Faces of Sydfest

After the huge success of last year’s Faces of Sydney Festival photo competition, we decided to bring it back this year to find our magazine cover images – but this time with a twist.

We challenged Sydney Festival fans to submit a cover photo that used the Festival’s colours in an unusual, interesting, crafty and creative way.

"Everyone's a maker,” said Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch. “Everyone spends time being creative. Last year we asked you to send in your photos, this year we want you to get creative. The colours of Sydney Festival are blue, red, yellow, black and white – what can you do with that?”

The winners scored their place on the Sydney Festival magazine cover, as well as a stack of tickets to the Festival. We also featured all our wonderful entrants on the back cover. See all the covers below.

Cover faces

Model: Paul Clark
Photo: Tim Kliendienst

Model: Manuel Nascimento
Photo: Annette Widitz

Artist: Susie Rugg (aka handywithscissors
Photo: Sally Flegg

Model: Johanna Bredberg
Photo: Belinda Rabe

Back cover faces

Aisha Ahmed
Annette Widitz
Annie Loo
Brigid Treloar
Maricelle Tadiaman
Gabriella Melissari
Carrie Sze
David Boon
Demas Rusli
Denise Kwong
Dim Fim
Dion Nucifora
Domenico Costa
Eric Ung
Eva Michelle Gosper
Evangelos Laios
Evie Sparkle
Gaby Marcias
Jason Magers
Jessica Fenton
Lanikka Lily
Liliana Capacchione
Luciana Sulistyo
Marissa Peninton
Max Fischer
Michael Selvakumar
Olym Li
Pat Kay
Patrick Nielsen
Pip Runciman & Laura Baxter
Rachel Broomham
Romeo Recupido
Ruanne Kelly
Scott Summerhays
Stephanie Sparkle
Susie Rugg
Trevor Lawrence


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