Dr Tamara Voninski (b New York) is a photographer, filmmaker, educator, writer and editor.
Her photographs have won international awards and residencies including: International Pictures of the Year Awards, Art Gallery of NSW residency at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris and the inaugural Alexia Foundation Photography for World Peace grant. Her work has been exhibited internationally for over 25 years. She has worked as a photographer and photo editor for 20+ years including, the Virginian-Pilot newspaper in the United States and Fairfax Media newspapers and magazines in Australia. Voninski is a founding member of the Australian based visual storytelling collective Oculi (2000-present). The Paris based Agence VU represented her work throughout Europe 2002-2020. She received a Master in Film and Digital Image Degree from The University of Sydney (Sydney College of the Arts) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western Kentucky University with a double major in photojournalism and anthropology.
She completed a practice-led PhD at The University of Sydney (Sydney College of the Arts) researching the liminal space between photography and film (2020). She currently teaches as an Sessional Academic in the Masters of Moving Image program as well as undergraduate courses in Screen Arts at the University of Sydney (2016-present). Additionally, she taught a photography course to recent young migrants in Sydney in 2020.