What’s happening....

Co-hosted by RRB PhotoBooks and IC Visual Lab, the festival will take place 6-8th June at the SouthBank Club, Bristol.
See short interview with Festival organiser Rudi Thoemmes for more background.

Names
Participants include Joachim Schmid, Gerry Badger, Andy Sewell, Martin Parr, Thomas Wiegand, Max Pinckers, Amanda Renshaw, Michael Mack, Stephen Gill, Jesus Mico, Jon Tonks, Sebastien Girard, Ken Grant, Peter Mitchell, Anouk Kruithof, Bart Sorgedrager, Corinne Noordenbos, Bruno Ceschel, Stephen Bull, Colin Pantall, Paul Seawright and Donovan Wylie, with more to be announced.

Stalls
There will be a space for Publishers and Booksellers and we are pleased that several confirmations have already been received, including ffotogallery, Bernard Quaritch, Dewi Lewis, Phaidon, Photobookstore, Cafe Lehmitz, Umbrella Books, Photoworks as well as RRB. University Press Marketing will also host a stand representing smaller publishers.

Programme
The weekend will kick off with a talk by Martin & Gerry, Not in Parr & Badger, and end with a panel discussion on the future of the photobook. In between there will be sessions on documentary photobooks, the Iberian photobook, self-publishing, and many individual talks. Continuing Photoworks and Stephen Bull's talks series Desert Island Pics, Joachim Schmid will be the castaway for a special Desert Island Photobooks.

Music
Both evenings will be accompanied by live music. Friday night will feature a rare solo gig by Melissa Laveaux and on Saturday Mik Artistik from Leeds will be providing the entertainment.

Food
In addition to good music and photography, Mark’s Bread (our favourite local eatery) have agreed to oversee the catering which will include a Barbecue on Friday night.

Tickets
There are no more tickets available. We do have a waiting list for any returns so please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested to attend and we will be in touch if tickets become available.

Information including a list of recommended accommodation and directions to the festival are on the Contact page. If you have any further questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Photobook: a History: vol.3 Gerry Badger & Martin Parr. 2014

The Photobook: a History: vol.3 Gerry Badger & Martin Parr. 2014