New Winter Themes

“Winter Tree” Images from 2018, the beginning of a new series dealing with social, personal and climatic change.

Making a bad situation worse

The refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island are refusing to leave the compound for fear of their lives. The Australian Government is systematically closing the centre down, shutting off power, ceasing supplies, pulling down fences. The hundreds of asylum seekers remaining stay on in increasingly desperate circumstances. “As well as the constant threat of being told to move to unsafe housing, the systematic…