Trent Parke born in 1971 in Newcastle, began his career as a press photojournalist and in 2007 joined the Magnum Photo Agency as the first Australian photo essayist to do so. Parke has been awarded three World Press Photo Awards, five Gold Lenses by the International Olympic Committee, and in 2003 was awarded the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. Key exhibitions of Parke’s work include Minutes to Midnight, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 2005; Dream/Life and The Seventh Wave, Canvas International Art Gallery, Amsterdam, 2002 and 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; Dark Heart, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2014.
His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Artbank, Sydney; the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; Magnum Paris and Magnum London.
Works by Trent Parke
Remain in Light: Photography from the Collections– Western Plains Cultural Centre 2014
Remain in Light: Photography from the Collections– Ipswich Art Gallery 2014
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