portraits of the tradesmen of fyshwick


About the tradesmen of fyshwick collection. In 1987 we put up posters all over Fyshwick, a Canberra industrial suburb, saying “Wanted Dead or Alive, tradesmen to be photographed for an exhibition”. For weeks, my studio was swamped with tradesmen carrying the tools of their trade. The ensuing exhibition, held in our studio carpark, complete with a spit roast, and barrels of beer, was enormously popular with the media, and the public.

For more information on Open Edition and Prices: see Collections


Image descriptions. If the image description does not appear when you hover over an image, click on the “reload this page” symbol on the top left corner of the page menu, or use the F5 key.