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5.30pm – 9pm AEST
The 2022 Stories Event is an exciting and curated evening, showcasing diverse visual narratives from Australia and around the world.
Taking place in the heart of Narrm at Collarts Melbourne, we warmly invite you to join us for a celebration of our 2022 Stories award shortlist through large-scale cinema presentation. It will be an exciting evening of photography, artist talks, conversations, live music, photobooks and refreshments.
We see this event as becoming a staple in our annual fixture. Attended either in-person, or online via live broadcast. Capacity is limited, so secure your place now and join us!
Stories presentations and live streaming will commence at 5.30pm. For those attending in person, please arrive at 5pm and join us for a drink before the show.
We are so excited to share this opportunity to our 2022 entrants and look forward to seeing our community come together and experience live events once again.
Join Stories 2022 committee members Stephen Dupont and Paul McDonald as they present conversations with the winners of Stories 2022, to be revealed on the night.
Stephen Dupont is an Australian artist who works with photography, video and print. Working in the field of documentary, he enjoys certain magazine assignments, but is mostly committed to long term personal projects. He moves within the editorial, art and film worlds. Stephen is recognised around the world for his concerned photography on the human condition, war and climate, earning him dozens of prizes including the 2007 W. Eugene Smith Grant for Humanistic Photography for his work in Afghanistan, the 2010 Robert Gardner Fellowship from Harvard University, a Robert Capa Gold Medal Citation, the Olivier Rebbot Award and several World Press Photo Awards.
Paul McDonald is a socially engaged educator, artist and curator whose personal practice explores and creates a dialogue around community, social issues, masculinity and mental health. His practice is informed through research and the delivery of community participatory programs.
In 2014 he founded Contact Sheet, St Leonards NSW, where he is currently self-employed as Director.
He is currently represented by ‘The Little Black Gallery’, London. His photographic works have been published internationally and his work has been exhibited in over 25 countries.
He completed his Master’s of Arts – Photojournalism and Documentary Photography in 2016, with Distinction, at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London.