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…

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…

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…

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…