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Picture of Paparazzo (Limited Edition)

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Publisher's Description

The post-Fascist Italy of the early 1950s saw an explosion in international film production, and as stars flocked to Rome – followed by models, playboys, and monarchs – the city was transformed. A small band of press photographers were the very first to document this ‘Hollywood on the Tiber’ phenomenon, and in doing so they revolutionised their art form forever. These men would later be dubbed the ‘paparazzi’, and they changed the face of photojournalism. Among their number was Elio Sorci. Sorci was a strategic mastermind, with an independent spirit and unparalleled appetite for adventure that made him a leader in his field (his was the image that finally confirmed the Elizabeth Taylor–Richard Burton affair). Sorci’s stripped-back images depict this world just as it was, often tinged with vulgarity and essentially superficial, but thrilling, compelling, and seductive. Paparazzo is the first definitive collection of his award-winning work across four decades. Each frame captures the vitality and excitement of ‘la Dolce Vita’, while revealing something of the charm, vivacity, intuition, and tenacity of the man himself.

One of a limited run of 50 copies

• Handmade black and gold box with lasercut, hinged magnetic lid

• Black foam inlay with 20mm black ribbon

• Custom made, printed gold envelope

• Wax seal with embossed ‘ES’ monogram

• Archival quality digital print

Publisher: Roads

Size: 340 x 240 mm

352 pages



Elio Sorci
The late Elio Sorci amassed over 14,000 sets of images in his career, and while prints of his photographs now sell at auction for thousands of pounds, to date there has not been a book dedicated to Sorci’s work.
£900.00

Picture of Route 66: 1973-1974

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In the summer of 1973, John Schott drove Route 66 from the midwest to California and back, sleeping in his pick-up truck and photographing with an 8x10-inch Deardorf view camera. Among his subjects were vintage motels situated along the highway, and it was a selection of these photographs that, two years later, were included in William Jenkins’ seminal New Topographics exhibition at the George Eastman House.

The twenty images that were included in this exhibition have been well-documented, though never reproduced in a manner showing the richness of detail and tone displayed in the original contact prints.

We are pleased to announce that, as part of our NZ Library, a beautifully printed, oversized book is now available which presents not only the 20 photographs originally shown from this important body of work, but all 47 photographs included in the artist’s complete set of archived images. This important new publication opens with an illuminating essay by Britt Salvesen, Department Head and Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography, and the Department Head and Curator of Prints and Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and a leading expert on the subject.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 12 x 15"

60 pages, 47 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

John Schott
In the summer of 1973, John Schott drove Route 66 from the midwest to California and back, sleeping in his pick-up truck and photographing with an 8x10-inch Deardorf view camera.
£150.00

Picture of Mantis

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As one of the most celebrated and influential artists of his generation, Daido Moriyama has been the subject of dozens of books and films, and literally hundreds of exhibitions mounted around the world during the past three decades. His subjects are often sprawling, both geographically and metaphorically, with one influencing the next. In Mantis, however, the act of photographing becomes the subject of the book, decades after the fact. 

In this beautifully produced artist’s book, Moriyama presents 21 frames printed as full-bleed enlargements, all from one contact sheet with an imprinted date of 1987. The book is divided into three unintended chapters, the result of Daido having photographed one subject until his was satisfied, moving on to the next, and then repeating this once more.

The book opens, fantastically, with a close-up of the hand of Masahisa Fukase, the artist’s friend and contemporary, holding a praying mantis which has caught the attention of them both; after several frames, Moriyama abruptly stops and then continues the roll of film inside of a studio apartment elsewhere. A female subject unwittingly and slowly becomes mantis-like in her poses, and gradually she merges into yet another subject, a mysterious set of portraits whose timelessness is given away only by the frames that preceded it. 

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 10 x 15"

48 pages, 21 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

Daido Moriyama'
Moriyama's subjects are often sprawling, both geographically and metaphorically, with one influencing the next. In Mantis, however, the act of photographing becomes the subject of the book, decades after the fact.
£150.00

Picture of Image | Music | Text

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London-based artist Idris Khan was born in the UK in 1978. Since completing his Master’s Degree with a Distinction in Research at the Royal College of Art in London in 2004, Khan has received international acclaim for his minimal, yet emotionally charged photographs, videos and sculptures and is without question one of the most exciting British artists of his generation. 

Appropriating icons of literature, music, and art, Khan methodically layers his material, whether it is Beethoven’s symphony, Milton’s Paradise Lost, or Bernd and Hilla Becher’s stylized sculpture of water towers. In speaking about his work, Khan says that “every layer is an effect that needs to be created... Each layer is a fallible human decision. There is a decision made as to what I want to keep and what has to disappear. This process allows me to cut out the camera completely.” Each layer in the resulting artwork adds complexity similar to a painter’s mark on a canvas. Khan’s photographs are not “taken”; they are built. The final composite image has the look and feel of a dense, quivering charcoal drawing.

Image | Music | Text presents a selection of Khan’s most powerful imagery to date, enjoying the intimacy of a book’s presentation while taking full advantage of the series’s generous format. The artist’s design incorporates three gatefold spreads, each measuring some thirty inches across.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 12 x 15"

72 pages, 29 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

Idris Khan
Image | Music | Text presents a selection of Khan’s most powerful imagery to date, enjoying the intimacy of a book’s presentation while taking full advantage of the series’s generous format
£150.00

Picture of Hollywood Suites, The

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The images in Steve Kahn’s enigmatic The Hollywood Suites were all made in run-down apartments between the years 1974 and 1976. Alternately provocative and haunting, they were the subject of solo exhibitions on the West Coast and in Europe during that decade and included in noted group exhibitions such as Exposing: Photographic Definitions at the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art in 1976 and The Altered Photograph at P.S. 1 in New York in 1979.

The series divides into two groups of pictures. The Hollywood Suites (nudes) features sexually charged pictures of young women, often partially clad and sometimes cropped. In The Hollywood Suites (mirrors, windows and doors), Kahn concentrated on architectural interiors, making arresting use of windows and doors. The images themselves are grainy and offer an unnaturally sharp contrast between darks and lights. Select examples feature doorways embellished with geometric patterns done in twine.

Kahn, who was born in 1943, was part of an important generation of Los Angeles photographers that included Robert Heinecken, Ilene Segalove and Jerry McMillan, among others. They brought a conceptual and collage approach to the picture. Many were chronicled in the important exhibition at the Laguna Art Museum, Proof: Los Angeles and the Photograph: 1960-1980 and Kahn is also included the 2011 book, L.A. Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 12 x 15"

56 pages, 51 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

Steve Kahn
The images in Steve Kahn’s enigmatic The Hollywood Suites were all made in run-down apartments between the years 1974 and 1976. Alternately provocative and haunting...
£150.00

Picture of San Fernando Valley

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San Fernando Valley is where John Divola was born and raised, and it served as both backdrop and subject for his earliest, serious photographic explorations, made during the early 1970s. This previously unpublished body of work shows “the Valley” through the eyes of a young photographer who would soon become an internationally-recognized artist with the exhibition and publication of his much more conceptual “Zuma” series.

The black and white photographs in “San Fernando Valley” comprise a series of subject groupings which, pulled together, show early manifestations of the deadpan humor and the ability to capture everyday scenes wrapped in loneliness, for which Divola is now well-known. The book is also, and not incidentally, a fascinating record of a quintessentially 1970s Los Angeles culture.

John Divola’s work is the subject of numerous books and catalogues. Widely exhibited and collected throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia, Divola’s photographs are included in the permanent collections of many public and private institutions, including those of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Getty Museum, Los Angeles;  and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 12 x 15"

60 pages, 46 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

John Divola
This previously unpublished body of work shows “the Valley” through the eyes of a young photographer who would soon become an internationally-recognized artist with the exhibition and publication of his much more conceptual “Zuma” series.
£150.00

Picture of Los Angeles, 1976 (from NZ Library Set One)

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Bevan Davies’s meticulously printed photographs suggest an appreciation of this form of residential architecture with respect both to the facades on which their identities hinge and to the built spaces between those facades. Preferring to photograph during early morning hours on weekends, Davies positioned the film plane of his 8x10-inch camera parallel to the buildings’ fronts, to capture the nuanced play of shadows. The resulting images lend depth to structural and decorative elements that are simultaneously utilitarian and aesthetic. – from ‘Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments’ by Virginia Heckert

Los Angeles, 1976 is an exquisitely-produced collection of Bevan Davies’s photographs of Los Angeles residential architecture, a subject perfectly suited to his working methods at that time. Born in 1941 and educated at the University of Chicago during the 1960s, Bevan Davies hit his intellectual and artistic stride in the 1970s, dovetailing perfectly with the uniquely fertile grounds that Los Angeles was becoming during that decade.

The immediate impact of the work Davies produced at this time is reflected in the list of solo and group exhibitions in which his photographs was shown, including such venues as Sonnabend Gallery, New York; International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels. Photographs by Bevan Davies are included in the permanent collections of many important including, including The Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Metropolitan Museum, New York; and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Publisher: Nazraeli

Size:12 x 15"

48 pages, 32 duotone plates

From the NZ Library | Set One

Bevan Davies
Los Angeles, 1976 is an exquisitely-produced collection of Bevan Davies’s photographs of Los Angeles residential architecture, a subject perfectly suited to his working methods at that time.
£150.00

Picture of Oasis Hotel

Publisher's Description

This book documents a hitchhike along China’s Cross-Desert Highway, a road built in the mid 1990s to help the extraction of oil. It stretches for more than 500km from north to south across the Taklamakan, one of the world’s most inhospitable deserts. The journey records the road and its people - truck drivers, cotton pickers, oil well workers and prostitutes, whose lives are caught up in the dependancy and desolation of the prospering oil industry.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: hardcover, concertina binding
Handmade book opening to 11,5m
First edition of 500
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981718
Photographer website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

Nicoló Degiorgis

Publisher's Description

This book documents a hitchhike along China’s Cross-Desert Highway, a road built in the mid 1990s to help the extraction of oil. It stretches for more than 500km from north to south across the Taklamakan, one of the world’s most inhospitable deserts. The journey records the road and its people - truck drivers, cotton pickers, oil well workers and prostitutes, whose lives are caught up in the dependancy and desolation of the prospering oil industry.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: hardcover, concertina binding
Handmade book opening to 11,5m
First edition of 500
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981718
Photographer website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

£35.00

Picture of Hidden Islam SIGNED

2nd printing Sept 2014

Publisher's Description

From the introduction by Martin Parr:

Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet, officially, only eight mosques in the whole country.
One consequence is that the Muslim population have accumulated a huge number of makeshift and temporary places of worship. These are housed in a variety of buildings including lock ups, garages, shops, warehouses and old factories.
This shortage of places to worship is particularly acute in north east Italy – where the photographer Nicolò Degiorgis lives – home to many anti-Islamic campaigns headed by the right wing party Lega Nord. The dull images of the many and diverse buildings that house the makeshift mosques are printed on folded pages. You open up the gatefold to reveal the scenes inside the mosques, shot in full colour. The size of the gatherings varies, from large crowds who sometimes pray outside to a small room full to bursting, or to intimate groups of two or three Muslims.
Degiorgis provides a fascinating glimpse of hidden world and leaves the conclusions about this project entirely in our own hands.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Introduction: Martin Parr
Editing: Nicoló Degiorgis and Martin Parr
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: 90 pages / 45 gate folds, hardcover, 16x24cm
First edition of 1000
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981708
Photographer's website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

Nicoló Degiorgis

2nd printing Sept 2014

Publisher's Description

From the introduction by Martin Parr:

Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet, officially, only eight mosques in the whole country.
One consequence is that the Muslim population have accumulated a huge number of makeshift and temporary places of worship. These are housed in a variety of buildings including lock ups, garages, shops, warehouses and old factories.
This shortage of places to worship is particularly acute in north east Italy – where the photographer Nicolò Degiorgis lives – home to many anti-Islamic campaigns headed by the right wing party Lega Nord. The dull images of the many and diverse buildings that house the makeshift mosques are printed on folded pages. You open up the gatefold to reveal the scenes inside the mosques, shot in full colour. The size of the gatherings varies, from large crowds who sometimes pray outside to a small room full to bursting, or to intimate groups of two or three Muslims.
Degiorgis provides a fascinating glimpse of hidden world and leaves the conclusions about this project entirely in our own hands.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Introduction: Martin Parr
Editing: Nicoló Degiorgis and Martin Parr
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: 90 pages / 45 gate folds, hardcover, 16x24cm
First edition of 1000
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981708
Photographer's website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

£35.00

Picture of Disco Night  Sept 11 SIGNED

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Publisher's Description

Disco Night Sept. 11 is a chronicle of America's wars from 2006-2013. The photographs shift back and forth from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the USA, unsparingly capturing the violent, ceaseless cost, but also the mystery and the madness, the beauty and absurdity at the core of each conflict. The narrative is complemented by nineteen gatefolds which elaborate on places and individuals.

Photographs are fragments, sometimes only loosely tied to important experiences. An extensive text records some of the missing pieces. The stories that precede and follow the moment of the photograph, conversations with soldiers, anonymous graffiti that's part confession, part boast.

Disco Night Sept. 11 is an expansive yet intimate account of this defining era of history.

See here for further details and selected images.

Dimensions: 8.5" x 10.5" | Pages: 276 including 19 Gatefolds | Photographs: 188 | Designer: Yolanda Cuomo Design

Peter van Agtmael
Signed copies arriving in August.
£50.00

Picture of All in (Signed)

Publisher's Description

The images in this series are of heroin bags collected years ago during a period of the Artists own addiction to the Drug.

Graham McIndoe became intrigued by the typography and design of the glassine envelopes used to package dope, stamped and marked with references to the popular culture of the time like Twilight, Crooklyn and New Jack City. Dealers branded and marketed their product like entrepreneurs in any business, pairing names like Dead Medicine with a skull and crossbones to appeal to risk-takers, or an airplane labeled First Class to give the illusion of grandeur.

The addict becomes the ultimate consumer of the ultimate product -- following a trail of quirky street names carefully chosen to be instantly recognizable to those in the know. But there is nothing hidden about the references to good times (So Amazing, True Romance, High Life), juxtaposed with reminders of the gamble (9 Lives, Black Jack) and the reality of addiction (Flat Liner, Undertaker).

Lou Reed wrote the song “Perfect Day” to describe being on heroin, and that's what every addict chases. But the marketing of that drug, like any product, doesn't always lead us to what's promised. These images are a reminder of both the power of desire and the promises we as consumers want to believe will somehow change our lives.

Publisher: Little Big Man

A limited print run of 350 copies.

Graham McIndoe
The images in this series are of heroin bags collected years ago during a period of the Artists own addiction to the Drug.
£47.95

Picture of Japan Drug (Signed)

Publisher's Description

"It was 1997 and the new millennium was imminent, one could feel the tense anticipation about what was to come next.
I was alone in Japan, a place I had never been before. During the day I would go out looking for my own sense of the place, photographing, exploring notions of center, a place of convergence, as the world expanded before me in its uncertain course. 

Many years have passed and I felt a need to go back to these images. 
The millennium is long gone but the vertigo of uncertainty is yet to disappear." 
António Júlio Duarte.

Publisher: Pierre von Kleist

Size: 265 x 185 mm

136 pages 

Edition of 600

All books are numbered and signed.

António Júlio Duarte
"It was 1997 and the new millennium was imminent, one could feel the tense anticipation about what was to come next. I was alone in Japan..."
£28.00

Picture of Down and Out in Moscow

Publisher's Description

In summer 1995 Miron Zownir traveled to Russia. Focused on street photography he took pictures of homeless, dying and dead people. According to Zownir, he experienced Moscow as "the most aggressive and dangerous city I've ever been to." Yet even Russian militia couldn't keep him away from depicting the blatant social and moral decline in the former Soviet Union. Zownir's images from Russia are bitter and brutal, and highly distressing to view. The human tragic of radical poverty, that they reveal, ultimately climaxes in the utterly undignified act of dying in public. "It was Dante's inferno," Zownir would state when he returned to Berlin after three months of a terrifying descend into the lower depths of the Post-Soviet society.

Since more than 30 years Miron Zownir is known as one of the most radical contemporary photographers. His images from the western cities like Berlin, New York and London or the post-communist east-europe were shown in several international shows like the Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. Miron Zownir's photographs were shown next to Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Weegee, Larry Clark, Robert Capa and many more. 

Publisher: Pogobooks

Size: 22 x 26 cm

120 pages

Edition of 500

Miron Zownir
In summer 1995 Miron Zownir traveled to Russia. Focused on street photography he took pictures of homeless, dying and dead people.
£39.60

Picture of Screendump 2: on the appropriation of photos found online

Publisher's Description

The Screendump project is an ongoing investigation and exploration of photography in the virtual world. In Screendump #1 (2011) the use of Google Street View was examined as a source of material for artists. In Screendump #2, the authors continue their exploration of the virtual photography with a closer look on the appropriation of photos found online. The publication shows the work of artists that run off with footage from amateurs.

The overwhelming amount of online pictures changes the way we look at photography, the value we assign to photos and the role they occupy in our existence. Due to the arrival of smartphones the act of photographing has become a evident part of our daily lives. Photography is no longer the exclusive domain of journalists, artists and specialists: photography belongs to everyone.

Screendump #2 contains works by Willem Popelier, Corinne Vionnet, Peter Mann, Penelope Umbrico and Joachim Schmid.

20 x 27 cm | 64 p. | paperback | ENG/NL | 20
text: Suzan Geldhoff & Karin Krijgsman
design: Rob van Hoesel

edition: 500


A close look at the appropriation of photos found online. The publication shows the work of artists that run off with footage from amateurs.
£21.50
£20.99

Picture of Portrait of Hackney SIGNED

Publisher's Description

'A Portrait of Hackney' is an intimate look at the ever-changing face of Hackney: the complexity, the contradictions, the clash of cultures. Portraits and landscapes are set against overheard snippets of conversations from the area. Zed Nelson has lived his whole life in Hackney - it was here he learnt to ride a bike, took his first drugs and lost his virginity. When he was young this was a place to get away from but now he has fallen back in love with the area.

A special, fully cloth covered, collector's edition of A Portrait of Hackney by Zed Nelson presented in a bespoke cloth covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

Collector's Editions are limited to 250 copies.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Size: 145 x 205 mm

Zed Nelson
'A Portrait of Hackney' is an intimate look at the ever-changing face of Hackney: the complexity, the contradictions, the clash of cultures. Portraits and landscapes are set against overheard snippets of conversations from the area.
£45.00

Picture of East London Swimmers SIGNED

Publisher's Description

East London Swimmers comprises more than 50 colour photographs of swimmers dressed for normal life and in their swimming gear. The images, all taken at the London Fields Lido, are combined with telling personal quotes and together they reveal the secret life of Hackney swimmers who brave all conditions to escape city life. 

"I got into swimming after getting caught up int he tsunami in Thailand. I was on a family holiday when the wave came in and I managed to grab my son from his pram. When I returned home I had a fear of open water so I entered a race and my passion for swimming was born. Last year I swam from Spain to Morocco. Next I'm swimming from Robben Island to Cape Town"

A special, fully cloth covered, collector's edition of East London Swimmers by Madeleine Waller presented in a bespoke cloth covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

Collector's Editions are limited to 250 copies per title.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Madeleine Waller
East London Swimmers comprises more than 50 colour photographs of swimmers dressed for normal life and in their swimming gear. The images, all taken at the London Fields Lido.
£45.00

Picture of Cairo Diary

Publisher's Description

Capturing Cairo between the overthrow of Morsi and Mubarak, Bialobrzeski’s images portray daily life in the Egyptian capital at a time of major urban, social and political upheaval and renewal. As silent and tranquil as they are anxious and tense, the images demonstrate Bialobrzeski’s ability to find beauty in chaos. The atmosphere is charged as we, the viewer, are left to contemplate what turn Cairo will take next.

About Peter Bialobrzeski:

Peter Bialobrzeski studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensivly in Asia before he went back to study photography at the Folkwangschule in Essen and the LCP in London. After having worked as a photographer for almost 15 years and published world wide, Peter started to focus more on Personal Projects.

In the last eight years he has published eight books. His work has been exhibited in Europe, USA, Asia, Afrika and Australia. He won several awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Since 2002 Peter is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. Furthermore he runs workshops around the world.

He is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, LA Galerie in Frankfurt/Germany and also shows with Robert Morat Gallery in his hometown Hamburg, as well as at m97 Gallery in Shanghai. In 2012 he was honored with the Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photographers (DGPh).

104 pp / 140 x 210 mm
Publisher: Velvet Cell

Section Sewn Binding
4 Colour Offset
Limited Edition of 1000
Ships September 2014
£18

Peter Bialobrzeski

Publisher's Description

Capturing Cairo between the overthrow of Morsi and Mubarak, Bialobrzeski’s images portray daily life in the Egyptian capital at a time of major urban, social and political upheaval and renewal. As silent and tranquil as they are anxious and tense, the images demonstrate Bialobrzeski’s ability to find beauty in chaos. The atmosphere is charged as we, the viewer, are left to contemplate what turn Cairo will take next.

About Peter Bialobrzeski:

Peter Bialobrzeski studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensivly in Asia before he went back to study photography at the Folkwangschule in Essen and the LCP in London. After having worked as a photographer for almost 15 years and published world wide, Peter started to focus more on Personal Projects.

In the last eight years he has published eight books. His work has been exhibited in Europe, USA, Asia, Afrika and Australia. He won several awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Since 2002 Peter is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. Furthermore he runs workshops around the world.

He is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, LA Galerie in Frankfurt/Germany and also shows with Robert Morat Gallery in his hometown Hamburg, as well as at m97 Gallery in Shanghai. In 2012 he was honored with the Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photographers (DGPh).

104 pp / 140 x 210 mm
Publisher: Velvet Cell

Section Sewn Binding
4 Colour Offset
Limited Edition of 1000
Ships September 2014
£18

£18.00

Picture of Shanxi

Publisher's Description

"These photographs were taken in Shanxi Province in northwest China. They document old customs originating from pagan ritual practices. They are, in effect, a voodoo-esque form of totem worship. A number of these ancient customs still survive and remain some of the most important cultural practices during the Lunar New Year throughout most of Shanxi. It appears that the participants have created a dramatic and otherworldly stage—dressing in stunning costumes and exquisitely painting their faces to represent the identities of Gods otherwise long forgotten.

When I first witnessed the participants line up and then parade around the village, I repeatedly kept asking myself whether I had literally stepped into some sort of wonderland. The scenes I gazed at were far too bizarre and illusionary to be connected to events in the real world. Compared with the monotony of their usual rural lives, everyone involved into these celebrations transformed into something quite extraordinary—appearing no longer as mere peasants, but as powerful Gods from ancient mythology.With every glimpse of the unfolding events, I saw an overwhelming sense of joy and happiness that saturated the atmosphere and I tried not to disturb this beautiful dream state I found myself in. I truly hoped that I would never wake up."

Sean O'Hagan's review and sample images. 

Publisher: Little Big Man

Limited Edition Print Run 300 copies

Zhang Xiao
These photographs were taken in Shanxi Province in northwest China. They document old customs originating from pagan ritual practices.
£59.95

Picture of Salaryman Project business schedule (SIGNED)

Publisher's Description

"A fascinating photography project (...) situated somewhere between documentary style street photography and concept art" Bill Kouwenhoven

"At the sight of such familiar scenes, we Japanese can’t help having a vague feeling of sadness. However, in Bruno’s work, as if by magic, these men undergo metamorphosis and turn into fascinating and mysterious apparitions." Kotaro Iizawa

"A wonderful object that embodies its contents entirely" Joanna Creswell

The Salaryman Project is on a double mission. On one hand, it explores images of masculinity and normality in the world of Tokyo office workers (aka salarymen). On the other hand, it is an observation of the sense of the season in the Japanese capital.
Obscuring the faces is an attempt to adapt in a creative way to the increasing constraints of portraits rights on the publication of candid street photography. As a result, mystery and poetry seem to blossom around the supposedly boring corporate world.
The work is published as an illustrated professional agenda.

Every book is signed and stamped and comes with a little extra: a "confidential" zine with the SP2014.   Plus a small print (10x13cm) of an unpublished photo 

Sample images

Size: 182 x 257 mm

64 pages, 53 colour photographs

Bilingual (Japanese / English)

Bruno Quinquet
The Salaryman Project is on a double mission. On one hand, it explores images of masculinity and normality in the world of Tokyo office workers (aka salarymen). On the other hand, it is an observation of the sense of the season in the Japanese capital.
£45.00

Picture of Spring in the Temple of Plastic Pillars (SIGNED)

Publisher's description

A quietly radical look at the idea of the English wood is presented in Mark Mattock’s first self-publication, Spring in the Temple of Plastic Pillars. A series of acute observations of spring’s bright energy illuminating a neglected, forgotten space have been made and sequenced to create a photobook as an individual piece of work, that describes the place and experience of it.  Subtly layered and a sort of modern visual version of the traditional ‘wild wood’ folk tale, its complexities, real and imagined, are slowly revealed whilst journeying through it.  A little step beyond photography’s well trodden ‘terrain vague’ it is both document and expression of and through landscape... 

Self-published 2012

Size: 22 cm x 29 cm

80 pages, 63 colour plates

First edition of 500 copies

Mark Mattock
Signed Copy.
£35.00

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