Coming of Age Samoa
The Last Kingdom
Terra Incognita Australis
Now & Then: China
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Tamara Voninski :: Photographer & Filmmaker
From the series "Australia" Girls carefully feed the stingrays at Hamelin Bay in Western Australia.
Real Life is like a theatre when you wander the same streets everyday. The scenes change in the blink of an eye as reality blends with my memories and dreams. Metropolis... Sydney nonfiction Martin Place in the Central Business District of Sydney, Australia
"Metropolis::Sydney" A devil in the night in Sydney, Australia. Real Life is like a theatre when you wander the same streets everyday. The scenes change in the blink of an eye as reality blends with my memories and dreams. Metropolis... Sydney nonfiction
Lhiver A winter season in the darkness of the City of Light where each day was like a dream sequence with my eyes wide open.
Real Life is like a theatre when you wander the same streets everyday. The scenes change in the blink of an eye as reality blends with my memories and dreams. Metropolis... Sydney nonfiction Homeless Santa begs for money along George Street in Sydney.
Ahipara, New Zealand Maori children ride a horse and sleigh across the sand at the southern end of Ninety Mile Beach at Ahipara (North Island) New Zealand. In Maori legend, the spirits of the dead depart the earth along this beach. The New Zealand government has proposed laws to prevent Maori from claiming ownership of the coastline and seabed in New Zealand.
Coming of Age in Samoa
Tamara Voninski / oculi / vu Coming of Age in Samoa 2009 Western Samoa Schoolboys gather to dance for digntitaries during Samoa's Independance Day celebrations in Apia, Samoa. Boys often wear beautiful flowers behnd their ears in Samoa.
Tonga: New Waves Ancient Shores
Tamara Voninski / oculi Kingdom of Tonga September 2006 School children play with starfish from the ocean in front of the Royal Palace in the Kingdom of Tonga the week following the funeral of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV.
Maori youth swim near the Waitangi treaty grounds. There is currently a renaissance of traditional Maori culture in New Zealand. Maori children are taught their language and customs by elders. The connection to the land is very strong in Maori culture.