Forbes Identity project

Filed : Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

Are you an artist who would like to work with photography? Are you a photographer who would like to make art work 

that will be seen by many community members in Forbes?

If the answer is yes and you live in the Forbes Shire Council Area, there is an opportunity for you to work with artist and photographer Alex Wisser on a photography project for the Forbes Hospital.

Contact Arts OutWest for the details:
Submission due: Wednesday 13 December 2017
Project ends: 22 January 2018

About the opportunity:

You can submit a

  • body of work i.e. around a theme
  • sets of images
  • individual images



The photographs created in this project will become part of the Forbes Hospital Collection. They will be exhibited in the Forbes Hospital.

The photographs will be engaging and provide a distraction in the hospital environment. The photographs will respond to the theme of ‘Forbes Identity’. We are not looking for portraits.

The project will provide the chosen photographer with a professional development opportunity lead by artist and photographer Alex Wisser.

What to submit:

Up to 10 photographs to Arts OutWest

These can be emailed or shared in dropbox

Please include

  • Image Title:
  • Your Name:
  • Address:
  • Email Address:
  • Phone Number:

Once chosen for this project

  • Alex Wisser will work with you to develop ‘the big idea’ for your art work using photography as a medium.
  • Alex will work with you on the digital preparation of the image for printing.
  • A selection of your images, taken in the Forbes Identity Project (up to 6 images) will be printed and displayed in the Forbes Hospital.
  • You need to have a Digital SLR Camera capable of taking high resolution images.
  • You need to live in the Forbes Shire Council Area.

Fee: $1000 (payment of this fee: $500 will be paid on signing of the contract and $500 on the completion of the project)

You will be notified of the decision as soon as possible and before 20 December 2017.

Submission due: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Project ends: 22 January 2018

Image: Forbes Hospital. Photo credit: Arts OutWest.

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