Nina Kourea

Photography – Art – Life

Nina Kourea

Nina Kourea

Photographer, Curator, Filmaker, Artist, Australia


Nina Kourea has a great passion for photography and documentary. She has recorded the lives of circus performers, roller derby queens and entertainers. Her main passion is to celebrate the lives of women from all different backgrounds.She also loves to travel and meeting like minded people to share her creative spirit with. She is a currently working as a community arts worker in the Wollongong region.

Press/Links

Wollongong Women's Centre - Art of Belonging
http://gatheringground.org.au/art-of-belonging/

World Aids Day Exhibition - Refugee Project
http://www.advertiserlaketimes.com.au/story/3533007/art-views-about-hiv/

Secret Berkeley - The Illawarra Forum
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2015/05/25/4241886.htm

Wollongong Harmony Chorus Documentary Project
http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2014/04/24/3991393.htm

Port Kembla Mermaid's Project
http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/1943187/mermaids-tale-laps-love-and-laughter/

Demander 24/7 Roller Derby Queen
http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2010/08/31/2998222.htm
Demander 24/7 Roller Derby Queen
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/roller-derby-queen-gets-abc-open-rolling/story-e6frg996-1225936858848

The Argentimes Independent - Freelance Photographer
http://www.argentinaindependent.com/the-arts/music/revolutionising-tango-orquesta-tipica-imperial/

http://www.argentinaindependent.com/life-style/expat-life-style/paso-han-tango-dancer/

http://www.argentinaindependent.com/currentaffairs/newsfromargentina/government-vs-campo-reaping-what-they-sow/


Experience

Freelance Photographer at Nina Kourea Photography
2005 – Present
Gallery Technician/Installer at Wollongong Art Gallery
March – 2011 – Present Wollongong, Australia
Co-director and Curator at Studio 19 Gallery
Aug – 2011 – Aug – 2014 Wollongong, Australia
Technical Officer at TAFE NSW
Feb – 2012 – Feb – 2013 Wollongong, Australia
Projects Officer – Viva la Gong at Wollongong City Council
March – 2011 – Nov – 2011 Wollongong, Australia
Artist Technician/Assistant at Michael Keighrey – Ceramicist
April – 2009 – May – 2010 Wombara, NSW
Artist Technician/Assistant at Isidro Blasco – Sculptor
Nov – 2007 – Oct – 20008 Brooklyn, New York City
Administration Assistant at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
Feb 2005 – Nov – 2007 Gymea

Education

Fine Arts Diploma at Wollongong West Tafe
2004 – 2009 Wollongong, Australia

Exhibitions

2014
Fractured Beauty - M_O_T_H_E_R at Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, Australia
2014
Wollongong Harmony Chorus Documentary Project at Regent Theatre, Wollongong, Australia
2013
'it's hip to be Square' at Studio 19 Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
2013
The Port Kembla Mermaids Documentary project at Red Point gallery, Port Kembla
2011
'New Photography' at 5 Crown Lane, Wollongong, Australia
2010
Roller Derby Action! at The Headlands Hotel, Austinmere

Clients

  • Merrigong Theatre Company
  • Wollongong City Council
  • The Women’s Centre
  • Circus WOW
  • Circus Monoxide
  • The Illawarra Forum
  • Wollongong Harmony Chorus
  • Studio 19
  • Wollongong Womens Centre
  • HARP - HIV/Aids Related Projects

Specialties

  • Photography
  • Video
  • Film
  • Project Management
  • Art
  • Low Light Photography
  • Performance art
  • Curator
  • Documentary

Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Mac Proficient