News archive – Abby Storey’s photographic news pre 2014

Below is an archive of my News Page pre June 2014:

Of the Land

My latest series of work is being exhibited at Gippsland Art Gallery from 30 November 2013 – 27 January 2014.

Of the Land looks at the complex and sometimes paradoxical relationships between humanity and the natural world. The series is both a portrait of a man and an exploration of the life he leads; a life of animal husbandry but also animal slaughter, of self sufficiency and of dependence on the land.

The exhibition opens on Friday 29 November, 6-8pm.

The Analogue in Bosen and Of the Land in Sale

I’m looking forward to two upcoming exhibitions, one in Germany and one in Australia.

My series The Analogue will be shown as part of a group exhibition at the Bosener Muehle in June, curated by German artist Thomas Roessler.

In November I will be showing a new series of work, Of the Land, at the Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, in Regional Victoria, Australia.

– 23 March 2013

12 Antworten Auf Berlin

12 Antworten Auf Berlin, featuring my Berlin series, opens on 21 October at Kommunale Galerie Berlin.

The exhibition features works by Akinbode Akinbiyi, Jérémie Aubouin, Andreas Burger, Serge Clément, Stéphane Duroy, Benedetta Grossrubatscher, Vincenzo Guarnera, Katherine Newbegin, Marek Pozniak, Gino Puddu, Andy Rumball and Abby Storey.

12 Antworten Auf Berlin is a part of the European Month of Photograpy Berlin 2012

– 11 October 2012


I have been a bit quiet here of late, as I am working on a long term series at the moment, and so am not really doing much in the way of exhibiting or other public activity.

However, my Berlin series will be featured in the European Month of Photograpy Berlin 2012, in a group exhibition at Kommunale Galerie Berlin. The exhibition is being curated by Hansgert Lambers and Axel Sommer and I am delighted to be included, and to have an opportunity to show the Berlin series in Berlin.

More about the exhibition – and my current ongoing series – soon.
– 20 June 2012

Obscura at Punt Hill

I am delighted to have my Plastic Wrapped Bear included in Obscura Gallery‘s inaugural exhibition at Punt Hill Apartments in Flinders Lane, Melbourne.

There is an opening on Thursday 22 September from 6.30 – 8.30, 267 Flinders Lane (corner Degraves Street).

The exhibition also features Michelle Lee, Mark Alsweiler, Cam Scale, Autumn Tansey, Antonietta Convino-Beehre, Kimberley Munro, Andrea Higgins and Jurgen Loos.

– 04 September 2011

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

I have a couple of works in the Ballarat International Foto BiennaleElle from myTouchstones series in the committee exhibition and one of my recent Haiku works in the print swap. I’m looking forward to checking out the many and varied exhibitions that make up the festival.

– 28 July 2011

Betwixt and Between

My The Analogue series is showing at Obscura Gallery opening on 23 June. I am exhibiting alongside fellow photographic artists Autumn Tansey and Alix Perry.

The exhibition will be opened by Matthew Perkins live from Venice via Skype. A catalogue essay written by Perkins will accompany the exhibition.

– 12 June 2011


I am showing three new triptyches as part of Haiku, an exhibition being held atNorthart Gallery as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography (fringe). The exhibition also features work by Naomi Bell, Alex Burton and Helena de Kok. The brief was to explore the concept of the photograph as a visual poem, specifically focussing on the Japanese poetry form, Haiku.

The exhibition opens on Saturday, 4 June 2011 and runs to Wednesday, 22 June 2011.
– 15 May 2011

Obscura Gallery: Introductory exhibition

I have a solo exhibition coming up at Obscura Gallery in Melbourne in June this year. Prior to that however I have a few works in an introductory exhibition at Obscura, alongside a solo exhibition by collage artist Natasha Lubis. The introductory exhibition also features work by Alix Perry, Autumn Tansey, Deanne Jolley, Elizabeth Dobrilla, Jeremy Blincoe, Lisa Cianci, Mark Alsweiler.

The exhibition opens at 6.30pm on Thursday 3 March 2011 and runs until 28 March.

– 3 February 2011

Berlin project on Pecha Kucha site

The recording of my recent Pecha Kucha presentation is now available to view ontheir website.

– 29 July 2010

Two reviews of Touchstones

I have added the two reviews of my Touchstones exhibitions to the Touchstones statement page.

– 29 July 2010

Touchstones features in Morph Magazine

I’m delighted to have Touchstones featured on the website of Morph Magazine.

– 24 July 2010

Touchstones opens today at Platform Gallery

My exhibition Touchstones has been featured in The Age E.GArt Almanac,Trouble MagazineCity Weekly and on ThreeThousand.

Looking forward to the opening tonight!

– 9 July 2010

Touchstones at Platform Gallery

My Platform Gallery show opens next Friday, the 9th of July. You can read the media release here.

– 2 July 2010

Pecha Kucha

I’m presenting my Berlin portrait series, as well as a few images from my PhotoBooth series at Pecha Kucha on Wednesday 16 June at Galatos in Auckland. This Pecha Kucha is presented by PhotoForum NZ and the Auckland Festival of Photography. See more information here.

This is the night after the opening of my Touchstones exhibition at Satellite Gallery. It’s all happening!

– 30 May 2010

Touchstones exhibition

I will be exhibiting my Touchstones series in a solo exhibition at Satellite Gallery as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography. The exhibition will run from the 15th of June to the 3rd of July, with an opening from 5 – 7pm on Tuesday 15th of June 2010.

Touchstones will subsequently be exhibited in Platform Gallery in Melbourne CBD. This exhibition will be alongside sculptural work by Lizzie Hall and will run from the 9th of July to the 31st of July 2010.

Come to one.. come to both!

– 18 February 2010

Red Boots at New North Gallery

I have a print of ‘Red Boots’ in a fundraiser exhibition at New North Gallery The exhibition runs from the 8th – 28th of February, with opening drinks from 6 – 8pm on Thursday 11th of February.

– 4 February 2010

Blackbird Markets

PhotoBooth will be at the wonderful Blackbird Markets this Saturday from 11 – 4pm. Call by and get your portrait taken.

– 1 December 2009

Zero & Not

Three images from The Analogue will feature in Zero & Not, an upcoming exhition at fortyfivedownstairs in Melbourne. Zero & Not opens on the 18th of August from 5 – 7pm.. come along if you’re in Melbourne!

– 21 July 2009


My PhotoBooth project is happening in a week and a half, during the Northcote High Views Festival. Check out the blog for information and photos.

– 10th June 2009

PhotoForum auction

I have 2 lots in the upcoming PhotoForum print auction.Check out the online catalogue as there are some really fantastic works; contemporary and historical.

– 13th March 2009

Garden Fence and Touchstones series’

I have recently uploaded my Garden Fence and Touchstones series’, both of which have been previously exhibited but until now not available online

– 7th November 2008

Berlin Portrait Project

Many thanks to all the wonderful Berliners and visitors to Berlin who
have thusfar taken part in my portrait project. When the series is
finished I will post them on my site, however at this point it is hard
to say when that will be. For any information about this series in
the meanwhile please feel free to email me.

Vielen Dank allen Berlinern und Berlin- Besuchern, die an meinem Projekt teilgenommen haben. Wenn ich die Serie fertiggestellt habe, werde ich sie auf meiner website veroeffentlichen.

Im Moment ist es noch schwierig fuer mich, zu sagen, wann das sein wird.
Fuer mehr Informationen ueber das Projekt senden Sie mir bitte eine Email.

– 27th October 2008


I have some works featured in the upcoming exhibition Takt5 at Takt Gallery in Berlin. The show runs from the 16.10.08-23.10.08 with an opening on Thursday 16.10.08 at 8pm (come along if you’re in Berlin).

Takt5 also features work by: Joshua Abelow (USA), Lucila Caro (USA), Milica Simonovic (Serbia), Dragana Jelenic (Serbia), David Hendren (USA), Beatriz Morales (Mexico), Alessia Cocca (Italy), Sam Williams (USA), Liz Magno (USA), David Braithwaite (England).

– 9th October 2008

Takt Residency

I have just began a month long artist’s residency at Takt in Berlin. I am working on two projects and hope to make some good progress on them during this time.

Berlin is awesome!

– 2nd October 2008


Check out some of my new work in the upcoming exhibition Three at A Fine Line Gallery, in Matakana.

Three opens from 5.30 – 7.30 on Friday 12th September 2008 and runs through until the 5th of October 2008. The exhibition features new work by me, sada and Davina, as well as the work from our 2007 exhibition iota.

My new work is a small series called The Garden Fence. This series was created as I prepared to leave my wonderful job and apartment in Auckland, it signals the beginning of a journey and the loss that is inevitably part of such change.

More information about the exhibition is available on the A Fine Line Gallerywebsite or by downloading the press release here.
– 19th August 2008

MoMento online.

The recent PhotoForum NZ publication MoMento is now available to view
online, either 
through the Observer Series statement page
 on this site or on the
page of the PhotoForum

This was the inaugural edition of MoMento, PhotoForum’s member’s only
magazine. My Observer portfolio was complemented by, and discussed in,
a text by John B Turner. Also featured in the magazine was a page including
image and text about the mural paintings of 60s artist David Larnach.

– Abby, 5th April 2008


I have just uploaded my new portfolio, Analogue.

– Abby, 15th March 2008

The final stages of a new series.

I am, as the above title suggests, in the final stages of a new body
of work. I have been working on this new series over quite some time,
and am hoping to exhibit it later this year.

In the meanwhile I’m not planning to exhibit much, although I’ll hopefully
have a few images here and there in group exhibitions. Keep an eye on
my site for the new series and for news of upcoming exhibitions.

– Abby, 28th February 2008

Check out the PhotoForum exhibition.

I currently have work in an exhibition at The Digital Darkroom in Dominion
Road, Auckland. The exhibition opening celebrated the launch of the new
PhotoForum website, as well
as the inaugural edition of MoMento, the new member’s magazine. I was
lucky enough to have the first edition of MoMento feature a portfolio
of my work; the Observer Series. The exhibition features work by 15 PhotoForum
members and is well worth seeing if you’re in Auckland.
You can see photos of the opening on PhotoForum’s
Flickr page

– Abby, 25th January 2008

Welcome to my new website.

I will use this section to keep you informed as to any upcoming shows
or projects I am involved in, so make sure you check back regularly for

– Abby, 21st January 2008