Kelvin Skewes’ NAURU: WHAT WAS TAKEN AND WHAT WAS GIVEN is now part of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive


Book Title: Nauru: What Was Taken and What Was Given

Photographer/s: Kelvin Skewes

Place of publication: Melbourne, Australia

Year of publication: 2014

Publisher: Self Published

Language: English

Dimensions of book: 380 x 280 mm

Edition size: 1000

Binding, paper & printing details: Staple bound, colour offset news print

Number of pages: 52

Number of pictures: 50

Designer: Kelvin Skewes

Editor: n/a

Printer: Spot Press

ISBN: n/a

Retail price: $10 AUD

Where to buy; stores/ distributors/URLS: ‘Perimeter Books’, ‘Kinokuniya’

Link/s to existing book reviews: ‘Cumulus Diaries

Summary of project:

Nauru: What Was Taken and What Was Given is a newspaper publication that explores the world’s third smallest country, the Micronesian island of Nauru. Looking at both the history and the present day state of Nauru the publication explores the relationship between Nauru and Australia.”

Kelvin Skewes