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A Birthday PartyCelebrating 176 years of photobooks..!  

On World Photobook Day – Monday October 14, 2019

World Photobook Weekend Hub, Mitchell Harris Wines, 38 Doveton Street North


Each year World Photobook Day is celebrated by members of the international network of Photobook Clubs around the world. Since it’s inception 7 years ago it has been organized by The Photobook Club Madrid and Matt Johnston. October 14th has been selected as it was on this date in 1843 that Anna Atkins’ Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions was accepted into and catalogued by the British Library.

This year a small group celebrated the 176th birthday at the Ballarat International Foto Biennalé…


The BIFB World Photobook Day Birthday Cake


.The cake was cut…

Doug cuts the World Photobook Day cake

Doug cuts the World Photobook Day Birthday cake


.And then we all sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY…


As the Australian and New Zealand Photobook Award travelling exhibition concluded over the weekend we were able to announce the winner of the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD



Congratulations Tammy Law for your book Permission to belong

Tammy Law and her book AANZPA People's Choice award winning book Permission to Belong

Tammy Law and her book ANZPA People’s Choice award winning book Permission to Belong


Videos and photographs by Victoria Cooper.




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