Monday, July 4, 2011

Jesse Marlow takes out International Street Photography Award

Jesse Marlow is well known to MGA audiences through his photographs in the MGA Collection and the recent MGA touring exhibition Australian rules: around the grounds

Anna Pappas Gallery has just announced that Marlow won first prize in the International Street Photography Awards 2011. The award was announced last night (30 June) at the launch of the London Street Photography Festival. Marlow, whose image was chosen from 1600 international entries, won a return trip and accommodation to London, a cash prize of £1,000 as well as an Olympus PEN camera and a £100 Blurb voucher.

Marlow is a member of both The International Street Photographers Collective and Oculi, Australia's leading documentary photography agency. In 2006 he was selected to participate in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam and in 2002 he was the inaugural winner of the Australian Hasselblad X-Pan Masters competition.

Marlow has published several books and he is represented by Anna Pappas Gallery.

White cat 2011
Courtesy of the artist and Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

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