Head on Photo Festival | Plan your Festival Launch Weekend in Paddington


When: May 5, 2017 12:00 am

Where: Paddington, Sydney

The Festival Launch Weekend is now under 4 weeks away – it is going to be great and we look forward to it!
Enjoy breakfast and wander up Oxford and William Streets to see Head On Street Gallery; events kick off from 12pm so join us at exhibition openings, talks and meet & greets throughout the afternoon in Paddington.

Some highlights:

Saturday 6 May
•9:30am-12pm Lighting Demonstration with AIPP (Book now via the link below)
•12pm Artist talk – Markus Klinko (Blender Gallery)
•1pm Q&A with Herlinde Koelbl (Paddington Town Hall) followed by an exhibition visit at Paddington Reservoir Gardens
•2pm Exhibition Opening – Juli Balla, Tim Georgeson (Olsen Annexe)
•2pm at Paddington Reservoir Gardens for a wet plate demonstration by Kylie Foley, meet the artists and artist talk by Sharon Aldrick
•3pm Exhibition opening – Janet Clayton Gallery
•3pm Meet the artists (Festival Hub Paddington Town Hall)
•3:30pm Curator Walkthrough (Festival Hub Paddington Town Hall)
•4pm Exhibition openings – Andrew Goldie, Justine Muller, Brian Cassey (and artist talk) at Juniper Hall
•6pm-9pm, Launch of Festival, Maggie Steber and Shaun Gladwell exhibitions and announcement of winners Head On Photo Awards 2017 (UNSW Art & Design). Free event but registrations essential at Eventbrite
•From 9pm - Head On to Paddington for post-launch drinks – Unicorn, Arts Hotel, Imperial Hotel, Paddington Inn

Sunday 7 May
•11am-12:30pm Business Basics Seminar with AIPP (Book now via the link below)
•1-2:30pm Panel discussion: Unpacking the Prizes. Head On Photo Awards judges discuss this year’s selection process and exhibitions and answer your questions RSVP
•2:40-5:00pm Artist talks x 4 (Festival Hub Paddington Town Hall)
•2.30pm-6.30pm Street photography workshop with international guest Natan Dvir (see below)
•3pm Meet artist Lili Almog (Martin Browne Gallery); exhibition opening Contemporary Masters (Annette Larkin Gallery)
•5pm Relax with drinks and dinner in Paddington before the Debate
•7:30pm Debate: Does Photojournalism facilitate or counteract 'fake news'?

PS. Pre-launch highlights

Thursday 4 May
•6pm Exhibition opening - Peter Solness (Gallery KLEI)
•6pm Presentation by Herlinde Koelbl (Goethe Institute)
•7pm Exhibition opening - Ted Grambeau (Stanley Street Gallery)

Friday 5 May
•6pm Exhibition opening and meet the artist Robin Schwartz (Blackeye Gallery)
•6pm Exhibition opening and meet the artist Markus Klinko (Blender Gallery)

Don't miss out on the first weekend of Head On Photo Festival in Paddington: to know more about the workshops, to book, to enjoy the special offer from MOO and the opportunity to join the team and volunteer with Head On, check the link below:

Image: Dina Litovsky

This event finishes on: 28/05/17 00:00


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Host: Head On Photo Festival
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