QUEENSLAND PHOTOBOOKS & THEIR MAKERS

Queensland Photobook makers have generally worked in isolation. To promote, share and support their work they have participated in activities and events over the last 6 years coordinated by the Brisbane Photobook Club (as part of a world wide group of photobook collectives), World Photobook Day and the Australian and New Zealand Photobook Awards. Now,…

SELECTED ANZ STUDENT PHOTOBOOKS of 2020

LAUNCHED AT THE MELBOURNE ART BOOK FAIR – MARCH 27   This year we invited over 20 institutions around Australia and New Zealand to nominate a student photobook for this list. We are excited that eight photographic courses responded and that we have an opportunity to showcase these photobooks in this Antipodean Photobook Blog post….

ANTIPODEAN BOOKS I LUSTED AFTER in 2020

IN EARLY DECEMBER Australian photobook collector and maker Bill Purvis and AMERICAN SUBURB X managing editor Brad Feuerhelm initiated what turned out to be two lengthy online thread discussions on the FlakPhoto Books Facebook page about the end of year ‘BEST PHOTOBOOK’ lists. Topics included: the value or otherwise of lists, who makes the lists…

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…