Sikh Chic Down Under

In a project completed for his university program, photojournalist Andrew Kelly portrayed male Sikhs in Australia in a range of traditional and modern scenarios and focused his attention on the styles of fashion photography prevalent in today’s market. (More background on Kelly’s concept here. Visit his site to view all 15 portraits.)

Pulling up to the half completed Gurdwara in Craigieburn, I didn’t really know how people would respond to my idea…I was concerned that initially, I would be seen as someone out to make a mockery of the religion. As I introduced myself, two things became apparent. Sikhs are incredibly welcoming. I was offered food, drink and a tour…Also, Sikhs LOVE having their pictures taken. I went through a 1GB card in the space of an afternoon. (sikhchic.com, “Sikh Models… In Australia!”)
January 29, 2007
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