ARTISTS BOOKS+AUSTRALIA: Comment for CODEX Journal

The artists’ book and the photobook share many aspects of practice, histories and makers. While this post relates specifically to the artists’ book it may be of interest to photobook people as well – take a look at the other tribe … . Early in 2019 Vicky and I received an email from Monica Oppen…

The photobook event that the virus took away

. On the weekend of May 2-3 2020 there was a weekend of major photobook activities planned for the PHOTO 2020 International Photo Festival in Melbourne.   A significant component of the event: A seminal selection of 52 Australian and New Zealand Photobooks* from the State Library of Victoria’s collection was to be made available…

2018 PHOTOBOOK NEW ZEALAND – Archive Review

In 2018 I came back to Wellington for the second PHOTOBOOK NZ. Following on from the success of the 2016 event, which essentially featured Antipodean voices, the international contribution was expanded to include photography and photobook  exponents from the USA, France, Germany and Japan. In this second PBNZ  the aims of event were certainly being…

2016 PHOTOBOOK NEW ZEALAND – Archive Review

In 2016 I attended the first PHOTOBOOK NZ in Wellington. The event brought together the New Zealand photobook community and other members from Australia. For two and a half days in March photobooks were discussed, many were bought and stories were shared about the state of the discipline in the Antipodes and where it fitted…

2019 ANZ PHOTOBOOK FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

February 20, 2020 The finalists for the 2019 Australian & New Zealand Photobook Award have just been announced: Apókryphos by Cherine Fahd, published by M.33 Banana Spider Bite by Jordan Madge, published by Bad News Books Imaanshaha self published by Saynab Muse Jump Into Bed With Me by Paul Knight, published by Perimeter Editions Mongrelism…

BEST ANTIPODEAN PHOTOBOOKS 2019

At the end of each year photobook commentators and critics from across the globe gather to present the BEST BOOKS of that year. Their information resource is the books that they have encountered over the preceding 12 months. For the reasons of geography these lists are generally representative of the American, European and more recently…

FIVE ANTIPODEAN PUBLISHING SUCCESS STORIES FROM 2019

A re-post from The Momentum Blog – Great to see the back story behind these photobooks and their connection with MomentoPro Australia  and Momento Pro New Zealand. . Click the link HERE Five publishing success stories from 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES – the 2019 ANZ PHOTOBOOK AWARD

NOTE: NEW CLOSING DATE:  January 20, 2020. IT’S TIME FOR AUSTRALIAN + NEW ZEALAND PHOTOBOOK makers to consider your entries for the 2019 ANZ PHOTOBOOK AWARDS…. . Check out the details >>>HERE