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February 2014 : Karczeby has been announced "Best Photography Book" of 2013 by Picture of The Year International !
Karczeby is a book about the soil, the ground of Poland, about a peasant's life; sur la vie de paysan; a life, a world that seems to remain frozen in the 1950s or the 1960s.
The word Karczeby - that means "stump" – designates people who are rooted to their land physically, who cannot leave it, regardless of the hardships of the life in the countryside of this remote region of Poland, and even if a choice, an opportunity to go live and work somewhere else may have crossed their path.
With little means, but with elaborate staging and image construction, Adam Pańczuk offers us a gallery of portraits that are both gentle and powerful. The characters, photographed in their fields, in their landscape, with for sole props either family objects or elements from pagan rites, take us to another dimension, in another state of being…
The beautiful text by Kazimierz Kusznierow creates a dialogue with the images, unveils and reveals part of that other state of being; and then there is the central pages that are sealed, where the images taken in a mock-up theatre certainly provide another key to this story !
The book is also a beautiful object, with a great and simple layout, and a high-end quality of printing.
64 pages - Hardcover no DJ
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Project presentation by the artist: "22:19 illustrates the wide range of emotions - fear, boredom, camaraderie, relief - that two young men have experienced during an intense 8-minute period. This book has been designed to slowly reveal the location, the story, and its ending, to the viewer in a cinematographic manner. Time is the key element here and...
.We are offering signed copies of the second edition.A 12-day love story, from the first hour to the last...Texts in English & Images by Thomas Boivin.108 pages - Softcover Self-published, 2016 (2nd edition - 380 copies) *Signed* New - Mint condition
.Last copy!.The portraits appearing in Ad Infinitum are from tombstones found in cemeteries in Hong-Kong.This series is a work both on the passage of time and the loss of memory, as the portraits all vanish little by little; and also on the disappearance of the individual within the humanity, as the vanishing process is similar to all the photographies...