“The poetic image is a sudden salience on the surface of the psyche. We are never real historians, but always near poets, and our emotion is perhaps nothing but an expression of a poetry that was lost.”
Jenny Papalexandris is a Visual Artist based in Australia. She holds a Master of Art (1997) and a Bachelor of Education (Art) 1987 from the University of NSW in Sydney. She explores photography as a subjective response to the world of light and shadow. Her photographs are highly expressive and visually commanding. Thematically rich and diverse, her photography is imbued with a strong sense of poetry, symbolism and metaphor. Further, he work explores the position of a woman from a deeply subjective viewpoint, her subjects, almost exclusively women. She investigates notions of ephemeral female sensibility, identity, loss and the body. Jenny Papalexandris continues to exhibit both nationally and internationally. Jenny Papalexandris has been the recipient of numerous Art Awards. Her work has been included in various publications and media.
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