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Head On Festival 2015

April 28, 2015 , written by manager



  From   2015-05-01
  To    2015-05-31


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Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Top Five of International Exhibitions

Alison Stieven-Taylor presents  her selection of  the top five  International Exhibitions : Between Heaven and Earth by Shunzan Fan, Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters by Sandro Miller, Iraq Perspectives Windows by Benjamin Lowy, 1...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Filippo Rivetti

Italian-born photographer Filippo Rivetti, who now resides in Sydney, is a master of motion controlled time lapse and hyper lapse photography. In his exhibition Nocturnes in a Lapse, Rivetti uses these platforms to record the night’s sky creating a series of surreal landsca...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Emmanuel Angelicas

From the time he was given a plastic Diana camera at the age of seven  Emmanuel Angelicas has taken photographs. That was in 1970. Since then he's used his suburb of Marrickville, in Sydney’s inner-west, as his canvas. For 45 years he’s documented his family, nei...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Craig Wetjen

Craig Wetjen’s project ‘Men’s Sheds’ enters into a very male domain where the shed is both a place for its owner to indulge in his hobbies and also a refuge. Wetjen says the messaging in this project runs far deeper than a series of portraits of men with t...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Torsten Blackwood

Sydney photojournalist and travel photographer Torsten Blackwood describes himself as "insatiably curious" and it is this desire to learn about cultures other than his own that has seen him travel the world, visiting more than 120 countries on six continents. Blackwood originally...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Ramak Bamzar

Ramak Bamzar's exhibition Iranian Wedding was shot between 2005 and 2008 in the small Iranian town of Karaj. "I've chosen to exhibit this work to illustrate the impact that tradition and religion has on the ritual of marriage and how dissimilar it is to Australian traditions," sa...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Matthew Smith

Originally from the UK, Matthew Smith moved to Australia in 2007 to indulge his love of over and under water photography in the pristine waters of the New South Wales (NSW) coastline. While most people avoid the subjects that fall under Smith's gaze, such as the Blue Bottle jelly...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Ginns, Andersen and Harrison-Naish

Sydney photographers Anthony Ginns, Markus Andersen and Albion Harrison-Naish present a series of images that reflect the urban experience using black and white photography to tell the harbour city’s stories from three different perspectives. Street and documentary photogra...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : George Fetting

Australian photographer George Fetting has had a love affair with photography all his life. “I blame my mother and the National Geographic subscription at the age of 10 for my decent into photography,” he says. Over the past 25 years he's worked as a features photogra...

Head On Photo, Sydney 2015 : Director Moshe Rosenzveig talks to Alison Stieven-Taylor

2015 marks the 6th outing of Sydney’s Head On Photo Festival, which is Australia’s largest photographic event. This year Moshe Rosenzveig, the festival’s director, has programmed an eclectic group of exhibitions designed to attract those who are professionals as...