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NINE NANNAS BY JAKE TERREY

NINE NANNAS BY JAKE TERREY

Here are nine healthy Nanna's. To these women, this period of time has been tough. To break up the bad news we thought to pay them a (distanced) visit, and drag Jake along too.

ESSENTIAL WORK BY DEREK HENDERSON & GRACE O’NEILL

ESSENTIAL WORK BY DEREK HENDERSON & GRACE O’NEILL

If there’s any kind of creative legacy that marks this moment we’re in, we hope it’s this one: a return to something delicate, understated and familiar.

INTO MY ARMS

INTO MY ARMS

In consideration of their unwavering embrace, we asked a handful of Australian photographers to capture that which is constant, comforting and common in the time of Corona.

Self Portraits by Claudia Smith

Self Portraits by Claudia Smith

I value respect. I am inspired by history. I am challenged by ideas about how people see themselves, how I see myself. 

AUSTRALIAN STORY BY STEFAN WELLSMORE

AUSTRALIAN STORY BY STEFAN WELLSMORE

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.

A Place To Call Home by Michael Brunt

A Place To Call Home by Michael Brunt

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'.

LAID BARE – HELENA VESTERGAARD BY BEC LORRIMER

LAID BARE – HELENA VESTERGAARD BY BEC LORRIMER

Helena on being raised all over the world, her mental health and the change in her identity since starting a family.

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS – A Project with Sarah & Sebastian by Jake Terrey & Ed Triglone

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS – A Project with Sarah & Sebastian by Jake Terrey & Ed Triglone

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.

IT’S ICONIC – A PROJECT WITH R.M. WILLIAMS BY PETER VAN ALPHEN

IT’S ICONIC – A PROJECT WITH R.M. WILLIAMS BY PETER VAN ALPHEN

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.

MADE UP BY DEREK HENDERSON AND MATILDA DODS

MADE UP BY DEREK HENDERSON AND MATILDA DODS

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.

CLOTHES MAKETH THE (WO)MAN BY DARREN MCDONALD

CLOTHES MAKETH THE (WO)MAN BY DARREN MCDONALD

Photographer Darren McDonald shoots German beauty Anna Mila for Edition N°9, IDENITITY.

THE WAY YOU MOVE BY GRACIE OTTO

THE WAY YOU MOVE BY GRACIE OTTO

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.

ALL ARTIFICIAL COLOURS AND FLAVOURS BY ANNA POGOSSOVA

ALL ARTIFICIAL COLOURS AND FLAVOURS BY ANNA POGOSSOVA

Photographer Anna Pogossova takes a look into the history of artificial flavours in her still life series for Edition N°8, FLAVOUR.

ABOUT THE BOYS BY ISAAC BROWN

ABOUT THE BOYS BY ISAAC BROWN

'Tell me what's your flavour...' In our first stand alone menswear story, Isaac Brown and Alex Bainbridge consider individuality in a portrait series that looks at the varying dispositions of four young men, their drivers and desires. 

FLYING SOLO BY JAKE TERREY

FLYING SOLO BY JAKE TERREY

A tribute to all things unexpectedly great and coincidently very delicious. 

INTO THE WILD BY MICHAEL BRUNT

INTO THE WILD BY MICHAEL BRUNT

The unmistakable taste of discovery - the lure of the unknown and the impetus of risk comes of age in Michael Brunt’s quietly curious curation of pictures.

h2O by Daniel Nadel and Edward Triglone

h2O by Daniel Nadel and Edward Triglone

"She is both, hell fire and holy water. And the flavor you taste depends on how you treat her." - Sneha Pal.

THE MAKERS – A PROJECT WITH NOBODY DENIM by kids of bill

THE MAKERS – A PROJECT WITH NOBODY DENIM by kids of bill

Kids of bill delve into the mechanics of Nobody Denim's Melbourne factory and laundromat in the first instalment of, 'The Makers'.

SWEET DISPOSITION BY KELLY GEDDES

SWEET DISPOSITION BY KELLY GEDDES

The rich and the bitter, the bright and the dark, the all-consuming and the already consumed. Kelly Geddes considers form, flavour and the far less forbidden, allegory of fruit.

HOMECOMING – A project with Bassike by kidsofbill & Peter Van Alphen

HOMECOMING – A project with Bassike by kidsofbill & Peter Van Alphen

The journey home is a curious one, full of questions and contrasts. Swinging from sun dappled nostalgia to the things we selectively forget, going home is a mixed emotion that is as comforting as it is loaded.

Closer by Darren McDonald

CLOSER BY DARREN MCDONALD

Darren Mcdonald takes on the intimacy of identity and the stillness of being with New Zealand born, New York based model, Emma Kate Boyd.

The Night Laundry with Jess Gomes

The Night Laundry with Jess Gomes

“In my line of work preparation is key. Let me break this down for you, let me break it down in 4, 3, 2, 1..." Watch Australian actress, model and entrepreneur ‘get ready’ for Gracie Otto.

GROWING UP BY MICHAEL BRUNT

GROWING UP BY MICHAEL BRUNT

Photographer Michael Brunt considers the mysticism of a future forged in child's play.

RVHU – ‘WE’RE ON FIRE’ BY kidsofbill

RVHU – ‘WE’RE ON FIRE’ BY kidsofbill

Two young adults in search of freedom decide to flee a cult, setting in motion their eventual demise. SIDE-NOTE presents, 'We're on Fire' a film clip by kidsofbill, for Melbourne based contemporary RnB artist, RVHU.

‘WAIT’ BY VICTORIA ZSCHOMMLER, HENRY COUSINS & MATILDA DODS

‘WAIT’ BY VICTORIA ZSCHOMMLER, HENRY COUSINS & MATILDA DODS

My experience of childhood often felt like living in a constant state of anticipation. There was always something I was waiting for.

FREE FALLING BY TĀNE COFFIN

FREE FALLING BY TĀNE COFFIN

There’s nothing so surreal as free falling; a hurtling kind of floating full of contradiction, at once peaceful and full of panic.

HER. VICTORIA LEE BY DARREN MCDONALD

HER. VICTORIA LEE BY DARREN MCDONALD

Darren McDonald explores the intimacy of the interior: of mind and space with Australian model Victoria Lee, for SIDE-NOTE Edition No 7, Anticipation.

THE TIME BEFORE BY PETER VAN ALPHEN

THE TIME BEFORE BY PETER VAN ALPHEN

There is nothing like the sweet, latent promise of good times; the tickle of butterflies in your stomach, the extravagant ideas about where the evening will take you, or with whom.

INIMITABLE ROADHOUSE BLUES BY JAKE TERREY

INIMITABLE ROADHOUSE BLUES BY JAKE TERREY

Jake's account of his trip across North and Central America was always going to be a visual endeavour, for the first (published) time he's employed words as a means of articulating his experience. If you are brave (and patient) enough to embark on its reading, you’ll be rewarded with the realisation that sometimes powerful pictures speak even louder when accompanied by a few (10) thousand words.

SHE’S LIKE THE WIND BY DIVYA BALA AND LEVON BAIRD

SHE’S LIKE THE WIND BY DIVYA BALA AND LEVON BAIRD

Once, summer meant endless feverish days bookended by the briefest winks of velvet night; a humming cicada song over a metronomic percussion of ice cubes against sweating glass; salt waves that washed overhead like a pulse and the echo of heat from every side and from below.