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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
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Welcome to the website accompanying the HANDBOEK ANS WESTRA PHOTOGRAPHS exhibition, book and DVD.

The Book
Produced by BWX, Handboek:Ans Westra Photographs provides an in-depth insight into the 45 year photographic journey by one of New Zealand’s most persistent documenters. Handboek comprises a gallery of Westra’s most revealing and challenging documentary images. More information on the book

To contact BWX regarding the Book, Exhibition, DVD or any other enquiries:


Ph: 64 4 385 9435

PO Box 6150
Te Aro

The Exhibition
Currently showing at the Auckland City Art Gallery, 18th March - 15th May 2005. More information on the exhibition

Produced in partnership for the Ministry of Education, with support from the Royal Netherlands Embassy Wellington and TVNZ Archives, this DVD has been supplied to all NZ Secondary schools as an education resource for 2005 and beyond.

Covering further material, including moving and still footage, the DVD provides a different perspective on the life and work of Ans Westra. The new 'Ans Westra teachier and student resources' is now live on the TKI website at

More on the DVD