SUE FORD

SUE FORD'S life and artworks will feature on ART NATION, Sunday 5 June at 5pm ABC1 (repeated 9.20pm, ABC2).

Along with Carol Jerrems, Melbourne photographer, Sue Ford, made a lasting impression on Australian photography before her death in 2009.  She was the first woman to have a solo show of photography at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1974. But this was only one of many firsts for feminist, filmmaker and photographer, Sue Ford.  This story examines her early work through an exhibition at the Monash Gallery of Art, Time Machine: Sue Ford, and traces the life and times of one of Australia‚Äôs unsung heroines.