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Category archives: ARTIST PROFILE

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 // ALMA HASER

Belinda Kochanowska interviews London based photographic artist, Alma Haser. Who and what are the inspiration for your work? Since I was a teenager I watched Japanese and Korean films. I am inspired by their culture and way of life. I also get inspiration from books and everyday life. I find that people watching can often trigger something, an idea or theme for a new project. I get inspired by Erwin [...]

INTERVIEW // JOHN KNUTH

Based in Los Angeles, California, John Knuth is a visual artist who combines a range of mediums through his practice, including sculpture, installation and photography. Working with materials such as watercolours, flies and emergency smoke flares, John creates evocative and highly thought provoking work. Lynette interviews him in regards to his practice and recent exhibition in Denmark. What is your background in photography? I have a background in sculpture actually. I [...]

INTERVIEW // GEMMA-ROSE TURNBULL

Lynette Letic interviews Brisbane based photographer Gemma-Rose Turnbull in regards to her practice, recent projects and collaborations. What first attracted you to photography and how did you develop that interest into a practice? I got my first camera for my 14th birthday. I had elected to study photography in High School, because it was the subject all the naughty/cool kids did–it facilitated a healthy dose of ‘off grounds’ exploration, which [...]

INTERVIEW // MELINDA GIBSON

Melinda Gibson was born 1985 in the UK, and currently lives and works in London. She studied for a BA (Hons) in Photography at the London College of Communication and is now a HPL Lecturer in Photography at Nottingham Trent University. Melinda’s first publication, “The Photograph as Contemporary Art” was chosen as 1 of the Best Books of 2012 by Photo-eye. She released her second publication; “Miss Titus Becomes A [...]

INTERVIEW // CAROLINA JONSSON

Belinda Kochanowska interviews Carlina Jonsson. Carolina Jonsson is an international artist who was born, lives and works in Sweden. The video Turbulence is a work that describes an experience of nature, excluding the human wish to dominate it. It perceives something hidden in the “more” of nature, beyond what we can see with bare eyes. The video becomes a sort of an embodiment of beauty and intensity that is enigmatic, [...]

INTERVIEW // SARAH BERNERS

Emil Cañita interviews Sarah Berners. Sarah Berners is a Melbourne based artist whose practice encompasses sculpture, photography, and painting. She finished a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from RMIT University before going on to complete her Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2009, she was awarded the Henry James William Scholarship to undertake her Master of Fine Art (Research) at the VCA. [...]

INTERVIEW // MIHAI GRECU

Belinda Kochanowska interviews Mihai Grecu. Mihai Grecu’s video work Coagulate is a visually immersive journey into a world of water which behaves against the laws of nature. This choreography of fluids explores absence, presence and aquatic distortions. In this world, man breathes water and fish breath air. Water seems impervious to gravity. Rather than narrative, Coagulate is based on sensation and atmosphere. Coagulate has been the recipient of the following [...]

INTERVIEW // MARK KIMBER

Emil Canita interviews Mark Kimber. Mark Kimber is an Australian photo-based artist. Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, he is currently the  Studio Head of Photography and New Media at the South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia. Mark’s exhibition profile within Australia continues to be prolific with regular solo and group exhibitions. In the past 20 years, he has held over 52 solo exhibitions and 75 group [...]

INTERVIEW // HAILEY LANE

Belinda Kochanowska interviews Hailey Lane. Hailey Lane is an emerging Australian photomedia artist. Born and raised in Adelaide, she completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts with a major in Photography at the South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia in 2012. During her degree, Hailey began taking journeys to remote locations throughout Australia, which saw her practice evolve around her relationship with the natural world. With an interest [...]

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