St Margaret's News July 2019 - Page 6

Photography Award 1 The Ballarat International Foto Biennale recently announced the final- ists for its inaugural Alane Fineman New Photography Award. This award places the focus on photographic artists working in the Asia Pacific region; seeking work garnering critical attention to bring before international audiences. The six finalists are: Madeline Bishop (Australia), Grayson Cooke (Australia/NZ), Anton Gautama (Indonesia ), Kehan Lai (China), Hyungjo Moon (South Korea), and Yichen Zhou (China). Each finalist will receive a solo exhibition within the 2019 core program in a venue alongside other finalists, and one-on-one support from Biennale curators in the realisation of their exhibition. All applicants will have their submissions reviewed by an international jury of leading curators and gallery directors. Judges will award one cash prize of $10,000 to an overall winner, with an extra $1,000 being awarded the People’s Choice Award, as voted by the public. The Prize Announcement is scheduled for Sunday 24 August at 3pm. The exhibition will run from 24 August – 20 October 2019, Mon to Thurs 9am – 5.30pm, Fri 9am – 8pm, Sat 9am – 5pm, Sun 9am – 4pm. The Venue is the Myer Ballarat Basement, 301 Sturt St, Ballarat. Maddy is very excited - as she has a right to be. Congratulations to Maddy from all at St Margaret’s. _________________________________________________________ Too cold to change the sign. Message avail- able inside. On the message board outside Bright Uniting Church on a cold Winter night. (image by Brian Rope) St Margaret’s News 2 July 2019