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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  • .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took in Japan during two residencies and several trips between 1995 and 1999, presenting both the most iconic and half unpublished.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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  • PLEASE NOTE: This book is offered - as SIGNED copies - on pre-order (see details below) 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...

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  • 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 music. It has...

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  • 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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  • Presentation by Hartmann Books: " The Autobahn [The Highway] is an asphalt carpet thirteen thousand kilometers in length that covers all of Germany, both interfering with the landscape and interconnecting the country. Jörg Brüggemann photographed it for five years, from 2014 to 2019. While mobility concepts are constantly changing and being discussed, the...

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  • Presentation by Lunik: " Originally posted on Instagram, the Berlin images of the Metropolis series are collected in a photography book and published by Lunik Berlin Verlag. With a foreword in German, English and French by Marc Barbey (Collection Regard). Wolff's photographs are not about classic city views. They are about a subjective view of Berlin in...

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  • Presentation by MACK: " At the top of Carlotta di Lenardo grandparents' house in Italy there is a room which houses the library. A hidden door amongst the bookshelves opens into a secret attic, a large room dominated by an enormous model railway, which her grandfather built and added to throughout his life. Significant though it was for her relationship...

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  • Presentation by Dunes Editions: " Of the bloody civil war (1989-2003) that decimated Liberia, its population does not speak. No proper memorial has been built, no day is dedicated to commemoration. The country, still held by several protagonists of the carnage, refuses to condemn its perpetrators. This deafening silence, that resonates internationally,...

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  • Presentation by MACK: " The British Isles is an account of thirteen years of life across the United Kingdom, as seen through the lens of Jamie Hawkesworth. In this sprawling sequence of portraits and landscapes, Hawkesworth surveys the characters and terrains that make up the everyday fabric of his home country: schoolchildren and shopworkers, markets and...

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  • Presentation by Prestel: " Examining increasingly fluid notions of masculinity over the past six decades, this book offers a culturally diverse collection of work from some of the world’s most celebrated photographers. This photographic exploration draws together the work of approximately fifty artists of different ethnicities, generations, and gender...

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  • Presentation by Fw: Books: " For Issei Suda (1940–2019), photography was a means to document the ordinary and reveal the extraordinary. Traditional country festivals were a favourite subject, but he also saw theatre in Tokyo's street life. Suda had a talent for square format compositions and is known for the technical perfection of his black-and-white...

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  • Presentation by Blow Up Press : " The true story of a mother's love for her daughter, inscribed in the history of the end of the World War II and its aftermath, told by a grandson, in whose life its elements sound echo like. The end of the WWII. Polish-German borderland. A young German woman falls in love with a Polish guy. Back then, this kind of...

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  • Presentation by Loose Joints: " « A year and change into father's diagnosis, his nightly calls began to become more frequent. My sister and I, his youngest children, spent countless hours in his room caring for him as his body gave up. Many nights we'd leave his room both knowing his condition was getting much worse, but we chose to say nothing of it. » I...

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  • .Signed and non-signed copies IN STOCK. Presentation by MACK: " Originally self-published in 1985, Paul Graham's renowned series Beyond Caring was made in the waiting rooms and corridors of the Social Security and Unemployment offices around the UK, documenting the long waits, queues and poor conditions of an overburdened system, to produce a powerful...

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  • .In stock. Presentation by Fw:Books: " Encampment, Wyoming: Selections from the Lora Webb Nichols Archive 1899-1948 features Nichols' own work and the images by amateur photographers she collected in the early 20th century as the proprietor of a photofinishing business in southern Wyoming. Culled from over 24,000 photographs, the book provides a dynamic...

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  • Presentation by Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp: " What does freedom mean? Through the lens of her camera and through a kaleidoscope of history of women in resistance in the Arab world, Mashid Mohadjerin put together a multidimensional work which, through its varied formats such as photography, collage, text, and historical images, takes the viewer on...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Steidl: " Conceived and edited by film director Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark's husband and collaborator for 30 years, The Book of Everything celebrates in over 600 images and diverse texts Mark's extraordinary life, work and vision. From 1963 to her death in 2015, Mark told brilliant, intimate, provocative stories of characters...

  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " After winning a prize in a photography competition run by The Sunday Times magazine in 1981 with a set of pictures of the ‘Bright Young Things’, British photographer Dafydd Jones was hired by, bible of the upper crust, Tatler magazine to photograph the Hunt Balls, society weddings and debutante dances of the British...

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  • Presentation by Overlapse: " Antone Dolezal and Lara Shipley return to their home region of the Ozarks in the American Midwest, where locals persist in their search for a legendary floating orb of light that can only be seen from the Devil's Promenade. It's a lushly wooded road in an area where wanderers flock to seek possible redemption, or just to...

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  • Presentation by Overlapse: " This multi-layered work explores the Black experience of driving in America over the past 85 years. By picturing how it has too often been marked by fear, violence and death, A Parallel Road challenges representations of the American ideal of the road trip that have long dominated our view through artistic and literary media....

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  • .Sold out. Presentation of the original edition by Overlapse : "A curious tale spun from the life of mysterious hermit Joseph Plummer, who lived in the woods of central New Hampshire in the late 1700s. Two centuries later an unsuspecting man purchased the mythical loner’s land and built a hideaway cabin for himself – only to discover the legend of Joseph...

  • Presentation by Mack: " From 1988 to 1991 Dawoud Bey made a series of portraits of African Americans in the streets of various American cities. Using a large format tripod mounted camera and a unique positive/negative Polaroid film that created both an instant print and a reusable negative, he asked a cross section of the populations of these communities...

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  • .This photobook is second-hand, see details below and in the carousel of images.Presentation by Le Point du Jour: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " These images were produced under a public commission in connection with the « Euromed » project in Marseilles. This large operation aims notably at « reconfiguring » some neighborhoods in the central part of...

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  • Presentation by Origini Edizioni: " To watch, to see everything, to watch the world staying at its center. To be like God. […] But this center has no place in a traditional geography: it is the endless, wild, mysterious Big Data electronic prairies. And this is an opportunity for everyone, through the medium of screens: getting to violate (and of letting...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " « My decision to base my work in cultural theory, rather than traditional aesthetics, has resulted in work whose precise location is uncertain, between: between gallery and book; between visual art and theory; between image and narrative – work providing work between reader and text. »            --  Victor Burgin, Between« Between...

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