BOWNESS PRIZE RECEIVES RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES
Bowness Prize receives record number of entries - Art Collector
|Christian Thompson, Danger will come [We bury our own series], 2012. Chromogenic print, 102 x 102cm. Courtesy: the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne|
|21 August 2012 | Judges have sifted through a record 2,500 entries to select 42 finalists for this year’s William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, among them emerging artists like Joseph McGlennon, Justine Varga and Izabela Pluta as well as more established photographers like Polixeni Papapetrou, Claudia Terstappen, William Yang and Darren Sylvester.|
Run by the Monash Gallery of Art in Victoria, the annual prize is worth $25,000. Gallery director Shaune Lakin said they had selected more finalists than usual because of the high number of entries.
The finalists are:
|The winner announced on 4 October 2012, will be selected by a judging panel including Lakin, Penelope Seidler, photographer Trent Parke and National Gallery of Victoria photography curator Isobel Crombie. |
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