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Introduction Big City Press is an independent publishing house, specialising in photo books, based in Mosman Park, Western Australia. Mark McPherson is the founder of Big City Press, the independent publisher of the Hijacked photographic book series. Hijacked: Volume 1 was presented in the Book Awards at the celebrated Rencontres d’Arles festival in France (2009) and received the Photo Book-Award from the Kasseler Fotoforum, Germany in the same year. McPherson exhibited at the Pingyao 2009 International Photography Festival China and is a nominator for the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2010. He was also nominated for the Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam – Paul Huf Award 2010 and will present a workshop, photographic reviews and Hijacked: Volume 2 – Australia/Germany at Rhubarb-Rhubarb International Festival, Host Gallery London, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, KLOMPCHING GALLERY New York, Australian Centre for Photography and the Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne in 2010. In 2012, he will release the third volume of Hijacked – Australia & UK, in conjunction with Louise Clements, Senior Curator from Quad, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, United Kingdom.