Closer: Portraits of Survival

Closer: Portraits of Survival

26 March - 19 September


A powerful exhibition exploring the artefacts and individuals that anchor us to the past. Award winning photographer Katherine Griffiths has photographed 44 Holocaust survivors holding photographs, letters and artefacts that are emblematic of their survival.

Francine-Lazarus-lowres (2 of 2)

Francine Lazarus played with this coffee set whilst hidden in Belgium.

Katherine Griffiths is an Australian artist and photojournalist. She is the recipient of the 2013 Youngblood Editions Award Queensland Centre for Photography, the 2013 National Artist Self Portrait Prize, 2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award and 2016 National Photographic Portrait Prize. Katherine currently lives and works in Sydney.

This exhibition has been generously funded by the JCA Szlamek and Ester Lipman Memorial Endowment Fund.

Watch exhibition trailer