Culture is Life by Wayne Quilliam
A modern, photographic celebration of the diversity of Indigenous Australians, pre-eminent Aboriginal photographer Wayne Quilliam explores the nuances of Indigenous thinking and identity, and focuses on how the First peoples view their place within today’s culture of Australia in Culture is Life. The people featured in the bookinclude many high-profile Indigenous Australians, as well as community members of different ages from Tasmania to the Torres Strait, offering insights into the dreams of youth and the reflections of Elders.
With various feature sections on significant events such as Sorry Day and the All Stars game, Culture is Life is an accessible gateway to better understand and appreciate the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in a stunning and contemporary photobook.
Culture is Life is published by Hardie Grant Travel.
About the author
Adjunct Professor Wayne Quilliam is one of Australia’s pre-eminent Indigenous photographic artists, curators, and cultural advisors working on the international scene. His awards include the 2009 NAIDOC Indigenous Artist of the Year, the Human Rights Media Award, the Walkley Award for photojournalism, and the Supply Nation Business of the Year award. He was also a finalist in the 2016 Bowness Art Prize. Quilliam has created and curated over 300 exhibitions throughout the world and has been published in more than 1000 magazines, books, and newspapers. In recent years, he has held solo exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Havana, Tokyo, Berlin, New York, and at the United Nations in New York and Geneva.
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