Head On Photo Festival Returns 4 May – 3 June 2012

Guess Who’s Coming to Town?

Among the very special guests at the festival in May will be Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey (curator of Burn Magazine) for the world premiere of his latest exhibition and to run an exclusive intensive 5 day workshop. Contact for details

Head On Photo Festival is Sydney’s major innovative showcase for Australian and international photography of all genres. It is the largest event of its kind in Australia and the second largest in the world.

This year we bring back the old favourite; the two day Seminar, jam-packed full of presentations and discussion panels. Portfolio Reviews and Workshop Courses with the industry’s best, are new in 2012. There will also be many more events revealed at a later date.

Head On Portrait Prize

Total value of prizes is approximately $50,000

Head On Portrait Prize is the nation’s major innovative showcase for Australian portrait photography, reflecting a vibrant, diverse cross-section of new and traditional photographic practices. It is one of the highlights of the Festival.

About Head On Photo Festival

Head On Photo Festival, is the world’s second largest photography festival. In 2011, it featured a wide range of photography across all genres with over 150 events at 94 venues. It was a resounding success for everyone who participated: galleries and other venues, photographers, Head On partners and the viewing public.

The Head On Foundation is a non-profit organisation aiming to promote photography through cultural activities.

For more details  please visit www.headon.com.au


LATEST NEWS- Tuesday 1st May 2012:

Official Opening and Announcement of
Head On Portrait Prize Winners
Customs House – Friday 4 May 7pm

by legendary Magnum photographer
David Alan Harvey

7.00pm Welcome to Country and YIDAKI YULUGI dance at the forecourt
7.30pm Preview of Head On Portrait Prize finalists and short-list
8.00pm Announcement of Head On Portrait Prize winners

Customs House is turning into a ‘theme park’ for the occasion
All welcome – please come and join the party!

Date of Show:

Fri, 4/05/2012 – Sun, 3/06/2012

Customs House

31 Alfred Street

Sydney, NSW, 2000

Phone: +61 (02) 9242 8551 / 9242 8595
See map: Google Maps
Gallery opening hours:
Mon to Fri 10am to 7pm, Sat to Sun 11am to 4pm

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