NATIONAL PORTRAIT PRIZE 2018

It’s been a very busy year and not much of that has been personal work so it was nice to get the call from Canberra to be a part of the annual Portrait Prize. This event is important to me two fold. It creates a national platform for the First Nation stories coming out of community and it provides me access to a large selection of hugely talented photographer from across the country.

Ngarrindjeri Elder Uncle Moogy is one of the busiest men I’ve ever met, and yet he makes time to preserve his culture, every day showing the importance of his connection to country and the people – his people – that it is made up of. Slipping between the two worlds seamlessly, Major Sumner (as he is formally known) takes a call from his granddaughter, whose birthday party he is late for.

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