Sancintya Simpson interviews Lyndal Petzke: QCP Profile of the Month Lyndal Petzke is an emerging artists based in Brisbane, Australia. She has completed a Bachelor of Photography with Honours (first class) and has exhibited throughout Australia and the USA. Petzke’s digital images ask the viewer to not only question the authenticity of a photograph but the authenticity of consumer culture through digital constructing images from photographs. She’s interested in the [...]
Sancintya Simpson interviews Gerwyn Davies: QCP Profile of the Month Gerwyn Davies is an emerging photographic artist based in Brisbane. He has completed a Bachelor of Photography with a double major in Artistic Practice and Creative Advertising at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University where he is currently completing his Honours program as well as sessional teaching. Gerwyn has exhibited throughout Australia, the USA and Chile, as well as [...]
Maurice Ortega interviews Sancintya Simpson: QCP Profile of the Month Sancintya Simpson is a Queensland artist, currently completing a Bachelor of Photography from the Queensland College of Art. She was the recipient of the 2011 Ipswich Arts Foundation Scholarship, and her exhibition Notions of Difference will be showing at the Ipswich Art Gallery from 22nd December 2011 – 22nd January 2012.
Sancintya Simpson interviews Sarah Oxenham: QCP Profile of the Month Sarah Oxenham is an emerging photographic artist who lives and works in Brisbane. She has a Bachelor of Photography from Queensland College of Art (2011) and was recently awarded the QCP Graduate Award for her series Subterranea. Oxenham’s photographs predominately question the relationship between the body (either absent or present) and space (urban/natural/domestic). She critiques these spaces in order to [...]
Sancintya Simpson interviews Robert Doble & Simon Strong: QCP Profile of the Month Painter Robert Doble and photographer Simon Strong, work as a collaborative to create works which mix their mediums. Thick, textural paint, layer glossy type-c prints. The duo photograph and paint sensuous nudes, grotesque and fetishistic; the themes derived from medicines current impact on contemporary society.
Sancintya Simpson interviews Liam O’Brien: QCP Profile of the Month Liam O’Brien is an emerging artist, who has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Photography with Honours degree from Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. O’Brien’s work continually investigates areas of personal freedom, critiquing pre-existing systems through placing himself in extreme situations. He creates performative interventions in which the body in space questions social norms, through video, performance and photographic [...]
Sancintya Simpson interviews ‘Artist of the Month’ Petrina Hicks Petrina Hick’s hyper-real photographs subvert the language of the advertising industry; creating seductive imagery that challenges notions of idealised beauty; linking consumption to corruption. Glossy images of adolescents are made strange by the overly stylised, immaculate, digitally manipulated images. These all too-perfect renditions of youth have a subtle seductiveness about them, questioning societies notions of beauty and drawing binaries to ideas [...]
Sancintya Simpson writes on QCP ‘Artists of the Month’ Victoria Cooper and Doug Spowart Collaborative artists Victoria Cooper and Doug Spowart create work inspired by regional Australia and the outback journey. Drawing from personal experiences they create narratives by bringing the exterior inside and infusing portraiture with the landscape. They create site-specific, ephemeral performances, which are documented and given new form in artist books or as prints. Their work is [...]
Helen Kassila interviews photojournalist Heather Faulkner. Heather Faulkner is emphatic when asked about the role images can play in highlighting the plight of marginalised communities in the world. ‘Photos are really powerful,’ states Faulkner. ‘Don’t kid yourself, the image, the visual, is super-powerful and it speaks quicker to a broader audience than any written word would.’