Talking about Antipodean Photobooks – 2017 Vienna Photobook Festival

THE LECTURE: THE ANTIPODEAN PHOTOBOOK My lecture brief was to make an hour-long presentation about the Australian and New Zealand photobook scene. After some thought I organised my lecture content around 4 distinct areas. 1. The supporting structures The contemporary scene was to be included covering both practitioners and the major events in AuNZ that…

A comment about this site from its curator Dr Doug Spowart

This website attempts to provide information about the art and practice of the photobook in the Antipodes – Australia and New Zealand. I do not limit my definition of the ‘photobook’ but rather accept the breadth and depth of this evolving medium to include the historical photographically illustrated books, albums, catalogues, the emergent photobook, zines,…