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  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation (excerpt): "L’univers d’Oliver Sieber explore la contre-culture de groupes sociaux, jeunes pour la plupart, qui fréquentent des clubs où se produisent des formations musicales au style affirmé. De cette subculture, qui se vit à l’échelle de la planète, nous connaissons aujourd’hui la forme visuelle développée par ses...

  • Tauromaquia by Julián Barón is an open edition, but the singed and numbered copies offered here are from a print run of 200 copies made during a "one day printing show" as part of an exhibition at P2P during PhotoEspaña 2014. This edition is almost sold out by the artist. Two other editions of 200 copies have been made : one for the exhibition "Lonja del...

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  • Presentation on the publisher's website of Fabrizio Albertini's photobook: "In the opening scenes of the first «Rocky» (1976), Balboa is always holding a handball ball. For the aspiring boxer, a perfect archetype of the crude and penniless hero and destined to achieve the ‘American dream’, that is probably a simple exercise to train reflexes and a form of...

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  • Presentation project on the artist's website: "Black father absence is a contentiously-debated social issue in the US and other countries. Too many Black men, so the argument goes, are missing, irresponsible, selfish, not stepping up to the plate. Visuals of deadbeat, absentee Black fathers abound in mainstream media, often intended to sensationalize and...

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  • Quick view Nolan, Kate
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    .WARNING: Our last copies have small bumps to one or 2 corners and possibly one or 2 wrinkles to the cover. Presentation on Kate Nolan's website: "Neither is an exploration into the dreams and fears of young women in Kaliningrad - a tiny and isolated Russian region on the Baltic Sea - through both image and text. The women I met and be-friended...

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    .Temporarily out of stock.Natural cotton - One-side print "L'Ascenseur Végétal Librairie Photo" - Long handles (to carry on the shoulder).To carry your photobooks around, or anything else, to avoid using plastic bags, and to represent for L'Ascenseur Végétal !

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  • .Two copies available (see details below). 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...

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    .ONE SIGNED COPY. Publisher's Presentation : "This is the story of the Robinson family – and the aftermath of losing their 26 year-old daughter to bulimia. Working closely with the family, Laia Abril explores the dilemmas and struggles confronted by many young girls and their families; the problems families face in dealing with both their sense of guilt...

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  • .Last copy!. In the "POV Female" series ("POV" for point of view) by the English publishing house oodee, the fourth city to be visited (after London, Tokyo and Johannesburg) is Bogota, Colombia. This series presents works by unpublished female photographers from each city, and each city is represented by 5 photographers (see "Suggestions" tab for the...

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  • Artist presentation: "Its main purpose is to reflect a vital anxiety, a metaphor of the personal journey searching for the sense of one-self life. Across the wilderness, this inner trip is marked out with the unexpected, the cruelty, the beauty, the organic as well as the artificial. There is a deep fight trying to understand the absurdity of the human...

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  • .Sold out. This Watabe Yukichi photobook tells the story of a criminal investigation, in B & W images, in the japanese countryside of the 50's. The artist followed the investigators in their roaming of the area, the crime scene, the surrounding neighborhoods, and into their offices... The images he brought convey a deep feeling of doubt, a strange...

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    One of the classic photobooks in the series of small volumes of thematic photographs by Michael Wolf from the streets of Hong Kong. This series was a close collaboration between Michael Wolf and publisher Hannes Wanderer from Peperoni Books. Michael Wolf lived in Hong Kong and walked the streets of the city for over 20 years, turning his eyes and lens to...

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  • Following the 2011 first edition, this second edition of Looters has been slightly modified, in a slightly larger format (but still in the Risograph process), features images gathered on the Internet, coming from CCTV for most of them; enlarged, pixelated portraits of looters during the 2011 London riots.This book (the first edition) is listed in "The...

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  • .A few copies back in stock!. Publisher's presentation of the project: "Rasclose by Geoffroy Mathieu is the first of the three residencies initiated by Lumière d’Encre focused on the coastal rivers of the Oriental Pyrenees : The Tech, The Têt and The Agly. The photographs were taken between February and September 2012 in the Tech Valley." This book is...

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  • In Pastoral / Moscow Suburbs, Alexander Gronsky explores the outer limits of the city of Moscow, in places where the bedroom communities border on the countryside and the forest.This is a great series; at the same time a document on urbanism, a portrait of a population, and a chronicle of the life in the far out low-income suburbia of our western...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "South of Market is a photographic portrait of a San Francisco neighbourhood in the throes of urban renewal. In 1978, Janet Delaney moved to San Francisco's South of Market district because the location was central and the rent was cheap. On the weekends she photographed with her large format camera at the nearby...

  • .Last copy!.Facsimile reprint by Xavier Barral of the 1937 "reference" book that is listed in many books about the history of photography and the history of the photobook.Publisher's presentation: "All the elemental forces of nature have been working here for millennia to shape and form a landscape whose scale, majesty and solitude are similar to the...

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    Twin Boat, in Koji Onaka's words at the end of the book is the fraternal twin and little sister of his acclaimed Slow Boat, published about 10 years ago, from images taken at the same period of time.Also in his words, the narration created by the editor Miwa Susuda, is one of "adolescent first love"...The beautiful images in the book, from empty indoors...

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  • .LAST copy of the two we stumbled upon recently in our stock: NEW, shrinkwrapped and in mint condition!. The images in this book are quite wild ! Russian youths: teenagers and misfits Igor Samolet takes us in the life of a group of young Russians, whose days and nights revolve around alcohol, acting nonsense and sex, adrift in some apparently derelict...

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  • .Sold out. We are offering a copy of the first edition of this book (green cover), when the second edition (brown cover) is already hard to find...Presentation by Little Brown Mushroom: "In House of Coates, writer Brad Zellar pieces together the story of legendary recluse Lester B. Morrison. Working from a handful of encounters and contradictory...

  • .Sold out. Presentation by Claudine Doury on the Agence VU' website: " C'est l'histoire d'une lente disparition, dans les sables et dans le temps, la fin d'un monde, un voyage dans l'Asie centrale post-soviétique et le Xinjiang chinois. J'avais lu Djamilia du poète kirghiz Tchinghiz Aitmatov, et je rêvais aux kolkhozes perdus dans la steppe et à ses...

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