Quilty: Painting the Shadows

The Creative Process
Director: Catherine Hunter 2019 57 Minutes Ages 15+
Quilty: Painting the Shadows Thu 10 Oct
TIX AT VENUE ONLY 10:30am 57mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA
Quilty: Painting the Shadows Sat 12 Oct
SOLD OUT TIX AT VENUE ONLY 04:00pm 87mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA

A fascinating exploration of the creative process, Quilty: Painting the Shadows follows one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists.

Director Catherine Hunter has unprecedented access to Ben Quilty’s intimate process, following the artist into the personal space of his studio as he completes one of his most challenging art works. An artist with a profound commitment to social activism fuelled by a boundless curiosity about the human condition, Quilty talks extensively about his drive to create: ‘My work is about compassion and empathy but also anger and resistance. Through it I hope to push compassion to the forefront of national debate.’

Promotional image: Daniel Boud.


Classification:Ages 15+
Director:Catherine Hunter
Producer:Catherine Hunter, Shelley Maine
Cast:Ben Quilty, Sally Scales, Lisa Slade
Program strand:The Creative Process