Stay, create and present in th heart of Tokyo
Residence Period: 2011.11.29-2011.12.25
Cathy Laudenbach is an Australian photographer who works with both analogue and digital photography. Cathy has an MFA from Monash University, Australia and currently lectures at the ANU School of Art, Canberra Australia. She is interested in history, memory and place and particularly how this relates and can be translated through contemporary documentary practices. Through numerous bodies of photographic work , both still and moving, she has previously investigated both inside and outside locations.
Her work is included in numerous Australian collections including the National Library, Gold Coast Regional Gallery, Goulburn Regional Gallery, Albury Regional Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery and Bathurst Regional Gallery in Australia and the Nara City Collection in Japan. She has exhibited widely in Australia and internationally in Germany and Japan. She has received numerous awards and grants and her work is featured in the new publication by Professor Anne Marsh on Australian Photography Look, Australian Contemporary Photography. She has completed numerous residencies including in Japan where she lived and worked for three years.
During this residency in Tokyo Cathy is hoping to make a body of work incorporating ideas of memory and place with an idea of invisible borders. She will work in Tokyo and around Honshu and have a small exhibition at the end of her residency.