2018 Hub: Paddington Reservoir Gardens | Head On Photo Festival

2018 Hub: Paddington Reservoir Gardens

Hub 2018: 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 six artists; Debi Cornwall (USA), Misha Pedan (Sweden), ZALMAI (Switzerland), Craig Holmes (AUS), Kim Percy (AUS), Thom Pierce (UK) and for the first time in print, we are exhibiting the Head On Student Prize.

Artist talks Sun 6 May

11am Kim Percy

11.30am Craig Holmes

 
Supported by Woollahra Municipal Council, City of Sydney and Create NSW

 

Dates: 5 May - 20 May
Open Hours: 9am-5pm

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

Government partners

  

Exhibiting photographer(s): 20 Finalists
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
Inexpensive devices and new and emergent platforms for sharing enable young people to spontaneously capture and publish images, reaching far wider audiences than in the past.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Thom Pierce
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
In May 2016 the high court in Johannesburg decided that a class action lawsuit could be laid against 32 gold mining companies in South Africa.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Debi Cornwall
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
This exhibition provokes inquiry about the human impact of the "Global War on Terror." January 11, 2018 marked the 16th anniversary of the first “War on Terror” prison's opening at the U.S.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Misha Pedan
Event Genre: Fine-Art
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
Eternal Presence consisting of a series of eighty-two photographs, taken at various locations and mostly showing us everyday scenes from urban life, it appears to align itself with a documentary ae
Exhibiting photographer(s): Craig Holmes
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
Ashton Circus  
Exhibiting photographer(s): ZALMAI
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
I looked at what this ‘war on terror’ did to people’s lives in Afghanistan. My work is not about war, but war is in my work. At the core, ordinary moments turn out to be extraordinary.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Kim Percy
Event Genre: Fine-Art
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 5 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018
’Surface Deep’ is an installation of floating photographs that creates an ethereal and poignant exploration of the timeless beauty of our most precious resource: water.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Sydney Morning Herald’s award-winning photographers
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 4 May 2019 to Sunday, 19 May 2019
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): Roger Grasas
Event Genre:
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 4 May 2019 to Sunday, 19 May 2019
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): Getty Images Photographers
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 to 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): Winners of Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards
Event Genre: Other
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 5 May 2017 to 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 to Sunday, 28 May 2017
Born in 2012, Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly photography awards.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Herlinde Koelbl
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 6 May 2017 to Sunday, 28 May 2017
Herlinde Koelbl is one of the most prominent political photographers in Germany.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Nick Hannes
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 29 April 2016 to Tuesday, 31 May 2016
“The Pacific may have the most changeless ageless aspect of any ocean, but the Mediterranean Sea celebrates the continuity of man.” (Ernle Bradford)
Exhibiting photographer(s): Andrew Peacock
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 29 April 2016 to Tuesday, 31 May 2016
The 'Call of the Wild' is a strong motivator for many of us to explore the world of mountains and remote regions.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Craig Wetjen
Event Genre: Portrait
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Sunday, 31 May 2015
The Men's Shed photography project aims to raise awareness for men's health.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Douwe Dijkstra, Brent Winstone, Jaka Adamic
Event Genre: Mobile
Dates of Exhibition: Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Sunday, 31 May 2015
Monochrome Visions by Douwe Dijkstra
Exhibiting photographer(s): Various
Event Genre:
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 17 May 2013 to Sunday, 23 June 2013
Head Off exhibits large scale landscape, cityscape, seascape and urbanscape images by some of Australia's top photographers in the outdoor setting of Paddington Reservoir Gardens.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Group show
Event Genre:
Dates of Exhibition: Friday, 4 May 2012 to Sunday, 3 June 2012
Head Off exhibits large scale landscape, cityscape, seascape and urbanscape images by some of Australia's top photographers in the outdoor setting of Paddington Reservoir Gardens.
Exhibiting photographer(s): Eighty years of Arctic photography from Canadian Geographic
Dates of Exhibition: Wednesday, 4 May 2011 to Friday, 10 June 2011
The wealth of images of the Arctic that Canadian Geographic has accumulated since 1930 and the extensive work of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and The Canadian Museum of Nature i