Sam Harris | Head On Photo Festival

Sam Harris

Supporting photographers by challenging the system

Supporting photographers by challenging the system

Early last decade, photography was not a prominent part of Sydney's cultural landscape. The medium was still finding its feet in art circles. Australia was producing good photographers but many were not getting the exposure they deserved because dominant names were recycled again and again in the few accolades available to the art form.

Sam Harris: Postcards From Home

Sam Harris: Postcards From Home


Sam Harris abandoned a successful career in London as a photographer for Esquire and the Sunday Times to see more of his family. The acclaimed series that resulted was described by Magnum’s David Alan Harvey as being “incisive, close to the heart work done with a special eye”. “Photography,” he says, “does not get any better than this.”