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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Finalist interviews

Tara James, Exhibitions Coordinator at the National Portrait Gallery interviews Finalists from the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Joel Pratley
Joel Pratley
Joel Pratley
Joel Pratley

Joel Pratley

An interview with Joel Pratley, Winner of the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Clare M. Lapworth video: 19 minutes
Clare M. Lapworth video: 19 minutes
Clare M. Lapworth video: 19 minutes
Clare M. Lapworth video: 19 minutes

Clare M. Lapworth

An interview with Clare Lapworth, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Jarrod Vero video: 24 minutes
Jarrod Vero video: 24 minutes
Jarrod Vero video: 24 minutes
Jarrod Vero video: 24 minutes

Jarrod Vero

An interview with Jarrod Vero, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Tajette O'Halloran video: 30 minutes
Tajette O'Halloran video: 30 minutes
Tajette O'Halloran video: 30 minutes
Tajette O'Halloran video: 30 minutes

Tajette O'Halloran

An interview with Tajette O'Halloran, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Glen Braithwaite video: 27 minutes
Glen Braithwaite video: 27 minutes
Glen Braithwaite video: 27 minutes
Glen Braithwaite video: 27 minutes

Glen Braithwaite

An interview with Glen Braithwaite, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Glenn Homann video: 34 minutes
Glenn Homann video: 34 minutes
Glenn Homann video: 34 minutes
Glenn Homann video: 34 minutes

Glenn Homann

An interview with Glenn Homann, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Franky Tsang video: 28 minutes
Franky Tsang video: 28 minutes
Franky Tsang video: 28 minutes
Franky Tsang video: 28 minutes

Franky Tsang

An interview with Franky Tsang, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Julian Kingma video: 43 minutes
Julian Kingma video: 43 minutes
Julian Kingma video: 43 minutes
Julian Kingma video: 43 minutes

Julian Kingma

An interview with Julian Kingma, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Sandy Scheltema video: 37 minutes
Sandy Scheltema video: 37 minutes
Sandy Scheltema video: 37 minutes
Sandy Scheltema video: 37 minutes

Sandy Scheltema

An interview with Sandy Scheltema, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Leith Alexander video: 20 minutes
Leith Alexander video: 20 minutes
Leith Alexander video: 20 minutes
Leith Alexander video: 20 minutes

Leith Alexander

An interview with Leith Alexander, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Jessica Hromas video: 44 minutes
Jessica Hromas video: 44 minutes
Jessica Hromas video: 44 minutes
Jessica Hromas video: 44 minutes

Jessica Hromas

An interview with Jessica Hromas, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Kristina Kraskov video: 14 minutes
Kristina Kraskov video: 14 minutes
Kristina Kraskov video: 14 minutes
Kristina Kraskov video: 14 minutes

Kristina Kraskov

An interview with Kristina Kraskov, Finalist and Art Handlers' Award winner in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Dion Georgopoulos video: 46 minutes
Dion Georgopoulos video: 46 minutes
Dion Georgopoulos video: 46 minutes
Dion Georgopoulos video: 46 minutes

Dion Georgopoulos

An interview with Dion Georgopoulos, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Related information

Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley

Living Memory

National Photographic Portrait Prize

Current exhibition

from Saturday 31 July 2021

The exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

Mindfulness Monday

Slow Looking

12:30pm, Mon 29 Nov

Mindfulness Monday is an opportunity to come together as a community and practice looking, talking, listening, and engaging with art and each other.

Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley
Drought story, 2020 Joel B. Pratley

Mindfulness Monday

Slow Looking

11:00am, Mon 13 Dec – Mon 10 Jan

Join us in the Gallery to view the Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize, and we’ll continue to share our ideas with each other, and discover the different perspectives that come from seeing these portraits in person.

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