Saturday, January 30, 2016

ASIA-PACIFIC PHOTOBOOK ARCHIVE at Photographers' Gallery, London Saturday February 6


If you happen to be in London on Saturday February 6, head over to The Photographers' Gallery where between 2 and 4pm you can see and discover a collection of photobooks fresh from south of the equator. Assembled under the banner of The ASIA-PACIFIC PHOTOBOOK ARCHIVE the collection was founded by the remarkable Melbourne based photographer and photo educator Daniel Boetker-Smith. Dan will be present to take you through the archive.

The ASIA-PACIFIC PHOTOBOOK ARCHIVE is a traveling library of self-published and trade photobooks that promotes and features work only from the Asia-Pacific region. The Archive is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to help spread the word about the wealth of important and original work coming out of the region.The collection travels internationally each year to festivals, fairs and exhibitions showcasing the vast array of books it has accumulated since starting in 2013. All of the books in its collection are featured on their website with direct links to the publishers and/or photographer/s. The Archive also has a permanent space, open to the public, in Melbourne, Australia.


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