Buzz Gardiner is an Australian-Solomon Island photographer, born and raised in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He lives in Bundjalung / Gold Coast, Queensland. Buzz’s work centres the Melanesian diaspora and with his work, he aims to shift the perception of Melanesia that has been fostered by decades of foreign representation.
Buzz was included as a committee member for judging the Australian Photography Awards (2022). He was a speaker at “New Dialogues in Photography’’ with Photo Collective (2022). Buzz recently joined the Pacific Centre for Photographic Arts (PCPA) as an advisor.