Patrick Alexander, poet, Spoleto Fringe Festival / Maggie Diaz

Diaz, Maggie, 1925-


15 negatives : flexible base ; 6 x 6 cm.
Series of portraits; H2012.132c is a dark, out of focus image which appears to have an unidentified female, relationship to Alexander not known; Irish-born poet who settled in Australia, lived in Sydney and Melbourne; Alexander was renowned as a performance poet, he was from 1983 to 2004 the only artist to produce an event for every Melbourne Fringe Festival, in honour of his contribution, the Festival has named the spoken performance prize the Patrick Alexander Memorial Award.
Maggie Diaz was born Margaret Eunice Reid on 25 February 1925, in Kansas City Missouri, USA and spent her early childhood in New York. She arrived in Melbourne from the US in 1961. An award winning photographer in the US, she soon established herself as one of Melbourne's leading commercial photographers.
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15 frames on 4 strips.
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