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Peter "Bruce" Bennetts (March 25, 1967) is an Australian visual artist specialising in architectural photography.

Biography[edit]

Born in Sydney, Australia, Bennetts spent his childhood in Perth before moving to Melbourne in 1984 to study photography at RMIT University.[1] After graduating, he worked within environmental reporting, contributing images to Lonely Planet and in conjunction with Tony Wheeler co-authored the book, Time & Tide: The Islands of Tuvalu.[2][3]

During his photographic career Peter Bennetts has photographed projects by international architecture firms including but not limited to; Casa da Música by Office of Metropolitan Architecture[4], MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts by Zaha Hadid Architects[5], Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van Der Rohe[6] and Torre Agbar by Jean Nouvel[7]. Additionally, Bennetts has also worked with architecture firms based in his home country Australia, including; Melbourne Rectangular Stadium by COX Architects & Planners[8], Jane Foss Russell Building by John Wardle [9] and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) by Wood Marsh.[10]

Notably, Peter Bennetts presented a solo exhibition in 2008 titled, Recent Architecture Photography, featuring images including, portraits of; Bill Henson[11], Jean Nouvel[12], Peter Cook[13] and Greg Lynn[14], alongside his commercial architectural work and environmental reporting of Tuvalu.[15]

In 2005 Peter Bennetts co-founded the Falls Creek, Victoria Artist's Camp with David Hugh Thomas, an annual event that brings contemporary artists together in Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia.[16]

Publications[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Peter Bennetts is a regular contributor in magazines including; Wallpaper (magazine), Frame (magazine), Mark (magazine), Dwell (magazine), Domus (magazine), Casabella[17], Architectural Review, Architecture Australia and Artichoke.[18]

Co-authored[edit]

Contributor[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • (2008) Recent Architecture Photography [15]

Contributor[edit]

  • (2007) The Trouble with the Weather: A Southern Response [19]

Equipment[edit]

Peter Bennetts utilises an Alpa camera with Rodenstock GmbH and Schneider Kreuznach lenses and a Leaf (Israeli company) Aptus II 10 digital back. [20]

Awards[edit]

  • 2004 ASLA Professional Awards, Communications Award of Merit [21]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dwell. About Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  2. ^ Lonely Planet. Tuvalu Image Gallery. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  3. ^ (2001) Time & Tide: the Islands of Tuvalu. Peter Bennetts, Tony Wheeler (ISBN 978-1864503425)
  4. ^ Casa da Música by Office of Metropolitan Architecture. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  5. ^ MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts by Zaha Hadid Architects. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  6. ^ Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van Der Rohe. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  7. ^ Torre Agbar by Jean Nouvel. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  8. ^ Melbourne Rectangular Stadium by COX Architects & Planners. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  9. ^ Jane Foss Russell Building by John Wardle. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  10. ^ Australian Centre for Contemporary Art by Wood Marsh. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  11. ^ Bill Henson by Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  12. ^ Jean Nouvel by Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  13. ^ Peter Cook by Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  14. ^ Greg Lynn by Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  15. ^ a b Architecture Australia, Radar Exhibition. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  16. ^ by Falls Creek, Victoria Artist's Camp. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  17. ^ Dedece Photographers, Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  18. ^ Australian Architects Office Profiles, Peter Bennetts. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  19. ^ UTS:Newsroom The Trouble with the Weather: A Southern Response. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  20. ^ Peter Bennetts. About. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  21. ^ ASLA. 2004 ASLA Professional Awards, Communications Award of Merit. Retrieved March 17, 2011.



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