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Name
  
Dean Sewell


Role
  
Photographer

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Awards
  
World Press Photo Award for Spot News

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Dean Sewell (b 1972) is an Australian documentary photographer. He has won a number of awards. He lives in Sydney.

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Life and work

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Sewell grew up in Sydney and started his career as a news photographer for The Sydney Morning Herald.

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His first major award was in 1994 when he received the Nikon-Walkley Australian Press Photographer of the Year.

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Based in Moscow in 1996 and 1997, Sewell covered the First Chechen War and Russian Federal Elections as well as documenting social issues in the Post-Soviet states.

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Sewell's series on The Block, an Aboriginal community in Redfern, an inner suburb of Sydney, was showcased at the Visa pour l'image festival of photojournalism in Perpignan, France.

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In 2001, Sewell was a co-founder of the Australian documentary photography collective Oculi.

In 2004, Sewell flew to Aceh just after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and photographed the aftermath. His work won a World Press Photo award.

Awards

  • 1994 - Nikon-Walkley Australian Press Photographer of the Year
  • 1998 - Nikon-Walkley Australian Press Photographer of the Year
  • 2000 - World Press Photo Award - 2nd Place - People in the News category - East Timor independence
  • 2001 - Leica/Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) Documentary Photography Award - Highly commended 'Cave Clan'
  • 2002 - World Press Photo Award (3rd Place) - Nature and the Environment category - Australian bushfires
  • 2003 - Finalist - Energex Arbour Contemporary Art Prize
  • 2003 - Finalist - Agfa, Das BildForum 7th International Prize for Young Photojournalists
  • 2004 - Finalist, Josephine Ulrick National Photography Prize - 'Lara'
  • 2005 - World Press Photo Award - Spot News Stories - Aceh Tsunami aftermath
  • 2006 - Winner, Australia‚Äôs Top Photographers, Photojournalism
  • 2007 - Finalist, Head On portrait prize, Australian Centre For Photography
  • 2009 - Finalist, National Photographic Portrait Prize - 'Common Ground'
  • 2009 - Moran Contemporary Photography Prize - 'A Dry Argument' Murray Darling Basin
  • References

    Dean Sewell (photographer) Wikipedia