Photobook Week Aarhus 2016

In September it was time for Photobook Week Aarhus once again!
26-09-2016 - 02-10-2016
Photobook Week Aarhus 2016
Galleri Image/Aarhus School of Architecture
Photobook Week Aarhus has become known to be an open forum of discussion around the medium, featuring artist talks, debates and conversations, during a weekend packed with interesting events. This year we will kickstart the debate on The Role of the graphic designer, editor and publisher with a keynote talk by Markus Schaden, founder of the Photobook Museum in Cologne. Introduction by Mette Sandbye from the University of Copenhagen.
Further presentations by the Swedish publisher Gösta Flemming, the Spanish editor and designer Eloi Gimeno, the Danish designer Aase Eg, the Irish photographer Miriam O’ Connor, and the Chinese curator Yining He. We will also talk about Message vs. Medium: The Programmatic Mission of the Photobook, with guest Thomas Wiegand (author of “Deutschland im Fotobuch”).

The panel discussion to round up the themes will be moderated by Claus Peder Pedersen, architect PhD. The festival will also feature events such as Gallery Talks & Workshops, by Anne Elisabeth Toft, architect PhD,  Jose Luis Neves, PhD researcher in Art & Design at the University of Ulster and Yining He.The booksellers section showcases galleries, publishers and institutions, such as Antipyrine, Galleri Image, Space Poetry, Museumsbygningen, ARCHITEGN, Archipelaget, KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, PhotoIreland, The Jutland Art Academy, and bt:st verlag, with selected titles from their shelves.

Also on offer this year, two workshops: First, our popular Photobook Dummy Doctoring Workshop, which allows artists to present their dummies to international professionals to gain valuable feedback and advice; second a workshop on Bookmaking and Preprinting by designer and printmaking specialist Louise Sidenius, who will demonstrate how to streamline the process of bookmaking and to adjust your book, so it is ready to print.

Find the full programme here

Photobook Week Aarhus is kindly supported by:
The City of Aarhus, Dreyers Fond, Handelsgartner Harry Opstrups Fond dir. The Royal Danish Library, and Camões - Instituto da Cooperacão e da Lingua Portugal