11 August - 13 September 2015

The judging panel consisting of recognised art practitioners, arts commentators and academics have been selected for 2015 Parkin Prize national drawing award.

For the first time this year, 10 highly commended prizes each worth $500.00 will also be introduced.

The winning submission will be selected and announced by iconic Kiwi artist, Dick Frizzell on Monday 7 September. 

"We’re anticipating another thought provoking and diverse exhibition for this 2015 event and encourage all artists throughout NZ to submit work in this challenging genre.”

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18 September - 14 October 2015

The World Press Photo Exhibition is the world's most prestigious exhibition of international current affairs photography.

The World Press Photo competition is the world’s leading contest for professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers, setting the standard for the profession. This year’s competition drew entries from 5,692 photographers from 131 countries. A total of 97,912 images were entered in the contest.

A group of internationally recognized professionals in the fields of photojournalism and documentary photography convened in Amsterdam in February to judge all entries. The jury gave 45 prizes in eight themed categories to 41 photographers of 17 nationalities from: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Denmark, Eritrea, France, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, UK and USA.

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11 August - 13 Sept 2015

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