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The Corner Shop

Roland Barthes said that looking at old photographs was like being ‘chafed by reality’. Like photographs of the dead, these places are abrasive to the myth of progress. They are not supposed to be there, but they resist.

Written in Darkness

In Kalgoorlie, Dwyer’s photographs have become the anonymous historic background to contemporary life in a place that locates itself simultaneously in its ‘golden past’ as well as its slightly less heroic present.

Stealing Souls

I want to tell a story about Jony, who is the beloved of Omar, the young man nestling against Jony’s shoulder.

Show and tell

Every photograph is not so much a picture of the world as a piece of it. Some people don’t believe this. Others do.