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”.


Kira Sampurno. From  “ROYGBIV”,  Student Photobook NZ/AU Winner 2018

Kira Sampurno. From “ROYGBIV”, Student Photobook NZ/AU Winner 2018

Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award Winners:

Photobook Winner
'Second Sight' by Sarah Walker & Perimeter Books (AU)

Photobook Commended
'Huon' by Noah Thompson (AU)

Photival Selected
'Living with AIDS' (1988) by Fiona Clark (NZ)

Student Winner
'ROYGBIV' by Kira Sampurno (NZ)

Student Commended
'Craigieburn, it's not the same' by Yask Desai (AU)

Photival Selected
'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