David Wills

Photographer, artist and writer.

 

B3 27 by David Wills

B3

33 photographic portraits
of Australian icons.

LURKER

An ongoing series of fictional magazine covers grappling with fashion, privacy and the street.

EARWITNESS

After being chased and tapped on her shoulder by a masked man in Bos en Lommer, a masked woman exclaimed “Met een mondkapje ken je niemand!” Amsterdam, February 2020.

Shell helpt

SQUIZ

Out & about

WORK

Weddings, Butterflies & the Sweetest Dreams

ALL EARS

Alie Ward’s Ologies is charming, sometimes gut-churning, but always engrossing no matter the subject. Listen to this podcast to learn about butts (gluteology), Tasmanian devils (dasurology), jellyfish (medusology) and much more.

A photograph is just a
notation; easily forgotten,
frequently ignored.

B3 27 by David Wills

processing:

Plastic ice cream spoons, mazes, Atlanta’s real housewives, Pivot

Stuck on repeat

Be a rebel • NEW ORDER
Fun • BLONDIE
The Truth
• I LIKE TRAINS
Wolves • GARBAGE

BYSTANDER

A young Dutch woman sat aboard a busy train to Haarlem from Amsterdam. Popping her lips loudly, she glared at other passengers who she took to be too timid to mention her black mask dangling from her chin.

— July 2021

Two men chatting on Summer Solstice

NATURAL CHARACTERS

A series of prints created as part of a month-long residency in Fiskars in Finland.

WUNDERWALL

Large-scale photo installations comprising up to 3,250 connecting images.

Prospector

A massive part of what I do revolves around gathering and trying to make some kind of sense from whatever I’ve found. I compile collections of images from photographs I’ve taken or from pages I’ve torn from magazines. I also collect objects.

Riffle through