Photo Essay by Dylan Crawford
The images taken over a ten-week COVID lockdown visualise the eerie silence and sense of isolation that cast a shadow over Brisbane, a bustling city of 2.3 million people. From the empty Brisbane river foreshore to row upon row of empty train seats, the images capture an unprecedented moment in the history of our city.
Dylan Crawford is a recently graduated award winning photographer. He was shortlisted in the photographer of the year category in the 2019 Clarion Queensland State Media awards. His work in Mumbai, India was judged the best photojournalism by an undergraduate or postgraduate student by the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia.