Coinciding with his exhibition Polar Convergence at CCP, Rohan Hutchinson will explore his catalogue of artist books. CCP Members will hear about the ideas and processes behind the making of Rohan's publications and are invited to 'show and tell' some of their own favourite photobooks.
Date: Saturday 28 September, 10.30am—12pm
Cost: CCP Members free; friends by gold coin donation – RSVP essential
Location: Centre for Contemporary Photography
RSVP: Places are limited. To book your place as an audience member, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to share a photobook, please email Hugh stating your interest by Friday 27 September.
Rohan Hutchinson is a Melbourne-based photographic artist whose work questions the transformation of space and our relationship with the environment. He has participated in artist residency programs at Lethbridge University, Alberta, Canada, and the Centre for Art and Architecture, Kanazawa, Japan, with additional research trips to China, Thailand, Alaska and the Arctic. His work features in collections globally, including the V&A Museum National Art Library (London), New York Public Library, Printed Matter Inc (New York), National Library of Australia, NGV Shaw Research Library, and the National Art Gallery of Canada Library.
In addition to his exhibiting career, Rohan has designed and released several artist books, working with publishers such as the Velvet Cell (2017) and Perimeter Editions (2018). His books have been exhibited at Art Book fairs including Paris Photo LA, Off-print Paris, Off-print London, Unseen Amsterdam, New York, Tokyo, UAE, Melbourne, Sydney and have been shortlisted for the NGV Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing 2019, Libris Art-book of the year 2016, and Australian photo-book of the year 2016. We're very excited to have Rohan come through to CCP during his current exhibition to share with our Members the great work he has done and continues to do in the booming realm of the photobook.
Places to present are limited, so register your interest quickly!