Juno Gemes

JUNO GEMES

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Juno Gemes

Juno Gemes

1944  

Born in Budapest, Hungary.

1949

Family arrived in Australia.

1958

Berly Walford, a Kamilaroi woman, became a member of her family.

1962

Sydney University Arts, S.U.D.S. Artaud, Levi Strauss, Elaide, Man Ray.

1964

National Institute of Dramatic Art Graduate director/producer.

1965

Terra Australis co-director with Jim Sharman, Jane Street Theatre, Sydney.

1966

‘Festival of Two Worlds’, Spoleto, Italy. Assistant to Festival Director Jean Carlo Menotti. Assistant to directors John Cox, Ed Parone, John Buttler.

1967

Invited by John Cox to work on African Dance Gala tour of UK.

1967

London. Directed Multi Media Performance works at UFO, Joan Littlewood’s Stafford East Theatre, The Perfumed Garden with Yoko Ono. Wrote for IT International Times, London.

1968

Sydney. Founder Member, 10 Cunningham Street, ‘The Human Body’.

1969–71 

Returned to work in London.

1971

The Yellow House, Sydney.

1971

Worked with Aboriginal People in Central Australia on film Uluru.

1972

Returned to London and Europe. Studied photography.

1975

Son Orlando born in London.

1978

Arts Council of Great Britain Grant to attend Oxford Photographic Workshop with photographer Aaron Siskind U.S.A. David Hurn, Oxford UK.

1979

Workshop " Incontra Personale " with photographer Lisette Model, La Fotografi Venice, International Center for Photography.

1979

Returned to Australia.

1979–80

Toured with Woomera Mornington Island Culture Cooperative.

1981

Established photography darkroom in Paddington, Sydney.

1982-85

Founder Camera Futura - Photographers Studio , Minton House, Kings Cross Sydney

1982-85

Member of Australian Journalists Association Freelance Committee

1984

Established Camera Future Photographers Cooperative Studio, Minton House, Kings Cross, Sydney.

1984

Senior Fellowship from Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait, Islander creating database for her photographic archive of work with Aboriginal Peoples and Communities:
In Our Time - Photographs & Texts from the Movement 1969-1994.

1985

Aboriginal Arts Board Grant to establish Koori Photography Workshops at The Tin Sheds, Sydney University

1986

Co-founder of Paper Bark Press with poet Robert Adamson.

1987

Married Robert Adamson. Lives on the Hawkesbury River, NSW. Established photography studio there.

1997-1998

Photography Tutor, Womens Photographic Society, Womens College, Sydney University

2009

Photographer in Residence Sydney Writers Festival