Oliver Lang - Mobile Photographer
Heading to Europe in 2013.
Oliver shoots with a mobile phone for the convenience and connectivity.
His use of the mobile phone as a photographic device has lead to an interest in participatory photography and colaborative art projects. Oliver writes and consults about the innovations that the connected culture of mobile photography is driving.
Oliver is currently consulting with communiy organisations and brands in the field of participative, real time photography and social media. If you are interested in discussing this area of photography with him contact him via Email.
Oliver has just launched the Mobile Photo Network in partnership with Misho Baranovic, and will be curating an exhibition of mobile photography for the 2013 Head On Photo Festival.
In 2011 Oliver arranged an exhibition of Australian mobile photography at the Apple store in Sydney as part of the 2011 Head On Photo Festival.
His work has been featured on Eyeem.com and print publications such as the Daily Telegraph and Sydney Morning Herald. He was recently interviewed for the ABC Art Nation show feature on the explosion of mobile photography (available in the Video section).
Oliver was engaged as the official real time mobile photographer for the 2012 Vivid Sydney festival. He was comissioned by Samsung to shoot and share images as a part of the Samsung Galaxy Camera campaign, and the he was the official judge of the Rocks Village Bizarre photography competition on behalf of the Rocks Harbour Foreshore Authority in Sydney.
Oliver has been invited to teach several mobile photography workshops at the Australian Centre for Photography, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, and is currently developing additional learning opportunities for beginners and advanced mobile photographers.
Oliver was a volunteer teacher at the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence as part of the Photolines Program.
He has been invited to lead groups of photographers on mobile photography walks for Earth Hour Global and the City of Sydney. His experiences have highlighted the growing role that mobile photography can play in creating awareness and developing community.
As mobile photography has expanded globally he has sought out both creative and curative opportunities, and he is interested in hearing about any creative projects where the capabilities of mobile photography can play a role.
Some selected images from Oliver's mobile street photography portfolio:
More images available above in "Images".