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Justyn Denney

in Lyttelton

Craft as Work and Image

PRESENTED ON NOV 08, 2018
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 38

Justyn Denney is a New Zealand based photographer with 15 years professional experience in commercial, fine art, and documentary photography. This PechaKucha explores her experience documenting New Zealand craftsman as well as the relationship between the work and craft in image as a tool for both appreciation and preservation.

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