The global award in photography and sustainability

Naomi Cass

Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography

Director of the Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), curator and writer, Naomi Cass has worked in the fields of contemporary art, craft, design and music since completing her honours degree at the University of Melbourne.

As curator her exhibitions include Fears and Scruples (University Gallery, University of Melbourne); Material Treasures (Jewish Museum of Australia); Hamish (homely) (with Natalie King, Jewish Museum of Australia); MaleORDER: Addressing Menswear (with Robyn Healey, Ian Potter Museum of Art); Seeing Red (Ian Potter Museum of Art) and Tilia Europaea (Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts).

In her work with the Grainger Museum she produced two programmes of contemporary art and music for the Melbourne International Festival: The Many Faces of Percy Grainger 1997 and Electric-Eye 1998. In 2005 she oversaw relocation of the CCP, now in its 22nd year, to purpose designed premises. CCP is one of Australia’s premier venues for the exhibition of contemporary photo based arts, providing a context for the enjoyment, understanding and appraisal of contemporary practice.