• Image by Heather Dinas.
    Image by Heather Dinas.

Growing up in Australia with Greek parents has given photographer Heather Dinas a unique cross-cultural perspective.

"My new body of work 'The Hymn of Kassiani' is inspired by an intriguing figure from Greek history whose story I use as a vehicle to further explore issues of sexual identity,” she says.

"I have often been inspired by the ambivalence of the sensual and the spiritual, the pursuit of our whole self/higher self and issues of female identity."

The Melbourne-based commercial and fine-art photographer holds an MA and a BA in Photography from RMIT.

Her work will be on show at the upcoming Ballarat International Foto Biennale. This year, the Biennale will present a dynamic core program of 21 Australian and International photographers, along with a further 70 artists who will exhibit as part of the Fringe program. The Biennale runs from August 20 to September 18.

Web: http://heatherdinas.com.au

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Image by Heather Dinas.

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Image by Heather Dinas.

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Image by Heather Dinas.

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Image by Heather Dinas.

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Image by Heather Dinas.

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