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Lindsay Barrett

teaches media and communications at the University of Western Sydney, and is co-curator of the exhibition The Curious Economist: William Stanley Jevons in Sydney, at the Powerhouse Museum.

Geoff Barker

is currently Acting Manager/Curator at the St George Regional Museum. Prior to this he was curator of photography at the University of Sydney's Macleay Museum. Geoff has curated a number of photographic exhibitions on historical themes and his current thesis project is nineteenth century photography in the Pacific.

Sue Doyle

has completed a PhD at the University of Technology, Sydney, investigating low culture in Sydney, 1890-1914. She has also written about exhibitions of womens' work in early twentieth century Australia, and on the cultural narratives surrounding the "Pyjama Girl" murder case of 1934.

Peter Doyle

teaches writing in the Media Department, Macquarie University. His recent publications include City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948 (HHT, 2005) and Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording, 1900-1960 (Wesleyan, 2005).

Luc Sante

was born in Verviers, Belgium, in 1954 and emigrated to the United States as a child. His books include Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, Evidence, and The Factory of Facts. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, and he has written about books, films, art, photography, and miscellaneous cultural phenomena for many other periodicals. He has received, among other prizes, a Whiting Writer's Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Grammy, for album notes; he is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College, and lives in the Hudson River Valley of New York state with his wife, the writer Melissa Holbrook Pierson, and their son, Raphael.

Caleb Williams

is Head Curator of the Justice and Police Museum, Sydney and a co-author of the recently published book, City of Shadows with Peter Doyle. His articles and reviews have appeared in The Open Museum Journal, Labour History and Insites, the Quarterly Newsletter of the Historic Houses Trust. He is interested in the museum as a benign philosophical space to explore taboo ideas and challenging representations. He has curated exhibitions on gang subcultures, tattoo history, environmental protest and most recently, on the rise and fall of the penitentiary.