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Shelter: How Australians Live

Rosenlund, Kara, author, photographer


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“Driving down a dirt track one day photographer, stylist and adventurer Kara Rosenlund came across a beautiful but dilapidated farmhouse. Its lonely, worn loveliness kindled a passion in Kara to photograph and celebrate Australia’s authentic, intriguing rural homes and the people who live in them. As she travelled the country, documenting raw and real interiors and landscapes, she found shelter – under the roofs of beach shacks, grand homesteads, sheep stations and shipping containers, and in the welcome of strangers.”
“I am passionate about Australia and how we all live within its vast surroundings. My visual storytelling is inspired by the everyday people and landscapes I encounter on my adventures’. In this celebration of Australian landscapes and interiors, photographer Kara Rosenlund explores the notion of shelter – what do we gather around ourselves to make a home and how does the landscape shape our living spaces? Kara travelled all over the country to seek out authentic, appealing and intriguing Australian interiors and documented them in her trademark honest and poignant style. With a focus on regional and rural Australia, her love of the “beautiful and tired, rambling and crumbling” ensures this is a book full of character and emotion. Detailed captions illuminate the stories behind the people and places Kara encountered.”
261 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 30 cm. #020722
Architecture, Domestic. | Country life. | Decoration and ornament, Rustic. | House furnishings. | Interior decoration. | Interior decoration — Australia — Pictorial works. | House furnishings — Australia — Pictorial works. | Decoration and ornament, Rustic — Australia — Pictorial works. | Architecture, Domestic — Australia — Pictorial works. | Country life — Australia. | Australia. | Australian

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Author Rosenlund, Kara, author, photographer
Number of pages261 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 30 cm.
PublisherLantern for Penguin Australia, Melbourne
Year Published2015
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