On the day of the exhibition opening a Q&A event was held for a student audience in the Arts West Atrium, featuring Damien Cave from The New York Times, Cecilia Hemana from the Australian Red Cross, and participating photographer Adam Ferguson. Watch a video of the event here.
Participants: Erin Scudder, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne
Damien Cave, Australia Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Cecilia Hemana, Head of Performance and Evidence, Australian Red Cross
Adam Ferguson, Photographer, "Through the Outback" series, "Hard Truths"
Videography: Nabil Asakly Photography
Hard Truths: Main Menu
In late 2019 the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne hosted Hard Truths: an exhibition of award winning photography from The New York Times. Here, for the first time, you can explore an online archive of photos and videos captured during the exhibition.
Hard Truths: Photo Gallery
A gallery of images from the day of the exhibition launch and associated events. Browse through photos shot by Asanka Brendon Ratnayake for The New York Times.
Hard Truths: Open Mic Event
At this event, student speakers reading original pieces of writing responding to the exhibition were joined by Arts alumna Dr Amy Brown, who read selections from her latest book of poetry (Neon Daze, VUP 2019). Watch a video of the event here.