|Name|| Steven Lojewski
|Current Role(s)|| Senior Lecturer
Subject Chair Photomedia
Born London England 1952. Canadian citizen living in Australia since 1969. Living in Sydney since 1978.
Lojewski's practice focuses on an exploration of cultural and geographic environments, and attempts, through photography, to make sense of his surroundings. His work deals with cultural aspects of society, often depicting the mundane and ordinary in an approach that brings together an anthropological interest and an exploration of visual language. His photographic practice is not fixed on fine art expression, but sees its role equally as archiving and recording issues of historical and cultural significance. His most recent colour work explores issues of narrative, combining digital image making and pigment printing.
Sightseeing Sydney, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, 2004
Return to the Real:Contemporary Photo-media, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2003
Leica/CCP Documentary Award, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, 2001
Australian Perspecta 1999, Living Here Now – Art and Politics, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney, 1999
Sydney Photographed, MCA, Sydney, 1994
Australian Photography: The 1980s, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1988
Shades of Light, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1988
Living In the 70s: Australian Photographs, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1987
Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, AGNSW, Sydney, 1984
Australian Photographers, The Philip Morris Collection, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, 1979
Look Contemporary Australian Photography, Anne Marsh , Palgrave Macmillan, December 2010, ISBN 9781921394102,
The Handbook to the Collection of Photography AGNSW, AGNSW, Sydney, 2007
Photo Documentary; Recent Images of Everyday Life, (Alan Davies, curator), State Library of NSW, Sydney, 1996
On The Edge, (Gael Newton, editor), San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, 1994
Print Letter:, Marco Misani (editor), Print Letter, Zurich, 1980
European Photography Number 23, West Germany, July–September 1985
Picturing Australia, A History of Photography (Anne-Marie Willis, author), Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1988
Contemporary Photographic Practices (Helen Ennis, in Gael Newton’s 'Shades of Light'), Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1988
Time Life Annual 1978, Time Life Books, New York, 1978
Creative Camera: Peter Turner (editor)', Coo Press, London, March 1978
Jennifer Norman, PhD, 'Photographic (dis)representation: Manufacturing landscapes.'
Lynn Smith, MFA, 'I don't belong anywhere therefore I belong everywhere: The emergence of the flaneur sans frontieres.'
Adrian Smith, MFA, 'Is social documentary photography relevant in today’s culture of mass communication?'
Nick Greenwich, MFA, 'Dissemblance.'
Awards & Grants
2001 Leica Documentary Award , 'Urban Dilemmas.'
1984 Parliament House Construction Authority Photography Project
1983 The CSR Photography Project
1988 Australian Bicentennial Authority, for the Bicentennial Photography Project
1976 Australia Council: Development
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