Annet van der Voort
Photographer (Pilbara Stories)

Annet van der Voort was born in The Netherlands; she currently lives and works in Drensteinfurt, Germany. She has been represented in the Rencontres d’ Arles, France; National Museum of Photography, Bradford, England; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands; Mois de la Photo, Montréal Canada; Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark; NGBK, Germany; and Getxo Photo Bilbao, Spain. Her work can be found in numerous books, international publications and public and private collections.www.annetvandervoort.com

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Bharat Sikka
Photographer (Pilbara Stories)

Bharat Sikka has a rare mercurial creativity; he photographs landscapes and portraits; moves between the studio and the street; from high-end commercial photography on assignments for magazines such as, Wallpaper, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, I.D, Vogue, Vogue Homme International, Details and Time Magazine to directing advertisements in a cinematic style as a Creative Director. Sikka’s distinct mode of visual storytelling lures the viewer into an illusory world that collapses boundaries between art and life. Bharat Sikka studied at the Parson's School of Design; he has exhibited in the USA, Europe, India and Australia.www.bharatsikka.com

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Christian Fletcher
Photographer

Christian Fletcher's photography career spans around two decades. His passion for photography and for the Australian landscape and its inspirational visuals has cemented him as one of Australia's premier landscape photographers.

Christian's natural and urban/industrial landscapes of Western Australia won Gold and three Silver awards at the 2009 Australian Professional Photography Awards.

www.christianfletcher.com.au

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John Elliott
Photographer (Pilbara Stories)

John Elliott is an Australian photographer, writer, creative producer and social documentary maker. His work has focused mostly on Australian culture, the bush and music. He has compiled Australia’s most extensive country music photo library and has authored a definitive pictorial history of Australian Country Music. John has been regularly exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery Queensland Art Gallery Canberra, and has been accessioned into major national collections.

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Ketaki Sheth
Photographer (Pilbara Stories)

Ketaki Sheth was born in Mumbai, 1957. She began taking pictures on the streets of Mumbai, almost twenty years ago, under the guidance of renowned Indian photographer, Raghubir Singh, and influenced by the work of photographers André Kertész, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eugène Atget, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, and Helen Levitt. She has received the Sanskriti Award for Indian photography (1992) and the Higashikawa Award, Japan (2006) for Best Foreign Photographer. Her works have been exhibited in India, UK, France and Japan. www.photoink.net

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Larry Mitchell
Visual Artist

Larry Mitchell is a self-taught artist who grew up in Northampton, on the midwest coast of Australia. It is here he developed an interest in the coastal environment. 20 years on he is Western Australia’s most regarded large scale realist painters, capturing natural icons along the coast from Geraldton to the Kimberley. Mitchell’s aim “is not only to record, but to create a yearning for what might be lost”.

Larry Mitchell is a highly collectable artist. He has won many art awards and prizes, has exhibited internationally and has work in collections including Barings Bank (London), the Weld Club Collection, Rupert Murdoch’s collection and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

In 2011 Larry completed a comprehensive body of work which captures the remarkable diversity of the expansive outback region known as the Pilbara. From climate-bleached coastal islands to rangy hills trailing through inland and desert country, this collection spans both epic vistas and intimate details.

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Les Walkling
Photographer

Dr. Les Walkling is an artist, educator and consultant. He studied science and philosophy at Monash University before turning to fine art photography in 1975, receiving Australia Council Arts grants and exhibiting widely.

His work is in many public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and The National Gallery of Victoria.

www.leswalkling.com

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Martin Parr
Photographer (Pilbara Stories)

Martin Parr is a Magnum photographer who has developed an international reputation for his innovative imagery and social documentary style. The Barbican Art Gallery and the National Media Museum initiated a large retrospective of Parr’s work (2002), Parr was Guest Artistic Director for the Recontres D’Arles (2004) and curated the Brighton Photo Biennial (2010) he was awarded the Erich Salomon Prize (2006) and Parrworld opened at the Haus de Kunst, Munich (2008).www.martinparr.com

www.martinparr.com

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Michael Fletcher
Videographer

Michael Fletcher is a West Australian videographer who specialises in landscape video. Michael's background in still photography allowed him to develop a strong eye for composition before developing his skills as a ‘one-man production team’ in capturing moving pictures, producing and editing video.

He has been in partnership with his brother, photographer Christian Fletcher, at Christian Fletcher Studios since 2001 establishing his film production in 2007 as an addition to the studios successful still photography medium.

www.vimeo.com/user655337

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Peter Eastway
Photographer

Peter Eastway is a Grand Master of Photography who has practiced photography for 30 years.

His passion for landscapes has earned him several coveted photography titles including multiple awards for Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year and AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year.

www.petereastway.com

www.petereastway.com

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Tony Hewitt
Photographer

Tony Hewitt's photography career spans over 20 years during which he has been named a Grand Master of Photography.

He has collected several coveted awards for his work in illustrative, fine-art, landscape and portrait photography including the Western Australian EPSON Professional Photographer of the Year in 2004.

Tony has also co-authored nine books and is a skilled public and motivational speaker.

www.tonyhewitt.com

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William L Fox
Writer

Writer and curator of 52 Weeks On:
A Pilbara Project Exhibition

William (Bill) L. Fox is Director of the Center for Art and Environment of the Nevada of Museum of Art; a writer whose work is a sustained inquiry into how human cognition transforms land into landscape. He has published poems, articles, reviews, and essays in more than seventy magazines, has had fifteen collections of poetry published in three countries, and has written eleven nonfiction books about the relationships among art, cognition, and landscape.

www.wlfox.net

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