Who is Trent Parke?
Trent Parke is an Australian photographer.
Parke was born and brought up in Newcastle; he now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. He started photography when he was twelve. In 2003 he and his wife, the photographer Narelle Autio, made a 90,000 km trip around Australia, resulting in the series and book "Minutes to Midnight". He has won numerous national and international awards for his photography including four World Press Photo Awards. He has worked as a photojournalist for The Australian newspaper.
Parke's photographs are held in numerous public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian National Maritime Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Sydney Union. He is the only Australian to be represented by Magnum Photos and his series "Welcome to Nowhere" was included in their 60th anniversary exhibition "New Blood".
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