Jay has been challenging Melburnians to think differently about the people who live in their streets ever since he wrote his first #DearStranger poem.

“Can you take my picture?,” asked the man in the Adidas sweatshirt. “Of course, let’s do it!,” replied Jay. And so we did.

What does flying a spaceship, cannibalism, and cooking in the streets of Footscray have in common?

Photos are imperfect. And so are words. But collaborating with @JayTheAuthor has helped me become a better photographer.

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Melbourne to voice their support for Myanmar’s democratically elected government, wearing the red colour of the National League for Democracy and carrying portraits of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Please stand with the people of Myanmar and voice out in any way you can to stop this inhumane action.

The Story of Little Red is about a guy, named Wolfgang, who is just nerdy and shy. And a girl, named Little Red, who looks inwards too much searching for meaning, while missing out on the world around her. But when she looks around, she discovers what she has been looking for all along.

Meet Jay, a singular storyteller who normally writes poems about the people he meets on the street and shares his work by displaying his poems on the walls and street poles of the city.

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