ON THE STREET
See photos from eras gone by in this new exhibition.
THE MUSEUM OF SYDNEY presents “Street Photography”, a new exhibition exploring the heyday of this once popular genre of photography. Street photographers were a familiar part of central Sydney during the 1930s–late 1950s, creating a vast archive of black-and-white candid images. Following a hugely successful public call-out, 250 personal images have been digitised and enlarged, giving a glimpse into the everyday life of Sydney and its people during the Depression, WWII and postwar years. Alongside these photos, photomedia artist Anne Zahalka, has restaged nine of the original images, with descendants and those still living in similar locations where their parents, grandparents or they once stood. From 8 December, Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney. Free with museum entry: Adult: $15, Concession: $8, Family: $30, Members and children under 5: free. 9251 5988. slm.com.au