• 16 June 2023

    Michael Cook at Flinders University Museum of Art

    Work by Michael Cook will be featured in the forthcoming exhibition at Flinders University Museum of Art, ‘New Acquisitions / New Perspectives’. Bringing together artworks acquired by the museum between 2018 – 2023, this exhibition will present a selection of work by both emerging and established artists, inviting the viewer to engage with First Nations […]

  • 22 April 2023

    Michael Cook at Cairns Art Gallery

    Work by Michael Cook can be seen in ‘Staged Photography’, now open at Cairns Art Gallery. Presenting a number of prominent photographic works from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition explores themes of artifice and staging. Visitors to the exhibition can see works from Cook’s 2020 series ‘Livin’ the Dream’. ‘Staged Photography’ Cairns Art Gallery 22 […]

  • 25 March 2023

    Michael Cook press coverage for ‘Fake’

    You can read about Michael Cook’s forthcoming 2023 exhibition, ‘Fake’, in a number of prominent publications including Harper’s Bazaar Australia & New Zealand and Art Guide. To read the articles, click the links below: Harper’s Bazaar Art Guide Good Weekend – Sydney Morning Herald  Q Weekend – Courier Mail  Image credit: Michael Cook, Sacred Site, […]

  • 5 November 2022

    Michael Cook wins 2022 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award

    Congratulations to Michael Cook, winner of the 2022 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award for his work ‘Resort ‘ from the series ‘Fake’. Queensland-based photographer Michael Cook masterfully teases out the fictitious possibilities of familiar narratives. Over the last decade, he has produced photographic works that interrogate the legacy of colonisation and invite the viewer to experience […]

  • 21 October 2022

    Michael Cook at Tweed Regional Gallery

    An exhibition of works from Michael Cook’s series, ‘The Mission’, is now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. The Mission – Michael Cook 21 October – 30 April 2023 The Anthony Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery For more information, please click here. Image credit: Michael Cook, ‘The Mission (Typical Aboriginal Picaninny)’, 2011, inkjet print, 124.0 x 100.0 […]

  • 18 September 2022

    Michael Cook in 2022 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

    Congratulations to Michael Cook who is a finalist in the 2022 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award with his work, ‘Enculturation #2’. This prestigious acquisitive award is open to artists working in contemporary photography and the major prize winner will be announced 11 October. Visitors to HOTA can see Michael’s work on display in […]

  • 5 August 2022

    Michael Cook shortlisted in the Bowness Photography Prize

    Michael Cook has been shortlisted in the annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize. The Bowness Photography Prize is an annual survey of contemporary photographic practice in Australia featuring landscape, architectural and portrait photographs. The winning work will be acquired into MGA’s nationally significant collection of Australian photographs. Bowness Photography Prize Monash Gallery of Art […]

  • 18 July 2022

    Michael Cook at Noosa Regional Gallery

    Visitors to Noosa Regional Gallery can see Michael Cook’s work display in ‘Natures Mortes’. In this series, the artist delves into the tragic and devastating affect of colonisation on Australia’s First Nations peoples and the degradation of the environment. MICHAEL COOK: NATURES MORTES 16 July – 4 September, 2022 Noosa Regional Gallery For more information, […]

  • 24 June 2022

    Michael Cook at HOTA

    Work by Michael Cook will be on display in the new group exhibition, ‘HOTA Collects: Punching Up, 21st Century Indigenous Photography’ opening at HOTA 25 June. Featuring the work of 6 different artists drawn mostly from HOTA’s collection, this challenges stereotypes and share stories of contemporary Indigenous lived experience. HOTA Collects: Punching Up, 21st Century […]