For over 25 years, RACS has been protecting and advocating for human rights for people seeking asylum, who have made it to Australia. Refugee Advice and Casework Service is one of Australia’s leading refugee legal centres providing free, specialist legal assistance to asylum seekers and refugees seeking to reunite with their families and fight for their human rights every day.
Their team of 14 lawyers are experienced in human rights law, and help Asylum seekers and refugees who seek Australia’s protection to live their lives with dignity, security, family unity and freedom.
Since early human history tattoos have been used to communicate rank, pledge love, seek protection, demonstrate loyalty and identify slaves. Now more popular than ever, the design of a tattoo, its size, visibility and positioning on the body still speaks of individual choice and of personal story.
Chest piece tattoos make the internal external: covering, describing or reinventing the heart on flesh. Jeremy Shaw's portraits of friends and associates explores the illustrations that individuals exhibit on their bodies, the contrasting approaches to the chest as canvas and the values that lie beneath the skin.
The morning starts early for the workers of the Tsukiji Fish Market, it is the largest seafood market in existence, consisting of two areas. The Inner market is home to all the auctions that take place each day at 5am. And the Outer market, that is made up of row after row of small stalls operating all year round. Vendors unload an astounding quantity of fish and other incredible seafood varieties, a heavy smell of fish and diesel lingers in the air, with a constant murmur of voices, squeaking of styrofoam and honking horns barking around every corner.
Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches and facial hair during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues like prostate cancer and mental health.
This month incredible important to thousands of people and has affected my family directly, my grandfather Lyndsay "Curly" Potter was diagnosed with prostate cancer and past away in 2009.
The project was photographed over the month of Movember, having one “Curly” person sit for a portrait to raise awareness and get people thinking about their own health.
Artists come in all shapes and sizes. "made of Clay' documents the skilled labourers that run the ceramics village of Bat Trang, situated just outside the Vietnam capital of Hanoi.
Supplying the country and shipping throughout the world, this small town runs in overdrive. Workers can mould up to 1000 tea cups in a day, paint hundreds of bowls by hand and spend months detailing a single gigantic vase. It is truly fascinating ho labour intensive the whole process is.
The factories are family owned and there us a true sense of family when getting to know the people on the inside. These portraits not only show the different stages of the creative process, but reveal the human side to this well-oiled machine.
These barren wastelands have there own rules, yellow & white arrows are only a suggestion. This series explores empty car park rooftops across Sydney.