To coincide with winning Australian Photobook of the Year 2015 – The People’s Choice Award, i spoke with the award sponsors Momento Pro about making photobooks; We discussed editing, design and layout, the differences between trade publishing and self-publishing, distribution, promotion, the importance of making dummies and photo festivals around the world.
You can watch it here.
ABC Radio National reporter Claire Nichols came to visit me to talk about my book ‘The Middle of Somewhere’ and life in Balingup. We went for a walk and had a good chat. The results were broadcasted on Radio National. listen here.
During Arles Photo Festival in the south of France, i found myself sitting in a nice little side-walk cafe, drinking a cold beer and chatting with Magnum‘s David Alan Harvey. We were talking photography and he interviewed me about ‘The Middle of Somewhere‘ for Burn magazine. David has been a long time supporter of my work and has given me sage advice when i’ve needed it most. It was a nice way to summarise my long-term project and a great honour.
I’m super excited, most honored and grateful to announce that my new book The Middle of Somewhere will be published by the highly talented team at ceiba foto. This really is a dream come true!
‘Looking back i can see that you have to get lost sometimes if you want to find new land. And that’s what happened.’
Recently i spoke with ceiba foto about inspiration, challenges, life in the Aussie bush and more… have a read over at ceiba foto.
Thank you to The Photobook Museum for allowing us to start the creative process within their space and to the Department of Culture and the Arts, Government of Western Australia for supporting my recent trip to Europe. Ideas are stirring, dummies are being made, and we plan to bring you this baby by June 2015.
Renowned French publication L’Oeil de la Photographie recently ran an in-depth interview i did with Alison Stieven-Taylor. You can read it here
A few weeks ago, ace movie maker Ruslan Kulski from ABC Open came for an afternoon visit with his camera and some questions… It was great talking with him and showing him around. The result is this 3 minute doco