Head On Student Award

Head On Student Award



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Exhibition Description

The Head On Student Award recognises innovations in photography by Australian K—12 Students: the next generation of Australia's emerging artists. This edition of the Head On Student Prize demonstrates an experimental approach to the photographic medium. Influenced by social media, digital photography and traditional photographic processes, these images provide us with a dynamic view into the future of contemporary photography.

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Artist Bio


Winner: Chege Mbuthi (VIC)

First runner-up: Holly Houssarini (NSW)

Second runner-up: Leila Edelstein (VIC)


Akesa Haidari, Ava Budden, Ben Cantelo, Brenda Lee, Charlotte Ocken, Chege Mbuthi, Cian O'Hagan, Ella Gunning, Emily Weeks, Holly Houssarini, Leila Edelstein, Lily Clark, Natasja Shearman, Oliver Gallois, Sam Brasher, Shayla Watts, Sophie Bagster, Sophie Way, Talia Skuse, Zachary Tomlinson

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