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Athletica: The Ancient Greek concept of beauty

Join WAAPA Cultural Studies lecturer, Joanna Gentilli, and Arts lecturer and designer, Neil Sheriff, for a fascinating seminar surrounding the Greek concepts of beauty and athletic glorification.

 

Focusing on artefacts featured in the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition, Joanna and Neil will contrast Ancient Greek ideas of inaccessible athletic beauty and worship with contemporary ideas of beauty portrayed in popular culture — raising the question: have things changed that much after all?

 

Lecture free with same-day ticket to the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition at WA Museum Boola Bardip.
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    Event Showings

    Sunday 8 August 2021 | 2.00pm - 3.00pm

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    Price

    Free

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    Location

    WA Museum Boola Bardip

    Perth WA 6000

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    Accessibility

    Wheelchair access