Storytelling & Photo-documentary

Storytelling through visual art can be a powerful healing tool. For many years at times photography has been used to exploit vulnerable communities and share incorrect narratives and context.

Storytelling through photography has reconnected me to my cultural identity, and guided me to the subjects of injustice, ethicalities, and indigenous rights. It is a way to show things that can be triggering or difficult to talk about in the every day society.

Through this photo-documentary journey it has opened my eyes to the many injustices we face around the world, different communities, different stories and it is a realisation that photography is a privilege and it must be used wisely as we influence the narrative. What we do impacts the world.

Sumatra, Indonesia | The Palm Oil Industry

Rarotonga, Cook ISLANDS | mIKE tAVIONI-master carver & taonga


mangaia, cook islands| community traditions of au'au enua