Art + Soul: Bitter and Sweet – Mervyn Bishop

Title:
Art + Soul: Bitter and Sweet – Mervyn Bishop
NFSA ID:
1484434
Year:
2009
Courtesy:
Hibiscus Films
Category:
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In this excerpt from Art + Soul Episode 3: Bitter and Sweet, Mervyn Bishop talks about his most famous photograph – Prime Minister Gough Whitlam symbolically pouring sand into the hand of traditional landowner Vincent Lingiari in 1975.

The episode is narrated by Hetti Perkins and was directed by Warwick Thornton.

Mervyn Bishop: The Exhibition is on display at the NFSA in Canberra from 5 March to 4 October 2021.

Producers:
Jo-Anne McGowan, Bridget Ikin
Director:
Warwick Thornton
Writer and narrator:
Hetti Perkins