“A camera teaches you how to see without a camera.”
The first PhotoAccess members’ exhibition for 2018, invites our members to look through their viewfinder to creatively explore unique perspectives of the places and spaces they encounter. It is with this in mind that we invite new and existing members to address the theme, The View From Here, through photography and photo-based art.
An exhibition of sunprints and colour inkjet prints exploring water and land by established NSW-based artist Marie Lund.
We Were Here, an exhibition of analogue photography exploring Australian small towns by emerging NSW-regional photographer Michaela Gamble.
Artefact is an exhibition celebrating slow photography and the handmade processes of Vandyke and toned cyanotype, focusing on still life imagery, by mid-career ACT-region photographer Kim Sinclair.
The Spirit Within Australia: The Land and The People, works from the fine press book (of the same name) featuring original photographic-based art produced using historic hand-crafted processes from both well-known and emerging Australian photographic artists: Daniel Bornstein, Gary Chapman and Jan Naismith, Wendy Currie, Kristin Diemer, Joyce Evans, Silvi Glattauer, Liam Lynch, Julian Pearce, David Roberts, Maxine Salvatore, Kim Sinclair, Steve Tester, Craig Tuffin, Gordon Undy, Ellie Young.
Always Container, Sometimes Contained is an ostensibly modest autopsy of the domestic space, its interior places and its outdoor context by emerging NSW-regional artist Elizabeth McCrystal.
Synergies by Adelaide-based mid-career and established photomedia artists Beverley Southcott, Will Nolan and Jenn Brazier, exploring themes of personal narratives, public and private spaces and an allegorical ‘sense of space’.
American Daydream by mid-career Canberra-based photographer Samuel Townsend is a suite of images that aim to illustrate an ambiguous narrative that blurs the line between documentation and construction.
Beyond Bestimmung by NSW-based emerging artist Ellen Dahl uses photography to explore the environment as a complex site of political and cultural identification, while also existing as a site of reverie and inspiration.
Cultured, a microscopic photography series by emerging Canberra-based artist Josephine Cosgrove.
A long distance relationship (One to three), video artworks exploring the human condition by Sydney-based emerging artist Tahlia Smith.
#welcomenotwelcome, an exhibition by mid-career Canberra-region photographer Hilary Wardhaug, documenting irony and human contradiction as expressed in urban scenes.
Journey Reluctantly Taken by mid-career Canberra-based photographer Marzena Wasikowska, considering human induced climate change.
In Complex Compromise, Canberra-based emerging artist Chloe Gray uses portraiture and multiple exposure on film to navigate the layers of individuality, partnership and compromise in contemporary relationships.
Postcard eXotica by Melbourne-based emerging artist Diego Ramirez showcases a 30min cinematic re-enactment in HD Video of a collection of found photographs (vintage American postcards produced circa 1900-1930s that depict Mexican stereotypes).
The Fall by Melbourne-based mid-career artist David Rosendale celebrates nature and landscape.
Moment by mid-career Canberra-based photographer Mark Mohell showcasing people at the moment they are freed from the weight of thought or obligation.