6 December 2018 to 27 January 2019 at Moran Gallery Sylvania, NSW (open 10am to 4pm daily - entry is free)
Established in 2007, the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (MCPP) is a national competition that awards and promotes Australian contemporary photography and excellence. Photographers who enter interpret ‘Contemporary Life in Australia’ with an emphasis on Australians going about their day-to-day life. The exhibition showcases 30 finalists of this year’s competition, including emerging photographer and winner James Bugg.
The prize attracts not only the cream of Australian photographers but encourages artists at all stages of their careers to enter with a special category for school aged children. First prize is $50,000.
“The work is rich and varied, photographs that resonate universally and speak of love and loss, struggle and achievement whilst others reveal both the curious and the mundane. Images share the political and the poetic, the intimate and the everyday.” said Cheryl Newman, international judge.
The Prize attracts highly distinguished judges both local and international and in 2018 the judges are Jon Jones, Cheryl Newman and Raphaela Rosella.