Men with Heart: A Visual and Spoken Journey

Paul Hoelen & Troy Melville
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Entry Fee: Free
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Official Opening 02/05/2020 6:00 pm
Artist Talk 03/05/2020 4:00 am

Paul Hoelen & Troy Melville. A deeply unique body of work in both its intimacy and scope intended to both challenge and explore what defines healthy masculinity in Australian culture today.

This powerfully moving multi-media exhibition has won multiple awards for its impact on the health and well-being of both men and boys in Australia in 2019. Shot in complete confidentiality over almost two decades, this documentary exhibition presents a deeply unique body of work in both its intimacy and scope intended to both challenge and explore what defines healthy masculinity in Australian culture today.

In a time when much of the world’s media is choosing to focus on the darker side of what men are capable of, this project provides a refreshing, welcome and important counterbalance. It portrays the open-heartedness, courage, and vulnerability of men coming together to face their issues and work on becoming better men. Better fathers, brothers, partners and sons.

Paul Hoelen: Photographer. Troy Melville: Videographer

Tasmania based, self-taught, and travel-hungry, Hoelen has lived a diverse career over his two decades as an image-maker with a consistent focus on humanitarian and conservation-based projects. He is a Master of Photography in the AIPP (2 Gold Bars), Fellow of the NZIPP (2 Gold Bars), two times Winner and 4 x Finalist for International Photographer of the Year in NZ, 3 x Tasmanian Professional Photographer of the Year and 7 x Tasmanian Landscape Photographer of the Year. He judges regularly at a state, national and international level, runs photography workshops worldwide and is a member of the progressive Landscape co-operative The Light Collective. His fine-art work is represented by Source Photographica and One Fine Print. 

This event has concluded
Dates:
Entry Fee: Free
Exhibition Event:
Official Opening 02/05/2020 6:00 pm
Artist Talk 03/05/2020 4:00 am
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