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Photobook NZ

10 Mar 2018 to 11 Mar 2018
10- 6 Saturday 10 March / 9.30- 5 Sunday 11March
New Zealand’s national photobook festival, celebrating small press photobooks and connecting photographers, publishers and their book-loving audiences.
Event type: 
Art, Festival, Seminar/Public Lecture
Te Papa - 10 March / Massey University 11 March
Saturday - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington Sunday - College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Te Ara Hihiko, Entrance C, Wallace Street


Photobook NZ is a  biennial Wellington event, in partnership with Massey University, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, PhotoForum Inc and NZ Festival Writers & Readers.  Massey’s College of Creative Arts, will host masterclasses on March 7/8, along with the opening of our special Japanese photobook exhibition. On Sunday 11 March Massey will be the venue for a day-long series of presentations, panels and interactive talks with invited international and New Zealand guests.

Te Papa will be hosting the opening reception on Friday evening 9 March 2018. The night will include the announcement of Momento Pro NZ Photobook of the Year Awards and the opening of the bookfair. The bookfair will be open to the general public all day Saturday 10 March, and there will be two keynote addresses at Soundings Theatre during the day.

Note: the public talks at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa  on Sunday 11th,  and the day-long presentations and panels at Massey on Saturday 10th will be free to attend, but registration will be essential to ensure a place.

For more detailed information about Photobook NZ and to register please go to:









Written by

Gabrielle McKone

12 Nov 2017