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Marcia Langton, Brook Andrew and Trent Walter

'A big idea'

Interview with Marcia Langton, Brook Andrew and Trent Walter
Video: 12 minutes

Professor Marcia Langton, artist Brook Andrew and printer Trent Walter discuss the creation of Marcia's portrait.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

Video transcript

2 portraits

1  Brook Andrew, Trent Walter. © Brook Andrew. 2  Juno Gemes. © Juno Gemes/Copyright Agency, 2021. Marcia Langton 1982

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Little faces

Wed 26 May until Fri 25 Jun
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Little faces is for babies and toddlers (with their grown up) to play, sing and have fun discovering a portrait together.

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Peace, the Man and Hope (Anthony Mundine), 2005 by Brook Andrew and Larry Rawling (printer)
Peace, the Man and Hope (Anthony Mundine), 2005 by Brook Andrew and Larry Rawling (printer)
Peace, the Man and Hope (Anthony Mundine), 2005 by Brook Andrew and Larry Rawling (printer)

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Brook Andrew, Marcia Langton and Anthony Mundine.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

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