Still Life: Joachim Froese Photographs 1999-2008 is a Flying Arts touring survey exhibition of internationally renowned photographer. The exhibition ‘features a selection of works from four series: ‘Rhopography’ 1999 – 2003; ‘Written in the Past’ 2007; and ‘Archive’ 2008.
Over the last ten years Froese’s work has concentrated on photographic still life and often explores personal family history. Working in black and white as well as colour he has developed a unique way to create his images. He produces black and white and colour photographs in the traditional style of still life depicted in European painting by meticulously and laboriously placing objects in a photographic tableaux.
Joachim Froese was born in Montreal, Canada, grew up in Germany and migrated to Australia in 1991. He is an art photographer who currently divides his life between Berlin in Germany and Brisbane. When he is in Brisbane he also works as a sessional lecturer for the Queensland College of Art.