Society

Books dealing with our life in common, topics of society, ours - Western - and those more or less favored from other parts of the world. The topics will be: social classes, associative work, poverty, integration, lifestyles, etc.

Books dealing with our life in common, topics of society, ours - Western - and those more or less favored from other parts of the world. The topics will be: social classes, associative work, poverty, integration, lifestyles, etc.

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  • Presentation by Mack Books: " Kawada's The Map / Chizu is the most famous and sought after book in the history of Japanese photography. Designed with the noted graphic designer Kohei Sugiura, Chizu has seen numerous editions since its original publication in August 1965 (Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, Tokyo). In November 2001, New York Public Library acquired the...

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  • Presentation by Mack Books: " « All I look forward to is the weekends, and sometimes they suck just as bad as the week does. God it's so god damn boring!! When I wake up in the morning I feel like I'm 99 years old!! I'm so tired and lazy and unhappy. I'm only 15 years old, what's wrong with me, why am I so UNhappy? This world is so fucked! People are so...

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  • Presentation by The Gould Collection:  " The selection of photographs by Jo Ractliffe in this volume were made between 1985 and 2019, and come from many places: South Africa, from the Great Karoo to Gauteng and Limpopo provinces to Zimbabwe in the north, and from the Western Cape, up the coast to Namibia and Angola. The dialogue between Ractliffe’s...

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  • Presentation by GOST: " Veles is a provincial town of 40,000 inhabitants in North Macedonia which has lost much of its economic base in recent decades—an enormous steel smelter, a porcelain factory and other industry lie abandoned. During the 2016 US presidential election, the town became a hub for Fake News production. Tech-savvy local youth created...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " After leaving Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the city where he was born and raised, Paul McDonough went first to Cambridge, Massachussets and then New York City, where his life as a photographer began in earnest.  And while he never tired of New York's kaleidoscopic street scene, he felt the tug of the west, and of the...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " Born in the Australian steel city of Newcastle, one of Trent Parke's only early childhood memories is accompanying his mother to pick his dad up from work, travelling through a landscape dominated by ship yards, chimneys, and the BHP steelworks. Throughout his career Parke has always been interested in the...

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    .Both editions (English & French) are indicated as Sold out by their respective publishers! The French edition will soon see a second printing, but we do not know about the English edition at this point in time (Jan. 3rd, 2022). Presentation by Thames & Hudson [publisher of the English edition] : " American Geography is the visual record of Magnum...

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  • Presentation by IBASHO Gallery: " In 1961 Masahisa Fukase's first solo exhibition Kill the Pig was held in Tokyo. The exhibition consisted of two series of photographs: one titled Kill the Pig and another series titled Naked. The series Kill the Pig featured photographs set in a slaughterhouse in Shibaura, Tokyo. Huge numbers of ravens also congregated...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " Richard Rothman's Town of C is a photographic meditation on what lies beneath the unsettling surface of American culture, as seen through the lens of a small town along the Front Range of Southern Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Rooted in the tradition of the socially critical photography books that have taken America as...

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    Presentation by Poursuite: " The Atlas des Régions Naturelles Vol.1, as its name suggests, is the first of a series representing a singular photographic adventure, unique in terms of both its scope and its duration. Launched five years ago, its objective is to document, in equal measure, the 450 natural regions or ‘lands' constituting the territory of...

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  • Presentation by Loose Joints: " Robin Friend's second book Apiary continues to explore the surreal and sinister haunting of the British landscape he first depicted in Bastard Countryside with an apocalyptic, nocturnal series flirting with notions of democracy and resistance. Apiary uses a cinematic lens to uncover the dark underbelly of Lewes, a town in...

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  • Presentation by Atelier EXB: " The first publication of End Time City listed Michael Ackerman as a major figure in photography. Twenty years later, this new edition, reimagined by the artist, presents a selection of his iconic photographs, enriched with many completely new images, taken during his recent trips to Benares, in 2018 and 2020. This new visual...

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  • Presentation by Magenta Foundation: " Unperson is one of the first photo books of North Korean defectors. The 15 intimate portraits and the stories of the brave people who decided to take that chance to flee to South Korea. The road to South Korea is dangerous and can take years with the many different borders of Mongolia, Laos, Thailand and China. The...

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  • Presentation by Spector Books: " Funny cat pics with creepy captions shared on social media, digital images that circulate unseen through the internet’s infrastructure, or anonymous workers hired online to create morally dubious content or to remove it from the web: Eva & Franco Mattes have been investigating the internet’s effects on our daily lives...

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  • Presentation by Nazraeli: " « This book is an early vignette from Michael Kenna's far-reaching photographic odyssey. Some of these photographs, made almost forty years ago, are familiar, even famous, but many have never been seen before. They have been lying in wait, stored in a series of negative files. Normally, Kenna travels extensively and is not able...

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  • Presentation by The Eriskay Connection: " Mathias de Lattre developed an interest in natural psychedelics, in particular hallucinogenic mushrooms. Since ten years he had the intuition that they might constitute an alternative to the psychiatric treatment of his mother. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder twenty years ago, and the drugs prescribed to...

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  • Presentation by APE / Art Paper Editions: " Universal Tongue celebrates the great diversity of the global dance kaleidoscope in the era of the Internet. It was born from visual artist Anouk Kruithof's fascination with dance videos distributed online as a representation of self-expression, cultural identity, empowerment and fun. In collaboration with a...

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  • Presentation by Dewi Lewis Publishing: " Of all the firearms in the world owned by private citizens for non-military purposes, half are in the United States of America. In number they exceed the country's population: 393 million for 328 million people. This is no coincidence, nor a matter of market alone: it is rather a matter of tradition and...

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  • Presentation by Deadbeat Club: " « An explosion of spiked fluorescent pink hair precariously balanced atop a young girl's head, eyes painted black in the shape of an Egyptian goddess, slender neck choked by a black leather dog collar ringed with metal thorns, a ripped-up t-shirt barely concealing the flesh of her breasts: it had the same shocking effect...

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  • Presentation by Humboldt Books: " In 1976, Gabriele Basilico was in Rimini for a project on the Grand Hotel. It was here that he met a number of artists who were performing at the Lady Godiva, the next-door nightclub. Intrigued, he shot a few photographs and was struck by the willingness of the artists to pose for him. In the meantime, the sun was setting...

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  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " « Sub Sole (in latin, beneath the sun), an ensemble of photographs made between 2017 and 2020, in the region of the Mediterranean Sea, follows the mythological itinerary of the voyage of Ulysses: Ceuta, Naples, Athens, Palermo, Istanbul, Tunis and Lampedusa. Crossroads of cultures, cradle of foundation myths, the...

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  • .This book is IN FRENCH. Presentation by Atelier EXB: " This book brings together the photographs that Bruce Gilden took in Japan during two residencies and several trips between 1995 and 1999, presenting both the most iconic and half unpublished. As always, on an impulse of a few fractions of a second, the Magnum photographer approaches his subjects as...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " « This is how I remember New York City in 2002. I was 19 years old and had just moved to Manhattan from my family's small farm on Long Island. It was the first summer after the September 11 attacks. Workers were removing the last of the debris from the collapsed Twin Towers. The city felt both immense and fragile...

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  • TEXTS IN FRENCH ONLY. Full title: "Mauvais Genre - Les travestis à travers un siècle de photographie amateur" Presentation by Editions Textuel: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Mauvais Genre presents men and women wearing wardrobe attributes of the opposite sex. Taken in a photography studio at the end of the 19th Century, or behind the scenes of the...

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  • Presentation by VOID: " The project was photographed in the early 90s when Cammie Toloui was working as a stripper at the Lusty Lady Theater in San Francisco to fund her photojournalism degree at San Francisco State University. Customers who paid to view her naked body and watch her perform sex acts on herself were offered a discounted price if they...

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  • Presentation by Damiani: " Crossed Looks is the first artist monograph featuring the work of Swiss-Guinean artist Namsa Leuba. This publication accompanies the first solo exhibition of Namsa Leuba in the United States, at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, South Carolina on August 27 – December 11, 2021. Crossed Looks features Leuba's...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Loose Joints: " The Amen Break is a singular sample of a four-bar drum solo that went on to change the course of music in the twentieth century. Originally derived from seven seconds of a soul B-side by The Winstons, the sample proliferated with the rise of hip hop in the 1980s and became a staple of drum and bass and jungle...

  • The subtitle for this photobook: Unseen Photographic Archives of a Mythical Train Presentation by Editions Textuel: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Created in 1883 and operated until 1977, linking Paris to Constantinople – future Istanbul –, the Orient-Express was the first of a series of luxury transnational trains of the Compagnie internationale des...

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  • Presentation by Acne Studios: " Acne Paper book celebrates some of the best work from the magazine's archive, accompanied by new essays by Sarah Mower, Vince Aletti and Robin Muir written especially for this lavishly produced 568 page edition, edited by Thomas Persson, Acne Paper's editor-in-chief and creative director. "The biannual magazine was...

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  • PLEASE NOTE: Outside of the additional booklet containing the text "Delpire before Delpire" translated into English (see description below), all publications in this set are IN FRENCH ONLY. Presentation by Delpire & Co: " 1950: Robert Delpire is 24 years old. As a medical student, he creates the magazine NEUF, distributed by the Maison de la Médecine....

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  • .PLEASE NOTE: The texts in this book are IN FRENCH ONLY. Presentation by Poursuite: " Suite à la constitution de la région Grand Est composée de l'Alsace, de la Lorraine et de la Champagne-Ardenne il a été proposé à cinq photographes français d'explorer ce territoire librement pour en offrir leur vision; et ils proposent chacun une perspective unique sur...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " In October 1979, Pope John Paul II came to the Boston Common, the historic park in Boston. Susan Kandel was there taking pictures of families who'd come to see him, carrying on with work she had started months earlier photographing families at Revere Beach, a few miles north of Boston.  Among the people she photographed...

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