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We laughed, we cried, we danced, we barked…

Teachers from across NSW gathered at the MCA and Sydney Opera House for two days of creative dialogue and exchange as part of the 2015 Engaging Students with Disability forum. more

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


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Special Event

Photobook Day
– Curated by the Asia Pacific Photobook Archive

Australia’s photobook community is under one roof for one day only, alongside the MCA’s 2014 Zine Fair. The Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive has brought together the nation’s leading photobook publishers and editors, alongside the leading indie and street photobook producers and makers to sell, show and discuss their works. This event will feature book signings, launches and a free seminar on contemporary photobooks in Australia. You will also be able to browse the incredible collection of DIY, limited edition, POD, and handmade books from the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive. Are you a Photobook enthusiast? Bring along a copy of your dummy books to share on the day.

Exhibitors include M.33, Perimeter Books, Mack, Bloom, The Photography Room, Heavy Collective, Pearce Press, Blurb, Momento Pro and many more.

Supported by Head On Photo Festival, UTS and Photography Studies College, Melbourne

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SEMINAR: The Contemporary Photobook

Veolia Lecture Theatre
FREE, drop in

This panel discussion and Q&A session will feature renowned Australian and International photobook and magazine distributors, publishers, editors and producers. The theme of the conversation will be around the current rise of the photobook internationally as a new creative mode and avenue for the dissemination of photographic work that brings with it great opportunities as well as significant challenges.

Panellists include Ying Ang, Helen Frajman (M.33), Dan Rule (Perimeter Books), Harvey Benge, Benjamin Chadbond (Try Hard Magazine) and Daniel Boetker-Smith (APPA). Chair: Prof Christoper Stewart (UTS).

The Contemporary Photobook seminar
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– When

25 May 2014, 11:00am-4:00pm

– Admission

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