Yasmin Mund. Lives and abodes of residents of the soon to be demolished 1960’s building, locally known as the ‘Concrete Jungle’, in Tamarama, Eastern Sydney.
Most residents of the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney are familiar with Tamarama’s infamous 1960’s building, locally known as the ‘Concrete Jungle’. Formally known as Glenview Court, this seven storey, Harry Seidler designed, brutalist concrete structure towers over Tamarama gully and is one of the last architectural relics of this size to receive a facelift. After discovering it is infected with concrete cancer, hundreds of residents will be evicted and displaced en-masse – many of whom have occupied the building’s concrete walls for decades.
Building resident and documentary photographer, Yasmin Mund was fortunate to spend the last three years of her life residing in the building. She has gradually documented the lives and abodes of each of the residents, sharing their unique stories about their soon to be demolished home.
Yasmin Mund is a multi-award winning travel and documentary photographer based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Yasmin’s travel, documentary, and fine art photography has been published internationally in Europe, UK, USA and Australia. Her photographic prints have been exhibited and sold worldwide. Having only plied her trade for a couple of short years, Yasmin’s work came to the public’s attention in 2016 through the critical success of her striking travel photography. Yasmin works across the areas of travel, food, interiors, lifestyle and brand photography in Sydney and across Australia, alongside pursuing her many personal projects.
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