Draws together work undertaken in Australia, France and Belgium. It explores how these diverse cultures commemorate Australia's involvement in the Western Front battles of WWI. The work explores concepts of cultural juxtapositions, commemoration and artefact.
Incorporates exhibition titled: CAMARADE
For ten years Louise has traveled to Africa to document the work being done by not-for-profit organisation KYEEMA. Along the way she has captured images of a fast developing continent strongly impacted by the many expatriats working in Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi and Ethiopia.
All images are copyright of Louise Grayson
An ongoing exploration of how people use streets around the
world. So far, visits to South America, Europe, Asia, Africa
and Australia has offered an eclectic mix that offers the
potential to explore some interesting cultural and economic
Louise traveled with an interpreter throughout China and Inner Mongolia and became involved in the lives of eastern women. She asked the women to place the objects from their handbag into the frame themselves - a critical aspect of this collaborative process.
A project conducted within the small French village, Sarlat. Digging beneath the surface of this popular tourist destination, Louise spent time with a group of women living their lives within the ancient walls of a medieval town.
A cross cultural study into how people undertake ritualistic activities at dawn. As the sun rises we see some worship surfing and fishing by the sea while concurrently Monks take to the street collect food for the day from locals seeking positive Karma for their day. Fisherman throw their nets while others float across the rising sun in a hot air balloon.
Images that capture the interplay between communities, commerce and natural resources in the Queensland town of Dalby.