Top 10 shows tackling photography Head On

Everyone takes photos so what makes the professionals special? We explore the work pushing boundaries in this year's Head On photography festival.
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Sandro Miller photographs John Malkovich as great photo icons at Black Eye Gallery in Darlinghurst

Head On Photo Festival continues to grow, both in terms of its definitions of photography and the event’s scale with more than 50 exhibitions scheduled and 150 events and talks, feeding Sydney’s passion for festivals.

Festival Director Israeli-born photographer, Moshe Rosenzveig, acknowledges the challenge of a photography festival in a world where the technology is ubiquitous. ‘Photography is everywhere. Everyone takes photos. It’s a valuable way of communicating with family and friends,’ he told the Australian Jewish News.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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