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Dates: 27/09/2012 - 22/11/2012
Contest Title: Encore: A Look at Music
Deadline: November 22, 2012
rom tribal drumming to radio DJs, advertising jingles to Italian opera, music is important to every culture. Even though it is more accessible than ever before, our thirst for rhythm and melody continues unabated. For this exhibition, The Kiernan Gallery asks you to explore one art form with another; using the visual medium of photography to illustrate the sounds that inspire you.
Show us your record collections, instruments, and portraits of musicians and fans. Show us stadium concerts, jam sessions, and street performers from distant nations. Most of all, show us what music means to you. For Encore: A Look at Music, The Kiernan Gallery seeks photographs of and inspired by music.
All photographic media are encouraged.
Juror: Michelle Egiziano
Michelle Egiziano is a Photo and Art Director specializing in celebrity, fashion, portraiture, still life, reportage, and youth/street culture. She served as Photo Editor of SPIN Magazine until its closing in mid-2012. With an MFA in Fine Art from Hunter College, Egiziano’s work as a Photo Editor has taken her from ElleGirl Magazine to Blender Magazine to SPIN, and now to her current position as a freelance Photo Editor and Art Director. Egiziano has worked with some of the most talented photographers in the commercial photography business. She has been a recipient of a Society of Publication Designers award every year since 2005, most recently winning their 2012 "Tablet App of the year" for SPIN Play.
For this exhibition, juror Michelle Egiziano will select up to 25 images for display in the main gallery, and up to an additional 35 to be included in the online gallery. All images will be reproduced in an exhibition catalogue available for purchase. A Juror’s Choice and Director’s Choice will also be announced and both winners will receive a free copy of the catalogue.