The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is proud to host the World Photo Book Day during our festival. Join us from Saturday 12 October until Monday 14 October to celebrate this auspicious birthday!

Celebrate World Photobook Day with other photography enthusiasts. Participants will meet at Mitchell Harris Wines the World Photobook Weekend Hub to share their books before heading together to the talks and the Fotobook Fair.

 

SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER

Photobook Train 
9.16am train from Southern Cross
Celebrate World Photobook Day by hopping on the train to meet other photography enthusiasts. Meet at Southern Cross Station to catch the train to Ballarat with your photobooks and discuss with others. (Passengers must have a valid myki. Regional fares are listed at ptv.vic.gov)

2pm Talk
Many Tribes:
The Australian And New Zealand Photobook
World Photobook Weekend Hub
Mitchell Harris Wines, 38 Doveton Street North
The photobook disrupted the 1990’s prediction that ‘the book is dead’ and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Doug Spowart will address key aspects of the historical and contemporary makeup of the photobook in Australia & New Zealand where the various ‘tribes’ contribute to a vibrant and progressive discipline.

 

SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER

Photobook Train
9.16am train from Southern Cross
Celebrate World Photobook Day by hopping on the train to meet other photography enthusiasts. Meet at Southern Cross Station to catch the train to Ballarat with your photobooks and discuss with others. (Passengers must have a valid myki. Regional fares are listed at ptv.vic.gov)

10am – 5pm Photobook Fair
Art Gallery Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
Celebrate World Photobook Day with other photography enthusiasts at our second Foto Book Fair – an all-day event at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Participants include the State Library, Vault magazine, Melbourne Photobook Collective, Particle Books and Photo Book Melbourne.

11am Talk
Photobooks: Getting Published & Getting Collected
World Fotobook Weekend Hub
Mitchell Harris Wines
38 Doveton Street North
What sparks and drives the passion for the photo book? How do photographers get published? And how can photographers establish and grow meaningful collections? Join Doug Spowart and a diverse panel of photobook practitioners and publishers as they answer these and other associated questions through their personal observations, stories and predictions.

 

MONDAY 14 OCTOBER

11am – 1pm Happy Birthday
World Photobook Weekend Hub
Mitchell Harris Wines, 38 Doveton Street North
Join us as we blow out the candles for the official World Photobook Day celebrations.

Please select
entry time

  • Saturday 12 October
    October 12, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday 13 October
    October 13, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Monday 14 October
    October 14, 2019 - October 15, 2019
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Talk: Many Tribesshow details + $0.00 (AUD)  
Talk: Photobooksshow details + $0.00 (AUD)  
Happy Birthdayshow details + $0.00 (AUD)  


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