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"2004 Nikon Summer Salon: Open Entry Photomedia Exhibition"
2004-01-30 until 2004-02-28
Centre for Contemporary Photography
Featuring recent works by over 300 photomedia artists from across the country, the 2004 Nikon Summer Salon is testament to the ongoing popularity and diversity of contemporary photographic practice. The Salonís dynamic mix of styles, subjects and mediums recommends it as one of Australiaís most significant and well-renowned photographic award exhibitions.
Celebrating the latest developments in photomedia practice, the Salon is an annual national event, now in its twelfth year. An open-entry exhibition and competition, the Salon is supported by leaders in the photographic industry and over $5500 worth of prizes are awarded on opening night to the best entries in ten categories. This year new categories include the Peopleís Choice Award to be voted by Salon visitors and Excellence in the use of a digital camera.
In 2004, the Nikon Summer Salon presents a unique survey of work in analogue and digital photography, video and mixed media. Incorporating a diversity of techniques and themes, the Salon attracts entries from a broad range of artists, from young and emerging practitioners to students, amateurs, and professionals.
Steve Vizard AM, President, Council of Trustees, National Gallery of Victoria
Bala Star, Curator, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
Matthew Sleeth, Photographer
Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography
Principal sponsor: Nikon
Proudly supported by: Kodak Professional, Polaroid, Power in Numbers, Bond Imaging, Aussie Rentals, Ilford Imaging, Lab X, CPL
Untitled (sports day series) 2002.
Type C print (overall winner 2003)