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PSM is proud to announce the fifth event in the 2016 PSM Guest Lecture Series. This week we are joined by two speakers: Stephanie Simcox and Lyndal Irons

Stephanie Simcox is a Sydney based photographer who is committed to working with not-for-profit organisations in Australia and abroad on local development studies such as housing, equality and health. Recently returning from Bangladesh and Cambodia as chief photographer for Action Aids ‘safe cities for women campaign’ her photographs have received international attention, including nominations for the National Portrait Prize, the Maggie Diaz portrait prize, duo magazine portrait prize, Head On and the winner of the Canon Shine awards . She is named one of the ’30 under 30′ international female photographers 2016.

Lyndal Irons is a Sydney-based documentary photographer and writer focused on local reportage. Her work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the State Library of New South Wales and the Australian Centre for Photography, as part of the Elizabeth Street Gallery (2014) and as a finalist in the Bowness Prize (2015), Olive Cotton Award (2015) and Sydney Life Photographic Competition (2011, 2012). She is the recipient of the 2015 Pool Grant.

This lecture, like all in the series, is free and open to the public. It takes place this Monday the 9th of May, 6.15-8pm. The location is UTS Building 6, 702-720 Harris street, level 3, room 22.