Will Huxley and Garrett Huxley have been announced as this year’s recipients of the Wai Tang Commissioning Award from the Museum of Australian Photography.

THE HUXLEYS: Where Have all the Flowers Gone 2021; courtesy of the artist and Murray White Room (Melbourne).

The Wai Tang Commissioning Award is an initiative of the MAPh Foundation as part of the Bowness Photography Prize. Paula Mahoney was the first artist selected from the 2021 Bowness Photography Prize to be awarded the $10,000 commission and the second, in 2022, was Janelle Low. Their exhibitions coincided with the Bowness Photography Prize exhibition the following year, with one work entering our significant collection of Australian photographs in honour of Wai Tang’s legacy. Will and Garrett Huxley (Aus/Gumbaynggirr/Yorta Yorta) are Melbourne-based collaborative performance and visual artists, who work together as The Huxleys. They specialise in photographing performance art, with particular focus upon camp commentary and spectacle across the visual art, performance and entertainment sectors. Click here to see more of The Huxleys’ work.