A Conversation with Tamara Dean, Kulchajam artist in residence

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We will be hosting an intimate evening conversation with photographer Tamara Dean, Kulchajam's  artist in residence this coming Tuesday 23rd of June at 6.30pm

Tamara Dean, a highly accomplished and awarded Australian photographic and installation artist, will be undertaking an artist in residence at Kulchajam from the 22nd June - 6th of July to develop new works and provide mentoring opportunities to young regional women photographers. 

Please find the invitation attached and feel free to share with your network. 

please RSVP to kulcha@kulchajam.org if you plan to attend for catering purposes

We are grateful to our wonderful accomodation sponsor- Apartments Inn for their generous support of beautiful accomodation in the heart of Byron Bay


ABOUT TAMARA: Tamara Dean is an Australian artist whose practice includes photography, installation and participatory works exploring the relationship between humans and the natural world and the role ritual plays in our lives.

In 2013 Dean was selected for the ArtOmi International Artists Residency, New York. Works produced during this residency won first prize in the 2013 New York Photo Awards - Fine Art series category. Dean also collaborated with Iranian artist Bahar Behbahani on Kneading Memories, a multi-discipline site specific performance and installation work.

Dean has received numerous awards including a high commendation - 2013 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, winner - 2011 Olive Cotton Award and winner - 2009 Sydney Life: Art & About. Her works have toured Bulgaria in Dangerous Beauty, curated by Stephan Stoyanov; and have featured in the 2014 Hamptons Art Fair, NY, 2014 Melbourne Art Fair, Australia, 2013 Aspettando FotoLeggendo Festival, Italy; 2012 Fotofever Brussels Art Fair and 2012 Pingyao Photography Festival, China.

Solo shows include Here-and-Now, 2015, The Edge, 2014, Only Human, 2012, This too Shall Pass, 2010 , Ritualism and Divine Rites, 2009.

Dean’s work is held in a number of public and private collections including Francis J. Greenburger Collection, New York; The Mordant Family Collection, Australia; Artbank, Australia, the Balnaves Collection, Australia, and the Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD. Dean's editorial work is represented by Agence Vu (2004-present) and she was a member of the Oculi photographic collective from 2001-2011. Dean is represented by Jayne H Baum Gallery NYC and Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney.

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