My Favourite Slide: The cup that cheers
originally published earlier this year as a contribution to the research ‘Heritage in the Limelight: the magic lantern in Australia and the world’. click here for my paper
William Street, Sydney, 1966
An essay on this wonderful photograph – click here
Trans Asia Photography review
click here for the TAP site – or here for the Spring 2017 details – that includes a link to a review by me.
New paper uploaded on photography research
Click on the image above to see a new research paper by Belinda Hungerford that has been uploaded to photoweb.
Continue reading Belinda Hungerford: ROAD WORK AHEAD
CHARTING THOUGHTS: ESSAYS ON ART IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars.
I was given the honour by the NGS of being one the contributing scholars.
The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.
Continue reading National Gallery Singapore
Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
An Elaine Campaner exhibition of photographs – recommended.
Continue reading Elaine Campaner
A history of Group M photographers by Philip Bentley
Back in 1996, Philip Bentley, Melbourne historian, wrote a thesis on the history of the Melbourne photographers, Group M.
Continue reading Philip Bentley and Group M
George W Bell: Australian photographer & painter
George W Bell photographer (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
Continue reading George W Bell
Mat Collishaw – Thresholds
Re-staging the first photographic exhibition..
Continue reading Photo London 2017
Online: 1995 Fever Pitch, Tracey Moffatt & Gael Newton
Continue reading Tracey Moffatt Fever Pitch
A History of the Australian Centre for Photography 1973-2013
Toby Meagher’s Research Paper–June 2013. The paper was written for a Masters in Art Administration at COFA. Click here.
The most photographed person in the 19th Century
Click on the image for the story on Artsy – about Frederick Douglass and his love and use of photography. “How Frederick Douglass Harnessed the Power of Portraiture to Reframe Blackness in America”
Trent Parke’s Avenue of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
Continue reading Trent Parke Avenue of Honour
We recently heard of the death of a great Australian photographer. Click here to see an essay on John from 2004.
While we often celebrate wood and things made out of such ‘natural’ products – it is good to reminded just where that all that wood came from and wonder whether we will see such beauty again.
Click on the image above for a link to the pdf of the article by Gael Newton previously published as one of the papers from a seminar held in Melbourne in 2012. Continue reading Out of Sight
Click on image for photo essay on inequity in LA neighbourhoods
Excellent review of Head On portrait prize
click on image for link to article by Richard Johnstone
Continue reading Head On Photography
Review: Ars Orientalis 43 (2013)
I have uploaded another of my papers. This one is from a National Gallery of Australia exhibition on George Silk. Click on the image above.