Proudly queer and oddly proud.
As a lens-based artist, I approach photography as a tool for documenting and reflecting on the politics of race and diversity, particularly as a queer person of colour. I believe that photographers are in a unique position to capture people in various states of being; it is the ultimate privilege of the photographer to capture and enshrine these states. I often cite the the (often conflicting) critical works of Susan Sontag and Diane Arbus, both written and visual, as a means to consider my approach to photography.
Outside of photography, I am a trained Primary school teacher who employs an evidence-based clinical approach to teaching in schools. In 2018, I assisted in the development of STEM rubrics for the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, in partnership with the University of Melbourne.
2019 - Photographer, Bukjeh, Bunjil Place
2019 - Photographer, Lullabies Under the Stars, ArtPlay
2019 - Photographer, Them by Samah Sabawi, La Mama
2017 - Photographer, Tales of a City by the Sea, La Mama
2017 - Contributing Artist, ECL Alumni Showcase, Footscray Community Arts
2016 - Contributing Artist, PHOTODUST
2016 - Master of Teaching Primary, University of Melbourne
2016 - Photographer, Be Free Fundraiser Concert
2015 - Emerging Cultural Leader (Footscray Community Arts Centre)
2015 - Co-facilitator, Photographer (Journey to Glenroy)
2014, 2015 - Photographer (Activist Arts Festival)
2014 - Photographer, Man Who Committed Thought, Footscray Community Arts
2014 - Bachelor of Arts (Sociology & Linguistics), University of Melbourne