Western Australian Photographic Book Survey

A display of photographic books already published in Western Australia or by Western Australian artists

The Western Australia Photographic Book Survey was part of a dual exhibition at the Perth Centre for Photography that opened on 8 February 2012 in Northbridge, Western Australia.

The exhibition was opened by Dr Robert Cook, Curator of Contemporary Art and Photography, Art Gallery of Western Australia in conjunction with the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project and ‘Collective’, an exhibition of contemporary photography with a live auction of work.

The exhibition included photographic books (including small pamphlets) that were:

  • by Western Australian photographers; or
  • substantially about WA; or
  • produced in WA

It concentrated on recent books contemporary practitioners and includes reference to the history of photographic book publishing in the Western third of Australia.

 

PhotographerTitleDatePublisherDetailsPriceExtermal sales
Tim BurnsPedestrian Series of Postcards2012Burns Family Press: FremantleHardback book (reprint of 1976 edition)POA
Coral CarterKalgoorlie 2010Kalgoorlie 20102010Self-published: KalgoorlieHand made spiral bound soft coverNFS
Coral CarterKALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIEKALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE2010Mulla Mulla Press: Kalgoorlieone folded sheet of A4 Inkjet printed then photocopied. Limited edition of 1003.20
Nicole ClissaThe Placement of People and Marks We’ve Made 2012Self-published: LeedervilleSoftback book30.00
Jackson Eaton (with Rabbit Island, Stolen Jars)Album2010Self-published: PerthDigital print on archival photo paper and Vintage photo-album45.00
Jackson EatonThanks for Coming2011 Pogo Books: BerlinOffset printed softback book11.00
Jackson Eaton, Benjamin Acree and Robert S. Johnson (with Matthew Hall)Coney Island Malibu Beach2011 Big City Press Handmade: PerthOffset printed softback book25.00
Sam HarrisPostcards from Home 2008 – 2011 Postcards from home by Sam Harris2011Sam Harris / Momento: Sydney / Balingup, WA Inkjet printed hardback book. Limited edition of 50 80.00
Sam HarrisPostcards from Home 2008 – 2011 Postcards from home by Sam Harris2011 Self-published: Sydney / Balingup WACloth bound hand made concertina book. Archival Art Prints on Cotton Rag. Limited edition of 2 (Cotton Rag Prints on Stonehenge Paper)NFS
James KerrJourney2011 Insight photography: PerthDigitally printed softback book. Limited edition of 100 60.00available from PCP and Dymocks, Fremantle
James KerrMono Freo2006Insight photography: FremantleOffset printed softback book. 30.00 including shipping available from monofreophoto
Jennie NaytonSmoke2004Self-published: PerthHardback artist's book. Limited edition of 10500.00
Jennie NaytonPebbles2006Self-published: PerthHardback artist's book. Limited edition of 10300.00
Annette NykielMay I Tell a Story?May I tell you a story? by Annette Nykiel2009Self-published: PerthHardback book50.00
Max PamVisual Instincts: Contemporary Australian Photography1989APGS Press: Canberra Softback bookNFS
Max PamMax Pam Photographs 1970-19921992Nara Sogo Museum of Art: Nara, JapanSoftback bookNFS
Max PamGoing East1992Marval: France Hardback bookNFS
Max PamMax Pam: Collections L'oiseau Rare1999Filigranes Editions: TrezelanSoftback bookNFS
Max PamIndian Ocean Journals2000Steidl: GottingenHardback bookNFS
Max PamCarnet de voyage: Ethiopia2000Les Imaginayres: Toulouse Softback bookNFS
Max PamNo hope no fear: Kailash 19992002 Les Imaginayres: Toulouse Softback bookNFS
Max PamMax Pam: Atlas Monographs2009T&G Publishing: SydneyHardback bookavailable from New Editions Bookshop
Max PamPostcards from Another PlanetHandmade concertina bookNFS
Max PamMax Pam Ramadan in Yemeneditions bessardBoxed hardback bookNFS
Perth Centre for Photographyme-take2009Perth Centre for Photography: PerthSoftback bookNFS
Zhao QingZhao Qing 12 Days2011Perth Centre for Photography: PerthSoftback bookNFS
Layli RakhshaBehind the Waters2012Self-published: PerthHardback book30.00
Brad RimmerSilence2010T&G Publishing: SydneyHardback bookavailable from T and G Publishers
Nien SchwarzGascoyne and Eastern Goldfields Journeys2011 Self-published: PerthHardback bookNFS
Nalda SearlesA  book of artworks: Nalda Searles1992-2012Handmade bookNFS
Justin Spiers20112011Self-published: New ZealandHardback book
Colin StoryInconstruction2011Self-published: South FremantleHardback book . Limited edition of 24330.00
Nikki WallingLIVE2011 Self-published: PerthDigitally printed hardback book POA
Bo WongThe Rest is Out of Our Control2008Self-published: PerthSoftback book. Limited edition of 3300.00
Christopher Young (with Paola Anselmi and David Bromfield)Drei2008Self-published: PerthIndigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 10032.50 GST inc
Christopher YoungFive: New Work by Christopher Young2010Self-published: PerthIndigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 10013.00 GST inc
Christopher YoungLost Leaves 01: Photography by Christopher Young2010Self-published: PerthIndigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 30013.00 GST inc

Opened: 8 February 2012
Exhibition: 9 February to 11 March 2012
Artists’ Talks: 3 March 2012

Download the Invitation to Art/Text/Clearinghouse Project & Western Australian Photographic Book Survey January 2012

For more information see the original call for entries and FAQs here.

 

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