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!
Fri, 4/05/2012 – Sun, 3/06/2012
Sydney, NSW, 2000