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John Newman


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Death, the end which awaits us all, and which Haruki Murakami described as “not the opposite of life but an innate part of it.” Referenced in art through the use of skulls, decaying flowers, bubbles, the Grim Reaper, hourglasses, musical instruments and watches to name a few. Graveyards have long been a popular if easily cliched haunt for photographers, and photography is rarely more powerful when facing death head-on in portraits of those dead or dying.

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Entries closed
3 September 2021

3 September 2021 to 12 September 2021

Winners announced
12 September 2021

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