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Bobby Bunungurr, 2016

by Tobias Titz

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 Art Handlers' Award

Art Handler's Award, National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

This portrait of artist Bobby Bunungurr was taken in his hometown of Ramingining Arnhemland. Bobby shares the image making process by edging his totem in the wet emulsion of the large format Polaroid negative. This image is part of an ongoing project which started in 1998.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

Other NPPP photos from Tobias Titz

Noel Charlie, 2011 by Tobias Titz
2012 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

Previous exhibition, 2017

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.

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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.

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