Talk:Sunday 3 May 2015, 2pm, at City Gallery Wellington
John B. Turner, co-founder of PhotoForum, speaks with Luit Bieringa about events leading up to the foundation of PhotoForum and the beginnings of PhotoForum Wellington, from 1965-1975. Followed by a signing of Turner's latest book, Te Atatu Me: photographs of an urban New Zealand village.
Publications: Te Atatu Me: photographs of an urban New Zealand village
A personal portrait of West Auckland's Te Atatu Peninsula by John B. Turner, the noted New Zealand photographer, teacher and editor of PhotoForum. Historical essay by Grant Cole. PhotoForum at 40: Counterculture, Clusters, and Debatein New Zealand by Nina Seja (Rim Books 2014 & PhotoForum issue 83, 2014).
In this richly illustrated publication, art historian Nina Seja gives an illuminating account of the communities, relationships, and events that have shaped PhotoForum's first forty years, and charts the development of photographic art in New Zealand during this time.