About Neville Cichon

An emerging artist exploring ways to spark dialogue about climate change. Documentary photography has been the coremedium in the past, however this has expanded to studio work, mixed media and emerging printing techniques.Backstage Pass, a documentary project spanning two years, presented a behind-the-scenes perspective of the AdelaideFestival Centre to commemorate the Centre’s 40th Anniversary in 2013. Photographs from the exhibition were reproduced inHeart of the Arts. The Adelaide Festival Centre at 40 published by Wakefield Press and a self-published companionpublication to this exhibition received international recognition.After completing a Bachelor of Visual Communication, with a major in photography, Neville returned to the South AustralianSchool of Art at UniSA seven years later in 2015 to undertake a Bachelor of Visual Art (Photography).Exploration in abstract photography resulted in being a finalist in the Atkins Photo Lab Award and the Centre for CreativePhotography Latent Image Award in the 2016 SALA Festival. Additional abstract work was exhibited in the 2017 CCP Salon atthe Centre for Contemporary Photography.The work Words fail us was a finalist in the 2017 Burrinja Climate Change Biennale in Upwey, Victoria. New work related toclimate change will be produced during a residency at Sauerbier House, Port Noarlunga, and then exhibited in the ShimmerPhotographic Biennale in September 2018.The work 'How did it come to this?' will be exhibited in New York 17 Sept to 12 Oct in the Creative Climate Awards presented by the Human Impact Institute.