Future exhibitions

 
Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment, Mads Nissen, Denmark, Scanpix/Panos Pictures

World Press Photo 2015

Open:
23 May 2015 – 21 June 2015
Venue:
Exhibition Galleries

The world's best photojournalism from 2014, selected from the 58th annual World Press Photo contest.

Image: WORLD PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2014
Mads Nissen, Denmark, Scanpix/Panos Pictures
Jon and Alex, a gay couple during an intimate moment, St. Petersburg, Russia

A Mandean baptism in the Nepean river, Penrith, November 2014, Photograph by Wolter Peeters

Sydney Morning Herald Photos 1440

Open:
23 May 2015 – 21 June 2015
Venue:
Exhibition Galleries

There are 1440 minutes in a day. In these minutes photographers capture a moment. These moments make up a day.

Photos 1440 features photography and multimedia works by Fairfax photographers from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial Review from 2014 to present.

Sponsored and supported by Fairfax Media and Canon Australia.

Image: A Mandean baptism in the Nepean river, Penrith, November 2014
Photograph by Wolter Peeters

Ashleigh Barry and Lauren Kocass prepare for the Parade of Champions at the BJP National Championships

Physie: Photographs by Lyndal Irons

Open:
27 June 2015 – 4 October 2015
Venue:
Exhibition Galleries

The Bjelke-Petersen School of Physical Culture (BJP) was founded in 1892 by Hans Christian Bjelke-Petersen as a medical gymnasium in Tasmania. While it was initially concerned with correcting the health and posture of men and children, today physical culture (‘Physie') is the domain of Australian females of all ages. Even though Physie has modernised to include elements of dance and thousands of women participate, it remains hard to define.

Sam Hood's 1930s photographs and Lyndal Irons' record of the lead-up to the 2012 BJP National Championships, held at the Opera House, will be on display.

Image: Ashleigh Barry and Lauren Kocass prepare for the Parade of Champions at the BJP National Championships
Photography by Lyndal Irons, 2012
Copyright Lyndal Irons

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