When the bulk loader breaks the night before setting off -
rely on gold.


Photography, video, zines as a good excuse for adventures.

Social/environmental movements and music/visual arts projects.


Melbourne based for the minute.

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All images © Al Bloom 2019.



Publications & Selected Exhibitions

2019 - metempsychosis - darkroom photo show. Maggie Wren’s Art Space, Collingwood.
      Exploring the darkness within.

2018 - Speed Queen zine, photographic study of Rosie Excess.

2018 - Toying with the Idea, group exhibition at Tek Minimal Gallery, Sydney.

2017 - Cell Division, solo exhibition of 50 photography works at Tek Minimal Gallery, Sydney.

2015

If you want to fight the power, get the power to fight, protest zine about the destruction of the Kimberleys WA, Leard State Forest NSW, Great Barrier Reef QLD.

Independent Photography Festival, Hard Worker’s Club, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Last couple of zines for sale.

let’s not worry about conciousness / it is what it is / but what is it? stein, zine about living in Melbourne to hitchhiking around Australia.

2012 - oust! Stein zine and launch in Chippendale, Sydney.

2010

Stein II: NYC, NYC travel zine in group show at Friends of the Federation, Kings Cross, Sydney.

Exhibition at Friends of the Federation, Kings Cross, Sydney.

Read Stein Stein! zine and launch in Sydney

2009

In Full Bloom, HSBC Centre. Sydney. An exhibition showcasing Sydney’s emerging artists & photographers.

A Day In The Life, Motorola, China Central Square, Beijing.  An exhibition of 7 international photographers work for promotion.

My Sydney Now, Museum of Sydney, Sydney. First prize winner of photojournalism competition. Exhibition of prints from finalists.

AT-ER-JE, Ruby Rabbit, Darlinghurst, Sydney. Exhibition showcasing new artists in Sydney.


CV - Relevant Experience

2019 - Bob Brown Foundation, Tasmania. Stills/video shooter and video editor.

2019 - Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia. Video shooter/editor.

2018 - The Carnivore Conservancy, Stop Adani, Quit Coal, FLAC. Photo/videography.

2018 - Michael’s Camera Video Digital, Melbourne. Analogue photography retail assistant.

2017 - Power Shift climate convention (AYCC/SEED), Melbourne. Event photographer.

2017 - Internship at Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA).Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Videographer & video editor.

2016 - Light + Shade Media, Brisbane. Assistant videographer.

2013

Print Hutt, Sydney. Assistant Screen Printing: mixing inks, printing, cleaning screens.

Cinemotive Films, Sydney.  Assistant Video Editor: organising workflow, editing videos.

2012 - Blood and Thunder Publishing, Sydney. Publishing Assistant, printing on Risograph.

2007-2009 - Ted’s Camera Stores, Sydney. Salesman and warehouse/stock control, cash handling.

2006 - PM Photo, Sydney. Studio Assistant, office assistant, selecting & sleeving negatives.