One degree of separation

Tony Nandi, ARPS (1950-2020)
Curated by Julie Blackman-Nandi Sukey Parnell Johnson Deal Music & Arts Photographic Award
  • Opens: 24 April 2024
  • Closes: 6 May 2024
  • Where: Gallery 1

A new collection of photographic Joiners & Montages by Tony Nandi, ARPS (1950 – 2020) curated by Julie Blackman-Nandi and photographic portraits by Sukey Parnell Johnson, featuring images from the series: Women of an Uncertain Age and The Secret Ball. Also including a selection of finalists’ images from the annual Deal Music & Arts Tony Nandi, ARPS Photographic Award

Featuring new photographic prints from Tony’s digital and analogue archive, this collection of montage images curated by Julie Blackman-Nandi explores his process when photographing dance in theatre and performance spaces. Having studied photography with Tony, Sukey’s portraiture work offers a nuanced exploration of identity, transition, and societal dynamics. Her approach to photography blends intimacy with a subtle theatricality, and the portrait as both dialogue and puzzle. Introducing work by young photographers from the 2022 and 2023 Deal Music & Arts Tony Nandi, ARPS Photographic Award.

Meet the Artist:
Sukey Parnell Johnson, 2 – 4pm Saturday 27 April and Sunday 28 April 2024


Exhibitor Information

Tony Nandi, ARPS (1950-2020)

Sukey Parnell Johnson