We write, paint and perform to express ourselves and connect with people around us.
A life’s work may be preserving and passing on artistic traditions — or experimenting with new art forms and techniques.
It takes a special kind of courage to reveal your pain, laugh at yourself or receive disapproval. Some people risk the spotlight, others are intensely private.
How would you write your life story? What would your self-portrait look like?
Explore how these individuals and groups find ways to express who they are.
I am proud to be born here in australia
I arrived in Melbourne aboard the Patris in October 1962. I knew no one in Australia and knew no English. I spent my first night sleeping in the toilets at Po...
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I and mum dad sister brother went to sydney Feb 1957 on the otranto it was an exciting trip we were the king family my dad went to work at car factory in sydney...