Melbourne, the world’s most locked-down city, struggled through over 240 days of pandemic restrictions. There was limited time outside and scarce options to learn and play with the kids, but everyone found their own ways to keep going; small things, small wins. Like making an astronaut suit and helmet for your space-fascinated child, a novelty that won’t last.
Habibi chronicles a love story set in one of the world’s most prolonged and complicated contemporary conflicts: the Israeli-Palestinian war. Palestinian prisoners’ wives have turned to ‘sperm smuggling’ to conceive children by their husbands, serving long-term sentences in Israeli jails. Around 7,000 Palestinians are detained, with nearly 1,000 facing 20 years or more sentences.
The felicific calculus is an algorithm that calculates the moral rightness of an action by balancing the probable pleasures and pains that it would produce.
Younes Mohammad, a Kurdish photographer based in Iraq, captures the nomadic nature of his people, the Kurds, and the troubling effects diaspora has had upon the rich Kurdish culture. While having no official state, the Kurds are one of the most established tribes in the Middle East – residing in the region for several […]
What does a picture sound like? In the early hours of Wednesday morning, 30 November, we were lucky enough to find out.
This year, Head On Photo Festival 2022 comprises many photographers, who, through their stunning work, explore what it means to be or to know a mother. Their visual stories interweave, compliment, contradict and intersect in many ways, offering unique views on what it means to be a mother, the identity of motherhood, and the complexities of mother-child relationships.
Head On Foundation acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and future, and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.