BOOK LAUNCH @CCP: “Nightshade” by WENDY CATLING

. M.33 launched their latest publication Wendy Catling’s photobook ‘Nightshade’ on Saturday 10 September, 2022 at the Centre for Contemporary Photography Fitzroy Victoria. The book was launched by Professor Melissa Miles, Monash University Art, Design & Architecture. What follows is a compiled report about the book including its bibliographic details, images of the Launch and…

NEW NZ PUBLISHER: CABIN FEVER BOOKS – “Folk Syndrome” by McLaren

. In the field of photobook publishing it’s always exciting to see the emergence of a new publishers Recently Cabin Fever Books appeared on the new Zealand scene. I contacted the publisher Cameron James McLaren for an interview and a commentary on his first self-published title “FOLK SYNDROME”. Here’s his response … ABOUT CABIN FEVER…

TALKING CULTURE – PHOTOBOOK FRIDAY @Auckland Festival of Photography

On Friday 10 June 2022, Photobook Friday took place at DEMO*, in Grafton, Auckland. This was the sixth Photobook Friday – an annual event sponsored by the Auckland Festival of Photography, and was presented by PhotoForum.   What follows is an overview OF THE EVENT by David Cowlard, Host and Chair of the Photobook Friday…

PHOTO 2022 PHOTOBOOK WEEKEND – A photo-stream archive of the event/s

PROMOTIONAL TEXT from the PHOTO2022 website Presenting some of the best new Photobooks, as well as many opportunities to learn and network, the Photobook Weekend will include casual talks and panel discussions, the Photobook Market, Portfolio reviews, social book launches, book signings and more. For fans and makers of photobooks, this event is not to…

2021 SELECTED ANTIPODEAN PHOTOBOOKS

Compiled by DOUG Spowart & VICTORIA Cooper This list is the third year in which we asked representatives of the Australian and New Zealand photobook discipline to nominate photobooks that were published in 2021. We have continued to use the term ‘Selected’ as this compilation does not attempt to present a definitive selection of the…

2021 SELECTED ANZ STUDENT PHOTOBOOKS

  We consider that training in the photobook discipline is an important component of contemporary photography education. Once again we have invited institutions around Australia and New Zealand to nominate a student photobook for this list to showcase the work created during the 2021 academic year. We are excited that seven photographic courses responded and…

AuNZed Photobook Awards: Evolving beyond the 1st 10 Years

Firstly a personal thank you to Libby Jeffery and Geoff Hunt including Rony and the MomentoPro Team … TEN YEARS dedication to the Australian and New Zealand Photobook Awards is HEROIC stuff… And were were excited to be swept up in it with you to contribute in our way … Libby Jeffery – Through your…

THE BRISBANE SATELLITE MABF KEPK BEST BOOK LAUNCH

Our physical presentation of the BEST ANTIPODEAN PHOTOBOOK as part of a satellite Melbourne Art Book Fair event was thwarted by the Queensland Government’s re-introduction of a lockdown after the discovery of local cases of COVID community transmission. So – we went ahead with the LIVE STREAM component with the intention to present the physical…

BEST ANTIPODEAN PHOTOBOOKS 2020

LAUNCHED AT THE MELBOURNE ART BOOK FAIR 27 MARCH 2021 . Compiled by DOUG Spowart & VICTORIA Cooper   This list represents a selection of books published in Australia and New Zealand in the year of the Pandemic 2020. Though many aspects of the publishing world were significantly disrupted causing several books to be held…

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….