Ways of Becoming

By Phin Oswald, Gareth Richards

August 2016 PHOTO ESSAY
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The earth is dark. Gley soil mixed with alluvium, made heavy by the monsoon rains. Dusk is falling. Amid the quiet all is not quite still. A circling of birds. Wisps of smoke of wood fires drifting from nearby kampungs. The call to the maghrib prayer as the last light leaves the sky to the west. And this earth shimmers green with the maturing padi – the grain of life marking the passage of time and season, as it always...

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Phin Oswald

is a fine art photographer, writer and arts worker.

Gareth Richards

is a writer, editor and bookseller.