Creative direction for exhibition branding
Mervyn Bishop shows a print of his work: Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hands of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, Northern Territory 1975.
Mervyn Bishop: The Exhibition, celebrates the life and work of Australia’s first Indigenous press photographer
Working with the NFSA I directed and designed the promotional campaign, exhibition signage and photography
IDEA: ‘Bring to light’
The life and community of Australia’s first Aboriginal press photographer
Social justice in Australia through someone else’s eyes
The every day lives of Indigenous Australians
A new appreciation for the National Collection and Indigenous Art
To produce a style that aligns with the concept ‘bring to light’ I experimented with a photographic printing process called Cyanotype. This established the look for the campaigns typography that had the feeling of being created in a darkroom.
Logo design featured on an end card for social media
Social media promotion
Alternative poster design