Born in Singapore
 

Lives and works between Sydney & Montreal


Mediums - Moving image / Sound installations & photography

Sponsors

 

Kodak film

 

Leica cameras

 

Fuji film


Fuji cameras

Awards

 

2021   Winner - Global Oceanic film award - Mystique Sequence

2021   Nomination, Prix Pictet - “Fire”
2019.  Mystique Sequence - Finalist Ciclope film awards Berlin

2019   Headon photography awards - Landscapes

2018   Apple “First Dance” campaign Shortlisted for Cannes

2017   Award Awards, finalist for “Felled” film ABC Australia
2015   Cannes Advertising Awards, finalist for James Boag’s, France

2015   Spider Awards, finalist for James Boag’s, USA
2014   Award Award’s, finalist for James Boag's, Australia,

2010   ADCN, nomination for Ben mobile phones, Holland
2010   Australian National Portrait Prize, finalist for “Fritz and the Peach”

2008  One Show Awards, IFAW (Crime Scenes) campaign, USA
2008  Archive, Best 200 International Photographers, USA
2008  Cannes, Lion Award, WWF (60 Earth Hour), France
2007  Cannes, Lion Award, IFAW (Crime Scenes), France

2007  British Advertising Awards, finalist for IFAW campaign, UK

2007  New York Festival, finalist for IFAW print campaign, USA

2006  Epica Awards, for IFAW Springer & Jacoby, France
2005  Best European Print Campaign, Zuivel, Holland

2003  National Geographic Magazine Award, Best International Feature for “Circus”, USA 2001   World Press Photo Award, second place Portraits, The Netherlands
2000  World Press Photo Award, second place Portraits, The Netherlands

 

Solo Exhibitions

2021  Truth In Fire - MAC, Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie

2021 Truth In Fire - Turning Point, Diffusion 21, ffotogallery, Cardiff Wales

2020  Truth In Fire - ShoalHaven Regional Gallery, Australia
2020  Truth In Fire - Australian Centre of Photography
2019  Stranger Than Paradise - Fuji Gallery Prague, Czech Republic

2019  Mystique Sequence - Surflodge Montauk, New York

2019  The Portalist, The Portal Club, Milan

2018  The Portalist, Deus Gallery, Sydney 2018 The Portalist, Deus Gallery, Tokyo

2017  Headon Photo Festival, Sydney Australia

2017  Oracles, Olsen Annex gallery, Sydney Australia
2016  Participation Mystique, Ecume Gallery, Melbourne
2011  Cirque Du Soleil, Saatchi Gallery, Sydney
2007  Blood; or A Long Weekend with My Wife’s Family, Stills Gallery, Sydney

2005  Naarden Foto Festival Holland, foreign photographer of honour
2003  Circus, Mendo Gallery, Amsterdam

2003  Circus, Visa Pour L’Image Perpignan, France
2002  Muslims in New York, Visa Pour L’Image, France
2001  Afghan Refugees, projection at Visa Pour L'Image, Perpignan France

2000  The Untouchables - Visa Pour L'Image, France
1999  Four Drops of Nectar, Art House Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2015  Contemporary photography - Olsen Gallery Sydney 

2013  MCLEMOI gallery curated by SamIam, Sydney

2013  Weekender, Curated by 100% Halal, Amsterdam 2012 YIP at Christies, Amsterdam

2012  A Thousand Words, Sydney
2011  Glassworks group show, Amsterdam
2010  Carnivale - Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery, Australia

2008  Stills Gallery, Sydney
2008  YIP, Foam Gallery, Amsterdam
2007  Unknown Clown, Stills Gallery Sydney

2006  Everyday is Not Like Everyday, Foam Gallery, Amsterdam

2004  Faultlines of Silence - Reportage Photo Festival, Sydney
2004  I Amsterdam, Foam Gallery, Amsterdam
2002  Afghans, Dupont Gallery, Paris
2001  World Press Photo Exhibition and Awards, Amsterdam & International Tour

2000  World Press Photo Exhibition and Awards, Amsterdam & International Tour

2000  End of the Line Azerbaijan, at Visa Pour L’Image, France

 

Residencies

2021  Arts Residency Bundanon Trust

Acquisitions

Private Collections: USA, Canada, France, Tokyo, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Australia &Japan
2002 & 2008  Permanent collection: National Portrait Gallery, Australia

2021  Shoalhaven - Regional gallery, Australia
2021  Lake Macquarie - Regional gallery, Australia

 

Monographs / Group Books

2022  Pilgrim Journal, 2022
2022  PUNK
2018  Book of Denim - Amsterdam

2018  144 hrs in Tokyo - Bookart
2017  SAND, Dinosaur Designs - Anteism Books
2016  Atomic Birds - Anteism Books
2016  Cuban Mischief - Anteism Books
2014  Triumph Over Polio - United Nations
2011  Blood or A Long Weekend with My Wife’s Family

2010  A New Kilo - Pie Books Japan
2009  The Book of Conversations - Germany
2009  The Worst Hotel in the World - Kessels Kramer Publishing

2005  2 Kilo - Pie Books Japan
2005  I Amsterdam - KesselsKramer Publishing
2004  Everyday Is Not Like Everyday - Stillandmovingstichting

2002  A Day in the Life of Africa - Tides Foundation
2000  Paris Photo book by Christian Caujolle, France

Films

2021  Urritjara - ABC & Nowness

2021  Pyrogenesis, II - Single Channel
2021  Requeim For a Forest - Single Channel

2020  Truth In Fire - Nowness
2020  United Nations, 75th Anniversary film

2020  Tennen - Hania Rani Music Video, Nowness

2019  Jeff Wall - Gagosian Galleries and Nowness

2019  Mystique Sequence - Global Oceanic
2019  Atomic Birds
2019  FILA X PRPS - China
2018  Land Of Many Winds - Surf Lodge
2018  Stranger Than Paradise - Prague Czech Republic

2018  The Portalist - Deus & Nowness

2018  Nightness - Forest Swords

2017  Sand - Dinosaur Designs

2017  Harlem Ballet - Fuji
2016  Felled - ABC Art Breaks

2016  Anywhere Really - Brooklyn

2012  The Untouchables - Albania

2011  Half Moon Run - Canada

2011  Bastian - The Netherlands

Seminars

2018  Guest speaker Fuji - Prague Czech Republic
2016  Guest speaker Fuji Ambassador, Australia and Tokyo tour
2014  Guest curator - Montreal Documentary Photography
2004 - 2005  Guest lecturer - International Centre of Photography (ICP) New York

2002  Guest lecturer Photojournalism - Yerevan, Armenia,

 

Reviews & Profiles

2021  Art Collector - Australia

2020  Art Guide - Australia
2017  Head On - Australia
2017  Campaign Brief - Australia

2016  Art Review - Australia
2016  ARC Art Review - Caribbean

2015  Pro Photographer - New Zealand

2014  180 magazine - Canada
2013  Kaltblut magazine - Germany

2012  Destricted Revue - Paris

2012  Noovo editions - Spain
2011  HUH magazine - London
2011  Photoshop magazine - Australia

2010  PF Magazine - Holland

2009  PDN Magazine - New York
2008  PDN Magazine - New York
2008  Flakphoto - USA
2007  Dazed & Confused - London
2007  Art Asia Pacific magazine - Hong Kong 2007 Art & Australia - Australia

2007  Dumbo Feather - Australia

2006  Volkskrant - Holland
2006  Identity Matters - Holland
2006 Hot shoe magazine on contemporary photography - London

2006  Australian Photojournalist Magazine, Australia

2005  PF Magazine - Holland
2005  Credits magazine - Holland
2000  Paris Photo book by Christian Caujolle - France

Publications

The New York Times magazine

Aperture
National Geographic
Art Collector

Rolling Stone

Paris Match

Colors Magazine

The New Yorker

Stern
Newsweek
T Magazine
Sunday Times

Magazine Noema
Atmos
Hotshoe

Asia Art Pacific

HUH magazine

Art Review

Vogue

PDN