AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOK COMPENDIUM

A SPECIAL FREE DOWNLOAD OFFER for WPBD

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We are offering a FREE PDF DOWNLOAD of the

AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOK COMPENDIUM V3.

Doug Spowart and the AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOK COMPENDIUM
Doug Spowart and the COMPENDIUM

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Launched at the Melbourne Art Book Fair in March 2019 this book features:

  • A listing of nearly 300 photographers who make books
  • 120 publishers
  • 40 designers
  • 100 portraits of photographers
  • photos of 40 photobook events and,
  • A library full of photographs of key Australian photobook covers.

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“This data and images has been compiled over many years as a result of my interest in the photobook from the historical viewpoint as well as its contemporary phenomenon. I am particularly interested in books where the photograph acts as the principal narrative agent.

Additionally I am also drawn to the haptic experience and design of the book and how it operates as a vehicle for presenting ideas and telling stories.”

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From the introduction by Dr Doug Spowart

Cover: A COMPENDIUM of AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOKS
Cover: A COMPENDIUM of AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOKS

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DOWNLOAD A PDF COPY OF THE COMPENDIUM — HERE: A COMPENDIUM of AUSTRALIAN PHOTOBOOKS v.3 compiled by Dr Doug Spowart

The Australian Photobook Compendium is also available as a physical book A5 size with soft cover and was printed by MOMENTOPRO.

A small number of hard copies of the book are  available for $25 and for WPBD we will post FREE to Australian addresses.

Please message us to arrange an order, make payment and provide shipping details.

International post can be arranged if required.

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HERE ARE SOME IMAGES OF THE BOOK:

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