As You Will: Carnegie Libraries of the South Pacific
10.5 x 8.5 inches, 144 pages
First edition of 400
Published by Te Tuhi
“A mesmerizing and often poignant meditation on technological obsolescence, small-town politics and contradictory ideas of progress.” - Charles Walker
In her new book, As You Will: Carnegie Libraries of the South Pacific, artist Mickey Smith visually interprets the historic legacy of 23 Carnegie Libraries erected across the South Pacific. Over the course of three years, she photographed the 16 remaining buildings in Australia, Fiji and New Zealand.