Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long. -- Walker Evans

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Jesse Marlow wins 2012 Bowness Photography Prize

Australian street photographer Jesse Marlow has been awarded Australia’s most prestigious photography award, the Bowness Photography Prize.

From Monash Gallery of Art: This is the first time a street photographer has won the $25 000 prize. Marlow’s winning photograph Laser vision is an ambiguous and disorientating image of a chance encounter during the photographer’s daily travels around the streets of Melbourne. Marlow said, “contrived photographic shoots and intricately designed set-ups have never interested me. Rather it is the uncertainty of street photography that continues to stimulate. [Read more...] [Jesse Marlow website]

© Jesse Marlow

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