(Tim Georgeson: Chanamee, “Never Die” – Film installation commission, Perth Arts Festival, 2024. Commissioned by: WA Arts, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth Arts Festival and Indigenous Desert Alliance)
Photoplay Photography has kicked off 2024 with a line-up expansion to introduce acclaimed photographer and visual artist Tim Georgeson and esteemed portrait photographer Hugh Stewart to its stellar roster.
Georgeson works with film, photography, musical design and environmental storytelling. His art-based work captures the intricacies of contemporary life with creative insight into the human condition. Notably, his ground-breaking collaborations with Australian Indigenous artists showcase his commitment to complex storytelling.
(Tim Georgeson: News Needs A Guardian – Agency: Howatson+Company)
Georgeson’s commercial work spans directing and photography, with major campaigns for brands such as The Guardian, James Boags, Fila, Converse and Apple. His extensive exhibition history is celebrated internationally with acclaim from the likes of World Press Photo and Leica Camera Awards, and his work is held in prestigious collections including Australian National Portrait Gallery, the Australian Museum and Bundanon Trust Art Museum.
(Hugh Stewart: Magnolia Maymuru for Instyle Magazine)
Stewart’s portfolio is a treasure trove of A-listers: Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Snook, and the late Barry Humphries, while his editorial credits include publications Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone. Stewart is a key collaborator with Baz Luhrmann, working on Romeo and Juliet, The Great Gatsby, and Elvis, and his commercial work includes iconic imagery for Tourism Australia, RM Williams, Westfield and Sony.
(Hugh Stewart: On set for Baz Luhrmann, Elvis 2020)
Stewart’s portraits hang in the National Portrait Galleries in London and Canberra. His highly successful Pop-Up Portrait Gallery in Woollahra and Bangalow allows anyone the experience of sitting for one of the local greats of photographic portraiture.
Alison Lydiard, EP at Photoplay Photography is proud to expand the Photoplay roster with such outstanding talent: “Alongside the highly regarded group of photographers we represent at Photoplay Photography, we are very pleased that Tim and Hugh have joined the likes of artist Vicki Lee, Dutch photographer Jouk Oosterhof and LA-based artist Sarah Bahbah to consolidate our artistic credentials in the commercial context. They’re a perfect mix of creativity and inspiration and add tremendous depth and experience to our roster.”
To see the Photographer portfolios visit: https://www.photoplay.co/photo