Given a one-way ticket from Chicago to Melbourne in 1961, photographer Maggie Diaz arrived on the docks with just five bucks in her pocket ready to start a new life in a new land. “I remember asking myself at the time, Jesus what have I done?” she laughs her voice still tinged of a New York drawl. But more than fifty years later this fast-talking, fiercely independent woman has made Australia her home and is finally gaining recognition for an oeuvre that spans generations.
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