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World Photobook Weekend by Ballarat International Foto Biennale

Even before our annual call to celebrate World PhotoBook Day, in Australia there is a big event already organized. Yay! They have prepared a three days long weekend to celebrate photobooks, from Saturday 12 October until Monday 14 October, as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Consult all the details here. The Ballarat International […]

World Photobook Day 2019 – October 14th. Reader Anna,

Next October 14th we will celebrate World PhotoBook Day, after Anna Atkins’ publication Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions. This has been acclaimed as the first book made out of photographs ever, and on the 176th anniversary of the acquisition by the British Museum we’d like you to join and celebrate with us. This year, […]

World Photobook Day 2018 – October 14th

Anna Goes Green Back in 1843, someone wrote a date on a book at the British Museum Library: October 14th, 1843. This book is titled Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions, by Anna Atkins. And six years ago we transformed this simple gesture into a global event — the World Photobook Day. On the 175th […]

Celebrate Photobook´s birthday with PhotoBook Club Brisbane

Doug Spowart and Victoria Cooper, with PhotoBook Club Brisbane, invites you to participate in a mail action to celebrate this year’s World Photobook Day. Send a birthday card to wish Photobooks a Happy 174th Brithday! Anyone, at any part of the wolrd can participate! All the details on the picture below:   Talking Books Send […]

World Photobook Day 2017 – October 14th

Welcome to the 5th anniversary of World #PhotoBookDay! A Toast To Anna Atkins So this year, we have a double celebration. As you may know since 2013, every October 14th, we are celebrating the anniversary of the purchase by the British Museum of the first known photobook: Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions, by Anna […]

World Photobook Day 2016 – October 14th

Yes, this is the fourth year we are celebrating World #PhotoBookDay. October 14th marks the anniversary of the purchase by the British Museum of the first known photobook: Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions, by Anna Atkins. Now this first copy belongs in the British Library. We celebrate our passion for photobooks, we rejoice that […]

World Photobook Day – October 14th

For the third year we are celebrating World #PhotoBookDay on October 14th. This date marks the anniversary of the purchase by the British Museum of the first known photobook: Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions, by Anna Atkins. Now this first copy belongs in the British Library. We’d love everyone to celebrate it and join […]