August, 2009 Archive

Aug
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Faces in the crowd at the VCA rally in Melbourne, 2009.

Save VCA Rally (Pt. 2)

More shots from the VCA rally through Melbourne yesterday.

I don’t think the stills really do justice the theatrics of the students so I’ll upload some video over the next couple of days as well. Geoffrey Rush gave a wonderfully impassioned speech about the importance of arts education and practical acting training before the rally started and you can see the first half of it here.

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Aug
22
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Demonstrators walk down St Kilda road at the VCA rally in Melbourne, 2009.

Save VCA Rally (pt. 1)

Students from Victorian College of the Arts staged a rally in Melbourne yesterday to protest the proposed changes to curriculum and cutbacks on teaching staff and courses.

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Aug
07
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Dustin Humphrey

I thought I’d post something up about my favourite photographic ad campaign this year. US photographer Dustin Humphrey has shot a series of surreal composites of surf action shots and underwater still-lifes for surf brand Insight. the campaign involved building elaborate beatnik set pieces off the coast of Bali above and below sea level. The campaign took out the Sony World Photography Award for commercial advertising.

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