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Manukau Arts Photographic Competition

13 April 2006

Last call for entries Manukau Arts Photographic Competition

Manukau’s budding photographers are reminded that the closing date for entries in this year’s Manukau Arts Photographic Competition is Friday 21 April.

The competition aims to encourage Manukau residents to capture images of the city’s vibrant communities and natural surroundings.

There are six categories: People, Places, Nature, Culture, Open and Junior Open (13 years and under) and entry is restricted to Manukau residents.

This year’s judge is respected photographic artist Greg Semu. The winners will be announced at an awards evening on 5 May at Nathan Homestead, where the best entries will be on display until 23 May.

Entry forms are available from Manukau Arts Centres, libraries or at the Manukau City Council website www.manukau.govt.nz. Entries must be submitted by 5pm, 21 April at Nathan Homestead (Manurewa Community Arts Centre).

Profile of 2006 Judge – Greg Semu

Greg has exhibited internationally and was one of the first Pacific Island artists to exhibit at the Louvre in Paris.

Renowned both in New Zealand and overseas for his striking images of Pacific Island people, in particular Samoan men wearing full-body tattoos called pe’a.

What: Manukau Arts Photographic Competition 2006
Theme: Tomorrow’s Manukau through Today’s Lens
Deadline for entries is: 5pm, Friday 21 April


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