AT THE HIP BY JOE BRENNAN AND TABATHA TURNER
PHOTOGRAPHY & WORDS Joe Brennan
STYLIST Tabatha Turner
BEAUTY Katie Angus
HAIR Darren Summors
Drawn together by convenience, by the arbitrary hand of the classroom and the suburbs. Late nights spent talking in the dark. Days spent borrowing each other’s things, and only rarely giving them back. It’s something like sibling rivalry. Each other’s confidante, bully, best friend. They’re camped out together at the centre of the universe. It won’t last forever, but it doesn’t need to. This is an education. Growing up is growing out of things; getting sick of each other, becoming obsessed with yourself. It’s an essential pain, that drifting. New friends and obsessions and worries. There’s no way around it. But they have no idea about that yet. For now it seems totally impossible. For now they’re still joined at the hip
SIDE-NOTE acknowledges the Eora people as the traditional custodians of the land on which this project was produced. We pay our respects to Elders past and present. We extend that respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples reading this.