Belinda Mason

Belinda Mason is a well-known photographer based in Sydney, Australia. Since 1990, she has provided photography services for a range of corporate, fashion, industrial, advertising, and media clients. Simultaneously Belinda Mason’s work has focused on taboo social issues that explore the very personal and sometimes difficult subjects of grief, body image, identity and family. Mason has conceptualized, produced, and presented high quality socially engaged art exhibitions and events for national and international audiences. A long-lasting project called Intimate Encounters focuses on her photographic works of sexuality and disability. Beginning in 2000, this project has toured to every metropolitan and key regional city throughout Australia: 32 venues from 2001 to 2007 and to 9 international cities from 2002 to 2014 including, London, Barcelona, New York, Toronto, and Auckland. Her recent project of media and photography entitled Unfinished Business exposed the impact of disability in Indigenous communities throughout Australia. Since 2012, Belinda has collaborated with emerging artists with disabilities to create collaborative and inclusive multi-media exhibition such as her Silent Tears Project.

Belinda is also regularly invited to speak at professional conferences and events such as the United Nations Commission of the Status of Women in New York 2016 at the United Nations Commission on the Rights of Persons with Disability in Geneva 2016 and World Conference on Indigenous Persons in New York in 2014, United Nations Human Council in Geneva 2013. Other events include, Sydney Ideas at Sydney University 2016, Australian Medical Students 2016 Global Health Conference, 2016 International Arts and Health Conference, Arts Activated Conference in 2011, 2014 and 2016, Head On Festival 2014, Australian Institute of Professional Photography Blowfish Conference 2010, Australian Centre of Photography 2006, International Festival of Photography in Sydney 2004, Melbourne Festival of Arts 2002.