INTERVIEW // CALLUM ROSS AND HENRY ANDERSON

Callum Ross and Henry Anderson are organising a one-night only show with a group of photographers including Dan McCabe, Emma Leslie, Dave Chatfield and Felix Merry that is now being shown at Metro Arts in Brisbane’s CBD* as part of the Queensland Festival of Photography 5. Their show, A Dot on a Line, opens on Friday April 18th and it investigates the photographic process as understood by six emerging photographers. The [...]

INTERVIEW // ARIEL CAMERON

Lynette Letic interviews Ariel Cameron, emerging photographic artist and QCP volunteer in regards to her studies in photography, her involvement with the QCP and her plans for the year ahead. What is your background in photography and how did you become interested in the medium? I was always obsessed with photography from a young age so it seemed like a natural progression to go to art school. I remember watching [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // 2014 INTERCITY IMAGES: GLADSTONE SAIKI PHOTOGRAPHIC EXCHANGE

Madeleine Cook, Public Programs & Promotions Officer for the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, reviews the 2014 Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange. The exhibition is part of this years Queensland Festival of Photography 5. This is the twelfth year the photographic exchange has run between the Gladstone Region and their Sister City, Saiki City, Japan. Each time local photographers are asked to submit up to two images each that capture [...]

ESSAY // FRED HUNT PUBLICATION LAUNCH

Dr Anne Kirker officially opened the Fred Hunt Publication Launch on Thursday 3rd April 2013: The monographs from QCP have become legendary. Uniformly handsome with scholarly essays and well illustrated they have increasingly become more polished in their production. The one on Fred Hunt that we are celebrating this evening comes after Marian Drew, Ray Cook, Joachim Froese, Martin Smith and Peter Milne. These are all established Queensland practitioners. Fred [...]

INTERVIEW // FRASER STANLEY

Based in Brisbane, Australia, The Meander is an online art/photography journal that publishes articles on interesting and genuine people, places, ideas and stories. Through interviews with photographers, artists and designers from all over the world as well as photographs by contributors, local creatives and practicing artists, the journal aims to explore and document modern arts and culture in an authentic way. Lynette Letic interviews photographer and Meander co-director, Fraser Stanley. [...]

EXHIBITION REVIEW // TRUE SELF: DAVID ROSETZSKY, SELECTED WORKS

Elizabeth Stevenson, Visual Arts student of James Cook University reviews True Self: David Rosetzsky, Selected Works, currently showing at Cairns Regional Gallery, one of the many exhibitions that are part of the Queensland Festival of Photography 5. One could not help but be engaged in True Self: David Rosetzsky, Selected Works, which opened at Cairns Regional Gallery on March 7, 2014. The Centre for Contemporary Photography & NETS Victoria touring exhibition curated [...]

INTERVIEW // GAEL NEWTON

With a career spanning more than 40 years, Gael Newton is currently the Senior Curator of Photography at the National Gallery of Australia. She has curated numerous exhibitions and published writings on the history of Australian photography, as well as artist monographs for names including Max Dupain, Tracey Moffatt and John Kauffmann. Lynette Letic interviews Gael in regards to her role at the National Gallery of Australia, the latest exhibition [...]

INTERVIEW // CHRIS BOWES

Lynette Letic interviews Chris Bowes, emerging photographic artist studying at the Queensland Centre for Photography, and QCP volunteer. What is your background in photography and how did you become interested in the medium? I became interested in photography when I started mucking around with it during my first degree. I had dreams of an investment banker back then, however the more I progressed the more I realised the lifestyle wasn’t [...]

INTERVIEW // BRECKON

Currently based in the Kimberly region of Western Australia, Breckon is a photographic based artist whose work revolves around themes of memory, wear and tear and human stories. Photographic background and recent work are some of the topics Lynette Letic discusses with Breckon in the following interview. What is your background in photography? Did you complete any formal training in the medium? As a child my father taught me the basics [...]

INTERVIEW // MAURICE ORTEGA

Lynette Letic interviews director of Queensland Centre for Photography, Maurice Ortega, in regards to his background in photography, photo l.a, and the upcoming Queensland Festival of Photography 5. How did you find your passion in the field of photography? My first memories of it were of my grandfather with his Yashica and a Minox C, the slide shows of his trips and the Super 8 projector with Mickey Mouse and [...]