Shot in the Heart of Melbourne (group exhibition)

Topiary. © Stephen Bowater.
Topiary. © Stephen Bowater.

Now a regular feature on Melbourne’s photography exhibition calendar, Shot in the Heart of Melbourne (SITHOM) returns to the Victorian Artists Society in May 2019 for its 8th consecutive year.

By Design. © Adrian Whear.
By Design. © Adrian Whear.

SITHOM is a street photography exhibition by the members of the Australian Association of Street Photographers, exploring the decisive and often indecisive moments that occur in the gritty, yet beautiful city of Melbourne.

© Joe Chow.
© Joe Chow.

The exhibition showcases the engaging imagery from the diverse and enthusiastic members of the Australian Association of Street Photographers who are inspired by their eclectic hub. SITHOM is a celebration of Melbourne in pictures.

Chinatown. © Mark Lourensz.
Chinatown. © Mark Lourensz.

"These photos are not just street style; they capture ephemeral moments – raw, unrehearsed and completely unique. Shot in the heart of Melbourne is an artistic candid homage to the people that bring this city to life each day." – Concrete Playground

© Louise Chen.
© Louise Chen.
© Peter Waters.
© Peter Waters.
Indecision. © Mario Mirabile.
Indecision. © Mario Mirabile.

 

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March

An ancient rock shelter in remote Arnhem Land decorated with complex x-ray figures and naturalistic animals is one of a number of extraordinary Indigenous sites featured in this exhibition of work by acclaimed Melbourne photographer, John Gollings.

April

The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event intended to promote the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers.

May

A series of intimate portraits depicting the same group of men as they evolve from childhood to adulthood - from boyhood in 2005, through adolescence in 2012, and into the young men they are today in 2019.

The Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize 2019 exhibition features the 30 finalists from over 3,000 entries, including the winner who took out the $50,000 first prize.

Exploring the emotions and experiences of being a chronically ill, this ongoing conceptual photographic self-portrait series takes the viewer inside the often unbearable world experienced by those with a chronic illness.

The exhibition will be Bill Henson's first in Sydney in seven years.

Now in its fourth year, Refocus Retreat is the premier conference aimed at women in the business of photography. It runs over 4 days and 3 nights (24-27 May).