UK and Ireland

United Kingdom & Ireland: British and Irish photographers, as well as photo books on England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Eire.

UK and Ireland There are 104 books.

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  • Quick view Graham, Paul
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    Publisher's presentation: "The Whiteness of the Whale brings together Paul Graham’s three bodies of American photographs: American Night, a shimmer of possibility and The Present, made from 1998 to 2011. These 3 remarkable photographic series reflect upon the social fabric of contemporary America, whilst trying to find something closer to the experience...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "«Most of my life has been lived in a golden shimmer of love and privilege. I’ve been lucky in more ways than most. And intertwined through that daydream was the illusion of control. The reassuring sense of my firm hand on the tiller, irrevocably guiding me upwards, towards a bright, certain future.When my mother died suddenly...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "On 8th April 1961 the MV Dara, a ship carrying passengers between India, Pakistan and the Gulf, sank just off the port of Dubai. An estimated 238 people lost their lives. Some bodies were never found and relatives of the missing continue to this day to search for their loved ones. Stranger, Olivia Arthur's photobook, imagines a...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed. but all I could do was to get drunk again is a diary of sorts, following invisible men, down piss alleyways and into empty bars. The photographer accompanies the seekers of oblivion, their lopsided faces caught between ecstasy and apathy, their mouths chasing the numbness of...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Dodo is the catalogue of an exhibition of the same name by artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. The exhibition originated with the discovery of unreleased material from the motion picture Catch-22 (1970) in the storerooms of Paramount Picture. Filmed on a coastline in Mexico, which more closely resembled the Sicily of...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "One of the greatest acts of trust a man displays is with his barber. It’s a relationship that goes beyond that of patient/doctor even. A bad haircut is soul-destroying - when you find the one who shears you right there is no other. Every Street by Nik Hartley was photographed over three days in March 2014, in Nelson, North-East...

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  • .Copy sold.Excerpt from a text by T.J. Proechel for Ahorn Magazine : "Paul Graham’s work can hardly be connected by a single theme. [It] is somewhat elusive, often using the conventions of documentary to explore the hidden reality beyond the visible surface. Throughout his projects he attempts to establish an alternative iconography, to explore what is...

  • .Copy sold.From the back cover : "Beyond Caring is a searing indictment of the conditions in social security and unemployment benefit offices across Britain. Throughout 1984 and 1985 photographer Paul Graham visited the waiting rooms, corridors and cubicles of the Department of Health and Social Security and the Department of Employment, to document the...

  • .Last copy!.Introduction to the project on the Kickstarter crowdfunding page : "In 2008 I returned to London having spent the last nine years living and working in Eastern Europe and Turkey and was surprised by the speed of change that had taken place. I wanted to document the city, its movements and migrations, its landscape and architecture, its...

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  • Full title: Sound of Midnight, the theory of bitter funPresentation by Clément Paradis: "One night I was outside of a club in London, I think at that moment I started to hear it… The Sound of Midnight… How many pictures did I take that night? One roll? Two rolls, three? When I ran out of rolls, I'd re-expose the previous ones anyway. I'm a trigger happy,...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "As a small boy, John Comino-James stood in school cap and Sunday suit to have his snapshot taken under flags put up for Queen Elizabeth's Coronation. The resultant photograph resonates with an England long since disappeared, yet still fertile in the imagination.  That sense of how that England has changed is the focus in John...

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  • .One signed copy available.Publisher's presentation: "Over the last four years Martin Parr has been working on a commission for Multistory (Sandwell) photographing the Black Country (a region of the West Midlands in England). It was an area he knew little of, other than its reputation as a densely populated, post-industrial area; one in decline. Many of...

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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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  • Martin Parr Looking at Books is at the same time a joke, a tributte to the Man, and the truth of the influence of Martin Parr on the world of the photobook today...The title says it all; this book is "simply" the compilation of 22 photographies of Martin Parr with a photobook in his hands : at a photobook fair, during a workshop, etc.A must-have book for...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Blackpool has an unenviable reputation for its stag and hen parties. Every weekend marauding packs of brides and grooms, close friends and family, overflow its streets on a mission to consume dangerous, liver-crushing levels of alcohol. This, their rite of passage acted out on the last night of freedom, before the conventions...

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  • .One signed copy available!. Publisher's presentation: "Located in east London just north of The City, Hackney has a long history stretching back to Tudor times. During the 1980s when Berris Conolly took these photographs it was an area that had been in decline. This was a decade of turmoil in both national and local politics with issues of social justice...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "James Joyce occupies a central role in how Irish identity is constructed both at home and abroad. His novel Ulysses opens in the Forty Foot bathing place near Dublin, the subject of Sea Change. Immersing herself within a dedicated group united by the act of swimming, Redmond uses the camera to document how the everyday cares of...

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  • .Sold out. The second book by Artist Photo Books (after Paul Seawright's Volunteer), Flock or F L O C K is the documentary work of Ken Grant, shot over a period of several years, about the weekly livestock market in Hereford, England. Everything is shot as if you were part of this event, each image puts you right in the middle of it: the poultry, the...

  • Quick view Parr, Martin
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    Publisher's presentation: " In the shape of a true Paris map, Martin Parr invites us to follow him in the French capital. For three years, commissioned by the Maison Européeenne de la Photographie (MEP), Martin Parr has focused his lens on Parisians and photographed the Champs-Elysées, tourists, Bastille Day, fashion shows, Paris Air Show, museums and art...

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  • .One copy available.Publisher's presentation: "Scarti di avviamento is the technical term for the paper that is fed through the printing press to clean the drums of ink between print runs. This by-product is usually destroyed once the book is printed. But in this case the 'scarti' – Italian for scraps - were saved and safely stored away by publisher Gigi...

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  • No Pain Whatsoever is a series made on a rather long period (1985 - 2009) during which Ken Grant took pictures of his contemporaries in his hometown of Liverpool. Lively Black & White portraits, often touching, of people leading a difficult life in neighbourhoods that look much like others often seen in the works of what is sometimes called the...

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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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  • .Back in stock.Eternal London is a beautiful Black & White series of images made in the streets of London by a stroller with a keen eye, that notices the light, the shapes, the contrasts and offers a rather romanticized sense of the city, with grainy images that are sometimes out of focus, but always working very well in their form of uncluttered...

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  • .One copy available.Holy Bible, by Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin was one of the sensations of 2013, one of the most discussed books of that year, and selected in many "best of" lists.This book was for instance shortlisted for the "Book of the Year" award in the "Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation Awards".The books looks like a real Bible, and...

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  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation : "The Grey Line is a reflection on war told from the perspective of US and UK soldiers who have spoken out against the Iraq War. Publication marks 10 years since the invasion of Iraq. Photographer Jo Metson Scott began the project after meeting a young American soldier who had been denied Conscientious Objective status...

  • Publisher's description : "Phillip Toledano became a father in July 2009. He fell in love with his daughter about a year and a half later, when he realised she was the most bewitching human being he'd ever seen. Initially though things were different. The Reluctant Father follows Phillip's journey at the beginning of fatherhood. From dismay and confusion,...

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  • Stormbelt is a book about the decline, sometimes the dereliction, of this wide portion of American land called the "Sun Belt", which - until the end of the 90s - was a symbol of the American economic might. Recession and natural disasters (drought, hurricanes, forest fires) have hit hard on this area, from the East to the West coast. Robert Leslie looks...

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  • .Sold out.Strangely familiar is the first publication of Peter Mitchell's celebrated work about his home city of Leeds that he photographed in his rounds as a driver in the 70's.A body of work that has been exhibited quite often - including in the famous "How We Are: Photographing Britain" at the Tate Britain in 2007 - but that never appeared in a book...

  • For Birds of the West Indies (a tribute name to the actual James Bond, the ornithologist), Taryn Simon has photographed everyone and everything that has made and still makes the world of the James Bond movie franchise in the manner of a biologist or an archivist. The catalogue of images alone is really interesting. But in these pictures of weird things,...

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  • .Sold out. After We English, Simon Roberts follows in the same tracks of visual documentation of England's (and Britain's) specific elements : what makes England, England, and Britain, Britain. For the Pierdom project, the artist photographed each of the 58 remaining piers of Britain, in a very still manner, like if it were a work of portraiture. Only the...

  • .Back in stock. Presentation by Dewi Lewis: "Recognised as one of the UK's most important photographers of the last forty years, Brian Griffin grew up near Birmingham amongst the factories of the Black Country. His parents were factory workers and from birth Griffin seemed set to follow in their footsteps. And so, on leaving school at the age 16, he began...

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