CCP Documentary Photography Award
The biennial CCP Documentary Photography Award presents a survey of the best contemporary Australian documentary photography in series format. The CCP Documentary Photography Award has provided a regular and unique platform for the exhibition and debate surrounding documentary photography in Australia since 1997.
The eighth CCP Documentary Photography Award was exhibited across galleries one and two at Centre for Contemporary Photography from 28 October until 11 December 2011, and is touring nationally throughout 2012 and 2013.
Eighth CCP Documentary Photography AwarD
Melbourne-based artist Thomas Breakwell won the eighth CCP Documentary Photography Award and $4,000 Copyright Agency Limited Cultural Fund Prize for his series Squats.
Thomas Breakwell's series was selected from over 150 entries. Other finalists in the eighth CCP Documentary Photography Award are: Ying Ang, Paul Blackmore, Daniel Boetker-Smith, Stephen Dupont, Janina Green, Natalie Grono, Glendyn Ivin, Fiona Morris, Christina Simons, CJ Taylor and Lisa Wiltse.
The judging panel included: Dr Isobel Crombie, Senior Curator, Photography, National Gallery of Victoria; Bill Henson, Artist; and Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography.
Image: Thomas Breakwell, Squat #4 2010, inkjet print, 50 x 60 cm
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This touring exhibition is supported by the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria's Touring Victoria Program.