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OptiKA 2019 - Kingston Photographic Award

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Building on the success of last year's Award, OptiKA 2019 invites photographers and video makers of all capabilities to capture images of Kingston that respond to the creative theme of 'Time'. 

prizes:

Best Photography Award: $4,000 sponsored by DFO Moorabbin 

People's Choice Award: $1,000 sponsored by DFO Moorabbin 

Portrait Award: $1,000 sponsored by City of Kingston 

Video Award: $500 sponsored by the City of Kingston 

entries open: 

Tuesday 4 June 

entries close;

Tuesday 15 October 

KA_MakersMarket18_sml-126.jpgImage: Shuttermain Photography, 2018. 

 

Professional development workshops:

For those who would like to further develop their technical expertise and explore new locations across Kingston, Peter Merriner, photographer and former finalist in various Kingston photographic competitions, will be running 'Walk and Shoot' workshops in July, August and September. To find out more and to book your place click here.

2019 Curatorial Committee:

This year we are excited to announce that Shane Hulbert, Associate Dean Photography at RMIT, will lead the OptiKA Curatorial Committee, alongside interdisciplinary artist and Monash University lecturer, Dr Debbie Symons, and digital media artist, Yandell Walton

OptiKA 2019 is made possible through the generous support of our sponsor, DFO Moorabbin. 

 

 

Date

Exhibition: 5 December 2019 - 4 January 2020

Venue

Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale

64 Parkers Road, Parkdale

Cost

Entry: $25 full price (over 18 years), $15 youth (under 18 years)

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OptiKA 2019 Parent Guardian Photographic-and Video Permission Form

 2019 OptiKA Terms and Conditions 

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