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.
Photographer Title Date Publisher Details Price Extermal sales
Tim Burns Pedestrian Series of Postcards 2012 Burns Family Press: Fremantle Hardback book (reprint of 1976 edition) POA Coral Carter Kalgoorlie 2010 2010 Self-published: Kalgoorlie Hand made spiral bound soft cover NFS Coral Carter KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE KALGOORLIE 2010 Mulla Mulla Press: Kalgoorlie one folded sheet of A4 Inkjet printed then photocopied. Limited edition of 100 3.20 Nicole Clissa The Placement of People and Marks We’ve Made 2012 Self-published: Leederville Softback book 30.00 Jackson Eaton (with Rabbit Island, Stolen Jars) Album 2010 Self-published: Perth Digital print on archival photo paper and Vintage photo-album 45.00 Jackson Eaton Thanks for Coming 2011 Pogo Books: Berlin Offset printed softback book 11.00 Jackson Eaton, Benjamin Acree and Robert S. Johnson (with Matthew Hall) Coney Island Malibu Beach 2011 Big City Press Handmade: Perth Offset printed softback book 25.00 Sam Harris Postcards from Home 2008 – 2011 2011 Sam Harris / Momento: Sydney / Balingup, WA Inkjet printed hardback book. Limited edition of 50 80.00 Sam Harris Postcards from Home 2008 – 2011 2011 Self-published: Sydney / Balingup WA Cloth bound hand made concertina book. Archival Art Prints on Cotton Rag. Limited edition of 2 (Cotton Rag Prints on Stonehenge Paper) NFS James Kerr Journey 2011 Insight photography: Perth Digitally printed softback book. Limited edition of 100 60.00 available from PCP and Dymocks, Fremantle
James Kerr Mono Freo 2006 Insight photography: Fremantle Offset printed softback book. 30.00 including shipping available from monofreophoto
Jennie Nayton Smoke 2004 Self-published: Perth Hardback artist's book. Limited edition of 10 500.00 Jennie Nayton Pebbles 2006 Self-published: Perth Hardback artist's book. Limited edition of 10 300.00 Annette Nykiel May I Tell a Story? 2009 Self-published: Perth Hardback book 50.00 Max Pam Visual Instincts: Contemporary Australian Photography 1989 APGS Press: Canberra Softback book NFS Max Pam Max Pam Photographs 1970-1992 1992 Nara Sogo Museum of Art: Nara, Japan Softback book NFS Max Pam Going East 1992 Marval: France Hardback book NFS Max Pam Max Pam: Collections L'oiseau Rare 1999 Filigranes Editions: Trezelan Softback book NFS Max Pam Indian Ocean Journals 2000 Steidl: Gottingen Hardback book NFS Max Pam Carnet de voyage: Ethiopia 2000 Les Imaginayres: Toulouse Softback book NFS Max Pam No hope no fear: Kailash 1999 2002 Les Imaginayres: Toulouse Softback book NFS Max Pam Max Pam: Atlas Monographs 2009 T&G Publishing: Sydney Hardback book available from New Editions Bookshop
Max Pam Postcards from Another Planet Handmade concertina book NFS Max Pam Max Pam Ramadan in Yemen editions bessard Boxed hardback book NFS Perth Centre for Photography me-take 2009 Perth Centre for Photography: Perth Softback book NFS Zhao Qing Zhao Qing 12 Days 2011 Perth Centre for Photography: Perth Softback book NFS Layli Rakhsha Behind the Waters 2012 Self-published: Perth Hardback book 30.00 Brad Rimmer Silence 2010 T&G Publishing: Sydney Hardback book available from T and G Publishers
Nien Schwarz Gascoyne and Eastern Goldfields Journeys 2011 Self-published: Perth Hardback book NFS Nalda Searles A book of artworks: Nalda Searles 1992-2012 Handmade book NFS Justin Spiers 2011 2011 Self-published: New Zealand Hardback book Colin Story Inconstruction 2011 Self-published: South Fremantle Hardback book . Limited edition of 24 330.00 Nikki Walling LIVE 2011 Self-published: Perth Digitally printed hardback book POA Bo Wong The Rest is Out of Our Control 2008 Self-published: Perth Softback book. Limited edition of 3 300.00 Christopher Young (with Paola Anselmi and David Bromfield) Drei 2008 Self-published: Perth Indigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 100 32.50 GST inc Christopher Young Five: New Work by Christopher Young 2010 Self-published: Perth Indigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 100 13.00 GST inc Christopher Young Lost Leaves 01: Photography by Christopher Young 2010 Self-published: Perth Indigo digitally printed saddlestitched softback book. Limited edition of 300 13.00 GST inc
Opened: 8 February 2012
Exhibition: 9 February to 11 March 2012
Artists’ Talks: 3 March 2012