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Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Head On Photo Festival returns to Paddington Reservoir Gardens to transform it into a hub of photography in tranquil surrounds.

This year we showcase sixty nine artists from around the world. 

 
 

 

Dates: 4 May - 19 May 2019
Open Hours: 9am-5pm

Location: Paddington Reservoir Gardens
251-255 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021
Buses routes: 333, 380, 438, 440, M40

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Exhibiting photographer(s): 20 Finalists
The Head On Student Prize, one of Australia's largest photography competitions, recognizes innovations in photography by Australian K—12 Students: the next generation of Australia's emerging artist
Exhibiting photographer(s): 20 Finalists
The Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography is a grant awarded by PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund for excellence in the field of photography.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Cengiz Yar
United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) presents a photo story highlighting the challenging and demanding work that the organisation carries out to create a 'safe home' for almost two million in
Exhibiting photographer(s): Sydney Morning Herald’s award-winning photographers
There are 1440 minutes in a day. In every minute, a single moment has the potential to be captured and live on forever.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Oded Wagenstein
This series documents a group of elderly women living within an isolated peninsula in Northern Siberia.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Roger Grasas
Over the last several decades, many landscapes within Arab countries of the Gulf region have been negatively impacted by revenue streams generated by the natural resources and mass tourism.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Julia Coddington
This exhibition features photographs from the Austinmer Pool project by Julia Coddington.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Francis Minien
For my series Masala Beach I explore beach life culture in India.
Exhibiting photographer(s): XEDER (Afshin Mehrpouya)
My life story has been one of being stuck, hybridized and torn between different cultures, professions and identities. Between different ways of sensing, knowing and being.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Knox Bertie
Anicca
Exhibiting photographer(s): Goos van der Veen
Untitled (ink on paper) is a collection of autonomous, printed photographs that rather pose questions than that they provide answers. Don't expect a narrative, because there is none.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Tiffany Kenyon
The images in this series from Patagonia 2007 explore the depth and majesty of the glaciers of southern Argentina, and bring their energy into the context of city life. 
Exhibiting photographer(s): Lee-Ann Olwage
Cape Town has a scintillating drag tradition that dates back to the Thirties, especially in vibrant District Six.
Exhibiting photographer(s): 20 Finalists
The Head On Student Award, one of Australia's largest photography competitions, recognizes innovations in photography by Australian K—12 Students: the next generation of Australia's emerging artist
Exhibiting photographer(s): Nikolaos Menoudarakos
I have been shooting the drag queen scene of Athens for the last four years. “Comfortably Wild” is an ongoing project about an existing, real-world that is unknown to many of us. 
Exhibiting photographer(s): Susana Girón
The story of the last nomad families in the heart of Spain and Europe.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Dave Tacon
Today, Shanghai is one of the most exciting and stylish cities on the planet, as well as one rife with contrasts and contradictions.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Vee Speers
‘The Birthday Party’ eternalises the last days of childhood with timeless portraits that are at once hauntingly beautiful and provocative.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Bob Newman
These images are part of a long-term project focusing on the Irish Travellers, a historically nomadic group.  They number about 30,000 in all of Ireland and are ethnically separate from Romani/Gyps
Exhibiting photographer(s): Renée C. Byer
‘Living On A Dollar A Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor’, is a compelling and extraordinary series of 60 photographs and profiles by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renée C.