Narelle Autio – H2O

22.10.2012 in17:06 in Street Photographer -->


Now based in Sydney, Narelle is a founding member of Oculi, an independent, collective photographic agency.

In 2001, Narelle and Trent Parke’s book “The Seventh Wave” came second in the American Pictures of the Year competition for best photography books. There was also a sell-out exhibition of the work at the Stills Gallery in Sydney.

In 2002, Narelle won a 1st Prize World Press Photo Award in arts, for The School of Dance, and in 2000 a 1st Prize World Press Photo Award in nature and environment for a series on Australian Road Kill. In 2001, Narelle was a runner-up in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for The Seventh Wave series. She won The Walkley Award for excellence in journalism in 2000.

Narelle was selected to exhibit her work in the Leica/ccp documentary touring exhibition in 1999 with The Seventh Wave, and in 2001 with a View From The Sydney Harbour Bridge. In 2001 she was one of three photographers selected in the Australian Art Collectors Magazine as one of the 50 most collectable Australian artists.