The Ever Changing Kings Cross/Darlinghurst | Head On Photo Festival

The Ever Changing Kings Cross/Darlinghurst


Gordon McComiskie

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Exhibition Description

Shooting at night in the Darlinghurst and Kings Cross areas has allowed Gordon to capture unique and unrepeatable moments of life on the street at night in these communities.
Each moment sad or fun filled is a true document of a changing kings cross after the one punch attacks and the reality of the lock out laws and these inevitable changes in an iconic part of sydneys night life.
Gordon has photographed the Kings Cross police on many occasions and has huge respect for the work they do helping keep the area safe, helping people to medical aid, safety and also being an integral part of the night life in Kings Cross/Darlinghurst areas of Sydney.They are truly part of the scene in the nightlife in this area.

Artist Bio

Gordon McComiskie is a photographer based in Sydney Australia.
He has no formal qualifications in photography, being completely self taught in the necessary niche set of skills needed to work the graveyard shift and capture emotionally charged moments of breaking news.

In 2015, Gordon was a Walkley Finalist in the News Photography category and in 2016 he won the inaugural People's Choice Award at the NSW Kennedy Awards.

Gordon is an avid Instagram user (@ausnewshound) providing regular updates to his growing list of followers.

Gordon loves sharing what he’s been up to on the weekends with his audience, giving them a side of news they rarely see and what goes on under the cover of darkness.

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Dates and Times

13 May 2018

Open Hours

Opening Hours: 
8:00 am-5:00 pm

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