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Photojournalism/Documentary

The Australians

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Stephen Dupont

The Gateway Building

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 06/25/2017

Exhibition Description

Acclaimed Australian photographer Stephen Dupont’s images have won many prestigious prizes over the past two decades, with his work featured in major exhibitions as well as numerous libraries, museums, publications, and universities across the globe.

His ongoing photographic series – ‘The Australians’ – focuses on local artists and well-known community figures from Wollongong and its surrounds, including David Field (actor), Anthony Mundine (boxer), and Ben Quilty (artist).

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 06/25/2017

Platforms

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Natan Dvir

Festival Hub Sydney

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Exhibition Description

In this ongoing project, Natan Dvir explores the unique New York underground architecture and the people that temporarily pass through it. The opposite subway platform is often dissected by columns and visually resembles a developed roll of photographic film. One needs to scan across in order to see the complete picture. The space is fragmented into virtual display windows inviting a voyeuristic opportunity to gaze at commuters traveling in the opposite direction. Interactions, or lack of, manifest themselves in body language and spatial locations of the people observed.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Spy/Spy - Casula

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Julien Mignot & Fred Stucin

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Exhibition Description

Spy/Spy is a cross-look at Cannes Film Festival 2015 & 2016. It covers the dark side of Cannes, the glamour, the secrets & the wannabes. Spy/Spy is a same-same but different approach, with beautiful portraits and intriguing images that look deeply into the dark side of the cinema world.

There is an intense dialogue between what we see in the media, the aspirations of the wannabes and the shy stars fighting to protect their privacy.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Everyday Climate Change

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Global Instagrammers

Head On to Paddington Installations - shopfronts

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Exhibition Description

Everyday Climate Change is a photographic project carried out by a diverse group of photographers from 5 continents documenting climate change.

The exhibition is installed in 32 shopfronts along Oxford Street, Paddington as part of 'Head On To Paddington' by Head On Photo Festival in association with Everyday Climate Change and Instagram.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Power of Sport by Getty Images

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Getty Images Photographers

Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Exhibition Description

Sports photography captures the moments we all go – "WOW". See what’s behind Getty Images powerful sports imagery, from the unexpected catches and crashes to the moments of triumph and defeat. Leading sports photographers at Getty Images captured the world's biggest sporting events - from the Olympic Games, to the unpredictable wins in soccer and tennis, to the breaking of baseball’s longest curse — these are the images that encapsulated the last year in sports.

 

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Unseen Everyday Japan

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Instagram / Everyday Japan

The Japan Foundation Gallery

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Wed, 05/10/2017 - Fri, 06/09/2017

Exhibition Description

Unseen Everyday Japan is a photo exhibition showing an alternative vision of contemporary Japanese life through Instagram. The photos span from picturesque cultural and street scenes, to more complex social and political issues. Documentary photographer Q. Sakamaki curated the images from @EverydayJapan, an official Instagram account of the global photography project, The Everyday Projects, which depicts everyday life through the eyes of its contributors.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Wed, 05/10/2017 - Fri, 06/09/2017

Head On Portrait Prize

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
40 Finalists

Museum of Sydney

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 07/02/2017

Exhibition Description

The Head On Portrait Prize was established in 2004 to give both the public and photographers, both known and unknown, greater opportunity to view and exhibit high-quality photographic portraits. Today it is one of the biggest and most respected annual displays of portraiture in Australia, and the heart of Head On Photo Festival.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 07/02/2017

Emily & Kate & Eddie & Reid

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Sara Naomi Lewkowicz

Festival Hub Paddington

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Exhibition Description

Emily and Kate had not initially planned to be pregnant at the same time. When Kate had troubles conceiving, she asked Emily to try. Emily became pregnant immediately, and in the three-week interim between her pregnancy and Kate winding down on her fertilization treatments, Kate became pregnant. They said that while it wasn’t what they had originally planned for, they were going to embrace the challenge head on and were excited about bringing two new additions to their home in Maplewood.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

In the name of religion

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Younes Mohammad

Festival Hub Sydney

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Exhibition Description

This series focused on the civilian cost of war and those who oppose Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). ISIS is a Salafi jihadist militant group that follows an Islamic fundamentalist, Wahhabi doctrine of Sunni Islam.

While ISIS calls itself the real executer of Islamic rules, so many other Muslims blame them for diverging from Islamic rules and introducing a brutal Islam. ISIS attracted Jihadis from all around the world, even from non-Islamic countries.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Closets Full of Dreams

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Roger Anis

Festival Hub Sydney

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Exhibition Description

Closets Full of Dreams looks into females’ closets, showing girls’ dreams and fears and illustrating their own stories from a society where women are facing danger, sexual harassment and oppression in the street every day.

It is a true story that affects most Egyptian women. They all have one item in their closet that they will never wear again because of the experiences she faces in the street or even behind closed doors of safe spaces.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Platforms - Casula

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Natan Dvir

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Exhibition Description

In this ongoing project, Natan Dvir explores the unique New York underground architecture and the people that temporarily pass through it. The opposite subway platform is often dissected by columns and visually resembles a developed roll of photographic film. One needs to scan across in order to see the complete picture. The space is fragmented into virtual display windows inviting a voyeuristic opportunity to gaze at commuters traveling in the opposite direction. Interactions, or lack of, manifest themselves in body language and spatial locations of the people observed.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Freetown Fashpack – Touring exhibition from Bega Valley Regional Gallery

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Jo Dunlop

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 04/29/2017 - Sun, 07/02/2017

Exhibition Description

Aid worker Jo Dunlop travelled to Freetown in 2011. While working on the devastating health impacts of Sierra Leone's bloody civil war, Dunlop was captivated by the Sierra Leoneans’ unique fashion sense and strong personal style.
 
"The streets are teeming with some of the most resourceful, brave and outrageous fashion decisions ever made. In a country so commonly associated with civil war and blood diamonds and more recently Ebola, I felt inspired to show a different side to Sierra Leone and reveal an unlikely fashion hotspot."

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 04/29/2017 - Sun, 07/02/2017

AddOn 2017

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Group

Festival Hub Paddington

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Exhibition Description

AddOn is a non-competitive, anonymous, photographic exhibition curated by Charles McKean and Festival Director Moshe Rosenzveig.
 
One of the core events of Head On Photo Festival, AddOn showcases a diverse and exciting range of square images, taken by more than 100 photographers spanning professionals, artists, enthusiasts, celebrities and politicians.
 
Shown without any titles or photographer credits, viewers interpret the images at face value and bring their own meanings to them.
 

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Sat, 05/06/2017 - Sun, 05/14/2017

Spy/Spy

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Julien Mignot & Fred Stucin

Alliance Française de Sydney, Media Centre

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sat, 05/27/2017

Exhibition Description

Spy/Spy is a cross-look at Cannes Film Festival 2015 & 2016. It covers the dark side of Cannes, the glamour, the secrets & the wannabes. Spy/Spy is a same-same but different approach, with beautiful portraits and intriguing images that look deeply into the dark side of the cinema world.

There is an intense dialogue between what we see in the media, the aspirations of the wannabes and the shy stars fighting to protect their privacy.

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sat, 05/27/2017

Not In Your Face

Exhibiting photographer(s): 
Susan Barnett

Head On to Paddington Installations - flagpoles

Exhibition Dates:

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017

Exhibition Description

In the series “Not In Your Face” the t-shirt is starkly evident but these photographs are not about the t-shirt per se. They are about identity, validation and perception. Each one of these people reveal a part of themselves that advertise their hopes, ideals, likes, dislikes, political views, and personal mantras. These individuals wear a kind of badge of honor/a trophy that say “yes, I belong to this group and not the other.”

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

Dates of Exhibition: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - Sun, 05/28/2017