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The Gallipoli Letter: 100 Years On

By nlaevents - 9 October 2015 0

Join Nat Williams, Claire Baddeley and artist Imants Tillers to discuss the letter that changed attitudes to Australia’s most famous military campaign and Tillers’ recent artistic response to it, Avenue of Remembrance, in the Australian War Memorial’s collection.

This talk marks 100 years since the Dardanelles Committee met in London to discuss Keith Murdoch’s letter to Prime Minister Andrew Fisher—an event that led to the decision to evacuate the peninsula.

In association with the Australian War Memorial

When: Wednesday 14 October
Time: 6pm
Where: National Library of Australia
Tickets: Free
More info: https://www.nla.gov.au/node/8373

IMAGE:
Imants Tillers (b.1950)
Avenue of Remembrance (detail) 2014
Courtesy the Australian War Memorial ART96799

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