Tamara Voninski is a photographer & filmmaker who works within the blurred boundaries of photography, film essay and visual poetry. Her photographic essays have won international awards and residencies including: International Pictures of the Year Awards, Art Gallery of NSW residency at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris and the inaugural Alexia Foundation Photography for World Peace grant. Voninski is a founding member of the Oculi collective (2000-present), a visual movement to reveal the beauty, wonder and struggle within everyday life; to show the extraordinary in the ordinary in the Australia and Oceania region. The Paris based Agence VU represents her work throughout Europe. She has a BA in Anthropology and Photojournalism from Western Kentucky University and a Masters of Film and Digital Image from The University of Sydney. She is currently a practice-led PhD candidate at The University of Sydney/ Sydney College of the Arts with a thesis researching the liminal space between photography and film.