Anthony Luvera is an Australian artist, writer and educator based in London. His photographic work has been exhibited widely in galleries, public spaces and festivals including the British Museum, London Underground’s Art on the Underground, National Portrait Gallery London, Belfast Exposed Photography, Australian Centre for Photography, Fotofreo and Les Rencontres D’Arles Photographie.
His writing appears regularly in a wide range of periodicals and peer-reviewed journals including Source, photographies and Hot Shoe International.
Luvera lectures on under-graduate and post-graduate degree courses in the photography, visual art and social sciences faculties for a number of institutions, including University of the Arts London Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, University for the Creative Arts Farnham and University College Falmouth.
He also facilitates workshops and gives lectures for the public education programmes of the National Portrait Gallery, the Photographers’ Gallery London and various community photography projects across the UK.
Since 2001 Luvera has collated photographs made by people living in London who have experienced being homeless. Between 2006 and 2008 he spent time in Belfast researching the archive of Belfast Exposed Photography and creating the body of work Residency with homeless
people living in Belfast. Through these and other projects, and the social relationships upon which they are based, Luvera explores the tension between authorship (and artistic control), and the ethics involved in making photographs about other people’s lives.
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