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- This book compiles a thoughtfully curated selection of Anderson's photographs, capturing dramatic scenes and referencing intensely personal narratives. Covering genres from portraits, still life to landscapes, the book presents a diverse range of series and one-off artist books created by Anderson over the years, including classics like Stand-ins (2001) and Optimistic Tragedy (2008) to recent works like No Hoarding (2021) and The Transcenders (2021). New Public has curated and designed the book, offering fresh juxtapositions of images. Continue reading
- The photographs in A garden is a long time uses processes and materials from the darker, more mysterious corners of early photographic history, the images offer a sensibility of a remarkable artist, Annemarie Hope-Cross. Continue reading

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- LA Botanical is a series of ambrotype photographs of plant specimens found in the greater Los Angeles area. It was conceived by the multidisciplinary artist Joyce Campbell in the wake of Hurricane Katrina which devastated the Gulf Coast of Louisiana in 2005. Continue reading
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Motutapu
Benjamin Work & Brendan Kitto
Foreword by Zoe Black, essays by Pita Turei, Paul Johansson, Stan Wolfgramm and the artists
Designed by Shaun Naufahu and Giordano Zatta

Presented as an exhibition at Te Uru and as this publication, MOTUTAPU is the conclusion of a four-year journey by artist Benjamin Work and photographer Brendan Kitto. This project looks at the shared history of Motutapu (sacred island) throughout Moana Oceania – including Tongatapu, Rarotonga and at the entrance to the Waitematā Harbour here in Tāmaki Makaurau. Motutapu is a place of sanctuary. Positioned at the entrance of great harbours, straddling the open ocean … Continue reading

 
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- Artist Ann Shelton's latest book, worm, root, wort... & bane delves into the rich history of plant-centric belief systems and their suppression. Part artist scrapbook, part photo book, part quotography, and part exhibition catalogue, this publication explores the medicinal, magical, and spiritual uses of plant materials, once deeply intertwined with the lives of European forest, nomadic, and ancient peoples. Continue reading
- Always Song in the Water is an imaginative exploration of Aotearoa's oceanic environment. This book celebrates—in images, words and sound—our connectedness with the wider Pacific region, its peoples, flora, fauna and the expansive waters which both inspire and define us. Continue reading
- “I have been admitted to hospital. Please don’t worry, but call me when you can. Lots of love, D,P,O.” It was always how he signed off; shorthand for Dad, Pete, Opa. Tim J. Veling would soon learn his father had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer with an estimated three months to live. Continue reading

FURTHER READING


Bold Centuries, Haruhiko Sameshima
Metaphysical Heart