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Matt Maunder - Skenes Creek, 2013

by Timothy Hillier

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 Finalist

Matt Maunder has been the singer in hardcore punk band Mindsnare for 20 years. He has skated and surfed for even longer. This photo was taken when we were camped out at Skenes Creek, on the Great Ocean Road on a surf/skate weekend away. We lit a fire on the beach, and I woke up next to this ugly mug in the morning. Mindsnare has pioneered their brand of music, in Australia since 1993.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Other NPPP photos from Timothy Hillier

Regina Pilawuk Wilson, Nuova Gibellina, 2019 Tim Hillier
NPPP 2020 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.