"Anne-Lise Broyer, Nicolas Comment, Amaury da Cunha and Marie Maurel de Maillé decided to come together as a group, to think their images together, arrange them as an organic whole. They lived parallel or similar stories, despite the singularities they necessarily carry and despite the diversity of roads they took.
With Being Beauteous, they try to find a common photographic gesture. In this I see a way to reawaken a concept that has a great story, far from being obsolete; that of a « communauté ». After Georges Bataille, Jean-Luc Nancy and Maurice Blanchot, re-tying the loose ends. But as soon as the word is uttered, we stumble: we stumble against the wall of the lack of community. We are faced with the following questioning: if there is community, what are you defending? Are you thinking with a single and unique voice?
These questionings lead us away from the real issue, which is never reaching a truth – therefore the truth of the group or collective - but rather to experiment with possibilities. […]
-- Léa Bismuth "
Texts in French only by Léa Bismuth, Yannick Haenel, Etienne Hatt, Jean Deilhes and Hélène Giannecchini.
120 pages - Hardcover
Format 20 x 22 cm
New - Mint condition
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.Sold out!. Presentation by Kominek: "Hallucinatory flashes of the Berlin underworld permeate through the pages of this collective work by Japanese artists Daisuke Yokota,Yoshi Kametani and Hiroshi Takizawa. A collaboration of night work in a city that never sleeps; the photographers pass like ghosts through all manner of places; forests, strip clubs,...
.Sold out.The project of this book, co-sponsored by the ICP (International Center of Photography, New York), the "Photobooks" Facebook group and the Tokyo Institute of Photography, was to ask 10 people who are authorities in the photobook genre to select each 10 American photobooks published after 1987. The result is a rich catalogue of photobooks, some...
.Sold out.10 curators from the photography and photobook world each choose 10 Japanese books they feel important in the history of the medium, and comment on their choices... with a lot of illustrations. Edited by Matthew Carson, Michael Lang, Russet Lederman and Olga Yatskevich. Published by "10×10 Photobooks" in association with ICP (International...
Publisher's presentation: "In the rustling of leaves and the touching of barks, searching for the « Roi du bois » (« King of the woods »), an antique and litterary figure, these « minuscule landscapes » or « meticulous landscapes », as if dried out, try to make an inventory, like in an herbarium, of these small places, these places already seen, already...
.Currently out of stock; please feel free to contact us.Publisher's presentation: "The British photographer Rip Hopkins, through chance meetings in the country of nobility, offers us an incredible « tableau de chasse » (French expression meaning « hunter's tally ») of 96 portraits. The Belgian historian Olivier de Trazegnies, wanders through the paradoxes...
Presentation by Filigranes: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Mathieu Pernot selected over 350 postcards from the LAPIE company, aerial views, to recreate through a visual assembly process an imaginary map of France in the 1950-1960 years.Connected by their patterns and motifs, like the pieces of a large jigsaw puzzle map, they form continuities of...