Jessie Boylan is awarded Highly Commended at the 2017 Burrinja Climate Change Biennale for her work 'Aurum'.

See this and all the 41 Burrinja Climate Change Biennale finalists in the Burrinja Gallery until 11 February 2018
#art #climatechange #winner #BCCB #burrinja

Sarah Rhodes has portraits from My Home/On Country in the book: Australia: The Vatican Museum’s Indigenous Collection, edited by Katherine Aigner and being launched on 7 December at AIATSIS

LUMINA Newsletter - November, 2017

Almost five months after Lumina Collective officially launched on June 8, 2017 we share some of our news and activity with you. Subscribe to keep updated.

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LUMINA at Sun Studios Australia, Sydney -  November 3 - 20, 2017

We are currently showing a freshly curated version of our launch exhibition, including a selection of unseen works, from Friday November 3 to November, 20, 2017 at SUNSTUDIOS in Alexandria, Sydney. Open Monday through to Sunday.

Featuring the work of Aletheia Casey, Donna Bailey, Chloe Bartram, Jessie Boylan, Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario, Lyndal Irons, Morganna Magee and Sarah Rhodes. Curated by Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario

Jessie Boylan and Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario nominated for World Press Photo 6x6 program

Lumina members Jessie Boylan and Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario have both been separately nominated for World Press Photo's new program 6x6. Entries were submitted last night and World Press Photo will announce the six selected candidates for Southeast Asia and Oceania in November this year.

The 6x6 Global Talent Program looks to highlight the work of six under-recognised talents working in diverse modes of storytelling from each of the world's six continents and connect them to a global audience.

The program begins in Southeast Asia and Oceania. More information can be found here:

Artist Aletheia Casey's portrait is featured on the cover of She Shoots Film, Issue 2, Mother.

The print magazine contains work and words by women who have approached the theme of MOTHER from thoughtful and multi-layered angles. It features intense and personal narratives that are both written and visual.

Realising Mother: Donna Bailey and Sarah Rhodes at Kudos Gallery, Sydney - October 31 - November 18, 2017

Who is He? Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario and Aletheia Casey at Contact Sheet Gallery - October 15 - November 11, 2017

Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario & Aletheia Casey are exhibiting work as a part of 'Who is He?' an exhibition at Contact Sheet, Sydney exploring our perceptions of masculinity.

Black Mist Burnt Country: Testing the Bomb, Maralinga and Australian Art, Jessie Boylan at Glasshouse Regional Gallery - September to November 26, 2017

Jessie Boylan is exhibiting work at the Glasshouse Regional Gallery in Port Macquarie until the 26th November 2017.

Bird, Fox, Monster - September 21-3-, 2017

Lyndal Irons has been commissioned by Carriageworks to document a special event and collaboration with artists from Sydney's Studio A

Bird, Fox, Monster takes flight from September 21-30. Follow this link to Lyndal's stories and scroll down for links to the other artists.


Olive Cotton Award 2017

Donna Bailey has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Olive Cotton Award. Her portrait, Phoebe Scarlett is currently showing at the Tweed Regional Gallery until October.

August Singles Are Up - August 15, 2017

Every month we publish singles from Lumina members to highlight individual projects.

July Singles Are Up - July 14, 2017

Every month we publish singles from Lumina members to highlight individual projects.

Aletheia Casey/ Lumina

Lumina Collective Exhibition and Launch - June 8, 2017

Lumina is a new Australian collective of award-winning photographic artists intent on breaking ground in visual storytelling and dissemination.

Founded by eight women who are leading practitioners in the documentary genre, Lumina marks a unique voice among Australian collectives.

Launching officially June 8, 2017, we are excited to announce our debut, self-titled exhibition opening the same day 6-8pm at Black Eye Gallery, Darlinghurst in Sydney.
Please join us on the night to get a glimpse of the work and have a drink and chat with Lumina artists. 

To be opened by Claire Monneraye , Curator for the Australian Centre for Photography.

Refreshments provided by Young Henrys 

Following the launch an artist talk and discussion will take place at Black Eye Gallery on Saturday June 10, 2017 at 2pm, providing the public with an opportunity to explore the work and objectives of the collective. 

Register your interest by mail:
RSVP is not essential
Supported by Black Eye GalleryYoung Henrys and Claudio Palmisano

Key Dates:
Exhibition Opening Night and Official Launch:
JUNE 8, 2017

Artist Talk
JUNE 10, 2017

JUNE 6 - 18, 2017

Lumina Collective founding members are: Donna Bailey, Jessie Boylan, Chloe Bartram, Aletheia Casey, Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario, Lyndal Irons, Morganna Magee and Sarah Rhodes.

Exhibition curated by Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario

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