with Ana Paula Estrada & Louis Lim
23 March 2019
Learn how to design and construct your own handmade photobook with photographers and photobook-makers Ana Paula Estrada and Louis Lim.
Estrada and Lim will share their experiences making photobooks as part of their respective practices, discussing different design possibilities and the sculptural potential of books as art objects. Learn how to design with the experience of the viewer in mind and create multi-layered publications.
Practice bookbinding techniques including pamphlet binding and kettle stitch binding and create your own handmade visual diary to take home and add your own photos, text or drawings. With your newfound skills, explore the potential of handmade photobooks in your next project.
All materials included.
Price: $40 / 15% discount for IMA Members ($34)
Ana Paula Estrada
Ana Paula Estrada is a Mexican–Australian artist based in Brisbane. For the last seven years her art practice has focused mainly on the documentation of life stories of older Australians by combining photography, oral history, and the artist book. In 2015, she was the recipient of the SLQ Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Fellowship for her artist book ‘Memorandum’, which was awarded the AAANZ Best Artist Book Prize 2017, as well as a silver award with distinction by the Australian Professional Photography Awards and a commended prize by the Australian Photobook of the Year Award. It was also shortlisted in Les recontres Arles (France), Libris Award (Mackay) and Felila International Prize (Argentina) to mention a few. Since 2017, Ana Paula has been developing her two-volume artist book ‘I was there’, which will be launched at IMA on the 27th of March, 2019.
Louis Lim is a Brisbane-based photographer and photobook-maker whose work explores the diversity in human conditions, specifically those that are under-represented in mainstream media. His work has been exhibited in several Australian galleries and presented internationality. Most recently, his work in collaboration with Beth Jackson, ‘… there is no end’ has been shortlisted in Singapore International Photography Festival Photo Book Showcase 2018, and 2018 Libris Award with acquisition by Artspace Mackay. He has also exhibited his photobook with live bookbinding demonstration in Central Embassy Open House as part of Photo Bangkok Festival. Lim has attended the highly regarded Reminders Photography Stronghold Masterclass and is currently developing his personal photobook project.