Join the Festival

The cosiest photobook festival in Europe

About

A mix of established and emerging photographers, collectors and publishers are coming to the UK in June for a three‐day event to celebrate the photobook. The prestigious international line‐up of participants from across the photography industry will be taking part in a range of panel discussions, talks and Q&A. The event is co‐organised by RRB Photobooks and independent photography organisation IC‐Visual Lab.

TALKS

A series of talks and panel discussions featuring established and up-and-coming practitioners from the many worlds of photography.

FIRST BOOK/ DUMMY

We have a curated table with a selection of first books and dummies from emerging photographers.

WORKSHOPS

Workshops with professionals with extensive experience producing photobooks will lead practical sessions with participants.

BOOK LAUNCHES

Book Launches of new publications from Photobook Bristol participants.

BOOK FAIR

A bookfair with international photobook sellers and publishers that will feature a wide range of titles.

FOOD & MUSIC

An exquisite selection of food delis will be available during the festival as well as live music by the incomparable Mik Artistik from Leeds.

13

Countries

15

speakers

12

SESSIONS

300

attenders

SPEAKERS

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Laura El-Tantawy

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Mark Power

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Ania Naleçka

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Max Pinckers

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Krass Klement

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Sonia Berger

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Mariela Sancari

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Julian Germain

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Dragana Jurisic

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Ken Grant

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Amak Mahmoodian

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James Barnor

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Martin Parr

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David Solo

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Yumi Goto

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Craig Atkinson

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Ivars Gravlejs

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Olivia Arthur

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Francis Atterbury

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Susan Meiselas

TICKETS

Past events have sold out really rather quickly with demand for tickets often being two or three times the capacity of the space. So get in there quick if you’re interested…
Here you can find the different ticket options available for the weekend.

Includes:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Talks

Book Fair / Friday BBQ / Music

PRICE £85

(SOLD OUT)

Drop us an email if you want to be on our waiting list.

 

SATURDAY TICKET

Saturday Talks / Book Fair / Music

(SOLD OUT)

SUNDAY TICKET

Sunday Talks / Book Fair

(SOLD OUT)

Please send an email if you would like to buy day tickets.

photobookbristol@gmail.com

A workshop with Ania Neleçka

“Why, What and How – stretching exercises before book making”

13th June 2016 From 10am to 4pm

MORE INFO

(SOLD OUT)

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PROGRAM

PBB Team

Welcome

20min

PBB Team

Amak Mahmoodian

Another meeting with her, in vain: Exploring women’s identity in my homeland, Iran

35mins + Q&A

Amak Mahmoodian

Craig Atkinson

Craig Atkinson and Café Royal Books: A Life in Publishing, Drawing and 300 books

35 min + Q&A

Craig Atkinson

Amak Mahmoodian

Shenasnameh Book Launch and signings

30min

Book Room

Amak Mahmoodian

The Photobook Audience! Who, Where, why?

45mins

David Solo in conversation with Susan Meiselas and Olivia Arthur.

An unholy trilogy: Three difficult projects

15min

Max Pinckers

True or False – The Story of Lotus

30min

Max Pinckers

Max Pinckers

LOTUS Book Launch and signings

30min

Book Room

Max Pinckers

Dragana Jurisic

Photobooks, Philosophy and Home.

45mins

Dragana Jurisic

Eammon Doyle

END Book Launch and signings

15

Book Room

Eammon Doyle

Michal Iwanowsky

Book Pre-Launch: Clear of People

30min

Book Room

Michal Iwanowsky

BARBECUE

45mins

Sonia Berger

Dalpine Books: Publishing and selling as a collaborative experience

45min

Sonia Berger

Reminders Photography Stronghold: The Handmade, the Personal, the Political

45mins

Yumi Goto & Hajime Kimura

Ivars Gravlejs

Anarchy, Chaos and the Classroom

45mins

Ivars Gravlejs

Julian Germain

From 90 minutes to 60 Seconds – Football, Photobooks and Love

45mins

Julian Germain

Ken Grant

When Saturday Comes

45mins

Ken Grant

RRB Publishing book launches and signings

45mins

Book Launch: The Topical Times for these Times book of Liverpool Football by Ken Grant Book Signing: Memento Mori by Peter Mitchell

James Barnor in conversation with Sarah Preston

45mins

An Evening with Krass Clement and Martin Parr

45mins + 15min Q&A

Live Music by Mik Artistik

Ania Neleçka

Design Matters – Essential Photobook Design

45

Ania Neleçka

Jessa Fairbrother in conversation with Mariela Sancari

45mins

Corinne Silva

Garden State Book Signing

30mins

Corinne Silva

Laura El Tantawy

A reflective look over a mighty big country: Egypt, beyond the childhood memories.

45mins

Laura El Tantawy

Poetry, Pictures and Design from ‘Destroying the Laboratory for the Sake of the Experiment

1h

Mark Power with Daniel Cockrill (poet) and Dominic Brookman (designer)

‘Destroying the Laboratory for the Sake of the Experiment’ Book Launch and signings

30min

Mark Power, Daniel Cockrill and Dominic Brookman

venue

The festival takes place at the charming SouthBank Club in Bristol.

SouthBank Club

Dean Ln,
Bristol BS3 1DB

More information

SPONSORS

Photobook Bristol is an non profit organisation. It is mostly organised and run entirely by volunteers supported by sponsors who also contributing to the events.

CONTACT

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions:

photobookbristol@gmail.com

Accommodation
Alternatives

Here you can find 3 different alternatives if you need to stay over for the festival.