Being Together: Parramatta Yearbook | Author: Cherine Fahd

Artist Cherine Fahd celebrates Parramatta and its people through photography and performance.

Taking stock of Parramatta?s transitional present,?Being Together: Parramatta Yearbook?uses the common experience of group portraiture and school photography to create extraordinary moments. With empathy and humour, Cherine Fahd has engaged with Parramatta?s diverse communities. Presented in Parramatta?s Centenary Square is a large-scale installation that showcases hundreds of portraits of community members that reveal the interactions between artist and sitter, the connections between people and their relationships to the urban landscape as we all learn to reorient and readjust ourselves in the pandemic era.

One of the MCA?s key programs, C3West takes artists beyond the gallery to create new contemporary art projects with Sydney businesses and communities in Western Sydney.?Being Together: Parramatta Yearbook?is C3West?s first partnership project with?Parramatta Artists? Studios, an initiative of the City of Parramatta and the energetic home for creative production in Western Sydney that supports artists? practices and careers.


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