Claudio Pogo is a German artist, and half of a Berlin based artist duo with Magda Wysocka. Their art practice is based on collecting and re-contextualising photography, found books, and other archival material in order to create new visual narratives.
In the fall of 2016 they decided to combine their experiences in photography, printmaking and publishing to create a space that would allow them to design, prototype and produce their publications completely in house: "Outer Space Press" was created from a dream of being truly independent.
Claudio has a background in publishing and photography, running PogoBooks since 2010. Among his most recent photobooks is "Claudio Pogo's Guide", inspired by William Eggleston and published by PogoBooks (2021).
© Portrait taken from the Outer Space Press website.
Claudio Pogo's Guide (*signed*)
Presentation by PogoBooks: " This is Claudio Pogo's Guide to the world famous Guide by William Eggleston, originally published in 1976 by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. William Eggleston's Guide was the first book of color photography that the MoMA published and is considered as one of the most important American photobooks ever made. However the...