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Photobook Fair

Saturday 15 October 2016, 11.00am to 4.30pm


It’s one of the most popular events on our calendar and a must for all photobook addicts. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to browse and buy a huge range of photobooks and zines, including newly published work, rare publications and self-published photobooks.

Meet publishers, find out how photographers progress their book from dream to reality, and leave with bags of inspiration!

Confirmed sellers include RRB Photobooks, Henry Press, Cafe Royal Books, Fistful of Books, A&E Photobooks and Village Bookstore.

Also, back by popular demand, we'll be rolling out our Photobook Tombola for opportunities to win a range of books and photo-goodies.

Talks, workshops and book signings


Talk: Working in Collaboration
11.15am to 11.45am
Artist Diane Howse discusses the process of working collaboratively with poet Thomas Clarke to produce A Slow Air. This 64 page book presents a series of photographs of Red Kites, floating and soaring over the unseen landscape, their flight describing the contours of a fiddle tune. Followed by a book signing.

Workshop: Re-love Your Photos
12.00pm to 1.00pm

In just 20 minutes, artist Jean McEwan will help you see your old photos afresh, and create a zine to be proud of. Bring along eight portrait 6x4” photographs, or use images supplied on the day. Workshops will start at 12pm, 12.20pm and 12.40pm, each workshop will accomodate up to 10 people and places will be allocated on a first-come basis.

Book Signing: Joy Gregory
12.30pm to 12.45pm

Meet photographer Joy Gregory, one of the most significant artists in the Black British photography movement of the 1980s. Don’t miss this opportunity to buy one of Joy’s collectable and affordable publications.

Talk: The Process of Publishing
1.30pm to 2.00pm

Hear acclaimed photographer Murray Ballard share his experience of creating his first book, The Prospect of Immortality, published by GOST. Followed by a book signing.

Booking advised
Click here to read more and book online

Talk and Reception with Peter Mitchell
3.00pm to 4.30pm

To coincide with his first major survey show Planet Yorkshire at Impressions, Peter Mitchell reflects on forty years of photographic practice. A pioneer of colour documentary photography in the UK, Peter has made an immeasurable impact on contemporary  photography. An unmissable event. Followed by drinks and book signing.

Booking advised
Click here to read more and book online


Self-published artists

Andrea Allan The Village
Stella Baraklianou Container 2
Gerry Barker Wits Breath Edition
Sanja Bistricic 1
Mariana Bisti Postcards from Athens
Amy Bucki The Home is...
Ben Bucki Inflate/Deflate
Tessa Bunney Lakeice
Carbon Copy Press (Lizzie King & Craig Tattersall) Bellows
Andrea Carroll Skulls & Chernobyl
James Cox Rotherham Portraits
David Enyori Images of Bradford
Hue Hale He suffers with his nerves
Ian Hargreaves aka Hag How Things Are
Sam Hart Lost & Found
Oscar Henderson-Pennington The Fells
Phil Jackson Living Advent Postcards
Eddie James Underground
Rosie Kliskey We Don't Have to Act Like This
Wiebke Leister Echoes & Afterlives
Jean McEwan The Secret of my Lost Year
Alice Myers Nothing is impossible under the sun
Dan Saul Pilgrim Coffee Shop: North
Tom Rodgers Arcalumis - Landscape  Arcalumis - Portrait
Jamie Sinclair Flower Child
KiKi Streitberger Travelling Light
Neil Thain-Gray Personal Space
Will Vickers Some American Photographs
Bianca Wallis-Salmon Is this seat taken?
James Waterfield Stories of Innocence and of Experience
Caron Wright Home made on Smethwick
Mark Wright In a Second, Inner Fiction
Aleksandra Zawada Green Paper Book