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.
Behind a Little House' articulates an interest in how the landscape and its representation during the 18th and 19th centuries have had a role in building a sense of belonging anywhere in the world; home and sky function as cross-boundary and universal symbols, articulating a sense of belonging... READ MORE
Returning home, I had just left Cooma. The sun was smiling down on the hills and as I drove around a bend, I was captivated by the beautiful colour in the land - a window of opportunity not to be missed. I was reminded of a childhood moment, reciting the wonderful poem by Dorothea Mackellar.
The Paepalanthus is a rare wildflower found only in some parts of the Cerrado, the Brazilian savannah. The mountains in the background are the Whale and Buracão Hills. I used painted light in the foreground and waited for the best time to capture the arc of the Milky Way.