https://www.coalcoastmagazine.com/blog/alice-spittle WEAVING SOME MAGIC Travelling through Australia’s vast landscapes, Maori artist Alice Spittle’s hands are busy creating and sharing her love for traditional weaving. Known as raranga, the traditional Maori art involves weaving harvested Harakeke (New Zealand Flax) but it symbolises something greater than merely creating aesthetic items. Ahead of her visit toContinue reading “Weaving Some Magic”
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Sewing Together a New Future
Feature Article published in Refugee Transitions Magazine.
A Sunburnt Country
“Sunburnt Country: The Drought” is a 360 documentary which explores the impacts of a changing climate, through the experiences of three farmers living through the recent drought in NSW. In order for the 360 to function, it must be viewed on Google Chrome and the settings adjusted to HD. For best viewing experience, use aContinue reading “A Sunburnt Country”
Paper Planes Magazine
Paper Planes focuses on personal experiences of travel. The way in which the images we take of places whether they be popular or secluded generate different memories, stories and feelings in different people. The power of a photograph to transport you back to a specific place and feeling in time. Friends submitted their photos andContinue reading “Paper Planes Magazine”
VR 360 Storytelling
Asked to find a family photograph and interview a family member about it, I dug up a photograph of my mother and my father in Leipzig in 1994, just after they moved to Germany from the Yugoslavian War. This is what she shared with me. There remains a problem with bridging the distant to the close,Continue reading “VR 360 Storytelling”
Portraits from Bosnia
A journey through Vietnam captured on film photography.
A month spent in a rural village near Bangalore, India with 40K Globe’s media team. During this time we scripted and filmed videos for teaching local children English which were distributed on their learning tablets.
Those ten days spent in Korea with the Korean Australian Community Scholarship [KACS] were the longest and most exhilarating days of my life. From driving around in army tanks with the First Corps only kilometres away from the North Korean border, to stepping into the Demilitarised Zone to visiting dozens of media organisations in Seoul,Continue reading “KACS Scholarship”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC Investigations: Serial conman Eddie Kang up to old tricks ripping off vulnerable students Exclusive by Steve Cannane and Dunja Karagic, ABC Investigations https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-21/scam-artist-eddie-kang-ripping-off-vulnerable-students/10264686 Flight Centre accused of ‘ripping off’ customers, underpaying staff in alcohol fuelled ‘cult’ workplace By Pat McGrath and Jeremy Story Carter, ABC Investigations/7.30 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-22/olivia-little/10147050
Greenpeace Australia Pacific
Videography: Photography: https://media.greenpeace.org/CS.aspx?VP3=SearchResult&VBID=27MZV8RFAF6HL&SMLS=1&RW=1155&RH=580