SUM­MER LONG­ING

Australian Traveller - - Shortcuts Travel Buzz -

THE WORK OF SYD­NEY-BASED PHO­TOG­RA­PHER AKILA BERJAOUI WILL HAVE YOU LONG­ING FOR SUM­MERS PAST (AND TO COME). HER FIRST BOOK, THE LAST DAYS OF SUM­MER, IS PUB­LISHED BY PRES­TEL AND CAP­TURES SUN-DRENCHED SCENES AT HOME AND ABROAD – CAPRI, SOUTH OF FRANCE, BRAZIL – IN GOR­GEOUS GRAIN AND RETRO HUES. BERJAOUI SHOOTS PER­SONAL WORK ON FILM, RE­CALL­ING THE GLAM AND LAN­GUOROUS PHO­TOG­RA­PHY OF SLIM AARONS MIXED WITH A DOSE OF LATE ’70SAND EARLY ’80S AUS­TRALIAN BEACH CUL­TURE; A TIME THAT – WITH ITS COLOURS, LAND­SCAPES AND PEO­PLE, SHE SAYS – WAS UN­APOLO­GET­I­CALLY REAL. AKILABERJAOUI.ME

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