Most people try their best to avoid snakes. This snake photographer couple spends their free time searching for them.
Letizia Battaglia’s images of Mafia bloodshed made it impossible for people to turn a blind eye to the criminal outfit’s reign of terror.
Repeat photography has been used to document vegetation change in Africa since the 1950s; in the last 30 years there’s been an explosion of interest.
Historic early Australian photographs appear stilted and resonate with exploitative colonial relationships.. But the experience of photography in the studio was more dynamic.
Armed with smartphones, keen eyes and curiosity, students are learning to provide vital observations that add to our knowledge of the distribution of plant and animal species and how to conserve them.
Alternative beliefs like spiritualism seem to experience resurgences in times of crisis. Taggart has spent the past 20 years exploring the oft-misunderstood religion.
Three stories from Australia and the UK exploring the role of art in helping people deal with the challenges life throws at them. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Scientists have been using art to illuminate and share their research with the public for centuries. And art could be one way to bolster K-12 science education and scientific literacy in the public.
A study of over 2000 early landscape photographs shows how nature was framed as a wilderness, empty of First Nations peoples.
The retrospective of McCartney’s work at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale shows an artist interested in connection and intimacy.
Hiding the suffering and deaths of some from public view while showing others implies that certain lives are more valuable.
Today viewers may be preoccupied by the methods used by spirit photographers, but spirit photographs had a notable impact on the bereaved who commissioned the portraits.
What did Mercury look like as BepiColombo swung by?
The afterlife envisioned by spiritualism appealed to women who rejected the idea that their unbaptized children could be damned to hell.
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.