Tamara Voninski (b New York) is a photographer, filmmaker, educator, writer and editor. She is an award-winning photographer who specializes in real pictures depicting the beauty, wonder and struggle of daily life. Her artwork and photo essays have a foundation of journalism with a strong aesthetic for creating visual poems. Her photographs have won international awards and residencies including: International Pictures of the Year Awards, Art Gallery of NSW residency at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris and the inaugural Alexia Foundation Photography for World Peace grant. Her work has been exhibited internationally for over 25 years. She recently spent 1.5 years on the road exploring cross-Australia in a caravan journey reminiscent of the early photographers wagons travelling and photographing from town to town. She received a 2014 Masters in Film and Digital Image from The University of Sydney / Sydney College of the Arts. She is a 2015 PhD candidate at Sydney College of the Arts researching the liminal space between photography and film. Voninski is a founding member of the Oculi collective. She is based in Sydney, NSW.