Acknowledgement of country

I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which I live and work, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. I pay my deepest respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.


Ottone Photography is the photographic practice of Naarm/Melbourne-based artist Michaela Ottone. Michaela is a multidisciplinary emerging artist, working predominantly in photography, performance and choreography. She studied photography whilst completing her Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) at Deakin University. Through social documentary and portrait photography, she aims to capture vulnerability, intimacy and connection amongst humans, animals, and communities. Her work has featured in issue 17, 19 and 20 of GEMS zine from 2020-2021. Michaela's debut solo exhibition 'On Being' will feature in the 2021 Ballarat Foto Biennale (BIFB) Open Program at the Healthy Hub Wellness Centre, from 28 August - 24 October.