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I'm Gus, a lens-based artist and visual editor living and working on Wurundjeri country in Melbourne, Australia.


Working with both still and moving image, my creative practice is anchored in land and culture; the overlapping influences of where we live and who we are. Informed by familial narratives, national myths and connection to landscape, my work oscillates between poetic and observational forms of documentary storytelling.

In 2021, I was the recipient of the inaugural OD Prize for my body of work Teetering like a September myth. The project was then exhibited in London as part of the winter program by Open Doors Gallery. In the same year, I also exhibited my video installation, Do Brumbies Dream in Red? in Melbourne. Formed in collaboration with Tom Goldner, the two channel large-format projection work was the culmination of two years spent documenting the climate crisis in Australia, from the politically charged coal mining regions of Central QLD to the fire ravaged landscapes of the NSW Snowy Mountains and Victorian High Country. My debut monograph, Teetering like a September myth was released in 2022.


As an editor for Photo Collective, I spend my days immersed in Australian photography with a strong focus on visual narrative. Alongside my colleagues, I manage the production of written content, produce short films and puts together publications such as Photo Collective Magazine. I also sit on the judging committee for the series-based annual award Stories and the annual Australian Photography Awards.


Of Embers

Artspace at Realm, AUS 2022/23

Bowness Prize
Monash Gallery of Art, AUS 2022

Winter Exhibition

Open Doors Gallery, UK 2021

Iris Award

Perth Centre of Photography, AUS 2021

Do Brumbies Dream in Red?

Meat Market Stables, AUS 2021

In collaboration with Tom Goldner

In Your Mother Tongue

Griffin Museum of Photography, USA 2019

In collaboration with Evy Huppert


Fox Gallery, AUS 2017

Awards & Publication

Bowness Prize | Monash Gallery of Art

Finalist, 2022

Blind Magazine, 2022

One's To Watch | Artsy, 2022

OD Photo Prize | Open Doors Gallery

Grand Prize Winner, 2021

Interview with MPB, 2021

Iris Award | Perth Centre of Photography

Finalist, 2021

Black River | Issue 001, 2020

Contact​ | +6433917990​

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