Australia & New Zealand Photobook of the Year Finalists Exhibition

The winners of the Australia & New Zealand Photobook of the Year Awards were announced at Photobook/NZ in Wellington in March. The exhibition of all the finalists' books will be on show in Auckland for the first time before it heads off to Australia.

Viewing Hours:

  • Wednesday 29 July: 5.30pm - 7.30pm (Opening event – all welcome)
  • Thursday 30 July 1pm-5pm
  • Friday 31 July 2pm-6.30pm
  • Saturday 1 August 10am - 3pm

Date & time

29 • 07 • 20 3:00 PM—6:30 PM


Form Gallery - 67, Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand View map

The Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award celebrates excellence, originality and “fitness for purpose” in photo book creation, while the cash and print prizes help local artists produce publications and progress their photographic career.

Since 2011 prizes valued at $137,000 have been distributed to 155 finalists whose work has been showcased in a travelling exhibition and print catalogues that are distributed to photo book communities, critics, and media across the world. Visit to see past winners, and for photo book inspiration and more information.

The exhibition includes:


  • Apókryphos by Cherine Fahd and M.33, Melbourne


  • The Bridge by Matteo Dal Vera and Michael Weatherill at University of Technology, Sydney


  • Jump Into Bed With Me by Paul Knight and Perimeter Editions
  • Tem Bigato Nessa Goiaba by Cecilia Sordi Campos
  • The Moat by Oliver Hodgkins at Photography Studies College, Melbourne

Banana Spider Bite by Jordan Madge and Bad News Books

Imaanshaha by Saynab Muse and PhotoForum Inc

Mongrelism by Jono Rotman, Here Press (London) and Images Vevey (Switzerland)

Rear View Mirror by Jonathan May

Still Looking Good by Alice Connew with Oliver Connew and GLORIA Books

Tabriz to Shiraz by Sarah Pannell, Perimeter Editions and Hillvale

The Man from Apophenia by David Symons

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