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2017 Hub: Paddington Reservoir Gardens

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Hub 2017: Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Head On Photo Festival returns to Paddington Reservoir Gardens to transform it into a hub of photography set among tranquil gardens.

This year, on show are group exhibitions from Getty Images, Feature Shoot and Shoot the Frame. In partnership with Goethe Institut, we present the award-winning stellar German artist Herlinde Koelbl.

Also showing are works by Australian photographers Paul Skillen, Lisa Clarke, Abigail Varney and Sharon Aldrick together with Bart Robert Vos (Netherlands) and Mat Hay (UK). 
 
Supported by Woollahra Municipal Council and the City of Sydney

 

Dates: 6 May - 28 May
Open Hours: 7am-7pm

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): Herlinde Koelbl
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 6 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Herlinde Koelbl is one of the most prominent political photographers in Germany.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Winners of Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards
Event Genre: Other
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
The 3rd Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards is an international photography competition for up-and-coming image makers.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Shoot The Frame (Group)
Event Genre: Other
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Born in 2012, Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly photography awards.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Getty Images Photographers
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
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.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Sharon Aldrick
Event Genre: Portrait, Fine-Art
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Exhibiting photographer(s): Mat Hay
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
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Exhibiting photographer(s): Paul Skillen
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Paul was officially given his first film camera at the age of five, but has been playing with cameras since he was two years old.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Abigail Varney
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Rough and Cut is a photographic exploration offering a vivid perspective on the mining town Coober Pedy and it’s desert surroundings – photographed in 2015.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Lisa Clarke
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Beneath the Surface explores the concept of otherness in the central Queensland community of Rockhampton. Rockhampton has been labelled a town of intolerance, racism, homophobia, and rednecks.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Bart Robert Vos
Event Genre: Fine-Art
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 - Sunday, 28 May 2017
Old, raw, rusty, ugly and yet strangely beautiful.