Congratulations to artists Ben Ali Ong, Shoufay Derz, Anne MacDonald and Kai Wasikowski, who have been shortlisted as finalists for the prestigious Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2018.
The exhibition showcases a selection of finalists, and is a reflection of contemporary practice that examines diverse themes and approaches. JUWSPA captures the energetic evolution of the photographic medium as a means of creative expression with photography arguably being one of the most dynamic and embracing mediums in contemporary visual art.
The Prize will be awarded by 2018 judge Cherie McNair, Director & CEO of the Australian Centre for Photography, on the opening night of the exhibition, Friday 19 October.
All finalist’s artwork will be on display from 20 October to 25 November. at HOTA Gallery, Gold Coast.
Image credits (top to bottom):
Anne MacDonald, Pink & Blue (bunnies no. 1), 2017, fine art inkjet print on Canson Infinity RAG Photographique, image 100 x 125cm on sheet 110 x 135cm, edition 1 of 5.
Kai Wasikowski, Realtree #4, 2018, pure pigment on archival paper, 90 x 115cm, edition of 5.
Shoufay Derz, To Descend (Kreidefelsen auf Rügen) 5, 2018, Rügen Chalk on pigment prints on cotton paper, 90.5 cm x 71cm, edition 1 of 5.
Ben Ali Ong, You are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will sing, 2018.