Photobook Collection

This collection of over 300 titles reflects the growing interest in photography as an art form, both within the UAE and in the programs and curriculum of the NYUAD campus. Begun in collaboration with Akkasah: The Center for Photography, at NYU Abu Dhabi, this collection seeks to pull together a representative collection of books created by photographers themselves, in which their works are framed and formatted according to their own aesthetic visions, and not merely compilations of their work produced by other editors.

List of Collections

  • Akkasah Center for Photography
    Explores the histories and contemporary practices of photography in the Arab world from comparative perspectives and supports the developing photographic culture in the UAE. 
    Finding aids: Akkasah website

  • Collection 2
    Description here
    Link to finding aid, if available

  • Collection 3
    Description here
    Link to finding aid, if available

  • Collection 4
    Description here
    Link to finding aid, if available

  • etc.

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Campus Center (C2), Floor 3
Between Library Administration and the Campus Technology Center, in the back of the library

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Sunday to Thursday walk-in visits: 11am-2pm.
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Brad Bauer
Librarian for Archives and Special Collections
Email: nyuad-asc-group@nyu.edu
Lauren Kata
Assistant Librarian for Archives and Special Collections
Email: lauren.kata@nyu.edu