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Photostart: Term 2 Students 2015

Photostart: Term 2 Students 2015

21 August - 24 August 2015   Photostart is curated by Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) and is part of the ACP's education program and our commitment to supporting emerging photographers and the wider photographic community. Our Term 2, 2015, Photostart exhibition opens on Thursday 20 August from 6pm. This...

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Social Gallery: Tutor Show 2015

Social Gallery: Tutor Show 2015

Marco Bok, Aletheia Casey, Steven Cavanagh, Bill Green, Richard Glover, Glenn Lockitch, Tom Luscombe, Benjamin Stone-Herbert, Murray Vanderveer, Michael Waite & Fiona Wolf-Symeonides.   29 May - 21 July 2015   Showcasing the extraordinary talent that exists within our body of educational tutors, this exhibition features selected work from eleven...

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EX & POST – EASTERN EUROPE UNDER THE LENS

EX & POST – EASTERN EUROPE UNDER THE LENS

20 June - 16 August 2015 Ex & Post – Eastern Europe Under the Lens takes focus on artistic and photographic practices in the former Communist bloc, surveying the current conditions and recent histories of conflict and socialism through to the transition into capitalist market-driven economies. Presenting works by 14...

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Stephen Dupont – The Outside Land

Stephen Dupont – The Outside Land

20 June – 16 August 2015 The Outside Land culminates a significant period of research focused on documenting the processes of change and increasing detribalisation in Papua New Guinea. As a 2010 recipient of the Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography from Harvard University, Stephen Dupont has been afforded the opportunity...

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Megan Cope – The Blaktism

Megan Cope – The Blaktism

20 June – 16 August 2015 The Blaktism casts a satirical gaze upon the concept of authenticating one’s indigeneity, made following and in response to the artist embarking on the process of obtaining a ‘Certificate of Aboriginality’ to bureaucratically prove and register her cultural heritage. The absurdity of this process and its targeted racial categorisation...

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Franky Tsang – UMBRELLA MOVEMENT IN HONG KONG 2014

Franky Tsang – UMBRELLA MOVEMENT IN HONG KONG 2014

Sydney-based photographer Franky Tsang’s project reflects upon the current state of politics in Hong Kong in the wake of the Umbrella Movement. Following the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s congress of the People’s Republic of China to reform the Hong Kong electoral system, a mass civil...

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Merilyn Fairskye – Fieldwork II

Merilyn Fairskye – Fieldwork II

Presented on ACP's after hours Street Screen projection. --- 20 June - 16 July 2015 --- The abandoned houses surrounding Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant have been reclaimed by wilderness and blanketed in snow. In Fieldwork II Merilyn Fairskye has slowed a single tracking shot down to the point almost of...

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Cyrus Tang – Remote Nation

Cyrus Tang – Remote Nation

Presented on ACP's after hours Street Screen projection. --- 17 July - 16 August 2015 --- Remote Nation deals with the idea of reconstructing ephemeral sensations and capturing the disappearance towards the notion of home. Cyrus Tang has created an underwater world, unnatural and unreal like a fairytale, that gradually...

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Photostart: Term 1 Students 2015

Photostart: Term 1 Students 2015

12 June - 14 June 2015  --- Photostart is curated by Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) and is part of the ACP's education program and our commitment to supporting emerging photographers and the wider photographic community. The first instalment of our pop-up exhibition Photostart for 2015 opens Thursday 11 June...

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Ireneusz Luty – City de Noir

Ireneusz Luty – City de Noir

Presented on ACP's after hours Street Screen projection. --- 11 May - 7 June 2015 --- City de Noir explores the ordinary moments as absorbed by the intensity of everyday city life, encapsulating the fleeting experience and focuses on the beauty in the mundane. Sydney is re-imagined and re-presented to...

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Social Gallery: Electric Forest

Social Gallery: Electric Forest

Françoise Holtzmacher   26 March - 28 April 2015   Sydney-based, Belgian photographer Françoise Holtzmacher has been documenting wooden telegraph poles in Sydney over the last year. Her series aims to draw attention to the unique and abstract beauty of these ephemeral ‘electric trees’ that are part of our everyday...

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Phillip George – WRITING THE LANDSCAPE

Phillip George – WRITING THE LANDSCAPE

11 April - 7 June 2015 Writing the Landscape explores the nature of place as biographical inscription. It shows stunning landscapes from Australia and the Middle East that are tribally, ethically, religiously and politically deeply carved. Revealing their interlaced narratives, Phillip George interrogates the role of landscape in the construction...

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Gohar Dashti – Iran

Gohar Dashti – Iran

11 April - 7 June 2015 Iranian photographer, Gohar Dashti was only eight years old when the First Persian Gulf War between Iraq and Iran ended in 1988. Like many Iranians, her earliest memories are inevitably confused with war whose consequences are still deeply inscribed in her mind. Featuring selected...

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Markus Andersen & Elif Suyabatmaz – MIRRORED

Markus Andersen & Elif Suyabatmaz – MIRRORED

Mirrored is an exhibition encompassing both photo-documentary and street photography images of the cities of Sydney and Istanbul. Between 2011 and 2014, Sydney-based photographer Markus Andersen and Istanbul-based photographer Elif Suyabatmaz responded to each other’s images with their own imagery, full of contrasts, humour and emotions. The work is designed to...

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Photostart: Term 4 Students 2014

Photostart: Term 4 Students 2014

26 March - 29 March 2015   Photostart is curated by Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) and is part of the ACP's education program and our commitment to supporting emerging photographers and the wider photographic community. The first instalment of our pop-up exhibition Photostart for 2015 opens Thursday 26 March...

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Social Gallery: Population Zero

Social Gallery: Population Zero

Kubi Vasak   27 February - 24 March 2015   Population Zero by Sydney collage artist Kubi Vasak looks at human interaction and isolation. Cutting and splicing images together, Vasak makes strange the familiar and points to the absurdity and humour inherent in the human condition.

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