What impact does Sydney have on a first-time visitor? For photographer Trent Parke, coming from a country town to a big city his immediate sense was one of isolation. His photographic journey during the five years of creating Dream/Life has resulted in an extraordinary street documentary of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and its inhabitants.

A fountain on a timer drops a shower of water droplets every few minutes as people in Darling Harbour pass by. Sydney. Australia. From Dream/Life series. 2002.

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