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Creative Paddington: Trent Parke

Creative Paddington: Trent Parke

By Lola Pinder   Internationally acclaimed photographer Trent Parke is famed for capturing the beauty as well as the reality of contemporary Australian life. His documentary style and the personal undertones to his work set him apart as one of the greats of his generation. Parke is the only full...

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Creative Paddington: Izabela Pluta

Creative Paddington: Izabela Pluta

By Lola Pinder   Izabela Pluta is a Sydney-based, Polish born, photo media and installation artist. Her work has been exhibited widely across Australia. Pluta’s photographic practice documents scenes that evoke a longing for place. Her works may be seen as a reflection upon contemporary global social interaction, wherein the...

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Creative Paddington: Anne Ferran

Creative Paddington: Anne Ferran

By Lola Pinder   Anne Ferran is one of Australia's most acclaimed contemporary photographic artists. Her body of work spans from the 1980s and has focused on femininity and representation, as well as more recently Australian female history.   Throughout her career Ferran has had a long relationship with the...

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Creative Paddington: Polixeni Papapetrou

Creative Paddington: Polixeni Papapetrou

By Lola Pinder   Critically acclaimed photographer Polixeni Papapetrou is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Papapetrou told me that as a young photographer she ‘thought nothing of a trip of to Sydney’, including Paddington, from her Melbourne home to see inspiring work. Papapetrou regaled the Paddington art scene in...

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Artist Profile: Burk Uzzle

Artist Profile: Burk Uzzle

The Heavy Collective  “It is helpful to once in a while stir the stew.”   Navigating the road between maintaining personal freedom and earning a crust can be a rocky one. Sit in one place too long and stagnate or cut loose until the cash runs out. Armed with...

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Artist Profile: Andrew Miksys

Artist Profile: Andrew Miksys

The Heavy Collective Over the past ten years Seattle born photographer Andrew Miksys has been documenting the village discos of rural Lithuania. Miksys first visited Lithuania to see family in the 1990’s shortly after the collapse of the USSR. He admits having little interest in going there at the time,...

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Artist Profile: Michael Jang

Artist Profile: Michael Jang

The Heavy Collective We speak to Michael Jang about his work, keeping vital and how not to end up in a show called “Snooze Fest”. “At the time, did you feel you had something remarkable with series like “Meet the Jang’s” or “College”. I read somewhere that you like an...

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