Même Soleil

@ Bonnefon, Gaël

New

Presentation by IIKKI Books:

" « At first brutal and declining, the substance of Gaël Bonnefon's photography is just like a gaze that fears being one day extinguished and that is always looking to be born again. In photography as in love, recoil and desire, tension and easement, repetition, wandering and rest, flight and pursuit. Here photography allows itself to be traversed by flashes of life, renewed forces, echoes of far-off kindnesses and lost joys. It sings silently, lover of a thousand faces from which the thread of a single and same image is born, followed without relent, from the snowy peaks of childhood to the lost worlds of the present. »

         --  Michaël Soyez

  « Fueled by travels and their emanations, Frédéric D. Oberland’s music had to build new horizons this year, outlined by the curves of semi-modular synthesizers, the avalanches of effect pedals and the zigzagging paths of electric circuits. Même Soleil, his third solo album, manages to merge mystical visions of the unconscious and the absurdity of an apocalyptic present in a sensory whirlwind, operating an astonishing mutation with tones still unexplored in his previous releases.

A visual as well as a musical journey that takes shape in a book and a record of the same title, Même Soleil is the result of a collaboration with the photographer Gaël Bonnefon. Seeking the tension between the blinding light of day and the glittering visions of saturated night skies, the two pieces in dialogue transcend reality to deliver their own truth, as bright as the first light of the sought-after morning. »

         -- Alice Butterlin "

PLEASE NOTE: We are also offering the music in physical format (CD only for this title); please make your choice (book or book + CD) under the price before adding the item to your cart. NB: We do not sell the CD alone.

All copies are hand-numbered (book x/400 and CD x/200).

As for all IIKKI Books publications, the book contains a code that will allow you to listen online to the full-length version of the music composed for this collaboration.

112 pages - hardcover

IIKKI Books, 2021 (400 copies)

Format : 24 x 22 cm

New - Mint condition

$45.77

Bonnefon, Gaël

Gaël Bonnefon is a French photographer who collaborated on multiple occasions with the Temps Zéro collective. The website of publisher éditions lamaindonne indicates [traduction L'Ascenseur Végétal]: « His images form a sort of personal documentary that travels through subconscious situations, in a fiction that has roots in his daily life. » In 2019, éditions lamaindonne publishes "Elegy for the Mundane", a project that was also an exhibition at the Château d'Eau, Toulouse, France in the fall of 2019. In 2021, he publishes "Même Soleil" with IIKKI Books, a collaboration with musician and photographer Frédéric D. Oberland. Portrait taken from the artist's Facebook page. © Damien Daufresne
  • 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...

    $42.34
    In Stock
  • .Back in stock!. Presentation by Nieves Mingueza adapted from an article on all about photo:  " « By combining found archives with my documentary photography work, I am exploring the story of a Vietnamese female with mental issues in 1970's London. This is a project about the complex relationship between memory, immigration, mental health and human...

    $48.06
    In Stock
  • .Back in stock. Presentation by IIKKI Books: "Dmitri Markov is a russian documentary photographer, social worker, volunteer and journalist from Pskov. His only camera is an iPhone, with a sharp eye he documents life in the ex-URSS without any artifice. His works are simply some everyday life’s scenes with a particular sense of beauty and a wonderful...

    $48.06
    In Stock
  • .Sold out. Published in March 2021, Flowers Bloom, Butterflies Come is a collaboration between Japanese photographer Miho Kajioka and British musicians Ian Hawgood and Craig Tattersall. This book is already sold out by the publisher, before its actual release! We are offering IIKKI's books since 2018 and we are now also offering the music in physical...