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Lincoln Austin & Fergus by Jason McNamara

Lincoln Austin & Fergus

Jason McNamara

Sitter

Lincoln Austin

Medium

Digital Photographic Print

Dimensions

75 x 105 cm

Representation
The artist represents themselves
Category

Digital Award

About the artwork and sitter

Lincoln Austin is a Queensland based artist renowned for his exacting geometric sculptures. Created from wire and metal mesh, and descriptive of mathematical series, these works produce perplexing optical illusions and moiré effects.

This portrait of Lincoln and his dog, Fergus, was taken in his art studio surround by the materials he uses in his art.
Jason’s style of photography centres around capturing his subject’s backstory in one shot.

“Unlike a traditional portrait where it’s really tight and all about the person, mine is all about the person in their surroundings.”

About the artist

Jason McNamara is a photographer whose work has been represented in many national and local awards. His portraiture is characterised by a warmth and humanity for his subjects. In choosing poses and backgrounds, he seeks to offer insights into the personalities of the sitters, including “an internal dialogue which is at once familiar and uniquely rare.”

“This portrait of Lincoln and his dog, Fergus, was taken in his art studio surround by the materials he uses in his art, capturing his backstory in one shot.”