cultural photography
environmantel photography

Tim Webster

photographer and writer

areas of expertise
location photography, environmental portraiture, architectural heritage documentation, news, feature stories, photo essays, cultural reportage

contact+61 (0) 419 371 556
iinfo@timwebster.com.au

upcoming publications
> market
A book of urban folklore exploring Melbourne’s Queen Victoria markets Macmillan 2011

current
documentary project investigating the people and cultures of Iran

architectural heritage documentation
Merri Creek Railway Bridge, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia [Lovell Chen Architects 2010-11]
Red Cliffs Railway Station, Red Cliffs, Victoria, Australia [VicTrack 2010]
Clarke Hopkins Clarke office building, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia [Doncorp Developments 2010]
Vue Grand Hotel Manager's Residence, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia [Urban Land Developments 2010]
Otto Wurth complex, Preston, Victoria, Australia [Banco Group 2010]
Quarantine Station Superintendent's Quarters, Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia [Lovell Chen Architects 2010]
Ampol House. Parkville, Victoria, Australia [Lovell Chen 2010]
Victoria Park, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia [City of Yarra 2009-2010]
Station Pier Baggage Conveyor, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Port of Melbourne Corporation 2009]
Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Arts, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Maddison Architects 2009]
Echuca Wharf, Victoria, Australia [Shire of Campaspe 2008]
The Bullring/Cable Tram Depot, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia [CHC 2007]
Butler Hangar, Fishermans Bend, Victoria, Australia [Citius 2007]
Portbury Kilns, Officer, Victoria, Australia [3D Drafting, 2007]
Ozone Hotel, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia [Lovell Chen Architects 2006]
Parliament House Catering Facilities, Victoria, Australia [Major Projects Victoria 2005-2006]
Goods Shed #2, Docklands, Victoria, Australia [Vicurban 2004]
Historic Weatherboard, 1008 Drummond St, North Carlton, Victoria, Australia [Fasham Johnson 2004]
Victoria Brewery, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Multiplex 2003]
Herald Building, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Australian Super Developments 2003]
Napier Street Coal Depot, Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia [Banco Group 2003]
Records Office, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Allom Lovell 2002]
Sandridge Rail Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Allom Lovell 2002]
Horticulture Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Michael Taylor Architect 2002]
Magistrates’ Court, City Watch House & Police Garage, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [RMIT 1999-2001]
St Francis Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Michael Taylor Architect 1999]

solo shows
>market: To Buy a Fat Pig [Wangaratta Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia 2007; Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia 2006-2007; Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia 2006; Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria, Australia 2006]

>market: food for thought [National Trust of Australia (Victoria), East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2004]

Postcards from Bogotá [Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Australia 2000 & 2001]

Rehearsing Rites [Performing Arts Museum, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia 1999]

ãtmán [La Carbonería and Sevilla II Maximum Security Prison, Seville, Spain 1992]

selected group exhibitions
Beyond Reasonable Drought [Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia 2009-2010; Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia 2009; Shear Outback, Hay, New South Wales, Australia 2009; Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia 2008-2009; Vivid National Photographic Festival/Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia 2008]

Making Hay [Cowra Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia 2008; Castlemaine State Festival, Victoria, Australia 2007; Shear Outback, Hay, New South Wales, Australia 2006; Span Galleries, Melbourne, Australia 2005]

Monash Gallery of Art Fundraising Auction [Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria, Australia 2007]

St Arnaud Projects [touring Australia 2005-2007]

Fotoseptiembre Internacional [Mexico City, Mexico 2000]

A Day in the Life of Ararat [Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia 2000]

McGregor Prize for Photography [University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 1999]

Unpublished [Daguerre’s, Prahran, Victoria, Australia 1999]

Dance People Dance: a travelling exhibition of the National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997]

Real Wild Child [Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia 1995]

The Postcard Show [Linden Gallery, St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia 1995]

Corroboree [Performing Arts Museum, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia 1994]

publications with featured photos

Dictionary of Sydney [2010 University of Sydney & City of Sydney]

Helen Gilbert & Jacqueline Lo Performance and Cosmopolitics: Cross-Cultural Transactions in Australasia [2007 Palgrave Macmillan Great Britain]

Michelle Potter A Collector’s Book of Australian Dance [2002 National Library of Australia] and A Passion for Dance [1997 National Library of Australia]

Peter Corris The Other Side of Sorrow [1999 Random House Australia]

Jean Paul Bruneteau Tukka - Real Australian Food [1996 New Holland Australia]

performing arts stills documentaries
Postcards from Bogotá [Bogotá, Colombia 1998 & 2000]

Rehearsing Rites [Australian Ballet Centre, Melbourne, Australia 1997]

Making Alchemy [Australian Ballet Centre, Melbourne, Australia 1996]

Sing Sing [Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia 1996]

Corroboree [Southbank Centre, London, England 1993]

festival photography
Next Wave Festival [Melbourne, Australia 1996], Adelaide Festival [Adelaide, Australia 1994], WOMAD [Adelaide, Australia 1993], VI & VII Iberoamerican Theatre Festivals of Bogotá [Bogotá, Colombia 1998 & 2000]

teaching
Photography night classes at Swinburne University, 2000-2002
Artist workshops Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta TAFE, Victoria, Australia

print media clients
Australian Photography, The Age (Melbourne), The Herald Sun (Melbourne), The Australian, Australian Geographic, Ecos, ATSIC News (Australia), Panorama, ballet-tanz (Germany), Brolga (Australia), TIME, Rolling Stone

corporate clients
Australian Tourism Commission, Tourism Victoria, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, RMIT International, Museum Victoria, Macmillan, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Keene/Taylor Theatre Project, Polyglot Theatre, Streb Ringside [USA], North Richmond Community Health Centre, Ted's Industrial, Roman Catholic Trusts' Corporation for the Diocese of Melbourne, City of Banyule, Greg Burgess Architects, Lovell Chen Architects, Peter Elliott Architects, Michael Taylor Architect, Queen Victoria Market, Readings, Transworld Publishing, Thiess Contractors, Banco Group, Fuji film, Avant Card, Amnesty International, National Gallery of Victoria, City of Sydney

awards
The Postcard Show [Linden Gallery, St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia 1995]
Nikon Photo Contest International Honourable Mention [1994]

collections
National Library of Australia
Performing Arts Collection, Victorian Arts Centre
Horshan Regional Art Gallery
private collections

education
BSc, Maths and Physics, University of Melbourne, 1986

interests
music, gardening, cooking, yoga, rockclimbing, skindiving

referees
Jenny Zimmer, Manager, Art Publishing Australia & New Zealand, Macmillian
[jenny.zimmer@macmillan.com.au, +61 3 9825 1099]

Lois Greenfield, Photographer, New York USA [lois@loisgreenfield.com, +1 212 633 9595)

Alan Atwood, Editor, The Big Issue, Australia [aattwood@bigissue.org.au +61 3 9663 4533]

Michael Silver, Director, New North Gallery, Australia [michael@newnorth.com.au, +61 3 9018 3081]

Fraser Brown, Associate Director, Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants [fbrown@lovellchen.com.au, +61 3 9667 0800]