Great news from Brisbane! Victoria Cooper and Doug Spowart are organizing for the second year an event to invite photobook lovers to share their books with others. Last year in Toowoomba and this one in Brisbane.
Also Gael Phillips, a distant cousin of Anna Atkins will speak about her research. All the details in their website, here just a couple of lines:
For the second year a worldwide movement has cited this date as WORLD PHOTOBOOK DAY (WPD), and to celebrate this occasion under the auspices of THE PHOTOBOOK CLUB, we are organising an event to bring together Brisbane’s photobook enthusiasts.
At 6.00pm we invite photobook lovers to bring along their favourite book to share with other participants. A distant cousin of Anna Atkins’ Gael Phillips, will present details of her research into the history of Atkins, her family and the times in which she lived. Discussions and networking about photobooks will follow…