Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 26 June 2020

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – Australia’s premier photo collective Oculi welcomes nine new members and the exhibition APA Stories competition which celebrates long…

Australia’s premier photo collective has doubled its membership with the announcement of nine new members:

South Sudanese in Australia

When an influx of South Sudanese refugees were resettled in a small Sydney suburb, Conor Ashleigh began to document how his new neighbors adjusted to life in Australia.

Conor Ashleigh grew up in Newcastle, Australia, just north of Sydney, which he described as a typical Australian suburb: not very diverse. But in 2004, the first of many South Sudanese families seeking refuge from a 22-year civil war and a floundering independence movement moved into his neighborhood.