South African-born Sharon Zwi presents 60 black and white life portraits in composite grid format reminiscent of a film contact sheet. Each composite portrait is made of 25 images spanning the subject’s life from infancy to current day with the final contemporary image taken by Zwi. The series includes well-known personalities such as Eva Cox, Margaret Whitlam, Shanti Raman, Michael Kirby, John Coetzee, and David Stratton as well as those who are not celebrity but whom Zwi feels have made a contribution to society. Each portrait is the result of collaboration between Zwi and the subject with images sourced from personal archives.
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