“ABOUT EIGHTEEN MONTHS ago, I started to spend time walking around the inner western suburbs of Melbourne where I have lived for twenty years. It wasn’t for fitness reasons – this wasn’t cheerless power walking, but vague wandering. As I went, I took photos of street art, faded signage, smoke pouring out of chimneys, old factories, weeds bursting through wire fences – but it wasn’t about the photographs, either. I didn’t know what I was looking for, but the walking seemed to help”.
Read more from local author, Nick Gadd in his article titled ‘A Landscape of Stories’ in the Griffith Review.
Book your tickets to his session Walking and Writing the Suburbs, Saturday 18 June, 2.00pm – 3.00pm.