FotoBook Weekend Online
Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 October
We are thrilled to present our second FotoBook Weekend on 16-17 October, which will take place exclusively online across one weekend. FotoBook Weekend celebrates World Photobook Day at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, through a series of online conversations and presentations.
Discover the art of the photobook and the photographers and designers behind them. Explore visual layout, typographic and cover treatments, production and distribution. FotoBook Weekend dives into the processes, the artists and the experts in photobook publications.
Wherever you are, FotoBook Weekend is free to join online via Zoom webinars, which will be recorded and available to view via our website following the event.
This is a unique opportunity to gain insights and learn directly from experts in the field of photobook making and collecting.
Photographic artist, Rohan Hutchinson, has created 15 artist books since 2014, and is recognised as a leader in the field of self-publishing and photobook design.
Join Rohan and BIFB FotoBook Weekend curator, Linsey Gosper, for an insightful discussion on Rohan’s practice.
Saturday 16 October, 11am
As Former MP in the Vic Parliament & Minister for the Arts, Women’s Affairs & Consumer Affairs, Heidi Victoria is an award winning photographer and portraitist.
Delve into Heidi Victoria’s recent publication The Show Must Go On, in conversation with Art Gallery of Ballarat Curator, Julie McLaren.
Saturday 16 October, 12pm
With Yanni Florence, Helen Frajman, David Wadelton
Join us for a conversation between photographic artist David Wadelton, M.33 publisher and curator Helen Frajman, and designer and artist Yanni Florence.
They will discuss the process of making David’s latest photobook Small Business, and the collaboration between photographer, publisher and designer.
Saturday 16 October, 2pm
With Anne Davies, Stuart Murdoch, Suzanne Phoenix, Mike Reed, William Stewart
This panel conversation explores the individual and shared experiences of initiating photobook projects and the process of bringing them to fruition.
These artists will talk about the initiating idea, making the photographs, book design issues, printing, exhibiting and distributing.
Sunday 17 October, 10.30am
With Mia Mala McDonald and Isabella Capezio
Isabella Capezio speaks with photographer Mia Mala McDonald about her latest project and first photobook publication, titled Once in a Lullaby.
The project documents LGBTQIA+ families along the East coast of Australia to present an alternative picture of the nuclear family.
Sunday 17 October, 12pm
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale FotoBook Weekend is curated by Linsey Gosper.