SYDNEY.- Sydney's premier photography competition, Sydney Life, is now open for submissions from emerging and established Australian photographers.
Sydney Life is an exhibition of 25 photographic works blown up to bed sheet size and displayed along the central walkway of Hyde Park North from 1-25 October 2009.
The $10,000 competition and exhibition, is part of the City of Sydney's eighth annual Art & About public art festival.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP said; "Every year, Sydney Life gives Sydneysiders and visitors a chance to view humorous, moving and vibrant artworks from the city's most brilliant photographers."
"It celebrates the diverse experiences of our city allowing artists from across Sydney to share their unique city moments and pastimes."
The City of Sydney and AMP Capital Investors will present the Sydney Life Prize, awarded to the artist whose work is judged most outstanding by a distinguished panel of judges. The prize is valued at $10,000, which is comprised of $5,000 cash plus a $5,000 investment in the AMP Capital Sustainable Share Fund.
The judging panel is comprised of Sandy Edwards (Producer and Curator, Arthere), Julie Rrap (renowned Sydney Artist) and Malcolm Smith (Program Manager, Australian Centre for Photography)
The winner of the People's Choice Award, decided by members of the public, will receive FUJIFILM Australia products worth $3,000.
Entries close 5pm 7 July 2009. For more information, including the artist brief and entry form please visit www.artandabout.com.au
Sydney Life is proudly sponsored by Strategic Partner Events NSW and Major Sponsor AMP Capital Investors. The People's Choice Award is sponsored by FUJIFILM Australia.