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Photo, video, zines, edits.

Social/environmental justice & music/visual arts projects.

 

Contact me at alexbloomphoto [at] gmail.com or on 

+61 451 124 788

Al Bloom ☮


Work Experience

2017

Rose St Gallery, Chippendale. Event Photographer.

Theodore Bruce, Sydney. Studio photographer for product archives and sales.

Engage Media, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Internship for video works.

Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA), Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Internship through Murdoch University, videographer & video editor.

2016 - Light + Shade Media, Brisbane. Assistant videographer.

2013

Print Hutt, Sydney. Assistant Screen Printing: mixing inks, printing, cleaning screens.

Cinemotive Films, Sydney.  Assistant Video Editor: organising workflow, editing videos.

2012 - Blood and Thunder Publishing, Sydney. Publishing Assistant, printing on Risograph.

2007-2009 - Ted’s Camera Stores, Sydney. Salesman and warehouse/stock control, cash handling.

2006 - PM Photo, Sydney. Studio Assistant, office assistant, selecting & sleeving negatives.


Publications & Selected Exhibitions

2017 - CELL DIVISION Solo Exhibition, Tek Minimal Gallery, Petersham.

vanlife/peace & inhale/exhale, landscape & nature photography publications, from travelling the coast of QLD, NSW & TAS over the last three years. Photos here.

2015 - If you want to fight the power, get the power to fight, protest zine about the destruction of the Kimberleys WA, Leard State Forest NSW, Great Barrier Reef QLD.

Independent Photography Festival, Hard Worker’s Club, Fitzroy, Melbourne.

let’s not worry about conciousness / it is what it is / but what is it? stein, zine about living in Melbourne to hitchhiking around Australia. Photos here and here.

2012 - oust! Stein zine and launch in Chippendale, Sydney.

2010

Stein II: NYC, NYC travel zine in group show at Friends of the Federation, Kings Cross, Sydney. Photos are here.

Exhibition at Friends of the Federation, Kings Cross, Sydney.

Read Stein Stein!  zine and launch in Sydney

2009

In Full Bloom, HSBC Centre. Sydney. An exhibition showcasing Sydney’s emerging artists & photographers.

A Day In The Life, Motorola, China Central Square, Beijing.  An exhibition of 7 international photographers work for promotion.

My Sydney Now, Museum of Sydney, Sydney. First prize winner of photojournalism competition. Exhibition of prints from finalists.

AT-ER-JE, Ruby Rabbit, Darlinghurst, Sydney. Exhibition showcasing new artists in Sydney.

 

Skill Set

Digital and 120/35mm film camera operation, black & white and colour film development, film scanning, retouching.

Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Premiere.

 

Other usefuls

B. Arts in Sustainable Development (Murdoch University, Perth, AU)