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Tokyo, 2010

by Lisa Tomasetti

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011 Finalist

This image is of Leanne Stojmenov, from a series documenting the Australian Ballet’s 2010 Japan tour. The costume is designed by Kristian Frederickson for Graeme Murphy’s ‘Nutcracker - the story of Clara’ and my concept was to shoot the dancers in typical Tokyo environments to contrast the cultural differences between the East and West; particularly using the classical form of ballet within such landscapes.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Other NPPP photos from Lisa Tomasetti

The heart that is theirs, 2008 by Lisa Tomasetti
NPPP 2009 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

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The NPPP exhibition is selected from a national field of entries. The annual exhibition, now in its fourth year, reflects the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

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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.