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"A lifetime of CREATIVE WORK!"

GCG 

[GOTH CARTER GROUP] 

 PROFILE:

GOTH CARTER

photo GOTH Carter

BACKGROUND

GOTH Carter is from Sydney, Australia.

CREATIVE ROOTS 

Father JEFF CARTER was a renowned photographer and writer for magazines and more than 20 books. 

Mother MARE CARTER was a professional writer for magazines and later wrote several books.  

The CARTER family also produced the multi award winning television documentary series:   

'Jeff & Mare Carter's 
WILD COUNTRY' 

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GOTH's EARLY YEARS  

Having run away from home aged 16, GOTH worked his way around Australia, including working on fishing trawlers and abelone diving boats in Eden NSW, as well as working construction in the hot dry Centre of Australia in Alice Springs NT

Eventually GOTH returned to Sydney.  

GOTH in SYDNEY, Australia.  

For about 5 years, GOTH worked in FILM PRODUCTION COMPANIES, then at ABC TV [Australia] in the 1970s. 

 SELF-EMPLOYED SINCE AGE 24

 GOTH stopped 
'working for da man' 
at age 24 in Sydney, Australia. 

GOTH's self-employed income was a combination of 

PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINER 
and 
PRO PHOTOGRAPHER.
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GOTH as Entertainer 

GOTH Carter as a SWAGMAN. 

Sydney. Australia. In the early 1980s GOTH created a unique and original performance character:

 'GOTH Carter - Busking Swagman

This was a street performance, based on the historical lifestyle of a travelling swagman

GOTH performed 'dramatic recitations' of the poems and short stories of Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson

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Within 3 months, GOTH was plucked from the streets and onto live national television and the concert hall of the Sydney Opera House. 

GOTH was also performing 5 nights a week plus a matinee on Sundays in Bobby Limb's AUSSIE NIGHT dinner show

The popularity of GOTH's show allowed him to create his independent  expandible show: from performing solo, up to several performers on stage with GOTH as the host and compere. 

A popular feature of the show was 
a REAL SHEEP SHEARER - 
SHEARING A REAL SHEEP:
while GOTH performed 
'CLICK GO THE SHEARS'. 

 

GOTH appeared many times on all of Australia's national TV channels. 

Newspaper and magazines have run many stories and articles about GOTH.

QANTAS and BRITISH AIRLINES commissioned GOTH to write a poem and perform. [see below]. 

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GOTH as PHOTOGRAPHER

GOTH also began his photo business during the 1980s

GOTH loves photographing people, and shot many modelling portfolios, artistic portraits and fashion.
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GOTH in AMERICA

Wanting to try competing in a bigger market, in 1993 Goth moved to San Francisco, in the United States of America. 

GOTH spent about 7 years working very successfully across almost the whole of the United States as a fashion and art photographer

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He sub-contracted with JC Penney Department stores to shoot glamour events all over America [as far a field as Las Vegas and even up in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska]. 

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GOTH in JAPAN 

Over a period of about 2 years, GOTH flew to Japan from the states many times to shoot various photo jobs in Japan: music CD covers, fashion and also magazine work].

Finally, Goth decided to re-located to Japan . 

Since 1998 has been working and living in Osaka . The first 5 years Goth worked as a freelance photographer and English teacher

GCG BEGINS

In 2003 Goth created his own company GCG [GOTH CARTER GROUP] and rented commercial space in Nakazakicho, near Umeda, in downtown Osaka.

From 2020 Goth has opened a 2nd GCG, in Izumisano close to the Nankai line  IZUMISANO STATION. 

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GCG Osaka is located in NAKAZAKICHO, near Umeda, Osaka.

3-1-21-301 Nakazaki. Kita-ku, Osaka. 530-0016. Japan. Telephone: 06 6374-7299

EASIEST and FASTEST: 

Tannimachi subway to NAKAZAKICHO STN. Go to EXIT 2 on the street level. 

Then TELEPHONE GCG: [06. 6374-1952-7299]. I will go to EXIT 2 to meet you.

Can't come to GCG OSAKA? 

GCG IZUMISANO is close to Nankai line IZUMISANO STATION.

You are very welcome! I am happy to see you. However, I am always busy, so please 

email me and make a time to meet before you come.

Thanks,

GOTH Carter

EMAIL GOTH at GCG