Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize 2019 exhibition

Featuring the 30 finalists from over 3,000 entries by judged by Cheryl Newman, Jon Jones, and Stephen Dupont, the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize offers a total prize fund of $100,000, with the winner taking home $50,000.The winner in 2019 is Tamara Dean, for her image, Endangered. All finalists receive $1,000.

Endangered. © Tamara Dean. Winner, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
Endangered. © Tamara Dean. Winner, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.

The Prize was established in 2007 by the Moran Arts Foundation and it awards and promotes Australian contemporary photography and excellence in all forms of still, photo-based artwork - including analogue and digital photography or staged and directorial photo-media work.

Drought. © Adam Ferguson. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
Drought. © Adam Ferguson. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.

Artist Talks

On Sundays during the exhibition, finalists will be discussing their work. Haad on down for a chat and enjoy a drink in the grounds of historic Juniper Hall.

12 May - Brian Cassey and Jason Thomas
26 May - Cassie Sullivan


Where: Juniper Hall, 250 Oxford St, Paddington NSW
When: 2pm
Bookings are not required.
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Death on the Darling. © Nick Moir. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
Death on the Darling. © Nick Moir. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
Cowboys. © Sean Izzard. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
Cowboys. © Sean Izzard. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
King Street, 2018. © Sam Ferris. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
King Street, 2018. © Sam Ferris. Finalist, 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.

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