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Tajette O’Halloran & Tobias Titz | New Dialogues

Talking Portraiture

By & September 8, 2022March 7th, 2024APA Event 2022
Cover image by Tajette O’Halloran

Friday, November 18, 2022 at Bodriggy Brewpub
245 Johnston Street, Abbotsford Victoria
2.00pm – 3.00pm

The Event

Presented by Photo Collective in collaboration with Nikon Australia, Canson Infinity, Kayell Australia and Photoplay Photography, New Dialogues in Photography is an exciting seminar series delving deep into the ways that Australian photographic artists are innovating in the spaces of collaboration and visual storytelling.

We are excited to present this chapter which will facilitate a dialogue between Australian photographic artists and 2022 APA committee members Tajette O’Halloran and Tobias Titz. Tajette and Tobias will be discussing their unique approaches to portrait photography, along with a broader discussion on the state of the portrait in the contemporary Australian photographic landscape.

Held in front of a live audience in Naarm/Melbourne, the event will also be streamed online using the Nikon Z system. Registration is essential for this free event, so be sure to register now so as not to miss out.

Image by Tobias Titz

Tajette O’Halloran

Tajette O’Halloran (b.1980) is an Australian photographic artist who’s work centres around her immediate family and the complexities of relationships in Australia’s suburban landscapes. She has exhibited her work extensively both nationally and internationally and has been awarded and short-listed for a number of photography awards, including Portrait of Humanity (winner, 2019), Doug Moran Portrait Prize (finalist, 2016–2019), and the William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize (honourable mention, 2016).

Her work has been featured in several Australian and international photography publications, both in print and online, including British Journal of Photography (UK) and the New York Times (USA).

Tajette currently lives in the northern rivers, NSW and is a member of Oculi collective.

Tobias Titz

Tobias Titz is a freelance photographer based in Melbourne, Australia.

Over the last ten years he has worked for a range of local and international magazines and commercial clients.
He also likes to make sure he has time to focus on his personal projects such as the award winning Polaroid scratch series.

Tobias is passionate about all aspects of people and portrait photography. He particularly enjoys capturing people in their own surroundings – even if that means traveling to remote locations in the Australian outback.
His work has been exhibited internationally and are held in public and private collections in Australia, Europe and the USA.

Photo Collective

Photo collective represents photographers, advocates, educators and curators working towards the collective goal of celebrating and contributing to the changing ecology of Australian photography. We achieve this through award recognition, publications, exhibitions, community engagement initiatives and educational programs.

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