Powerhouse acquires photography archive worth $1.6 million

The Australian Centre for Photography will see new light as Powerhouse Photography returns after a 2-year hibernation.

The Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) in NSW has been in hibernation since 16 December 2020 following a decision to ‘stem the risk of ongoing financial losses and protect the capital in an investment fund it considers vital to its long-term viability’.

Throughout 2021, the ACP held extensive consultations with the community to assist the Board in identifying future pathways and use of the ACP Fund.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_