Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize
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June 28, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Exhibition Dates: 28 June – 12 August 2018
Exhibition Opening: Friday 29 June 6 pm $10 entry/$7 ‘Friends’ members
Established in 2007, the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (MCPP) is a national competition that awards and promotes Australian contemporary photography and excellence in all forms of still based artwork.
The MCPP invites photographers to interpret ‘Contemporary Life in Australia’ with an emphasis on Australians going about their day-to-day life. We aim to encourage the production of photographs taken in Australia, by Australians, that reflects the diversity, multiculturalism, and uniqueness of life, no matter where you live in Australia.
There are many ways to interpret this brief, but we are after your perspective on contemporary Australian society, your life, your dreams, your abilities, your inabilities, your mates, your loves. We want the good, the bad, the ugly, the beautiful and the everyday. Entries are NOT restricted to portraits.
Currently, with an annual first prize of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), the Prize is an important part of Australia’s Arts calendar. The Moran Prize is acquisitive and the winning photograph(s) immediately becomes the property of the Moran Arts Foundation, to be held and exhibited permanently as part of the Moran Arts Foundation Collection.
Image Credit: Johannes Reinhart ‘Mermaid Show’ 2016 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.