When:February – December 2019
On Thin Ice is a cross-disciplinary collaboration documenting and sharing stories of ice addiction in the ACT. Journalist and author Ginger Gorman will work with photographer Martin Ollman to document the stories and experiences of local residents living with or recovering from addiction to crystal methamphetamine.
These stories will form the basis of a multi-disciplinary exhibition and series of related public programs to be held at TAC in November.
Ginger Gorman is a fearless and multi award-winning social justice journalist. In the course of her 17-year media career she’s interviewed everyone from eminent scientists and artists to hardened criminals and vicious Internet trolls.
During her media career Ginger has worked for ABC Local Radio, ABC Emergency, Triple J, Radio Netherlands Worldwide and Fairfax Community Newspapers.
These days she’s a freelancer and regularly writes stories, makes radio and TV for major media outlets such as: news.com.au, Fairfax online, The Guardian, The Big Smoke, HerCanberra and the ABC.
She has an innate ability to connect and communicate with some of the most interesting and marginalised people in our community. Ginger works hard to translate those untold stories into powerful and insightful journalism.