pm  Free drop-in black and white portraiture



5–9 pm Sara Oscar, My Body in Pieces, 2022, 6’40”

Shana O’Brien, Selected Works, 2022. 6’40”

Jodie Whalen, Endless Edge (Hold), 2022, 4’45”

Yvette Hamilton, Transit, 2022, 9’30”

Kuba Dorabialski, Sanctus Leninu, from Connection of the Sticks, 2021, 4’38”

Amanda Williams, Where are we?, 2005, 8’10”

Blake Bridgewater, Iteration 15, 2022, 3’00”



6:30 pm Expanded practice and archival research: Amanda Williams in conversation with Powerhouse Curator Sarah Rees



7.30 pm Harry Klein



5–9 pm  DJ Liz Ham



5–9 pm  Bar by Grifter


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. No bookings required.

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Media archaeology and speculative genealogy: artwork titles + credits

Izabela Pluta: These images have been derived from details of ‘An over air pursuit of likeness’ 2020. Collection of the artist and of Maitland Regional Art Gallery. Izabela Pluta is represented by Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert, Sydney.

Debra Phillips: Debra Phillips, from 32 Pictures Between Two Rivers, 2020

Jacky Redgate: Jacky Redgate, WORK-TO-RULE, 1986-87, Cibachrome photographs & WORK-TO-RULE (NEGATIVE), 2018, chromogenic photographs,

102x 80cm (image); 27 x 102cm(image).