The Absent History theme of the Photographing the Mallee project emerged during the collaborative Mallee Routes (2017-2019) section of the project. Towards the end of this collaborative phase, when I was starting the solo Eye on the Mallee section of the project I linked the contemporary black and white photos to the black and white photos that I had made in the 1980s to explore the Mallee’s absent history. These are the… Read More
The images in this portfolio explore the space /place dialectic of the South Australian and the Victorian Wimmera Mallee. They were made during the collaborative Mallee Routes of the project (2017-2019), then the second solo phrase of the project Eye on the Mallee. The film cameras that were used were primarily medium and large format (5×7 and 5×4).