• Ice Lens, 2005, Ackroyd and Harvey

Ackroyd & Harvey Forum & Masterclass

The Helpmann Academy Cultivate Series

Ackroyd and Harvey are British visual artists who have been collaborating since 1990. For over 26 years their work has been exhibited in contemporary art galleries, museums and public spaces worldwide. They have received many awards for their unique photographic work utilizing the pigment chlorophyll in making complex photographs, including the Royal Academy of Arts Rose Award for Photography 2014, Wu Guanzhong Prize 2012 for Art and Innovation, L’Oreal Art and Science of Colour Grand Prize, Wellcome Trust Sci-Art Award, and the National Endowment of Science Technology and Art Pioneer Award.

For the inauguration of the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge 2016, they realised a series of new works including two permanent embedded artworks on the refurbished building following a prestigious award in 2013 -2016 to work with the Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative.

In 2015 they completed History Trees a major commission for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, where a series of individual sculptures comprising semi-mature trees holding six meter diameter engraved rings mark ten of the major entrances into the park.

Do not miss this exclusive chance to hear Ackroyd and Harvey speak about their practice, as well as participate in a masterclass run by these internationally acclaimed artists.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Session 1 – Forum
10:00am – 11:00am
HH3-08 (Hans Heyson Building) UniSA City West

Session 2 – Masterclass*
11:15am – 12:30pm
DB3-17 (Dorritt Black Building) UniSA City West

*Suggested reading ahead of masterclass:

Open to students and graduates of Helpmann Academy’s partner institutions.

FREE, RSVP essential to [email protected] or (08) 7320 3330

You are welcome to attend one or both sessions, please advise which session(s) you would like to attend.

Visit the Ackroyd & Harvey website for more information about their work.

Presented in partnership with WOMADelaide.

Proudly supported by 

Bendigo Adelaide Bank