NEW! Photobookstudies October 2018 – May 2019
Learning from the best – 7 months / 7 weekends full of workshops, lectures, discussions, tutorials and group activities. Join the world’s leading experts of the photobook industry speaking about the history of the photobook, the art of design, editing and sequencing, book-binding, building a network, funding and financing, marketing, self-publishing and publishing cooperation and an excursion to the Steidl Publishing House in Göttingen.

The Goal
The goal is to gain profound knowledge about photobook publishing and to create a network for the participants which enables them to self-publish a photobook or found their own publishing house.

Martin Parr, Gerry Badger, Nicolo Degiorgis, Kristin Dittrich, Rainer Iglar, Klaus Kehrer, Michael Mack, Beatrix Mapalagama, Ania Nalecka, Klaus Pichler

October 20-21, 2018 – about the history of the photobook
Opening and lecture by Martin Parr and guide tour through some most important
photobooks of the history
Lecture by Kristin Dittrich about the Steidl Library and the history of the photobook

November 17-18, 2018 – the art of design
two days workshop by Ania Nalecka

January 26-27, 2019 – editing and sequencing
two days workshop by Gerry Badger

February 23-24, 2019 – photobook binding
two days workshop by Beatrix Mapalagama

March 30-31, 2019 – building a network, funding and financing, marketing,
selfpublishing and publishing cooperations
four lectures in two days: Michael Mack (publisher UK), Klaus Kehrer (publisher
Germany), Rainer Iglar (Fotohof), Klaus Pichler (photographer who selfpublished and
published by Patrick Frey, Fotohof, co-published with AnzenbergerGallery)

April 27-28, 2019 – the art of publishing
two days workshop by Nicolo Degiorgis / Rorhof

May 18-19, 2019 – excursion with Kristin Dittrich to Steidl Verlag Göttingen
(date not definitely fixed yet – if possible please keep free all the long weekends in

The deadline to apply is open until the class is full. APPLY NOW by sending your biography and a letter of motivation to Participants should understand spoken and written English. There are no limitations regarding age or nationality.

There is no charge for applying. The fee for successful applicants is 2.900 €. Payment instructions will be given to you upon acceptance. Participants must make themselves available for all workshops – there are no refunds for days missed!

October 20-21, 2018
November 17-18, 2018
January 26-27, 2019
February 23-24, 2019
March 30-31, 2019
April 27-28, 2019
May 18-19, 2019

Travel & Accommodation
Participants are expected to make their own arrangements regarding travel and accommodation. Please ensure that you have the relevant visas and travel documents that are necessary to attend the events.

All workshops will take place at AnzenbergerGallery, Absberggasse 27, 1100 Vienna.
Tel. 43-1-587 82 51 Fax 43-1-587 90 07