“Waiting for the Miracle” by Graham Miller

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Feb 12, 2014 · 2 min read

In 1992, Leonard Cohen Released the song “Waiting for the Miracle”, which tells a story of an aging man lamenting the time he has wasted waiting for the miraculous, transformative relationship that will make him feel connected, to feel loved. Photographer Graham Miller was stuck in this song for a while. One day on his way home, he heard this song again on radio and made him think about the experience of living in Perth, one of the world’s most isolated cities.

“I’m interested in the ambiguity of images. The way that all photographs have elements of fabrication and truth making.” — Graham Miller.

This series takes us on a metaphoric journey through a fictional town, where young people cling precariously but tenaciously to a sense of possibility, hope and resolve.

The power of photography lies behind the stories.

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The power of photography lies behind the stories.