From the Intercolonial Exhibition in 1866 to a landmark show, a century later, in which Aboriginal photographers displayed their works, photography has shaped the nation.
People wanted to use photography not only to document the aftermath of war and violence, but also to actively support peace.
Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
Dying in Varanasi is everyday. That’s not to say dying is ordinary. On the contrary, it is a sacred art form, a spiritual passage that is part of the daily practice of living.
The algorithm has become a new way of capturing reality automatically, and it demands a heightened ethical engagement with photos.
Examining parallels between Steven Shearer’s billboard images and religious figures of 17th century baroque art allow a consideration of how context is everything when it comes to reading images.
At a time of pandemic, an extraordinary photographic project unfolded between sheets of clear plastic.
A new book of photographs is a reminder of a slower and simpler way of living — before chain stores, throwaway clothing and online retail.
Born in 1943, photographer William Yang has spoken of having to ‘come out’ twice: first as a gay man and secondly in search of his Chinese identity. A new exhibition marks his career.
Photojournalist Ron Tarver spent years photographing people largely ignored in mythic depictions of white cowboys and the American West.
Hollywood movies have long leaned into colonial representations of the tropics: imagined as romantic palm-fringed coasts full of abundance, but also scary places full of pestilence and primitiveness.
The laws on filming, recording and in some cases distributing the images of another person in Australia are clear — and the potential consequences for the accused are substantial.
The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Cameras played a critical role in the quest for social equality for Black Americans in the post-slavery era.
Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role.
Like a Rorschach test, the incident offers limitless interpretations. But newly published photographs of Yukio Mishima in his final weeks alive show an artist obsessed with scripting out death.
Australia’s invertebrates have an ancient lineage and a fascinating evolution. Get up close with macrophotography to discover tiny, unique animals you’ve probably never seen before.
Badtjala woman and visual artist Fiona Foley looks back at Australian history, and her own art making, in this powerful new book.
Researchers found women and men use their camera rolls differently - and our visual values have changed.
A cruise ship stranded, temporary memorials, face masks, empty cities … Coronavirus has transformed Australia and these images tell the story.