Carol Jerrems

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Carol Jerrems
Born (1949-03-14)14 March 1949
Ivanhoe, Melbourne
Died 21 February 1980(1980-02-21) (aged 30)
Prahran, Melbourne
Nationality Australian
Known for Photographer

Carol Jerrems (1949–1980) was an Australian photographer who produced the image Vale Street.[1][2] Jerrems studied photography at Prahran College 1967-70. She is mainly known for documenting the counter-culture spirit of Melbourne in the 1970s. Jerrems was born on 14 March 1949 at Ivanhoe, Melbourne[1][2] and died from a rare form of cancer in Melbourne 1980. Her life and work is partly described in the documentary Girl in a mirror, 2005.

Exhibitions of work[edit]

Jerrems was among the photographers included in Candid Camera: Australian Photography 1950s – 1970s, a group retrospective held in 2010 at the Art Gallery Of South Australia. Her work was also represented in an Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales entitled "What's in a face? aspects of portrait photography" held from December 2011 to February 2012.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Jerrems, Carol Joyce (1949 - 1980)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Archived from the original on 2009-05-10. 
  2. ^ a b Peter Wilmoth (2005-07-17). "The '70s stripped bare". The Age. Archived from the original on 2009-05-09. 
  3. ^ AGNSW description of exhibition

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