Portrait of Ruth in the dead of night as the Black Summer bushfires blazed in rural Victoria, and the events of the year ahead were far from known. Ruth, at the beginning of 2020.
Ilsa Wynne-Hoelscher Kidd (b. 1986) is a multi-award-winning Australian photographer whose work spans portraiture, art, documentary and fashion, with a strong aim to capture subjects, collections and narratives with inspired authenticity. As a female photographer, Ilsa's work acknowledges and leans into the nuances and layers of femininity and approaches her commercial client content in this way, aligning consistently across her varied breadth of projects. Her work has been exhibited, awarded and published worldwide, with limited edition works a part of private and public collections. She has released an array of campaigns and editorials, including cover stories for printed publications, and Ilsa is currently finalising her first photo book (a documentary portrait series) published by AnyoneBooks, NZ, 2022.