LOOK! MAPh Members’ photography prize | Call for entries

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Anthony Pearsall’s ‘Tectonics’ (2020)

Calling all photography enthusiasts to enter LOOK!

The Museum of Australian Photography (MAPh) is excited to announce the LOOK! MAPh Members’ photography prize. This event offers a unique opportunity for talented photographers to showcase their works at MAPh Atrium Gallery and have a chance to win fantastic prizes.

We cordially invite all aspiring and seasoned photographers who are MAPh members to participate in this exhibition by submitting up to three of their most captivating photographic works. MAPh’s Senior Curator and Curator will be reviewing all entries and selecting works to be displayed in our Atrium Gallery from 30 August to 27 November 2023.

The judges, Angela Connor (Senior Curator) and Stella Loftus-Hills (Curator) will award prizes in various categories, including portraiture, still-life, architecture, documentary, experimental, fashion, landscape, monochrome, nature, photojournalism and street photography. Winners from each category will be awarded a generous $50 Camera House voucher, graciously donated by Croydon Camera House.

To be eligible for entry, photographers are required to be MAPh Members. Don’t worry if you are not a member yet, joining is a simple process! Click here to join as a member today or call MAPh on (03) 8544 0500 to sign up for membership. With your membership, you will also gain access to exclusive events, workshops, networking events with well-known artists and many other opportunities like this. Check out MAPh.org.au for more information.

Join us in celebrating photography and supporting our talented community of photographers. We look forward to seeing your submissions and welcoming you to the exhibition.

Learn more and enter here

‘MAPh Members are passionate supporters of photography in Australia and are integral to the success of the MAPh. The LOOK! photography prize is a unique opportunity to showcase your work in our Atrium Gallery to our local audiences.’

— Angela Connor, Senior Curator

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Malcolm Gamble’s ‘Pencil pine heavy snow’ (2020)

Entries and important dates

Entries submission: Now open and will close at 11.59pm on 13 August 2023. Submissions should be made through our convenient online form: click here. We encourage all applicants to submit their entries as early as possible to ensure ample time for consideration.

Artwork delivery: For those whose works are selected, please take note of the delivery dates for your artwork. Selected works should be delivered to MAPh between 16 and 27 August 2023 to be included in the exhibition.

Exhibition: We will showcase the chosen works at MAPh Atrium Gallery from 30 August to 27 November 2023. This exhibition will officially open on 30 August 2023, during which the category winners will be announced and the prizes will be awarded.

Learn more and enter here

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Melissa Hansen’s ‘In my dream time’ (2020)

This award is proudly supported by Croydon Camera House, a leading local camera store offering a wide variety of photographic products across all major brands as well as a range of services, including camera repairs, photo restorations and film printing.

Image captions:

Tectonics 2020
courtesy of the artist

Malcolm GAMBLE
Pencil pine heavy snow 2020
courtesy of the artist

Melissa HANSEN
In my dream time 2020
courtesy of the artist


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