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5% off photobooks in MGA SHOP | World Photobook Day

14 October 2017

To celebrate 5th World Photobook Day

MGA Shop is offering 5% off all Photobooks

12-5pm Saturday 14 October ONLY

 

Are you Friends of MGA member? This discount is in addition to your your Friends discount! Friends of MGA members will receive 15% all photobooks.

 


 

Since 2013, every October 14th, Photobook Club Madrid and the world are celebrating the anniversary of the purchase by the British Museum of the first known photobook: Photographs of British algae. Cyanotype impressions, by Anna Atkins. This first copy is now in the British Library.

October 14th was a Saturday in 1843, and the person that wrote this date on the book couldn't imagine that 174 years later, a bunch of photobook enthusiasts around the globe would remember this small gesture. On this 2017 Photobook Day also falls on Saturday, and what better occasion to celebrate it and toast the creator of this wonderful publication: Anna Atkins. This will be our motto for this year #AToastToAnna.

We celebrate our passion for photobooks, we rejoice that Anna Atkins bound some cyanotypes, we commemorate every book we have on our shelves, we applaude all the libraries buying photobooks and photozines, we love every person who loves photobooks!

World Photobook Day is a collaboration between PhotoBook Club Madrid and Matt Johnston, Founder of PhotoBook Club community.

Keep an eye on #PhotoBookDay on your favourite social site.

Current Events/Programs

Forthcoming Events/Programs

  • Architectural photography workshop with John Gollings
  • Twilight Art in the Park - Community Festival | Outdoor film screening at sundown
  • Golden era: John Gollings and Cameron Bruhn discuss John's fascination with the evolving architecture of the Gold Coast
  • MGA Gala Dinner

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