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Exhibitions on Screen: SLWA Richard Woldendorp Photographs

Richard Woldendorp was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands in 1927 and mirgrated to Perth in 1951.

His long association with photography began in 1955 when he purchased a camera for a trip back to The Netherlands. Woldendorp's fascination with photography and skill rapidly grew and in 1961 won first and third prizes in the Craven-A National Photographic competition. As a professional photographer Woldendorp was intrigued by Australia's landscapes with a special passion for aerial photography. In 1991 Woldendorp was made a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, then in 1998 was admitted as a Honorary Life Member to the Australian Commercial and Media Photographers (A.C.M.P.), then to the A.C.M.P. Hall of Fame. In 2004 Richard Woldendorp was named a Western Australian Living Treasure.
This exhibition of photographs from the State Library of Western Australia explores Woldendorps legacy spanning 1979-2004. These incredible aerial images capture Western Australian unique and diverse geographies, transforming them into abstract compositions.
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    Event Showings

    1-7 August 2022 | 2pm
    8-14  August 2022 | 10am
    15-21  August 2022 | 2pm
    22-28  August 2022 | 10am
    29 August - 4 September 2022 | 2pm
    5-11 September 2022 |10am
    12-18  September 2022 | 2pm
    19-25 September 2022 | 10am
    26-30 September 2022 | 2pm

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    Free event

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    Northbridge Piazza

    Cnr Lake and James Street

    Northbridge WA 6003

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