Jalaru

Fine art photography by Jalaru

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Solo exhibition at the 2019 Head On Photo Festival @ Cooee Art Gallery

I am an Indigenous photographer and media professional from Broome, Western Australia.

As a Djugan and Yawuru man with tribal connections to Jabirr Jabirr and Gooniyandi people, I am inspired by the unique landscapes and people of the Kimberley region, which feature prominently in my work.

I am a self-taught photographer and was drawn to photography as a visual medium because of its accessibility and the challenge of capturing stories in single images. I experiment regularly with different mediums, and I am interested in expanding my photography into installations and motion work and pushing the boundaries of how conceptual photography can be used in virtual reality.

Solo Exhibitions

NATIVE – Head On Photo Festival 2019 – Cooee Art Gallery, Sydney – 4th to 18th May 2019

Head On Photo Festival 2018 – Sydney, Australia – feature photographer

SCAR II 2018 – Perth, Australia

EXIF 2018 – Broome

SCAR I 2017 – Perth, Australia

Group Exhibitions

Portraits of the Kimberley 2019 – Desert River Sea – Art Gallery of Western Australia Perth, Australia

Australiyaniality 2018 – Janet Holmes a Court Gallery, Perth, Australia

Sydney Contemporary 2018 – Sydney, Australia – exhibitor

Head On Photo Festival 2017 – Sydney, Australia

ON THE MAP 2017 – Perth, Australia

Desert River Sea 2017 – Kununurra, Australia

Elements 2017 – Sydney, Australia

Revealed 2016 – Perth, Australia