Hometown, any town, 2023
Dye diffusion transfer prints captured on the Instax mini 9 instant film camera.
Revisiting my hometown in regional NSW triggers awkward recollections of my adolescence. Significant memories are harboured in the nondescript landscapes, and some still sting like fresh wounds.
The act of photographing these sites with pared down photographic equipment relinquishes control, and with the viewfinder providing the space between myself and the 1980s, the process embodies a sense of letting go.
Images L-R: the bullies, the fight, blue light disco, the runaways, first job, failed hill start