Reading Time: 3 minutes Following the birth of her first child, Woodward experienced postpartum depression, feeling an overwhelming sense of isolation that soon made a lasting impact on her work
Reading Time: 4 minutes Ahead of this year’s international biennale in Melbourne, themed Being Human, we highlight the artists and shows not to be missed
Reading Time: 3 minutes Australia’s largest photography festival returns to Melbourne’s streets and galleries in April, with 90 exhibitions by 123 international artists including Cindy Sherman, Helmut Newton, Gillian Wearing, Mohamed Bourouissa, Poulomi Basu, Luo Yang, and more
Reading Time: 3 minutes Growing up in Australia, Kumar was dismissive of her Indian heritage. ‘Ghar’ and ‘Nagar’ – meaning ‘home’ and ‘town’ in Hindi – are part of her ongoing efforts to re-discover her “Indianness”, as she puts it
Reading Time: 3 minutes In a vibrant celebration of a new “COVID normal” Victoria, the inaugural PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography will reanimate the city with work from both established and emerging international artists between 18 February – 7 March 2021.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Katrin Koenning’s documentary projects are fluid in process and poetic in aesthetic. She often works…
Reading Time: 4 minutes “I’ve spent so many hours on end in the dark, listening to loud music and just watching people, trying to see who I can take photos of and sussing out the environment” says Lionel Kiernan, “my work is a recording of what we can see with the naked eye in these constantly repetitive environments”.
At 21, Kiernan is the youngest photographer, and only Australian, to ever be shortlisted for the MACK First Book Award. After graduating from the Photography Studies College in Melbourne in 2017, Kiernan was nominated this year for his first major body of work documenting Melbourne’s nightlife scene, At Night.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Patricia Karallis and Giada De Agostinis, founding editor and editor of the online photography magazine, pick out their top five of the year – including Vincent Ferrané’s book Milky Way