The New Influencers & Australia New Zealand Photobook Awards 2018
The New Influencers
Australia & New Zealand Photobook Awards 2018
Te Auaha Gallery, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington
03 May - 26 May 2019
Talk by photographer Todd Henry Tuesday 7 May, 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Part of the Photival festival of photography
The gallery will be open 10-6 Monday- Friday and 10-4 Saturday and Sunday.
“Visit this specially curated showcase of outstanding emerging influencers from the city’s photographic educational offerings with a specific focus on documentary work. We are extremely proud to be supporting young talent in partnership with Sony, to enable them to have a platform as they are on the verge of launching into their photographic careers.
Alongside the emerging influencers we’re very proud to be partnered with the Australia & New Zealand Photobook Awards to bring you the 4 winners of the 2018 awards, along with 2 specially selected books by Photival from the finalists that have demonstrated unique approaches to documentary issues concerning Wellington and New Zealand”.
Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award Winners:
'Second Sight' by Sarah Walker & Perimeter Books (AU)
'Huon' by Noah Thompson (AU)
'Living with AIDS' (1988) by Fiona Clark (NZ)
'ROYGBIV' by Kira Sampurno (NZ)
'Craigieburn, it's not the same' by Yask Desai (AU)
'Six for Gold' by Jake Mein (NZ)
THE NEW INFLUENCERS
This portion of the exhibition will approach this years theme from various view points depending on the photographers focus and interests. It will bring together many stories that our young people are finding important to navigate in today’s society.
The photographers are a curated selection of the best photographic talent coming out of Te Auaha and Massey University. The work has been curated by the Festival Director and the university course leaders.
The Australia & New Zealand Photobook Awards are presented by MomentoPro