Everyday the gallery sends an email to its 3800 subscribers, who are dedicated photography collectors, offering four prints for sale. I’m in very good company; “in the recent past images from Henri Cartier-Bresson, Andreas Gursky, Richard Misrach, Andre Kertesz, Edward Burtynsky and other photography legends have appeared in Your Daily Photograph”.
Alison is appearing as guest curator on Your Daily Photograph for the month of August. Alison is a renowned journalist specialising in photography. She is a contributor to many photo news magazines and websites including the prestigious L’Oeil de la Photographie and is also the author of the widely read blog Photojournalism Now.
I am crazy excited about my new jumper! Here’s 3 amazing reasons why 1. A classic Jean Michel-Basquiat #art #culture #legend 2. Tribute to the one and only fallen soldier Charlie Parker #jazz #music #legend 3. I am currently reading the biography of one Pannonica de Koenigswarter #thejazzbaronness who had the room at the Stanhope Hotel in which Charlie Parker died in 1955. Pannonica lived there and he’d stopped by for help because she was one of the few people left who would help him… Apparently they were watching telly with her daughter when he passed away. So. This jumper means a lot to me #notjustaprettypicture #nahfollowfashion - especially now cos dad loved Bird a lot. Thx @uniqloau
My dad George Dracoulis passed away two months ago today. This caused my hiatus over here on iG. He was a massive inspiration to me and many others. This is my favourite photo of him as the academic hippy in his early years at the research school of Nuclear Physics at the Australian National University. Not your average scientist. #dad #scientist #pushyourboundaries #love #nuclearphysics #atoms #splittingatoms
Just 1.5 days left of #vivernomeiodobarulho at the @headonphotofestival in Sydney. Open 11-5pm Saturday and 10-2pm Tuesday. Gaffa, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney. Grab a slice of my beautiful friends in the favelas of #riodejaneiro #cidademaravilhosa. The favela does not mean ‘slum’ it means ‘community’ (except really it’s type of plant) #community #brasil #opovodobrasil #igualidadepratodos #favela #familia
Listen Up! Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Michael Cathcart about Viver no Meio do Barulho / Living in the Middle of the Noise and my thoughts on the current situation in Brazil in Radio National’s Books and Arts Daily. You can listen to it on their website at Recapturing Rio, the link to listen is to the full program, I am on at the 28 minute mark.
Opening Tonight!! Viver No Meio do Barulho / Living in the Middle of the Noise, part of the Head on Photo Festival at Gaffa, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney. Tonight’s opening 6-8pm and the exhibition on until 8th June. @headonphotofestival #headon #vivernomeiodobarulho #livinginthemiddleofthenoise #documentary #photography #exhibition #flipagram #love
You may have noticed my little flipagram promos recently and the rio funk tune on the soundtrack.
It’s Rap da Felicidade, one of the most classic Rio Funk tunes, MC Cidinho and Doca released this in 1997 and young kids still sing it today. It has an important message which is complimentary to everything that Viver no Meio do Barulho is about. Not only that it’s very catchy!
Take Note: I’ve posted the video With Lyrics, so you can learn the words and sing along to it to because like I said before - if you want to get closer to brazilian culture, you need to learn to love singing along and you need to learn all the words! Guaranteed your friends will be impressed. Turn on captions to see the english translation of the lyrics.