Jalaru

Fine art photography by Jalaru

COLLECT the latest photo series by Michael Jalaru Torres is a journey into the dark history of collected human remains taken from Australia and held in institutions in Germany during the early 19th century, Jalaru has captured and presented these works to shed light on the past to help coincide with the repatriation of these remains back to Australia.

Photo series by Michael Jalaru Torres

This series will be exhibited at the Galerie KUB in Leipzig, Germany opening on the 22nd August until the 31st August 2019

The soul within
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
100cmx100cm
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“The study of the native woman echoed across the sea to the inner world of the skull”

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Jarndu (Woman) Stolen
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
100cmx100cm
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“The native woman beauty and culture beyond the lens of flora that was a treasure to those across the sea”
Bombs, Buttons, Pearls
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
100cmx100cm
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“From the first wave of pearling for buttons to the second wave of fine jewels the pearl has always been a dark and hidden history to the natives of Australia”

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Black Pearl
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“The white pearl has evolved over time of its value and importance but only today has the black pearl been valued”

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Behind the Veil
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
100cmx100cm
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“The trade of black skin on these social outskirts have always been hidden behind a veil of commerce and the needs of men

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In the name of Faith
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Michael Jalaru Torres
2019
100cmx100cm
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
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“Under the corruption of religion and protection of commerce, a nation of people was blinded by the false hope of a better place”

Museo Portfolio
Editon of 5 in A1 size