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Media Releases 2016

June 2016 - More to come....

June 2016 - TVNZ Tagata Pasifika - Janet Lilo at Te Uru 'Status Update'

May 2016 - WTV - Interview with Public Participation Director, Julia Durkin about Festival 2016 and the Chinese community programme

May 2016 - Face TV 'Sky" - Discussion with Nandon Azevedo about 'New Zealanders Now; Refugees to Kiwis'.

May 2016 - Radio New Zealand - 'Standing Room Only' with Sim Chi Yin, photojournalist 'The Rat Tribe'

May 2016 - Radio New Zealand with Gael Newton at the Gus Fisher exhibitions

May 2016 - NZ Herald Weekend Magazine - 'Art Matters' article on Festival exhibition I AM by Julia Glover & Nikon Auckland Photo Day 2016

May 2016 - Metro Magazine - Feature interview with Simone Douglas, curator 'Home'

May 2016 - Western Leader - Janet Lilo - 'Exhibition presses pause on the everyday"

May 2016 - Sunday Star Times - Ilan Wittenberg's 'Bare Truth' at Northart

May 2016 - PhotoWorld, China - Feature article 'Auckland Festival of Photography; Perspective From the Edge of the World'

May 2016 - North Shore Times - Ilan Wittenberg's 'Bare Truth' at Northart

May 2016 - Art News - Peter Peryer at Melanie Roger Gallery

May 2016 - Radio New Zealand interview with Sara McIntyre

June - July 2016 DPhoto magazine - Feature Profile: Russ Flatt - Home Away From Home

May - June The Photographer's Mail - A sneak peek at the Auckland Festival of Photography line-up

May 2016 - DPhoto online - Five Minutes with Nando Azevedo

Scoop - Auckland caught in the Cloud

May 2016 - Media Release - Home exhibition exposes Aucklanders to complex reflection 

Apr-May 2016 DPhoto magazine - 2016 Annual Commission Artist and Photo Day Confirmed

April 2016  DPhoto online - AFOP Programme Announced

April 2016 - Media Release - Auckland Caught in The Cloud

March - April Issue 211 The Photographer's Mail - Auckland Festival of Photography Annual Commission finalists announced for 2016

Media Releases 2015

P J Paterson is going to Pingyao International Photography Festival - D-Photo on Kate van der Drift work in the Festival signature programme.

Ocula Magazine talk to Anne Noble about the exhibition No Vertical Song on at Two Rooms

Weekend Magazine NZ Herald was a feature on The Imperial Body by Fiona Amundsen at Gus Fisher Gallery.

D Photo on Facebook continues it's Festival coverage with Kate van der Drift at Sanderson Gallery in Newmarket.

The Eye of Photography feature writer Alison Stieven-Taylor has covered this year's Signature exhibitions,

Read The Eye of Photography interview PJ Paterson about the Annual Commission

More on the Sydney interview when Alison Stieven Taylor talked to Julia Durkin, Public Participation Director about the what feeds the Festival programme and audience generation.

Great to see the May Photo of the Month by Paul Craze from our Auckland Photo Blog featured too! - Simon Devitt Prize winner Elena Lochore-Ward

Radio NZ - Leon Rose on his show at Whitespace.

NZ Herald on Emma Badeia - We Play Rugby on Saturdays

Photojournalism Now talks with Festival Director, Julia Durkin, plus features on Fiona Amundsen, Peter Evans, Murray Lloyd, Sandra Chen Weinstein

TV3 News website - Magnum's Thomas Dworzak talks about war and playing with reality

Kim Hill interviews Alison Stieven-Taylor about the Future of Photojournalism

TV3 News website - Business - Festival turns lens on Photobooks

Elsewhere blog - Life in The Lens

Waiheke Blokes open up for photography

Photojournalism Now interview with P J Paterson, features on Anne Noble, Lay of the Land and Maria Kapajeva

Pukukohe - IHC photo and video show

TVNZ P J Paterson talks about his work Tues 26 May - Good Morning show

Anne Nobles wins 31st Higashikawa Award in Japan - D Photo

Scoop - Truth & Fiction 

Pro Photographer - Lay of The Land, Magnum Workshops and PJ Paterson Annual Commission

North & South - May issue - Choice Events - Footie photography Magnum Offside Brazil

The Photographers Mail - March 2015 - Magnum Workshops come to Auckland

North Shore Times 3/4/2015 - Festival director talks Takapuna lifestyle

D-Photo - Apr/May 2015 James K Lowe, Annual Commission 2012,  Magnum workshops and PJ Paterson Annual Commission 2015

Tanu Gago published on The Guardian

The Big Idea - Truth & Fiction

National Radio - Your Song - Julia Durkin, Public Participation Director

Truth & Fiction leads 100 events & exhibitions  -  2015 Festival Programme Announced