Artist Jae Frew with his Ruru photograph bird portrait Parnell Gallery Auckland NZ

Recently, friend of the gallery, Mandy from Creative Matters Podcast, spoke with current exhibiting artist, Jae Frew about his contemporary portrait photography, his background in commercial photography and some of the amazing New Zealanders he has photographed such as Jacinda Adern, Sir Edmund Hillary and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

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They also go deep into the works that make up ‘Manu Kōingo – Birds of Yearning’, his current exhibition, how he developed this more personal side of his photographic practice and why the construction of the native wood frames for each of his works is so important to him.

Listen on Spotify using by clicking the image below.

To view all works in ‘Manu Kōingo – Birds of Yearning’, click here now

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