Marzena Wasikowska's Negotiating the Family Portrait delights

By Brian Rope
September 3 2021 - 2:00pm

Wasikowska expresses her hope that each photograph holds the essence of a genuine, personal event.

Negotiating the Family Portrait 2010 - Long Distance Conversation 1. Pictures: Marzena Wasikowska

Canberra-based photo artist Marzena Wasikowska has built a name for herself over the years. Since 2000, when she completed her Master of Visual Arts at the Australian National University, she has had more than a dozen solo exhibitions (as well as being in numerous group exhibitions). Her works are in several public collections, and she also has been publicly commissioned on a number of occasions. Wasikowksa has been successful in various major competitions, including being a finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPPP) five times.