Author/Editor: Lariane Fonseca

Lariane Fonseca

Lariane Fonseca was born in Bombay, India in 1951 and now lives in Geelong, Australia. She is a photographer and digital storyteller. Exhibitions of her work held in Australia have been a resounding success. She is currently undertaking her PhD using narrative inquiry and innovative means of recording data through digital story telling and photography, to investigate ideas of dislocation and the impact that leaving one's own culture has on the development of one's self identity. Her photographic book, If Passion Were a Flower… is inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf and the paintings of Georgia O’Keefe. She works in the Faculty of Life and Social Science at Swinburne University, Melbourne. 


Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
If Passion Were A Flower

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The great climate robbery

The great climate robbery


The great climate robbery provides valuable information about how the industrial food system causes climate change, how...

Adoption Deception

Adoption Deception

Penny Mackieson

What is it like to be adopted, have your identity changed and never feel quite at home in your new family, despite...

Locust Girl

Locust Girl

Merlinda Bobis

Most everything has dried up: water, the womb, even the love among lovers. Hunger is rife, except across the border....



Hoa Pham

I remember how you were,
not how you are. We were we
until we became you and I.

Midori and Âu Cô are international

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