Shannon May Powell is an Australian writer and photographer.
Her work explores intimacy, with particular interest in psychogeography, the meaningful interaction between people and place.
She has exhibited work in Australia, Europe and the US and has been commissioned by national and international publications such as Vogue, i-D Magazine, Ain’t Bad Contemporary Photographic Journal and Whitelies Magazine, where she contributes regular columns and photographic content.
CLIENTS & FEATURES
Vogue Magazine, Indie Magazine, If You Leave, i-D Magazine, i-D Magazine Germany, Vice Magazine, Sleek Magazine, Ain't Bad Magazine, Oyster Magazine, Archer Magazine, Acclaim Magazine, The Ladies Network, Ladies of Leisure Zine, Les Others, Cabin Porn, Suitcase Magazine, Whitelies Magazine, The Adventure Handbook, Curated by Girls, Accidental Discharge, Dumbo Feather, SUKU, Sister Studios.
RESIDENCIES & EXHIBITIONS
2018 Returning Artist in Residence VARDA Art Residency, San Francisco, United States.
2018 Photography for Bloom Publishing at the New York Art Book Fair, New York, United States. .
2018 Group exhibition at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia.
2018 Exhibition at the Collingwood Arts Precinct, Melbourne, Australia.
2017 Group exhibition at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia.
2017 Artist in residence at VARDA Art Residency, San Francisco, United States.
2017 Solo Exhibition 'Only Here, Only Now' at The Honeymoon Suit, Melbourne, Australia.
2016 Photographic prints at the Independant Photography Festival, Melbourne, Australia.
2011 BA Creative Writing major, Philosophy minor, RMIT University, Australia.
SELECTED LINKS TO STORIES FEATURED ONLINE AND IN PRINT
2017 Editorial feature for Indie Magazine
2017 A Booklist of Great Female Writers for The Ladies Network
2017 Feature for Ain't Bad Magazine
2017 Article on Australian LGBTQI+ cinema for i-D Magazine
2017 Photography and Interview with OKENYO for i-D Magazine
2017 Photography and Interview for Ladies of leisure Zine
2015 A Guide to Greece for TOURISMS
2015 I Do Not Seek, I Find for Les Others (print)
2015 Valle Della Luna for Les Others (print)
2013 Take a Holiday from Reality for Good Books