Image: Zan Wimberley

Powerhouse Late: Photography

Powerhouse Late
30 March 2023, 5–9pm Powerhouse Ultimo Book Tickets

Join us for a night of talks, performance, installations, moving image and gaming, demonstrating how past and current photographic technologies create ‘magic’ using optical illusion and spectacle.

Grab a drink and enjoy artworks on display by Amos Gebhardt, Meng-Yu Yan, Zan Wimberley, and Izabela Pluta. Dr Martyn Jolly and collaborators will perform a magic lantern show, Kate Mitchell will take aura portraits, and music and projections will be produced by Dark Cinema.



6pm, 7pm and 8pm Magic lantern performance by Martyn Jolly and collaborators



5–9pm Small acts of resistance video installation and photographic series by Amos Gebhardt
5–9pm Photo displays by Meng-Yu Yan,  Izabela Pluta and Zan Wimberley



6:30pm and 7:30pm Spoken word performance by Lisa Gorton



5–9pm Aura Portraits by Colour Fields (Kate Mitchell)



5–9pm Play surveillance mystery game Nuts by Joon
5–9pm Play and take-home images from AI image generating game Beyond the Lens with developer Ben Koder
6.30pm Discussing art, games and photography, Ally McLean from League of Geeks, artist and arts worker Brenton Alexander Smith and moderated by Powerhouse Curator Chloe Appleby play Nuts and Beyond the Lens live



5–9pm Lucca BP



5–9pm Live visuals by Dark Cinema



5–9pm Bar by Grifter


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. Registration recommended.

Read about the COVID Safe measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe when visiting the museum here.

Find accessibility information here or contact Bookings for access support on (02) 9217 0222 or via email


All AgesFree Entry$0Registration recommended
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