Category: solo


Photographic Print Series Karratha, Western Australia 2021 The abstract of visions of what my ancestors were accustomed haunt my creative mind, the emotional connection to suffering and surviving echoes my own life and through these works I allow you to feel the pain of history that has been silenced through prosperity and ignorance. Associate your […]


The flower taken from its home while settled on foreign soil, it awaits her time to bloom but the light is different as the water tastes strange to the tongue while strangers give support consequently stripping old growth. Many scars recorded on skin helps the voice establish itself in the cold shade, reaching for warmth […]


TETHER 2020 Michael Jalaru Torres Photographic Online Exhibition Head On Photo Festival 2020 Cooee Art Gallery Bondi TETHER crafts visual connections between the sun, moon, earth and stars to portray the perpetual bond between a father and daughter. The use of lighting, colour and negative space evokes the emotional relationship of the subject to his […]

Abstract Landscape – Minyirr

When I tend to capture landscape the colours and texture of country speaks to me and over the years I’ve spent many hours using different Lens and filters versus times of day that allows the colour to remind the viewer of being on country and feeing the emotional connection, my landscape work isn’t about a […]


OPENING THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 6.00-8.00PM Blak Dot Gallery |  33 Saxon Street BRUNSWICK 3056 Mother Earth Burns as scars tattoo across her skin, her life-giving flow dried to dust. Her tears are salty to the tongue as her voice burns red. She cries out to those who are willing to listen to her song. A collection […]


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 […]


What is being NATIVE and how does a NATIVE person see the world? The landscape talks to us through colours and texture far beyond what the untrained eye can see – through the shift in colours in the sky and water, the contrast from land to sea and the emotional connection to country. Being NATIVE […]