Due to a programme/schedule change, Paula Yeatman will not be presenting on 'Every Picture Tells a Story' on 1st June. Margaret Samuels, formerly of Auckland University Press will be discussing Jocelyn Carlins work instead.
2018 Annual Commission by Baker + Douglas
2018 is the 8th year of the Auckland Festival of Photography Annual Commission. Each year one of three shortlisted photographers is commissioned to produce a new body of work especially for the Festival in June. This year the Annual Commission has been awarded to Alex Plumb.
Alex says "I'm really excited to be creating a new work for the Silo space. I have always wanted to exhibit down there and I look forward to creating something that is really immersive for the viewer. Thank you Auckland Festival of Photography for the opportunity!"
We are also delighted to announce that the Annual Commission will next year be presented by Baker+Douglas, the New Zealand based publisher and online retailer of Fine Art Photobooks and Apps specialising in the work of local and international photographic and moving image artists.
The Annual Commission by Baker+Douglas will be presented in one of the Silos as part of the suite of Control exhibitions in Silo6 for the Auckland Festival of Photography. The selection panel for the Annual Commission will be selecting the artist who will be commissioned to make new work in February 2018 and are excited at the prospect of what might be achieved in the challenging waterfront space. Thanks to Creative New Zealand for their support.
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