Joachim Froese is an art photographer and educator who lives and works in Brisbane and Berlin. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania (1996), a Master of Visual Arts from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (2002), and a Ph.D. from RMIT in Melbourne (2017).
Joachim uses digital as well as historical processes and his photographs are equally renowned for their technical brilliance and a conceptual approach. His standing as an acclaimed international photographer is reflected in his extensive track record of public displays. Since 1992 he has shown his work in major solo, group and travelling exhibitions in institutions and art events across Australia, Europe, Asia, and North America and it featured in many national and international art publications. A number of his works are held in public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA).
Joachim is a highly experienced educator who has held regular teaching appointments and guest lectures on photography at universities in Australia and Germany since 2001. He teaches from a practitioner’s point of view and enjoys sharing his unique knowledge across a broad spectrum of photographic processes.