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  • Presentation by Editions Textuel:         [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " AZIMUT is a photographic walk over an 8-month period across the French territory, organized as a relay of 31 photographers, and initiated by the collective Tendance Floue. Everyone's itinerary is free. Trails or paved roads, straight lines or winding tracks, the...

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  • Presentation by Chose Commune : " Afterlife is the sixth chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan's long-term project A Myth of Two Souls inspired by the epic tale The Ramayana. Drawing inspiration from the imagery associated with this myth and its pervasiveness in everyday Indian life, Vasantha Yogananthan has retraced the legendary route from north to south...

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  • Presentation by éditions lamaindonne:          [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " With this new photobook, Tropiques, Julien Coquentin delves farther into his familiar themes of childhood, family, territory and otherness. It is after traveling to the French island of La Réunion [in the Indian Ocean, off Madagascar] that he elaborated his new series....

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  • Presentation by Editions 77:       [ adapted by L'Ascenseur Végétal - Full text in English on the publisher's website ] " « I encountered the land of the Bigouden, in Brittany, only a few days after meeting my partner, Catherine. I was in my twenties, we had just decided to spend our life together and I had already had to go to Malaysia for several...

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  • .Available. Presentation by Le bec en l'air :      [all texts in the book in French only] " D'ici, ça ne paraît pas si loin is the story of a map of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, an administrative one, one that is essential. It is a map with hazy borders, which raises questions: is it a territory in its own right? Does it federate its inhabitants? It combines...

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  • From the preface by François Cheval: " Lucile Boiron explores and exhausts fragments of flesh, these moments when human nature appears for what it is, that is, perishable. Far from making an inventory of the feeling of revulsion, she questions the body’s biological truth, and attempts a photographic answer to the issue of good and bad taste. Bodies, to...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " In the expression « aesthetic canon » which structures the standard of beauty, the term « canon » refers to the idea of « rule ». These rules, however, inscribed nowhere, enact in a changing way the representation of the beauty in its dimensions certainly aesthetic but also cultural and social. Jeanne Damas is a so called...

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  • Presentation by RVB Books: " The book Damaged Inc. is the result of a long-term project that mixes screen shots, photographs and sculptures reproduction. During several years, from race tracks to parking lots or bare farm fields - French artist David de Beyter followed the « Big Bangers » in the north of Europe. They describe themselves as a community...

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  • Presentation by Editions Bessard: " What is this body wearing traces of my pregnancy, my plumpness, my body deformity where only the slightest change can lead to mental distress? Who is this stranger with whom I mutate, finding ourselves in a cellular osmosis evolving together, speaking to each other through our skin, losing ourselves, trusting each...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: " In the spirit of both an artist and a prayer book, La Fabrique des idoles questions the role of portrait in the representation of celebrities and particularly the development of the myth of the popular icon. Renowned for their photographs of celebrities (Juliette Armanet, Etienne Daho, Arielle Dombasle,...

  • Presentation by Poursuite: " Borrowing its title from the book of Dashiell Hammett, pioneer American detective novelist, Red Harvest by Marguerite Bornhauser is an extension of the work initiated and presented at the MEP, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris. « In Dashiell Hammett's novel the coloured details could be considered as purely...

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  • Presentation by Sun / Sun : " The Odyssey is the story of a man driven both by the desire to return home and by an insatiable curiosity that leads him to make detours, to meet others and discover the world. Ulysses holds both ends of his desire, at the cost of ten years of wandering. At the end of the road it is himself he discovers. If this ancient story...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman:  " The idea for I Close My Eyes, Then I Drift Away by Katrien De Blauwer was founded as a commission for De Blauwer to anatomise archival works of French photographer François Halard into a new and rare narrative. With a seductive and dreamlike state, bordering femininity and masculinity, she lets the observer immerse by the...

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  • Presentation by Siam's Guy Books: " Women's bodies buried under fingerprints, brushstrokes encapsulating a breast or encircling a silhouette, enigmatic images appear on the screen. A dreamlike gallery of trails and traces reveals a sort of tension between the tangible and the intangible. Reenacting the pure tactile pleasure of scrolling, fondling and...

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  • Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral:" Half traveler and half migratory photographer, as he likes to introduce himself, Bernard Plossu strides along the world since many years. He captures through his lens furtive moments, where birds are flying in huge swarms or caught alone, standing proudly in the middle of a puddle, or gliding high up in the sky,...

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  • Text Calligraphy of an Enigma by Fabien Ribéry : "This is the story of a chance encounter, a mad love, a path of desire connecting East and West. It is a story of grace, a story of flights that mustn’t be late. It is the music of the heart, the beating drum, set in the no-man’s land between empty and full, full and empty. Olivier Brossard has put together...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by APE / Art Paper Editions: " Twist is an overview of Camille Vivier's work. It is a meeting of worlds. An encounter between curved, nude female bodies with avant-garde, anthropomorphic sculptures. Their shape refers back to the bodies. Vivier confronts roughness with sensuality. She creates her own world, which feels absurd,...

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  • Presentation by Editions Loco:        [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] "With Journal de l'œil (les globes oculaires) [or Diary of the eye (the eye balls)], Anne-Lise Broyer tries to live the experience of literature through the act of looking. As if  the act of making photographs was moving forward in your vision the way you are moving forward when...

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  • Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral : "In a signed and numbered edition of 800 copies, Painted Ladies gathers a series of women portraits made by Valérie Belin in 2017. Each woman is portrayed made-up revealing the traces of a brush used to paint and make-up. Brushes and pigments evoke tribal painting ; these photographs seem to result from initiation...

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  • .Back in stock. Presentation by Studio Vortex : " We can consider the entire body of Antoine d'Agata's extreme art as a wide-ranging variant of Hölderlin's reflection on the modern tragedy, which is, to borrow the conclusion of Reiner Schürmann, the pathetic condition of being.Prisons, summary executions, bordellos, soulless buildings, secular mysticism...

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  • Presentation by Poursuite: " Following the Atlas of Forms, Poursuite is publishing Électricité de France, the first book from the project Atlas des Régions Naturelles. Through a series of 75 photographs, Eric Tabuchi establishes a typology of power distribution stations – those buildings that transform high-voltage electricity into low-voltage current –...

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  • Presentation by Maria Inc.: " It's 2019 and our bodies are still political. The 21st century still drags on with the same beauty standards of the last century. Those of a young, white, thin, ethereal and heterosexual woman. Beauty, or rather a   woman's first commercial asset; is a passport to a happy marriage, professional success and social recognition....

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  • Presentation by éditions lamaindonne:        [translation by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "For a long time, Gaël Bonnefon had titled his whole photography work About Decline. A corpus of images spreading over more than 10 years, a tribute to the daily and the banal. He explores the little cracks, between visible and invisible, where the daily life reveals its...

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  • Presentation by GOST: "Ex-Voto is the culmination of a five-year photographic journey to Catholic pilgrimage sites in Ballyvourney, Ireland, Mount Grabarka, Poland, and Lourdes, France by award-winning photographer Alys Tomlinson. The book's title, Ex-Voto, refers to the physical offerings given in order to fulfil a vow— humble objects such as handmade...

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  • Presentation by Artphilein Editions: " « Ce ne sont pas les ressemblances, mais les différences, qui se ressemblent. »       --    Claude Lévi-Strauss, Le Totémisme aujourd’hui, 1962« Photography and drawing, architecture and sound, diagram and world: all of these differences serve to hold the images suspended on the threshold of uncertainty between true...

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  • .A few signed copies back in stock. Presentation for the English version by Thames & Hudson: "The « edges » that Harry Gruyaert, a pre-eminent member of the Magnum photo agency, explores in this incredibly lush, full-colour book, are the oceans, seas and rivers where humans meet the edge and the water begins. This unusual volume, which opens from the...

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  • Presentation by Filigranes:      [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] "This book is born out of encounters, out of an interest for landscapes, and out of reciprocal curiosity. Beyond the dialogue between two photographers' approaches, Entre fleuve et rivière * is an inspiration, a will to explore a shared history. They are exchanged perspectives on the Pays...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: "Visitor is a series of photographs of women artists in their studio in Paris. The artist atelier is not just any space. Often secret, intimate and complex, it is a zone of freedom and experimentation but also of hard work and doubts; a place of « mise en abyme » for the artist and the work of art, where every detail can make...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: "Milky Way is a series of pictures of the author's wife and child during breastfeeding. The aesthetic aspect is determined by the feeding behaviour which imposes its geometry on bodies and on space they occupy. These images contain familiar echoes of classic icons but adorn themselves with modern elements. From these everyday...

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  • .Back in stock. Presentation by Studio Vortex : "Wanderings,endless rambling in a worldwhere commodities are the ultimate reality,crisscrossing to the rhythm of unexpected eventsand imperatives related to the urgency of survivalthat transform lived experienceinto the very tool and materialof invisible revolts. Hybrid community of the have-nots,subjected...

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  • .Two copies available. Presentation by The Gould Collection: "Hypermarché – Novembre, the third volume in The Gould Collection, partners Japanese photographer Motoyuki Daifu with French writer Michel Houellebecq to critically explore themes of love, pain, family and daily life.Through a probing and often humorous lens, Tokyo-based Motoyuki Daifu’s...

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  • .Back in stock. Presentation par 10x10 Photobooks:   ".About How We See With historical records establishing 19th-century British photographer Anna Atkins’s Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions (1843-1853) as the first photobook, it is not surprising that women have consistently contributed to the rich history of photobook making. 10×10...

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