Born and raised in Melbourne, James Geer began his photographic career in 1999. Since then, he has been commissioned by distinguished publications, advertising agencies, entertainment and corporate companies worldwide. Noted for his portraiture, James has been privileged to photograph not only celebrities but also some of most important and influential figures of our time.
Designed by Brunswick-based Breathe Architecture, The Commons is a considered alternative to the rapid-fire inner city multi-residential developments of the 1990s and early 2000s. Environmental and social sustainability is at the core of The Commons’ architecture, so much so that Breathe’s Jeremy McLeod has moved not only his practice, but his family, into the building.
Dominic Bourke is a teacher, poet, builder and musician. Now based in Beijing with his wife, Celeste, and two children Luella and Raphael, he reflects upon the Strathewen Juke Joint he has (temporarily) left behind – a retreat he built himself using reclaimed materials following the devastation of the Black Saturday fires.