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Impressions Gallery

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Photobook Fair

Saturday 10 October 2015, 11.00am to 4.30pm

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to browse and buy a huge range of photobooks and zines, including newly published work alongside rare and limited edition publications.

Sellers include leading publishers RRB Photobooks, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Photoworks, and MACK, as well as Fistful of Books and Cafe Royal Books. We are also pleased to welcome Leeds based independent book store and gallery, Village Bookstore.

We will also be selling an extensive range of self published photobooks selected from an open submission, see below for the full list of photographers we'll be representing.

Meet publishers, discover new work, and get inspired at this special event.

Join in the conversation #PhotobookIG

Talks, Book Launches & Signings

Talk and book signing with Jon Tonks
11.30am to 12.30pm

Join photographer Jon Tonks for a walk and talk around his exhibition Empire, followed by a book signing. Empire is a fascinating journey, exploring life on four remote British overseas territories; Ascension Island, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and the Falkland Islands.

The Bigger Picture with Anne McNeill
1.30pm to 2.00pm

Anne McNeill, Director, will present a brief history of Impressions and introduce the gallery’s new publication The Bigger Picture. The book tells the story of Impressions over the last forty years, and its role in championing photography in Britain and beyond.

Book signing with Peter Mitchell

Influential British photographer Peter Mitchell will be signing copies of his new collectable postcard set. These feature twelve of his beautiful scarecrow photographs as seen in his recent autobiographical book, Some Thing means Everything to Somebody.

Launch of 108 offerings by David Lascelles
3.00pm to 3.30pm

Most days, David Lascelles walks the mile from his house to the Harewood Stupa - a Buddhist monument built by monks from Bhutan - goes round it three times and leaves an offering. This new photobook features 108 of these offerings, made over a calendar year. Followed by a drinks reception.

All events are free, just turn up

Self-Publishing Artists

We had an overwhelming response to our call for self published photobooks, below is a list of all the photographers whose work will be available to browse on our self-publishers table. 

Sophie Abbott, Do you still love me Darling?
Tim Allen, Artisans
Stuart Allen, World Walls 1
Thom Atkinson, Missing Buildings
Rosie Barnes, Understanding Stanley – Looking through Autism
Julia Borissova, DOM and Address
Melissa Campbell Still Life
Lucy Carolan, Chain Reaction
Andrea Carroll, Unloved Chairs
Ben Cave, Bloom
Faye Claridge, A Child for Sacrifice
James Duncan Clark Direction of Travel
Michael Curran, Kristall ohne Liebe
Sarah Eyre, Penetralia and Twice Removed
Tasmin Green, You Don’t Hear Dogs Barking
Florian Grosse Hanguk
Sharon Harvey, Ultraviolet: Cyanotypes and Northern Gothic
Sam Jackson, China
Greg Jones, Still Works
Wojtek Kutyla,  Sentience
Alexandra Lethbridge, The Meteorite Hunter
Helen Lyon, Can't Edit Your Soul
Liam Magee, Top/Top
James Newton, Forza and Cities under Cities
Kaamna Patel, Apparitions
Nick Paton, Jaiwac
David Penny, Anatomy of an Institution, Fragments, Monoliths, Portals and A Quality of Distance
Hannah Platt, You're in America now, Honey
Claudia Rohrauer, Photo Trekking
Martin Ruffe, WA
Richard South, Invest In Your Communities, Couchsurfing 2011-2012 and Couchsurfing 2013
Petra Stenvall (ed.), TjejLand
Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Unsullied And Untarnished
Sara Teresa, Wallflower: Image, Texture and Text
Martin Toft, Atlantus
Mariya Ustymenko, Fear of Disappearance
Margarita Vazquez, Same/Different
John Volynchook, Beyond the Shingle Bank
Nat Wilkins, Farewell to the Monty
A J Wilkinson, Juggernaut