The Photographer’s Gallery

Carl Warner, The Photographer's Gallery, Brisbane Artist-Run

WHAT

Artist-run gallery dedicated to conceptual and political photography and photomedia. Gallery program with monthly newsletter, subscribers, events and functions with Johnny Griffin and Belltower Design and others.

 

John Hawker: “The Photographers Gallery was an Artist coop run space. Gallery with studio and darkroom. School program, about thirty work experience kids a year. We ran a Queensland wide school competition sponsored by an insurance company. That became a touring exhibition. Carl Warner, Ray Cook had their first exhibitions. Monthly newsletter, which is in national archives. NZ photographers Ray Smith, Fashion with photography, Lyn Hadley. Paul Arrowsmith, Andrew Campbell. House parties for fund raising, Tim Gruchy, Johnny Griffin and the Belltower crew.”

 

WHO

Directors: John Hawker & Ray Cook

Artists Including:  John Hawker, Ray Cook, Carl Warner, Andrea Higgins, John Bortolini, Ross T Smith, Andrew Campbell, Tim Gruchy and many others.

 

WHEN

1989-1992 (circa)

 

WHERE

Initially located in the Brisbane Arcade in 1989 and in 1990 on the 2nd floor, 187 George Street, next to the Treasury Hotel.

 

WHY

Artist-run dedicated to contemporary photography, installation and photomedia

 

NOTES

See also earlier photography dedicated artist-runs –  Imagery Gallery which began in 1980-1995 and The Observatory in 1985-1986.

 

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