For over 10 years my mother has worked as a nurse in remote communities around Australia, and more than five of those years she has spent with her husband in Maningrida.
This gave me, on a few occasions, a rare insight into a part of our country that is so far removed from the existence that my family and I share in Sydney. I wanted in some small way to bridge that gap.
I value respect. I am inspired by history. I am challenged by ideas about how people see themselves, how I see myself.
Make up, and the beauty industry when subtracted from narratives of both mass consumerism, and oppressive beauty standards, contains the potential for rebellious lightheartedness. The personal is political, but that does not mean that either can’t be fun. The new identity of the beauty industry is fun, embracing its inherent frivolity and its revolutionary potential as a political force.
Farmland hugs the cliffs that wrap and wind their way around the impending shore. Your nostrils are greeted with the distinct, rare blend of cow manure and sun-dried seaweed. The breeze picks up and you know you’re home. Photographer Michael Brunt explores the blueprint of identity in 'A Place To Call Home'.
SIDE-NOTE presents ‘Close Encounters’, a visual exploration of our varying ideas of near and far within the context of entrapment, freedom, destruction and protection.
Helena on being raised all over the world, her mental health and the change in her identity since starting a family.
Now more than ever, our thirst for authenticity has solidified the value of timeless design. Photographer Peter Van Alphen casts a modern eye over Australian heritage brand, R.M Williams.
A look into expression of self through dance for Edition N°9, IDENTITY. Gracie Otto follows French Caribbean ballerina and model, Ines Joseph, and captures what has represented and defined her since she was a child.