WORDS – Presentations

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Updated 29 March 2023

WORDS Introduction

WORDS includes examples of my writing – from artist statements to lectures, speeches, and essays. Though never considering myself a writer, as an image maker I nevertheless need to and enjoy writing.

Peter Dombrovskis Journeys into the Wild

A transcript of my speech delivered at the Peter Dombrovskis Journeys into the Wild exhibition opening at Monash Gallery of Art on 16 March 2019.

Media Arts Final Presentation

Presented at the opening of the B.A. Media Arts fine art photography graduating exhibition at the Foundry, North Fitzroy, Melbourne on the 10 November 2005.

First Impressions

My opening speech marking the inaugural photographic exhibition at the  Ian Potter Centre for Australian Art, Federation Square, Melbourne, 1 March 2003.

The Photography of Peter Dombrovskis

Extracts from an interview by Stuart Westmore about my contribution to the National Library of Australia Peter Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild  publication and exhibition. First published on 2 December 2017 in OnLandscape Photography Magazine, UK.

Digital Preservation

The transcript of my contribution to the forum ‘Digital Photography: Conservation and Collecting’ held at the Centre for Contemporary Photography on 8 October 2003.  The other speakers were Katy Glen, Angeletta Leggio, Sarrah Shapley. Chaired by Daniel Palmer.


At the Australian Institute of Professional Photography Dinner on the 28 May 2012 I was awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute (FAIPP). I also received many questions about my acceptance speech. This transcript, including citations, I hope answers those questions.

Centre for Contemporary Photography 25th Anniversary

My opening remarks presented on the occasion of the 25th anniversary celebrations at the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne, Australia on Friday 12 August 2011.