Author(s): Wayne Quilliam
Culture is Life is a modern, photographic celebration of the diversity of Indigenous Australians. In the same way that Humans of New York offered interesting life stories to give context to images of everyday New Yorkers, pre-eminent photographer Wayne Quilliam has collected over 500 images and interviews with Indigenous people across the country. His work explores the nuances of Indigenous thinking and identity, and focuses on how the First peoples view their place within the contemporary culture of Australia. The people featured in this book include many high-profile Indigenous Australians, as well as community members of different ages from Tasmania to the Torres Strait, offering insights into the dreams of youth and the reflections of Elders. With a short quote sitting next to each image, this book is an accessible gateway to better understand and appreciate the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, presented as a stunning and contemporary photo book.