Upcoming exhibitions


17 August - 10 September 2017

  • Next Generation: Solomon Islands After RAMSI, is an exhibition by Sean Davey of daily life in Honiara at the end of RAMSI. After 14 years of the Australian led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, this Pacific Island nation now looks towards it's future as a fully-fledged, self-determined country. Sean Davey was commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs to photograph in Honiara in June/July 2017 to mark the drawdown of RAMSI and to produce a set of documentary photographs that reveal the state of the country at this pivotal moment in its history.
  • Provenance, an exhibition by Canberra-based mid-career photographer Geoffrey Dunn showcasing black and white portraits of Canberra photographers and artists.

14 - 24 September 2017

  • Personal Photography Project exhibition. In 2016/17 PhotoAccess is running a year long workshop (culminating in a group exhibition) which provides a supportive environment for Canberra-based photographers to develop a new photographic body of work to exhibit in the gallery.

28 September - 8 October 2017

  • Muse, a PhotoAccess Members' exhibition.

12 October - 5 November 2017

  • A Construct, an exhibition by Newcastle-based emerging artist Dylan Smyth, questioning the photo as a truth and the construction, editing and perspective evident in any photographic image taken.
  • Other People's Lives, an exhibition by Canberra-based emerging artist Hardy Lohse. Using a documentary photography approach, Lohse examines the lives of people living in small towns in decline in Australia.
  • 9-26 November

    • Dark Matter residency exhibition. This residency was established in 2015 to provide one artist with the opportunity to develop work in the PhotoAccess darkroom, for an exhibition in the PhotoAccess Huw Davies Gallery. Jane Duong is the recipient of the 2017 Dark Matter residency.
    • In Focus residency exhibition. This residency is awarded to one emerging photo-based artist from the ACT region, to receive support from PhotoAccess to develop a new body of work for exhibition in the PhotoAccess Huw Davies Gallery. Alex Hobba is the recipient of the 2017 In Focus residency.

    1-11 December

    • PhotoAccess ANU School of Art EASS Residency and Exhibition Award recipient exhibition by Claire Williams and Ricky Lloyd.
    • CIT Graduate Residency and Exhibition Award exhibition by Jennifer Minns.