In 2020 the Festival featured Postcards From New Zealand as a virtual gateway into the lives and works of photographers around the country.
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As part of the resilience for the sector, we are delighted to announce the 2021 edition of our national You Tube programme, will be starting through July into mid August.
Postcards from New Zealand
Auckland Festival of Photography series strengthens national visual identity
A YouTube channel promoting photography and cultural identity is being presented by the Auckland Festival of Photography (AFP). Launched on Thursday 1 July, Postcards from New Zealand includes work, artist talks and webinars by New Zealand photographers including this month’s featured work listed below -
Postcards from New Zealand features new material and selected elements of AFP's June festival. The channel provides national and international audiences access to digital content promoting identity and connection in a Covid-19 environment.
Postcards from New Zealand offers a pathway for New Zealand based photographers to participate remotely from around the country, including, this year, contributing photographers based in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Nelson, Wanaka, Hawkes Bay and Christchurch.
The Auckland Festival of Photography serves as a hybrid hub for the New Zealand photography scene each June. 2021 is the second time AFP has delivered a national programme on a YouTube channel, 24 hours a day.
You Tube 2021 National Edition
Postcards From New Zealand 2021 - Online on your phone, tablet, laptop
The Festival is delighted to announce the 2nd edition of 'Postcards From New Zealand' programme via You Tube, made with the support of Creative NZ Arts Grant, to engage a national audience for the Festival in rural communities who will get to take part from their homes, bachs, farms and accommodation across New Zealand.
From late June we will have new work to show and share from around New Zealand, you can catch it on our Festival TV portal.
The 2nd online Festival so far is the only new pathway for New Zealand based solo artist/photographers, group shows, photo clubs, and collectives to participate remotely from around the country. The public is invited to join our New Zealand conversations using online tools on your phones, tablets and computers. Join our digital future and subscribe to our You Tube channels.
We aim to make festival participation as barrier free and inclusive as possible.
Full national schedule for 'Postcards From New Zealand' will be announced later this month.