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Joachim Froese exhibition
From 27 March through to 10 May the Pine Rivers Art Gallery hosts Still Life: Joachim Froese Photographs 1999-2008.
The exhibition 'features a selection of works from four series: 'Rhopography' 1999 – 2003; 'Written in the Past' 2007; and 'Archive' 2008.
Over the last ten years Froese's work has concentrated on photographic still life and often explores personal family history. Working in black and white as well as colour he has developed a unique way to create his images. He produces black and white and colour photographs in the traditional style of still life depicted in European painting by meticulously and laboriously placing objects in a photographic tableaux.
The Official Opening of the exhibition is on 28 March 2014. The invitation showing all of the Opening details are on the council website.
Joachim is also holding a photography workshop (limited to 12 participants) on Saturday 29 March. Places at this workshop will fill quickly, so if learning more about photography from this award winning artist is your idea of a good Saturday, then see the Council website for details of how to book.
Joachim Froese is an internationally renowned photographer who has exhibited widely in solo and group shows across Australia, Europe, Asia and North America. Born in Montreal, Canada, he grew up in Germany and migrated to Australia in 1991. He is an art photographer who currently divides his life between Berlin in Germany and Brisbane. When he is in Brisbane he also works as a sessional lecturer for the Queensland College of Art. Further details of his life and work can be found on his website.
While you're at the Art Gallery, visit the Still Life exhibition showing the works of a variety of artists from the local area.