CIVICtory Girls: A major catalogue essay for the photography exhibition Civic Melancholy

Neill Overton

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Abstract

A major catalogue essay for the photography exhibition Civic Melancholy; essay entitled CIVICtory Girls. In the national publication from Wagga Wagga Art Gallery entitled: CIVIC MELANCHOLY by Jamie Holcombe An exhibition of large-scale photographs featuring the life cycle of the urban and regional environment of Wagga Wagga and beyond. This catalogue was published by Wagga Wagga Art Gallery in November, 2009, ISBN 978-1-86467-218-3.This submission is a Textual work: a written creative work that is a major exhibition catalogue essay, as specified within Original Creative Works criteria. My contribution to this project was the major essay (4,000 words in length) on the photographer Jamie Holcombe's career from 1980s ' 2010. It provides an aesthetic and conceptual overview of his photographic practice, and his contribution to the discourse in photography in both a metropolitan and regional context.
Original languageEnglish
Type4000 word essay
PublisherWagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery
Place of PublicationWagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
Edition40118
ISBN (Print)9781864672183
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameCivic Melancholy

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    Overton, N. (2009). CIVICtory Girls: A major catalogue essay for the photography exhibition Civic Melancholy. (40118 ed.) Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery.