Postcards You Can't Find at the Gift Shop (2019) was a series which was awarded a finalist place in the Fremantle 25Under25 Art Award for 2019. An artist statement published for the exhibition follows:
Working with a combination of photography and written language, Sophie Minissale shares a story about celebrating the ‘insignificants moments’ in life. Postcards sees her bring these two together, by digitally scanning her own handwriting and layering it onto the photographs in post processing. The end product resembles a postcard, something usually meant to share and celebrate extravagant moments in one’s life. Instead, we are shown something insignificant and at times forgettable, reminding us that all moments matter and form part of who we are and how we experience the world.
The series is intended to be ongoing.