MOLLY HARRIS PHOTOGRAPHY


 
Replace the fear of the unknown with curiosity
— Anonymous
 

Molly Harris is an award winning Australian documentary photographer. She uses her photography as a platform to help people tell their story. She has a strong interest in marginalisation and community. 

 

 Solo Exhibitions

Being Sandra, Miss Gladys Sym Choon, FEAST Festival, 21st Oct - 30th Oct 2016

Being Sandra, Tin Cat Cafe, SALA Festival, 18th Aug - 14th Sep 2016

 

Awards

First Place, Portrait Prize, Head On Photo Festival, 2015

Finalist, Emma Hack Art Prize, 2016

Finalist, William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, 2015

Finalist, Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize, 2015

Semi Finalist, Doug Moran Photographic Prize, 2015

Finalist, Prospect Portrait Prize, 2015

Finalist, Incinerator Art Prize, Art for Social Change, 2015

Finalist, Sun Studios Assistant and Emerging Photographer Prize, 2015

First Place, Australia's Top Emerging Photographer (student category), 2014

Finalist, Duo Magazine Percival Photographic Prize, 2014

Finalist, National Portrait Gallery Photographic Portrait Prize, 2013

Finalist, Doug Moran Photographic, 2013

First Prize National Campus Art Prize, 2012

Peoples Choice National Campus Art Prize, 2012

 

Publicity and Publications

Vice Australia, Focus Point, February 8th, 2017

https://www.facebook.com/VICEAustralia/videos/595860973945842/

Buzz Feed, May 4, 2015

http://www.buzzfeed.com/lanesainty/this-beautiful-image-of-a-transgender-woman-shows-strength#.xj2AlzZYZ

The Daily Telegraph, May 4th, 2015

http://m.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/head-on-photo-festival-portrait-winner-depicts-transgender-woman-who-was-in-air-force-for-37-years/story-fni0cx4q-1227334482461

ABC News, May 4th, 2015

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-01/transgender-pilot-pic-wins-head-on-portrait-prize/6438118

Closer to Heaven - A Photo Essay

Aspire Magazine, Dec/Jan 2014/15

Emerging Photographer, The Annual

Capture Magazine - The Annual, Dec 2014

First Person, Ross Fargher

The London Financial Times, Weekend Magazine, 9th Aug 2014

The Evening Show with Peter Goers, 23rd July 2014

ABC Radio, Live Interview

Closer to Heaven - Interview on Taggle Talk Blog, 26th June 2014

http://taggletalk.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/closer-to-heaven-by-molly-harris/

Weird & Wonderful, June/July 2014

Aspire Magazine, June/July 2014

Top Emerging Photographer student category prize

Capture Magazine, May 2014

The Adelaide Review, May 2014

http://www.adelaidereview.com.au

Age of Abuse by Columbia University, Chicago, April 2014  

 http://cccradiodoc.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/australian-photographer-molly-harris-closer-to-heaven-gets-intimate-with-heroin/

National Photographic Portrait prize review: austere aesthetics in the age of the selfie, The Guardian, Andrew Frost, 15th April 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/australia-culture-blog/2014/apr/15/national-photographic-portrait-prize-review-austere-aesthetics-in-the-age-of-the-selfie

University of South Australia News, Achievements and Announcements, March 2014

http://w3.unisa.edu.au/unisanews/2014/March/story6.asp#Arts_grad_chosen

 

Grants

Arts SA Individual Maskers and Presenters Development Grant, Feb 2017

Arts SA Individual Makers and Presenters Project Grant, July 2016

Art Start Grant Recipient, Australian Council of the Arts, March 2015

Project and Development Grant, Carclew, August 2014 

Individual Art Grant, Port Adelaide Enfield Council, July 2014

Mentorship Scheme, Helpmann Academy, June 2014

 

Education and Development

Masterclass with Richard Dumas, Eyes in Progress, Berlin 2017 (Upcoming)

Masters in Curatorial and Museum Studies, Adelaide University, 2017 (Current)

Masterclass withAnders Peterson, Eyes in Progress, Paris 2016

Advanced Studio Lighting, Centre of Creative Photography, 2015

Masterclass with Stephen Dupont and Jack Picone, Burma, September 2014

Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of South Australia, 2014

 

Group Exhibitions

Head on Portrait Prize in Retrospect, The Old Rum Store, Chippendale, Sydney, 2016

Emma Hack Art Prize, The Adelaide Festival Centre, SA, 2016

Head on Festival Portrait Prize, Museum of Sydney, NSW, 2015

Photoville, New York City, USA, 2015 

Bowness Photography Prize, MGA - Monash Gallery of Art, VIC, 2015 

Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, The Arts Centre, QLD, 2015

Incinerator Art Prize, Art for Social Change, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Valley, VIC, 2015

Head on Festival Portrait Prize, Museum of Sydney, NSW, 2015

Duo Magazine Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery, QLD, 2014

National Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 2014

National Photographic Portrait Prize, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2014

National Photographic Portrait Prize, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra, NSW, 2014

National Photographic Portrait Prize, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, VIC, 2014

National Photographic Portrait Prize, Devonport Regional Gallery, Davenport, TAS, 2014

Doug Moran Finalist Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Oxford Street, NSW, 2013

Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC, 2013

Full Circle, Graduate Exhibition, SA, 2013

Kodak Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC, 2012

National Campus Art Prize, Kuarna Building, SA ,2012