Elias Redstone is the Founder and Artistic Director of PHOTO Australia and PHOTO International Festival of Photography, Melbourne. He has a track record of initiating and delivering innovative cultural programs in collaboration with institutions such as MoMA, Storefront for Art and Architecture and the London Festival of Architecture. As an independent curator, Elias has conceived and delivered critically-acclaimed exhibitions including Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age (2014) at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, with Berenice Abbott, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Andreas Gursky and Ed Ruscha, amongst others. He curated Chen Wei: The Club (2017) at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, and the touring exhibition Archizines (2011-15). He was Curator of the Polish Pavilion at the 2010 Venice Biennale and Senior Curator at the Architecture Foundation, London. His Phaidon book Shooting Space: Architecture in Contemporary Photography features fifty artists including Annie Leibovitz, Wolfgang Tillmans, Catherine Opie and Thomas Ruff. He is currently Australia Editor for Wallpaper* and has edited publications for Prestel, Sternberg Press and Bedford Press, acted as a contributing editor for Arena Homme Plus and GQ Style, and written for international media including The New York Times.
PHOTO 2024 International Festival of Photography will take place in Melbourne from 1 to 24 March 2024.