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Works of fiction, the photo book as a means of telling a story

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Alauda Publications :   "A hallucinatory night walk in the outskirts of Tokyo, where sleepy suburbia emerges as otherworldly dreamscape. The occasional eerie appearance of a girl evokes riveting imageries: could this be the backdrop for a nocturnal crime scene? Or are we drawn into a tale of irretrievable loss and love?"92...

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  • Third Issue of Halogénure, periodical about analog photography – Portfolios, interviews, essays. French only. Three booklets: Experiments, Belgium, Cyanotype

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  • The full title of the book is Ka-Boom The Explosion of Landscape; it includes at the end of the book a signed & numbered C-Print (format 19 x 13.5 cm).120 pages (8 gatefolds) - Hardcover Editions Bessard, 2017 (500 copies) Format : 16 x 24 cm *Signed Print* New - Mint condition A fictional explosive manual in photobook formExcerpt from the text...

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  • .Sold out. Liu Bolin, chameleon photographer Excerpts from the text by Fabien Ribéry : "Society thinks it’s on its own, but someone is there.I am not trashProduce, evacuate, replaceI am the name, you are the numberTen thousand things, including meMy calm, your violenceWhat doesn’t kill me makes me strongerWe are your inseperable shadowsHere come the...

  • .Back in stock (second edition).The book bears both Catalan & French titles "La Gravetat del Lloc / La pesanteur du lieu" and can be translated as "The Gravity of Place".Publisher's presentation: "Night is sublime, day is beautiful. Emmanuel Kant The Gravity of Place is a project made during Israel Ariño’s artist’s residency at Domaine de...

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  • Publisher's presentation : FRAC Auvergne devoted an exhibition to American photographer Gregory Crewdson, from May 20 to September 17, 2017.This was the first exhibition of this major artist, internationally acclaimed, in a French institution. It is accompanied by the publication of the photobook The Becket Pictures.The exhibition brought together the...

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  • Publisher's presentation of Lionel Bayol Thémines photobook: "The Ghost project started with a walk along the ocean coast begun at the tip of the Bay of Arcachon (Cap Féret, France) during the summer 2015. Along this walk, going away from crowded and cleaned daily beaches, wastes rejected by the sea seem more and more numerous in the form of strips,...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Shell shock silence and blinding whiteness, air sucked from the lungs. Masked clowns out of the dust cloud. City limits, a circle of men. Two dogs. The chain goes off. Nervous laughters, hard breathing. Tension as a background noise. The night-blind goes on. Cagdas Erdogan’s first book, Control, was shot entirely in Istanbul,...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Mr. & Dr. is a photobook aimed for children and youngsters that explores the notion of the unknown through images and text. This photobook is an appropriation of a classic horror story, The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson that challenges the overriding illustrative relation between text and...

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  • Publisher's presentation: " « Spending long periods of time in solitude in remote landscapes, Awoiska van der Molen slowly uncovers the identity of the place, allowing it to impress upon her its specific emotional and physical qualities. Using her personal experience within the landscape for her creative process, she instinctively searches for a state of...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Stanley / Barker: "During the 1980s by the Siberian artist Nikolay Bakharev worked as a mechanic and communal services factory photographer in the USSR. To supplement his income he would solicit work as a black market portrait photographer on the public beaches of Eastern Russia. If the shoot went well, he would invite his...

  • Publisher's presentation: "L'Indifférence des Étoiles (« The Indifference of the Stars ») is Julien Mauve's first photography book. It is about the quest for meaning and the difficulty to live with the knowledge that we exist. The stars somehow become a shelter for the mind and help us bear with the briefness of human life."88 pages - Hardcover Poursuite...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website : "If you close your eyes,  Do you fall? Or do you fly? As a child I dreamt of flying. Sometimes I actually felt the wind against my cheeks. Sadly, somehow aging goes hand in hand with the inability to believe in something so close to carelessness. It’s beautiful when it flies is my attempt to refind this childlike...

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  • "Then comes the tenderness that results from this astonished look. Where are you, then,  when you walk with me in a city?"Rhythms", movement is the key to this journey.Movement of gazes on our walls, our grass, our materials, our windows, the lines of our streets, our life lines. But also on the top of our walls, imposing, striking, resonant, encircling...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Primitive by Massimo Leardini presents an unorthodox study of the female form. The result of the latest collaboration between the photographer and his long-term muse, the Norwegian actress Viktoria Winge. Conventional landscape settings have been banished to be replaced only by a sense of place; sparse light penetrating deep...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "My brother died in a car accident in 1999. His last girlfriend, Kaori, was Japanese. She kept on writing and sending photos for months after the accident. The search for Kaori led me to Fukushima and the tsunami area, working as a pretext to look for stories of loss and reconstruction across Japan.              -- Vittorio...

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  • .Last copy.Publisher's presentation: "Touched by the flame, images retrieved from strangers’ archives change their structure. The nature and urban scenes they originally depicted mutate into abstract glimmers of parallel worlds. Creative rather than destructive, the flame expands the borders of perception and interpretation of these images, opening up...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by the artist : "Over there, there are so many horses that they don’t even have a name.This area of the Faristan, wild, unknown and so fantasied,is a mix between beauty and wildness landlocked between mountains.It’s a quest for the sublime, the distance, but also the imagery andbeliefs that are related with it. It’s like making an...

  • Publisher's presentation: "This book brings together rare photographs taken in the 1890s through the 1950, throughout the world. This corpus of photographs from the Jean-Marie Donat Collection gives the concept of landscape a greater breadth, and, with it, a more penetrating mystery. The collector, bt an act of tilting, switches the original print from a...

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  • Presentation by Editions du LIC: "Played represents the first solo project by Yoshi Kametani following his recent successful collaborations with Daisuke Yokota and IPG Project. A conceptual work in the form of a hybrid book (part photobook, part novella) based on events that take place in the criminal underworld of New York City.  The protagonist, bored...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Orphée by Younès Klouche is a photobook inspired by the similarly titled film from 1950 by Jean Cocteau, itself a reinterpretation of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus. Cocteau’s film features simple but ingenious special effects and explores the symbolism of mirrors as a representation of death. In Klouche’s book, mirrors and...

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  • Texte of presentation on the artist's website : "There is a kind of photography that reveals the spirit of a place, hurls itself at its prey, the great feast expecting only to be rent asunder. Images are complicit in this, fully exposing anyone who persists in hunting down the mockery of the photograph. Within a rather kitsch Kurdish setting, sensuality...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation by Chose Commune: "Astres noirs is the debut book for both Katrin Koenning and Sarker Protick, artists who live thousands of miles apart and whose peculiar photographic wanderings create a hauntingly beautiful dialogue. This book presents photographs taken on mobile phone cameras, devices used to capture their everyday in an...

  • .Sold out.Presentation by Witty Kiwi: "Beast Guesthouse is a non-linear short visual story that discusses the loss and rediscovery of estrangement and desire. I fantasized the world as a sleeping beast, who was gigantic, bizarre, and quiet. I was able to imagine it as my secret friend, regardless of its wishes. The silence of the beast was an umbrella,...

  • .Sold out.Presentation by Aperture: "Cathedral of the Pines presents Gregory Crewdson’s first new body of work in over five years. The series marks a return to Crewdson’s classic style of storytelling via the single image, using light and color to create newly intimate, psychologically charged imagery. This body of work marks a time of transition for the...

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  • Presentation on Cedric Van Turtelboom's website: « Noroc is the result of Cedric Van Turtelboom’s winter adventures to Romania. With the simple rule of always sleeping at the home of a local, Cedric approaches with humor a freezing and twisted land, leaving us somewhere between documentary and an absurd fairytale. » -- Thomas Sauvin « Van Turtelboom keeps...

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  • Presentation on Laura del Rey's website : "There is no order. You know there is none. And it’s dense. Blue thickness laughing at your blind faith in the frame (or in the manipulation?). The landscape is not the ecological back cover of your city, it’s just a different sort of war. Another technology. The engine you do not understand, the one that makes...

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  • Cai Dongdong's statement : "These works were sourced from my photos taken in these years. They were piled up like chicken ribs, so I operated on them, like a surgeon. I applied various methods according to different pictures: engraving, rubbing, curling, or making a photography installation with other objects. I tried all I can to save these pictures by...

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  • Presentation on the publisher's website: ""In Spleen and Ideal, beauty is pursued across the disintegrating boundaries between male and female. Transgressive sexual encounters with what at times seems to be one and the same person are captured on instant film and mixed with impressions of the urban architecture in which they are anchored. In this...

  • .Back in stock.Presentation by Kehrer: "Matt Henry's artistic and academic practices focus on the politics of America during the 1960s and 1970s. The works take the form of fictional narrative scenes staged across set-builds and dressed locations in the UK and USA, where Henry employs his own prop and costume styling, storyboarding, and set design. The...

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  • English vesion of the exhibition catalogue from Moderna Museet (exhibition in Stockholm then Malmö). A beautiful book that shows famous images by the artist, but lesser known work as well, including a few color photographs (for the first time in a book).NB : The images available on this page were taken from the Moderna Museet website.108 pages -...

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    .Last copy. Presentation by J&L Books: "Mike Mandel is best known for his project The Baseball-Photographer Trading Cards, as well as his collaborations with the late Larry Sultan. Mandel employs conceptual structures and social commentary underneath a playful presentation. For The Baseball-Photographer Trading Cards, Mandel travelled across the US in...

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