We are happy to present the tentative Programme of PWA 2019. Please note that it can still be subject to change. The final schedule of all events and exhibitions will be online soon, so make sure to check back regularly.

Program of talks and lectures of Photobook Week Aarhus, 2019

October 3 – Thursday

Evening at Aarhus School of Architecture

18:00: Welcome by Jesper Rasmussen. Introduction by Kristine Kern

18:30: Keynote Speech by Irina Chmyreva, Russian Academy of the Arts

19:00 Opening of PWA 2019, by Chief Curator Moritz Neumüller


October 4 – Friday

Morning sessions, at Aarhus School of Architecture.

10 – 11:00: Talk with Niclas Östlind: PUBLISHED: Photobooks in Sweden

11:30 – 13:00: Luis Weinstein & Tatiana Sardá: The Photobook in Chile.


Afternoon at Dokk1 Library and Aarhus School of Architecture. Early evening at Galleri Image

14:00: A walking tour from Aarhus School of Architecture to Dokk1 with a focus on city corners selected by Stijn Van der Linden.

15:30: Dokk1: An Essay on the Concave City Corner. Book launch and installation opening, by Stijn Van der Linden. Installation curated by Jesper Rasmussen

17:30: Presentation at Galleri Image: Asia 8 (Steidl and Singapore International Photography Festival). Talk by Lijie Zhang and Woong Soak Teng.


October 5 – Saturday

Morning sessions at Aarhus School of Architecture

10 – 11:00: Jose Luis Neves. The Rebellious Photobook 

11:15 – 12:00: Panel discussion: Beyond The New Topographic Photography and its legacy

What is the current state of architecture and landscape photography? Which books define the horizon of the genre? Taking Grethe Grathwol’s exhibition Organisings. Photography and Photobooks as a starting point, architects, photo theorists and photographers discuss the new topographic photography and its significance for today’s architecture and landscape photography. With Reinhard Matz, José Luis Neves and Moritz Neumüller. Moderated by Anne Elisabeth Toft.


Afternoon at the ARoS Art Museum

13:30 Exhibition Opening: New Topographics and the Photobook, introduced by Thomas Wiegand.

Venue: ARoS Library, level 6

14:00: Talk by Reinhard Matz. New Topographics in West Germany around 1980.

Venue: ARoS Salon, level 3


15:15: Exhibition Opening: Twentysix artist’s books —some of them can also be considered as photobooks, introduced by Lasse Krog Møller.

Venue: ARoS, level 4

15:45: Artist Talk: Lasse Krog Møller in conversation with Jesper Rasmussen and Anne Elisabeth Toft

Venue: ARoS Salon, level 3


October 6 – Sunday 

11.00 – 17.00: Open book market

Publishers’ and artists’ presentations. See full program.

Venue: Aarhus School of Architecture.