The $10,000 Pool Grant is back for 2012!
Pool created the Pool Grant
in 2009 as a way of giving back to the photographic community. Specifically aimed at emerging talent, the grant's aim is to help fund the development of an artist by way of providing $10,000 toward the fulfilment of a project.
This year, we are very excited to announce that the The Pool Grant
winner will be announced, and last years winning entrant will be exhibited, as part of the Head On Photo Festival
The $10,000 Pool Grant could give you the chance to complete your personal project. Simply submit your artists statement (150 words max) and a proposal (300 words max) detailing how you will make your project a reality along with some examples of your work.
The winner of the 2012 Pool Grant
will be announced on 24th May 2012 at the Pool Grant exhibition
, where Pool Grant
winner, Brodie Standen’s work will be on display.
The Pool Grant exhibition is proud to be a part of the 2012 Head On Photo Festival.
2011 - Brodie Standen
Brodie's honours project in 2010 'The Space Between Men' began to examine masculinity in contemporary Australian society and explored the complex and multi-dimensional relationships between young men.
With $10,000 Pool Grant funding he will extend this theme onto another body of work that continues to bring some of these issues to light and we look forward to seeing his final body of work at the 2012 HeadOn festival.