Olegas Truchanas

Photographer, Visual Artist

1923 – 1972

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Who was Olegas Truchanas?

Olegas Truchanas was a Lithuanian-Australian conservationist and nature photographer.

He was a key figure in the attempt to stop the damming of the ecologically sensitive Lake Pedder in South West Tasmania by the Hydro Electricity Commission. His photographs, along with those of his protégé, Peter Dombrovskis, helped raise public awareness of the importance of the south-west Tasmania.

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Born
1923
Šiauliai
Profession
Lived in
  • Tasmania
Died
Jan 6, 1972

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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