3.10.2011

LOUISE WHELAN: Australians All

Burundi refugee's find a new home in Newcastle NSW
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved


The Tibetan community of Australia visited by HH the Dalai Lama, Sydney
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved


A proud southern Sudanese refugee at his home in Newcastle NSW
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved


Chef with BBQ Duck Moon Festival Cabramatta NSW
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved


Northern Sudanese twins Punchbowl NSW
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved


Icelander sits proudly in her St Mary's Home NSW
Photograph (c) Louise Whelan /All Rights Reserved

Documentary photographer, Louise Whelan, has been on a two-year journey to capture ‘slice of life’ images from all the ethnic communities in NSW. Working with the State Library of NSW and photographer John Immig, this project has enormous cultural and historical significance for all Australian’s as the photographers document approximately one hundred and fifty different ethnic groups.

Over 50 photographs by Louise Whelan will be exhibited as part of Sydney's Living In Harmony Festival, March 18 - March 26. Pine Street Gallery, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale, NSW, Australia.

2 comments:

Kristin Hjellegjerde said...

The peking duck picture is quite surreal. Fascinating documentary pictures.

Larry the Artist said...

Particularly liked Icelander St. Mary from the Louise Whelan link.