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BOWNESS PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE


The William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize was initiated by the Monash Gallery of Art Foundation in 2005. Established to promote excellence in photography, the Bowness Photography Prize and exhibition provides an opportunity to view and to engage with some of the best contemporary Australian photography.

2014 PRIZES

First prize: $25 000 non–acquisitive $1 000 Crumpler People’s Choice Award: for the most popular work as judged by visitors to the exhibition. Announced Monday 13 October 2014. Colour Factory Honorable Mention Award: photographic printing valued at $500.


2014 WILLIAM AND WINIFRED BOWNESS PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE

4 September–12 October 2014


Previous winners 2013: Pat Brassington 2012: Jesse Marlow 2011: Jacky Redgate 2010: Lee Grant 2009: Paul Knight 2008: Concettina Inserra and Nat Thomas 2007: Ray Cook 2006: Kathy Mackey


2014 Finalists Todd Anderson-Kunert John Bodin Jessica Brent Ross Calia Andrew Chapman Danica Chappell Rowan Conroy Nici Cumpston Tamara Dean Shoufay Derz Marian Drew Lesley Duxbury Cherine Fahd Sean Fennessy Gerrit Fokkema John Gollings Lee Grant Mike Gray Janina Green Kristian Häggblom Petrina Hicks Shane Hulbert Ingvar Kenne Mark Kimber

Aldona Kmieć Katrin Koenning Christopher Koller Annika Koops Agata Krajewska Ashlee Laing Owen Leong Georgia Metaxas Graham Miller Sarah Mosca Harry Nankin Matthew Newton Zorica Purlija Clare Rae Kate Robertson Julie Rrap Emily Sandrussi Vivian Cooper Smith Darren Sylvester Salote Tawale Claudia Terstappen Justine Varga Anne Wilson Yiorgo Yiannopoulos


John BODIN Shrouded beauty #2 2014 from the series Shrouded, a photographic exploration revealed chromogenic print 60.0 x 80.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Anita Traverso Gallery (Melbourne)


Jessica BRENT Siesta 2013 from the series Background portraits pigment ink-jet print 50.0 x 68.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Ross CALIA Brothers: progress 2014 from the series Progress pigment ink-jet print 50.0 x 75.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Andrew CHAPMAN Bill Little, drover 2013 from the series The long paddock pigment ink-jet print 56.0 x 76.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Danica CHAPPELL Piloting #1–#4 2014 from the series Nudge into form four tintypes 25.4 x 20.3 cm (each) courtesy of the artist install photograph: Fabrice Bigot


Rowan CONROY The Lookdown, Bungonia (after Fan K’uan) 2013 two pigment ink-jet prints 101.0 x 123.0 cm (each) courtesy of the artist


Nici CUMPSTON Mulyawongk 2013–14 from the series Contested places crayon on pigment ink-jet print 100.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Tamara DEAN The artists 2013 from the series The here and now pigment ink-jet print 111.0 x 250.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Olsen Irwin Gallery (Sydney)


Shoufay DERZ Ashes upon the moon #2 2014 from the series Ashes upon the moon pigment ink-jet print 67.0 x 82.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Lesley DUXBURY Ad astra 2014 two pigment ink-jet prints 90.0 x 80.0 cm (each) courtesy of the artist


Cherine FAHD Plinth piece, shadow study 2014 from the series Plinth piece chromogenic print 75.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Gallerie Pompom (Sydney)


Sean FENNESSY Untitled 2014 from the series The gravel pigment ink-jet print 70.0 x 50.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Gerrit FOKKEMA When Heather died, Anthony made a casket in the form of a boat with the rudder turned, so she would always return to her home on the riverbank in Wilcannia 2013 from the series Wilcannia stories pigment ink-jet print 33.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist


John GOLLINGS Suburbia 2013 pigment ink-jet print 100.0 x 150.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Mike GRAY Confide in me 2013 from the series Corrupt pigment ink-jet print 67.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Petrina HICKS Venus 2013 from the series The shadows pigment ink-jet print 100.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Stills Gallery (Sydney)


Shane HULBERT Spirit of Bengali, Grampians 2013 from the series Import / export pigment ink-jet print 105.0 x 135.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Ingvar KENNE Looking towards, blocking a red sun 2013 from the series Memories reconstructed and future guessings chromogenic print 80.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Mark KIMBER Side show valley 2014 from the series Side show valley pigment ink-jet print 50.0 x 50.0 cm courtesy of the artist, Stills Gallery (Sydney) and John Buckley Gallery (Melbourne)


Aldona KMIEĆ J, South Sudan 2013 from the series Australia, a new chapter chromogenic print 100.0 x 76.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Katrin KOENNING Berlin 2013 from the series Near pigment ink-jet print 40.0 x 50.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Edmund Pearce Gallery (Melbourne)


Christopher KÖLLER Coniglio, Brunswick, Australia 2013 from the series No fuss, no tears 1943–48 pigment ink-jet print 75.0 x 87.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Fehily Contemporary Gallery (Melbourne)


Annika KOOPS Dirt genius 2013 from the series Scarecrows chromogenic print 85.0 x 61.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Bett Gallery (Hobart)


Agata KRAJEWSKA Passage 2014 from the series Macedonia pigment ink-jet print 42.0 x 60.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Ashlee LAING F(l)ag man (actioned) 2013 chromogenic print 100.0 x 150.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Owen LEONG Cutting (mother) 2014 pigment ink-jet print 100.0 x 71.5 cm courtesy of the artist and Dianne Tanzer + Projects (Melbourne)


Graham MILLER Ira 2013 from the series All that is solid melts into air pigment ink-jet print 75.0 x 75.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Turner Galleries (Perth)


Sarah MOSCA Untitled walk #1 (absent gesture) & #2 (vague silence) 2013 from the series Useless gestures two pigment ink-jet prints 110.0 x 90.0 cm (each) courtesy of the artist and Galerie Pompom (Sydney)


Harry NANKIN The end of the age of entitlement 2014 from the series Gathering shadows pigment ink-jet print 123.3 x 105.4 cm courtesy of the artist and Dianne Tanzer + Projects (Melbourne)


Matthew NEWTON The gurney 2014 from the series Another country pigment ink-jet print 64.0 x 80.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Zorica PURLIJA Woman with green shirt in front of an Anish Kapoor work 2014 from the series Frieze frame New York pigment ink-jet print 80.0 x 60.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Sara Roney Gallery (Sydney)


Clare RAE Untitled no. 5 2013 from the series Interact pigment ink-jet print 50.0 x 60.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Kate ROBERTSON Pinhead Pluto 2014 from the series Celestial body model toned gelatin silver print 49.5 x 39.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Edmund Pearce Gallery (Melbourne)


Julie RRAP Self-portrait with mouche 2013 pigment ink-jet print 127.0 x 105.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Arc One Gallery (Melbourne)


Emily SANDRUSSI Untitled 2013 from the series Domino theory pigment ink-jet print 100.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Vivian Cooper SMITH Pine 2014 from the series Anchorage chromogenic print and painted frame 75.0 x 50.0 cm courtesy of the artist, Edmund Pearce Gallery (Melbourne) and Galerie Pompom (Sydney)


Darren SYLVESTER When will I learn 2014 chromogenic print 160.0 x 120.0 cm courtesy of the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf (Sydney)


Salote TAWALE Portrait #37 2013 pigment ink-jet print 62.5 x 40.0 cm courtesy of the artist


Claudia TERSTAPPEN Bouldering 2014 from the series Vanishing landscapes pigment ink-jet print 67.0 x 100.0 cm courtesy of the artist, Galeria Palma XII (Barcelona) and Conny Dietzschold Gallery (Sydney)


Anne Scott WILSON Coathanger 2014 from the series Water pigment ink-jet print 75.0 x 75.0 cm courtesy of the artist, Arc One Gallery (Melbourne) and Conny Dietzschold Gallery (Sydney, Hong Kong and Cologne)


Yiorgo YIANNOPOULOS Sample #1 and sample #2 2014 from the series Love shack two pigment ink-jet prints 68.0 x 51.0 cm (each) courtesy of the artist


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