Mar 31, 2020 /

Isolate + Create: ‘Introspection’ by Bec Lorrimer

As much of the world find themselves spending the majority of time at home as part of social distancing measures implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, some of our artists are using this time to produce individual “isolation projects” in a series titled “Isolate + Create”.

Here are photographer Bec Lorrimer’s isolation pieces, ‘Introspection’.


Mar 30, 2020 /

Benito Martin Shoots for Four Pillars Gin

Benito Martin once again collaborated with Four Pillars – this time for their new Changing Seasons Gin, capturing gorgeous themed cocktails representing Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Assistant: Walter Maurice
Stylist: Gemma Lush

Mar 27, 2020 /

Isolate + Create: Billy Plummer

Photographer Billy Plummer creating beauty in isolation. These images are the first of many isolation projects and creative exploration in our shifting narrative. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀

“It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times”
– Nina Simone⁠

Surrounded by darkness. Alive and pristine.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀

This plant stood out bright in the shadow of a huge stand of trees with sunlight on it on one of Billy’s “isolation walks” this week. It summed up how he was feeling. It was only 10 yards from his home so he grabbed a black cloth, 2 stands and put them behind it to isolate it from everything around it.⁠⠀

Jan 02, 2020 /

Paul Barbera Collaborates with Jae Criddle For “Where They Create”

Over in Fremantle, Western Australia, Paul Barbera paid a visit to artist and illustrator Jae Criddle as part of his ongoing project Where They Create. After years specialising in designing handcrafted signage, creating custom illustration and painting mural artwork, her interest has evolved to include mediums such as sculpture and embroidery.

In his distinctive reportage style, Paul beautifully captures the space that Jae has created to balance her home and work life.

Nov 27, 2019 /

‘Crossing the Line’ by David Cohen de Lara

Inspired by the recent record-breaking marathon run of Eliud Kipchoge, David Cohen de Lara decided to take studio-style portraits of athletes as they crossed the finish line at the recent Amsterdam marathon. With marathon running gaining popularity around the world, he expected to see a diverse range of runners. What surprised him was the diverse range of emotions he captured on the faces of people as they crossed the line.

Nov 26, 2019 /

Chapter One Exhibition Champions Young Women In Photography

Nurturing the careers of young women in photography, Sam I Am’s mentorship program, Chapter One, is excited to present the work of its eight protégé photographers at a special exhibition held at Pix On Location in Alexandria at 6pm on Thursday, December 12th2019.

Featuring the visual stories of Chapter One mentorship participants, the photography on show is the culmination of three month’s worth of work that saw each successful applicant paired with a Sam I Am photographer. Helping them to cultivate their story, the program included guiding the photographers through concept development and refinement, pre-production, shooting their vision, then working with their mentor to edit each story or series.

Exhibiting photographers are Alice Ballhausen, Amy Kennett, Claire Armstrong, Hyun Lee, Karen Trang, Lilli Waters, Lucy Deverall and Susie George. The mentors they worked alongside include pro photographers Billy Plummer, Craig Wall, David Cohen de Lara, James Marcus Haney, Paul Barbera, Tobias Rowles and Benito Martin. Creative industry mentors were Josephine Burns, Matt Ennis, Lucy McGinley, Scott McClelland, Matt Smith, Alex Toohey, Simon Dall, Jon Kelly and Paul Bruce.

A special thanks goes out to Chapter One exhibition sponsors: Pix On Location, Special, Alex Reznick, Glue Society, Cream Electric Art, Killanoodle, Four Pillars, Yulli’s Brews, Batlow Cider Co, Catfish Media, Sydney Brewery,The Bogey Hole Café and P4. Design.

Event Details:
What: Chapter One Exhibition
Where: Pix on Location, 6B Hiles St, Alexandria
When: 6pm on 12th December 2019
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