How an exercise in forced intimacy led to a creative collaboration

Two award-winning visual artists who developed a friendship during a class exercise exploring tantra, are presenting work together in an exhibition that examines identity and the self.
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Sophie Reid and George Poulakis. Image credit: George Poulakis

Sophie Reid and George Poulakis met unconventionally, in their final year of a photography course, at a lecture given by artist Natascha Stellmach – who claims to have smoked a joint containing Kurt Cobain’s ashes.

‘Prior to this class, I was a photographer and not an artist,’ said George Poulakis, whose work features in the shadows within/ shadows abound exhibition with former classmate Reid.

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