Photobooks published by Éditions du LIC

Éditions du LIC: provocative contemporary photobooks


Éditions du LIC is an independent publisher specialising in the creation of provocative contemporary titles by emerging and established avant-garde photographers. Founded in 2012 by Nicholas McLean, Éditions du LIC operates as a collective, bringing together photographers, designers and writers to produce limited edition artist books. Based in Oslo, Scandinavia.


Photographers published by Éditions du LIC:


Among the many photographers who have seen their photographs published by Éditions du LIC, you will find on the shelves of L'Ascenseur Végétal photobooks of the following artists:


Massimo Leardini, Tiane Doan na Champassak, Théo Gosselin, Eylül Aslan, Yoshi Kametani, Tamara Lichtenstein, Olivier Pin-Fat, Sergio Romagnoli, or Lukasz Wierzbowski and more ...

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    .Back in stock - Signed copies.Publisher's presentation: "Tamarind Ghosts by Tiane Doan na Champassak presents an exploration of eroticism, censorship and prostitution in Thailand. In days gone by, most prostitutes in Bangkok plied their trade in the area around Sanam Luang Park; under the watchful gaze of the Royal Palace. As they stood soliciting...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Pabaiga by Olivier Pin-Fat presents a crucible of various darkroom processing and analog printing techniques. Working solely with analog materials, often outdated, Pin-Fat's work  attempts to shift the image or aesthetic either during the film processing stage or in the darkroom with the photographic print itself.The result of...

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    Publisher's presentation: "L’Absente takes the form of an extended allegory or visually alliterative verse. An ode dedicated to « absence » in all of its meanings; the missing, the lost, those disappeared or simply things invisible or out of sight. For the photographer, L’Absente holds a deeper meaning, more intimately connected to freedom; providing a...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Between Us And The Sea invites the reader on a mythical journey from Houston, Texas to Big Sur, California. Not a road trip as such, more the photographic record of countless escapes across country in an endless quest to reach the freedom of the sea. And yet, this is not a record of a physical landscape but of an emotional one....

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    Publisher's presentation: "Primitive by Massimo Leardini presents an unorthodox study of the female form. The result of the latest collaboration between the photographer and his long-term muse, the Norwegian actress Viktoria Winge. Conventional landscape settings have been banished to be replaced only by a sense of place; sparse light penetrating deep...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Played represents the first solo project by Yoshi Kametani following his recent successful collaborations with Daisuke Yokota and IPG Project. A conceptual work in the form of a hybrid book (part photobook, part novella) based on events that take place in the criminal underworld of New York City.  The protagonist, bored with his...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Orphée by Younès Klouche is a photobook inspired by the similarly titled film from 1950 by Jean Cocteau, itself a reinterpretation of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus. Cocteau’s film features simple but ingenious special effects and explores the symbolism of mirrors as a representation of death. In Klouche’s book, mirrors and...

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  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation: "The much anticipated debut monograph from Synchrodogs, the emerging avant-garde photographer duo from Ukraine. A curation of their most interesting work to date presented in an extra large format clothbound hardcover book.  Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven are Synchrodogs. The work of the young Ukrainian photography...

  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation : "A master of color composition and in the use of disruptive patterns, Wierzbowski's work often explores the ambiguous relationship between the model and their surroundings: Everyday settings become unconventional spaces and ordinary occurrences become extraordinary happenings in a seemingly random sequence of captured...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Inspired by Edvard Munch’s oft quoted words, Flowers Shall Grow presents a collection of seemingly innocent and playful images suffused with a sense of melancholy and imbued with a subtle and coded symbolism. Bergmanesque figures, often stripped bare, are glimpsed deep within Norwegian forests, spied solitary beside dark waters...

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    Presentation on the artist's website : "Deliberately operating in the contentious boundary between fashion and art photography, Donovan's work often challenges the notion of images à la sauvette. The photographer deliberately imposes his aesthetic intention on reality whilst drawing inspiration from a writers as diverse as Socrates, Ram Dass, Timothy...

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    .Very limited number of copies available.Publisher presentation : "Entartete (German for Degenerate) is the result of more than 10 years of auto-portraiture by the emerging Portuguese photographer, Rita Lino. A large series of experimental photographs of psychological or emotional moments taken primarily for the purpose of introspection and self-analysis...

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    Publisher's presentation : "Less images of visual phenomena than of perception itself, Catarsi by Massimo Leardini presents a world beyond the depicted. Dreamlike images and harmonious structures of glowing greys are firmly rooted in an underexposed narrative extracted from the realms of the photographer's seaside hometown of Cattolica in Italy. A...

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    .Last 3 copies. Publisher's presentation: "In Sunless by Tiane Doan na Champassak, beauty is pursued across the disintegrating boundaries between male and female. The images in Sunless, taken in Thailand between 2012 and 2013, form the second part of a larger body of work-in-progress, born out of a persistent urge to photographically confront questions...

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    .One copy available, a few more will be added around the end of the year. Présentation de l'éditeur : "The much anticipated follow up to his highly successful debut book, Avec Le Coeur, Sans Limites by Théo Gosselin presents a glimpse of a life beyond boundaries - unrestricted by limitations of geography and social conventions. The result of the...

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    104 pages - Hardcover, no DJ Editions du LIC, 2014 (750 copies) New - Mint condition As presented by Éditions du Lic : "Comprising of images taken between 2010 and 2011 in the Mennonite colonies of Santa Cruz, in Eastern Bolivia, Los Menonos presents a portrait of a community of self-styled, self-willed outsiders that have voyaged out into the wilderness...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The word Sumimasen («I am sorry») is used in Japanese society to express both apology and gratitude. It anchors a formal code of behaviour which is mainly used in public interactions and uncommon within intimate relationships. This reflects a unification of social behaviour that can be seen as a mask, thus further alienating the...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Trauerweide is the long awaited debut volume from the photographer Eylül Aslan.  The simplicity and playfulness of the photographer's images belie the seriousness and significance of the photographer’s intent. Simply stated, Eylül Aslan’s art is a reaction against the political and religious oppression of women and against...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Sergio Romagnoli was killed in 1994. He was 37 years old. Despite an official investigation at the time and subsequent enquiries by his family, the circumstances surrounding his murder have never been fully explained and remain a mystery to this day. At the time of his murder, Sergio and his wife were living on Sao Tomè and...

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    Publisher's presentation: "Dealing with the grief she suffered following the death of her mother, Where Mimosa Bloom takes the form of an extended farewell letter; with photography skillfully used to present a visual eulogy or panegyric. This grief memoir about the loss of her mother is part meditative photo essay, part family biography and part personal...

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    Publisher's presentation: "The debut monograph from Osma Harvilhati presented in a limited edition cloth covered hardcover book. This First Edition is limited to just 460 numbered copies.Immediately distinguished by their vibrant palettes and inventive compositions, Osma Harvilahti’s photographs stem from a wilful resolve to aestheticise the world to the...

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    96 pages - Hardcover Editions du LIC, 2014 (2nd edition) *Signed* New - Mint condition.Three signed copies back in stock!.Second edition of Avec le Coeur, after a quickly sold-out first edition in 2013.Publisher's presentation:"Whilst clearly indebted to the photography of Ryan McGinley, Nan Goldin and Larry Clark, unlike the self-confessed...

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    Republic is a brilliant, blazing, colored and light-loaded series of portraits. The portraiture work is really original, full of surprises, sometimes erotic with a touch of subversiveness, especially if you consider that Ren Hang is Chinese...A really beautiful book, a high quality of production, that makes you want to know more about this provocative...

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