Part of a larger series focusing on people from Myanmar whose families live transnationally. ‘Away from Home’ shows a dual sense of belonging and not belonging, and feelings of 'in-betweeness'. The image comments on the multidimensional complexities of being a refugee, both at home and away.
A massive "cloud tsunami" looms over Sydney in a spectacular weather event seen only a few times a year. The enormous shelf cloud rolled in from the sea, turning the sky almost black and bringing violent thunderstorms in its wake. A sunbather uses her phone, oblivious to the impending doom.
We'd just been to a birthday party in Brisbane's Roma Street Parklands and were exiting via the rainforest garden. I was photographing the palms when my sons ran past me in wonder at the effect of the light through the trees. I love the image as it was completely impromptu and so unexpected.
Daisyanna and her boyfriend Cam aged 16, Ballarat, Victoria. It is this age that we change and develop in ways that shape who we are for the rest of our lives. These years were the most tumultuous of my childhood; I was wild and nothing could stop me. It was a time that I never want to revisit... READ MORE