Member since 10 January 2000.
photography/visual languages/ interdisciplinary/cultural research
JUNO GEMES is an artist who combines an influential 30 year background in multi-media , film , theatre, cross cultural arts with an outstanding career as a photographer.
A committed photographer since 1969, she has worked extensively with Aboriginal Communities. In 1978, she received a grant from the Arts Council of Great Britain to attend Oxford Photographic Workshop with Aaron Siskind (U.S.A.) . In 1979 she participated in "Incontri Personali" with Lisette Model (U.S.A.)in Venice, la Fotografia , The International Centre for Photography.
She has had ten one woman exhibitions including "Under Another Sky" at the Australian Embassy in Paris 1989, and at the Muscarnok Budapest,The National Gallery of Hungary 1988. In August 2000 an exhibition drawn from 30 years of her work with Aboriginal People 'Where the Sacred Fish Come In' was exhibited at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery London and then nominated for the Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize London 2001.
Juno Gemes' work has been exhibited and published extensively in Australia in many landmark publications including After the Tent Embassy 1982 and The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia 2000, and in U.K. and U.S.A. During the 80's she established Camera Futura photography studio,was a member of the Australian Journalists Association Freelance Committee.
In 1986 Gemes was a Founder with Robert Adamson of Paper Bark Press .
1996 The Language of Oysters Poems by Robert Adamson, Photographs by Juno Gemes was published by Craftsman House.
Juno Gemes continues new visual language /social research / dynamic change projects with Culture Lab.
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