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Australia Now: Heavy Volume 1

Australia Now: Heavy Volume 1

The Heavy Collective has become an important player in the Australian photographic landscape through its online platform, which regularly features photographers mainly working in street and documentary photography, with often an edge and always a fierce passion. Four years ago, edge and passion brought Jack Harris and Geordie Cargill to...

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Australia Now: Sam Harris - The Middle of Somewhere

Australia Now: Sam Harris - The Middle of Somewhere

From the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015 by Claire Monneraye The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is closing on Sunday 20 September. Make sure not to miss some of the highlights of this year’s festival. The Core Program includes 20 exhibitions and more than 200 artists feature in the Fringe Program....

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Australia Now: Lin Wei - Body Form

Australia Now: Lin Wei - Body Form

by Claire Monneraye   One cannot talk about the distorted body in photography without referencing the work of photographers Bill Brandt (1904 – 1983) and André Kertész (1894 – 1985) both of whom explored the endless variations of the contorted body as a photographic object. While Kertész played with wavy...

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Australia Now: Benjamin Stone-Herbert - Nature's Pencil

Australia Now: Benjamin Stone-Herbert - Nature's Pencil

by Claire Monneraye   The plates of the present work are impressed by the agency of Light alone, without any aid whatever from the artist’s pencil. They are the sun-pictures themselves, and not, as some persons have imagined, engravings in imitation. (Preliminary note, The Pencil of Nature, Henry Fox Talbot)...

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