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Picture of American Winter (Signed)

Since the early eighties, Gerry Johansson has made quiet pictures of quiet places, often lying in the shadows of industrial decline. For American Winter, Johansson travelled through semi-deserted towns in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado, finding as much beauty as there was misery in landscapes cloaked in snow: an isolated church floating in a mottled sea of white; leafless trees lining endless highways leading to nothing; long shadows cast on vernacular architecture in the season’s merciless sun. In his photographs time appears to stand still: neighbourhoods that once possessed the allure of Art Deco architecture, or the glory of bustling Main Streets, are now home to abandoned school buildings and cars parked decades ago. Johansson’s ascetic framing and sensitivity to light lends itself to the scenery and the sense of hopelessness evoked by these neglected places.

Gerry Johansson (b. 1945) is a Swedish photographer who developed an interest in photography during his teen years and moved to New York in the early 1960s. He later studied graphic design at Konstindustriskolan (today the School of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg), working in graphic design for fifteen years. Since the mid-1980s he has worked as a freelance photographer. His first solo exhibition was at the Fotografiska Museet at the Moderna Museet, 1982. Supplement: Deutschland is the final book in the series of geographically focused publications starting with Amerika (1998), Sverige (2005), Kvidinge (2007), Ulan Bator (2009) and Pontiac (2011), Deutschland (2012), Antarktis (2014), Ravenna (2016) and Tokio (2016).

360 pages
Linen bound hardback with tipped-in image front and back

Publication date: September 2018

Gerry Johansson

Since the early eighties, Gerry Johansson has made quiet pictures of quiet places, often lying in the shadows of industrial decline. For American Winter, Johansson travelled through semi-deserted towns in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado, finding as much beauty as there was misery in landscapes cloaked in snow: an isolated church floating in a mottled sea of white; leafless trees lining endless highways leading to nothing; long shadows cast on vernacular architecture in the season’s merciless sun. In his photographs time appears to stand still: neighbourhoods that once possessed the allure of Art Deco architecture, or the glory of bustling Main Streets, are now home to abandoned school buildings and cars parked decades ago. Johansson’s ascetic framing and sensitivity to light lends itself to the scenery and the sense of hopelessness evoked by these neglected places.

Gerry Johansson (b. 1945) is a Swedish photographer who developed an interest in photography during his teen years and moved to New York in the early 1960s. He later studied graphic design at Konstindustriskolan (today the School of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg), working in graphic design for fifteen years. Since the mid-1980s he has worked as a freelance photographer. His first solo exhibition was at the Fotografiska Museet at the Moderna Museet, 1982. Supplement: Deutschland is the final book in the series of geographically focused publications starting with Amerika (1998), Sverige (2005), Kvidinge (2007), Ulan Bator (2009) and Pontiac (2011), Deutschland (2012), Antarktis (2014), Ravenna (2016) and Tokio (2016).

360 pages
Linen bound hardback with tipped-in image front and back

Publication date: September 2018

£40.00

Picture of Mountains and Waters

Publisher's Description

Mountains and Waters is a photographic study of China in diptychs, shot on the outskirts of Shanghai, Chongqing and Shenzhen in China. The works focus on contemporary Chinese matters such as construction, infrastructure and development, while simultaneously alluding to traditional Chinese painting styles.

Alexander Gronsky is an Estonian photographer now based in Moscow, Russia. His work focuses on how geography influences the emotions and behaviours of its inhabitants. He is the holder of many photography awards, including the World Press Photo (2012) and the Foam Paul Huf Award (2010).

Sample images

Publisher: The Velvet Cell

Size: 210 x 240 mm

120 pages

Limited Edition of 750

Alexander Gronsky
Mountains and Waters is a photographic study of China in diptychs, shot on the outskirts of Shanghai, Chongqing and Shenzhen in China.
£30.00

Picture of 136, I am Rohingya

Publisher's Description

Saiful Huq Omi started to document the lives of the Rohingyas almost a decade ago and has showcased their stories in different parts of the world.

“136, I am Rohingya” honours the mission of strengthening the identity of the community that is being threatened and adds to its collective memory, shows its traditions, raises awareness, tells stories of abuse and tragedies. Ultimately, it shows an incredible commitment to the fight of these people and a level of humanity, so necessary in these of times of turbulence.

Saiful Huq Omi is a photographer, filmmaker, educator and activist. Founder of the photography school Counter Foto, he was born in Bangladesh in 1980. The recipient of multiple awards and grants, Omi’s work on the Rohingyas has won him a global reputation as a tireless campaigner for human rights.  

Publisher: Schildt Publishing

Size: 21 x 31.5 cm

156 pages with approx. 150 photographs in black & white


Saiful Huq Omi
Saiful Huq Omi started to document the lives of the Rohingyas almost a decade ago and has showcased their stories in different parts of the world.
£36.00

Picture of 27 Roads

Publisher's Description

The road has been a central motif in the work of Robert Adams since the beginnings of his life as a photographer in the late 1960s. 27 Roads is the first publication to focus on this important aspect of his work, and is comprised of the artist’s concise, poetic selection of images spanning almost five decades. Whether fast concrete highways, quiet cuts through dark forests, paved commercial strips or dusty tracks on a clear-cut mountainside, Adams’ roads function as metaphors for solitude, connection or freedom. Adams writes, “Roads can still be beautiful. Occasionally they appear like a perfect knife slicing through a perfect apple, the better to show that two halves are one.”

Publisher: Fraenkel Gallery

64 pages, 27 black & white plates

Robert Adams
The road has been a central motif in the work of Robert Adams since the beginnings of his life as a photographer in the late 1960s. 27 Roads is the first publication to focus on this important aspect of his work, and is comprised of the artist’s concise, poetic selection of images spanning almost five decades.
£56.00
£54.75

Picture of Silent Moments

Publisher's Description

Håkan Strand (b.1959) is an award winning fine art Photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He brings his Scandinavian influences into his photography to create a style which is characterized by sophisticated simplicity of form, beauty, and lines. It pays tribute to the traditions of the old masters as well as to contemporary photographers such as Kirsten Klein and Michael Kenna. By making use of low light environments, between dusk and dawn, bad weather and gray cloudy skies, the artist creates his elegant and atmospheric black-andwhite photographs. Silent Moments is about turning away from the hectic pace of modern life, putting time aside for moments of stillness and timelessness. With his use of light and shade, rhythm and form, Strand reconnects us with nature in a special way.
 

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 24 x 30.5 cm

124 pages 54 duotone ills.

English, Swedish

Håkan Strand
Håkan Strand brings his Scandinavian influences into his photography to create a style which is characterized by sophisticated simplicity of form, beauty, and lines.
£31.50

Picture of Lars Tunbjork

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Initially inspired by Swedish masters such as Christer Strömholm, as well as Stephen Shore and William Eggleston, Lars Tunbjörk (1956–2015) was one of the great and truly original European photographers. Tunbjörk's international breakthrough came in 1993 with the photobook Country beside Itself. Celebrated by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger as "an acute observer of modern life," Tunbjörk's color images amplified the mundane and the absurd in a quietly surreal fashion using the hard light of flash photography, which became his signature style and influenced a subsequent generation of photographers. His best-known photobook series include Office (2001), which depicts office workers in bizarre chance positions, and Home (2003), in which everyday items such as flowers or armchairs are made to reveal a quiet absurdity in Swedish suburbia. With more than 250 images, this volume constitutes the most substantial overview of his work.

Text by Kathy Ryan, Göran Odbratt, Maud Nycander.

Publisher: Max Ström

Size: 11.5 x 10.5 "

336 pages, 220 colour/34 black & white images

Lars Tunbjork
Initially inspired by Swedish masters such as Christer Strömholm, as well as Stephen Shore and William Eggleston, Lars Tunbjörk (1956–2015) was one of the great and truly original European photographers.
£45.00

Picture of Bushes & Succulents

Publisher's Description

Bushes & Succulents is Mona Kuhn’s artistic response to the ongoing currents in contemporary feminism. Reminiscent of Georgia O’Keefe’s floral paintings, your eyes wander around the graceful lines, not knowing exactly what you are looking at. The images are a celebration of the female essence - confident, raw and elegant, yet confrontational and unapologetic. The solarisation process reveals human imperfections, not only in the metallic brilliance of the skin, but also brings to the surface a woman’s struggles, strengths, and power.

The frame reminded me of early childhood, at age eight or so, when I would jump in the showerwith my mother. It resonates an adoration and child-like curiosity for what it is to be a woman. My intention is not to objectify the body, but to celebrate the female body and its essence.

- Mona Kuhn

Born in Brazil, Mona Kuhn currently resides in Los Angeles. Through intimacy with her subjects, knowledge of traditional iconography, and technical mastery, Kuhn portrays the complexities of human nature, both tempting and provoking our imagination.

Publisher: Stanley/Barker

Size: 29 x 25.5 cm

128 pages, 60 images (Silver + CMYK)

Mona Kuhn
Bushes & Succulents is Mona Kuhn’s artistic response to the ongoing currents in contemporary feminism. Reminiscent of Georgia O’Keefe’s floral paintings, your eyes wander around the graceful lines, not knowing exactly what you are looking at.
£36.00

Picture of Women's Market (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Between 1978 and 1999 British photographer Tom Wood spent his Saturday mornings at Great Homer Street Market, a retail market, just far enough outside the centre of Liverpool for it to have it’s own unique, more relaxed identity. Complete with his Leica and out of date film, Wood made vibrant and real photographs of the shoppers as they hunted for bargains and met up with friends and family.

“I was first introduced to Great Homer Street market in 1975, by a girlfriend with family in Dingle, Liverpool. At that time, I bought two double breasted Worsted wool three piece suits and a three buttoned pin stripe suit with turn ups, for a total of four pounds. I thought, “what a great market!” It was vast then down both sides of the street, but by the time I began to photograph the second-hand clothes had all but disappeared. Yet the market was still crowded with the same mothers and daughters who for generations had frequented “Greatie” - Tom Wood

 
Publisher: Stanley/Barker

Size: 24 x30 cm

104 pages, 66 images (Duotone + CMYK)

Tom Wood
Between 1978 and 1999 British photographer Tom Wood spent his Saturday mornings at Great Homer Street Market, a retail market, just far enough outside the centre of Liverpool for it to have it’s own unique, more relaxed identity.
£34.99

Picture of Players: Magnum Photographers Come Out to Play

Publisher's Description

In order to go beyond the rules and the veneration that have characterised the development of photography since its beginnings, it is necessary to transgress, to invent, to play and to flirt with freedom. In this sense, there haven’t historically been many authors who have dared to question the medium and turn it around, which confirms the impression that, as a language yet to be fully consolidated, photography hasn’t been in the mood for jokes. But there are always authors, specially in the newer generations, who break the rules without vindications, just out of curiosity, seeking to have and portray fun.

Revolving around this idea, Players—a volume to accompany the exhibition of the same name that will take place as part of the Festival PHotoEspaña 2018—presents a selection of woks by Magnum photographers that have a playful approach, either because they play with the photographic medium itself, or because they portray fun and leisure.

Photographers: Abbas, Christopher Anderson, Olivia Arthur. Bruno Barbey, Jonas Bendiksen, Ian Berry, Michael Christopher Brown, Cartier Bresson, Thomas Dworzak, Bruce Davidson, Karl de Keyzer, Raymond Depardon, Bieke Depoorter, Carolyn Drake, Elliott Erwitt, Martine Frank, Stuart Franklin, Leonard Freed, Cristina García Rodero, Bruce Gilden, Burt Glinn, Jim Goldberg, Harry Gruyaert, David Allan Harvey, David Hurn, Richard Kalvar, Hiroji Kubota, Guy Le Querrec, Erich Lessing, Alex Majoli, Peter Marlow, Steve Mc Curry, Susan Meiselas, Trent Parke, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Mark Power, Eli Reed, Marc Riboud, Moises Saman, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Jerome Sessini, Jacob Aue Sobol, Alec Soth, Chris Steele Perkins, Dennis Stock, Matt Stuart, Mikhael Subotzky, Larry Towell, Peter Van Agtmael, Alex Webb, Patrick Zachmann.

Publisher: La Fabrica

Size: 21.4 x 25 cm

212 pages, 190 images

Language: English / Spanish


Editted by Cristina de Middel & Martin Parr
In order to go beyond the rules and the veneration that have characterised the development of photography since its beginnings, it is necessary to transgress, to invent, to play and to flirt with freedom.
£31.50

Picture of Bright Black World (Signed)

Publishing November 2018. Taking advance orders.

Unsigned copies - £10 less

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Publisher's Description

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Todd Hido’s new monograph, Bright Black World. For over two decades, Hido has crafted narratives through loose and mysterious suburban scenes, desolate landscapes, and stylized portraits. He has traversed North America capturing places that feel at once familiar and unknown; welcoming and unsettling. Underscoring the influences of Nordic mythology and specifically the idea of Fimbulwinter, which translates into the ‘endless winter’, many of Hido’s new images allude to and provide form for this notion of an apocalyptic, never-ending winter.

Exploring the dark terrain of the Northern European landscape and regions as far as the North Sea of Japan enchanted Hido, calling him back on several occasions. This newest publication highlights the artist’s first significant foray extensively photographing territory outside of the United States, chronicling a decidedly new psychological geography.

Opening with a text by Alexander Nemerov, Bright Black World comprises 48 plates printed in an oversized format, and featuring two vertical gatefolds and a fold-out poster measuring some 25 x 40 inches. This first printing is limited to 3,000 clothbound copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 43.2 x 30.4 cm

104 pages, 48 four-color plates

Todd Hido
Signed Standard Edition
£64.00

Picture of Bright Black World

Publishing November 2018. Taking advance orders.

Signed copies also available

Overseas deliveries  Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.

Publisher's Description

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Todd Hido’s new monograph, Bright Black World. For over two decades, Hido has crafted narratives through loose and mysterious suburban scenes, desolate landscapes, and stylized portraits. He has traversed North America capturing places that feel at once familiar and unknown; welcoming and unsettling. Underscoring the influences of Nordic mythology and specifically the idea of Fimbulwinter, which translates into the ‘endless winter’, many of Hido’s new images allude to and provide form for this notion of an apocalyptic, never-ending winter.

Exploring the dark terrain of the Northern European landscape and regions as far as the North Sea of Japan enchanted Hido, calling him back on several occasions. This newest publication highlights the artist’s first significant foray extensively photographing territory outside of the United States, chronicling a decidedly new psychological geography.

Opening with a text by Alexander Nemerov, Bright Black World comprises 48 plates printed in an oversized format, and featuring two vertical gatefolds and a fold-out poster measuring some 25 x 40 inches. This first printing is limited to 3,000 clothbound copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 43.2 x 30.4 cm

104 pages, 48 four-color plates

Todd Hido
Exploring the dark terrain of the Northern European landscape and regions as far as the North Sea of Japan enchanted Hido, calling him back on several occasions. This newest publication highlights the artist’s first significant foray extensively photographing territory outside of the United States, chronicling a decidedly new psychological geography.
£54.00

Picture of And where did the peacocks go?

Miho Kjioka's work draws on the Japanese tradition of “wabi-sabi” – the appreciation of beauty in imperfection and transience, and the Zen/Taoist belief that the essence of an object exists rather in the empty space inside and around it. This is certainly evident in this beautiful publication. Those looking for comparisons might gravitate toward Masao Yamamoto and while there is a similarity in style the personal in Kjioka's work is enough to distinguish it from that of the great Japanese photographer. This work, partly seen at the Photographer's Gallery earlier this year, was created in response to the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Right after the Fukushima nuclear plant accident, I found a blog about peacocks that were left in the evacuation zone, within the 20 km limit. I started imagining those peacocks, walking around the empty town with their beautiful wings spread. The image I had in my mind seemed so far away from what was going on in Fukushima. It was as if two different layers of images – the disaster scene and beautiful peacocks – were overlapping with each other without being unified. I started to see different layers in almost everything after the disaster in 2011.

Miho Kjioka

Publisher: the (M) éditions

Size: 16 x 20 cm

64 pages + 32 pages booklet (text in English and Japanese) .

Miho Kjioka
Miho Kjioka's work draws on the Japanese tradition of “wabi-sabi” – the appreciation of beauty in imperfection and transience, and the Zen/Taoist belief that the essence of an object exists rather in the empty space inside and around it.
£63.00

Picture of Portrait of Britain

Publisher's Description

200 photographs that capture the face of a changing nation.

Portrait of Britain is an annual photography exhibition showcasing the best portraits taken by people throughout the country. The winning photographs, selected from BJP's open-call competition, are displayed on digital billboard screens nationwide – in train stations, airports, shopping centres and on high streets – and are seen by over 10 million people.

Now in its third year, the exhibition will re-launch on 1 September 2018 for one month but for the first time with this book. Portrait of Britain is a small, chunky hardback featuring 200 shortlisted portraits alongside information about each image and selected quotes from the photographers. Together these photographs celebrate the richness and diversity of a vibrant nation at a time of pivotal change.

'These magnificent photographs capture at once the great diversity and the inescapable identity of the British. Gay, straight, bisexual and non-normative; male, female and non-binary; old, young and in between — how can it be that these — every one a compelling identity in its own right — are nonetheless trumped by a Britishness as heavy and irresistible as a Dundee fruit cake?
- Will Self, from the introduction


In collaboration with British Journal of Photography

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Size: 20.5x 15.7 cm

336 images




Introduced by Will Self
200 photographs that capture the face of a changing nation.
£18.00

Picture of The Crash

Publisher's Description

In 2008 the financial crash hit the City of London. Panic filled the air and people working for the giant money machine seemed oblivious to a photographer working quickly and quietly in their midst. Now, over a decade later, these images question what we have learned... if anything at all.

Stephen McLaren moved to Bethnal Green in 1996, became a photographer, and quickly realised he never wanted to live anywhere else in London other than the East End. Stephen has written a number of books on photography, including 'Photographers’ Sketchbooks', and currently works as a photographer and writer in Los Angeles.

Book 14 from the series 'East London Photo Stories' + PRINT

A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of The Crash by Stephen McLaren, presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

This Collector's Edition is limited to 150 copies.

Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Stephen McLaren
A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of The Crash by Stephen McLaren, presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.
£45.00

Picture of Estudio elemental del Levante (exhibition catalogue)

Publisher's Description

Catalogue of the exhibition presented in Sala Canal de Isabel II (Madrid, May—July 2018) ‘Estudio elemental del Levante’ (An elementary study of Levante) by photographer Ricardo Cases. It includes Cases’ work since 2010 through five photographic series that analyze the universe of the Levante region as a colorful, anarchic, wild and disconcerting place, but clearly Spanish. Ricardo Cases’ Levante region is a universe made of light, surprise, precariousness and chaos. A country without rules, fascinating and hallucinatory that, in some way, condenses the spirit of contemporary society.

The exhibition shows the work of Ricardo Cases since 2010, when he changed his residence from Madrid to Valencia, and includes the series ‘Sol’, ‘Paloma al aire’, ‘El porqué de las naranjas’, ‘Podría haberse evitado’ and ‘Estudio elemental del Levante’, setting up a small-scale laboratory for the Levantine orchard. This photographic journey through landscapes and people, with supersaturated color subjects, constitutes a powerful symbolic corpus that shapes his personal Levantine universe, full of irony, vitality and characters that represent the quintessence of the autochthonous culture in an involuntary way.

Size: 13.6 x 18 cm

340 pages

Language: Spanish/English

Ricardo Cases
Catalogue of the exhibition presented in Sala Canal de Isabel II (Madrid, May—July 2018) ‘Estudio elemental del Levante’ (An elementary study of Levante) by photographer Ricardo Cases.
£19.00

Picture of Returning

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Publisher's Description

Josef Koudelka is one of the world’s most important and widely recognized photographers. The representative publication Koudelka: Returning, which was published on the occasion of his 80th birthday, offers a comprehensive look at Koudelka’s life and work, including all his major and by now legendary photographic series: Beginnings, Experiments, Theatre, Gypsies, Invasion 68, Exiles, and Panorama. Besides Koudelka’s photographs, many of which have become canonical works of world photography, the book also presents unique documentary information such as excerpts from his diaries, contact prints, examples of book or magazine mockups from 1969 in preparation for his series Invasion 1968, and photographs of friends or from his personal life. 

The book was conceived of and edited by Josef Koudelka himself, who is known not only for his exceptional diligence, focus, and sensitive approach to capturing the world on film, but also for his uncompromising thoroughness and desire for perfection, all which combine to make this book an exceptional experience.

Published in Czech and English, this beautiful publication, prepared by Josef Koudelka in collaboration with Irena Šorfová, offers a comprehensive look at Koudelka’s life and work.

Kant Publishing

312 pages

240 x 310mm

Josef Koudelka

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Publisher's Description

Josef Koudelka is one of the world’s most important and widely recognized photographers. The representative publication Koudelka: Returning, which was published on the occasion of his 80th birthday, offers a comprehensive look at Koudelka’s life and work, including all his major and by now legendary photographic series: Beginnings, Experiments, Theatre, Gypsies, Invasion 68, Exiles, and Panorama. Besides Koudelka’s photographs, many of which have become canonical works of world photography, the book also presents unique documentary information such as excerpts from his diaries, contact prints, examples of book or magazine mockups from 1969 in preparation for his series Invasion 1968, and photographs of friends or from his personal life. 

The book was conceived of and edited by Josef Koudelka himself, who is known not only for his exceptional diligence, focus, and sensitive approach to capturing the world on film, but also for his uncompromising thoroughness and desire for perfection, all which combine to make this book an exceptional experience.

Published in Czech and English, this beautiful publication, prepared by Josef Koudelka in collaboration with Irena Šorfová, offers a comprehensive look at Koudelka’s life and work.

Kant Publishing

312 pages

240 x 310mm

£88.00
£85.95

Picture of Takeshi Shikama

The first collection of Takeshi Shikama's work since 2013.  It includes a selection of his earlier images but primarily focuses on recent work, not previously published, from the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Spain and the USA.

Shikama handprints his own work using the platinum palladium technique on a traditional Japanese paper handmade from the bark of the gampi tree.

Published by the Daguan Gallery, Taiwan, on the occasion of a solo exhibition in 2018.

96 pages

53 images

230 x 170mm

Takeshi Shikama
The first collection of Takeshi Shikama's work since 2013. Primarily focuses on recent work, from the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Spain and the USA
£35.00

Picture of The Moth (Signed)

Publisher's Description

The Moth derives from one black-and-white picture that Jem Southam made in about 1983: a solitary man standing on Gwithian beach in St Ives, Cornwall. From this singular, meditative moment, the book of otherwise unpeopled, colour photographs unravels like a succession of memories, drifting back and forth through time. Over the course of 30 years, Southam intermittently returned to the west of Cornwall to explore a place steeped in marine and mining history, and in the mythology of Celtic saints who exiled to Cornish shores. His poetic sequence of images, inspired by the alliterative verse of the old English poems The Wanderer and The Seafarer, moves from vistas of meadows to water streams, forgotten homes and farm dogs awaiting their food. Now and then, Southam’s fluctuating current of pictures is punctuated by a sublime moment in the rural landscape, only to be eclipsed by the hazy memory of The Moth.

Publisher: Mack Books

72 pages

Jem Southam
he Moth derives from one black-and-white picture that Jem Southam made in about 1983: a solitary man standing on Gwithian beach in St Ives, Cornwall. From this singular, meditative moment, the book of otherwise unpeopled, colour photographs unravels like a succession of memories, drifting back and forth through time.
£40.00

Picture of Per Strada (Signed)

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Publisher's Description

Per Strada presents a significant body of work by Guido Guidi, which he made intermittently from 1983 to 2015. The subject is the Via Emilia, a Roman road connecting Milan to the Adriatic Sea. To this day, the Via Emilia is the territorial backbone of the Southern tier of the PoValley, running through mid-size cities such as Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna, Forlì, and Rimini. Using a 8x10 inch camera, Guidi focuses his lens on the “interstices” between cities rather than on historical centres. He explores the rich palimpsest of signs in the landscape built from centuries of residential, agricultural, industrial, and commercial activity.

Guidi’s project on the Via Emilia began in the environs of his hometown, Cesena. For the Italian artist, to photograph everyday landscapes is to acknowledge the importance of the vernacular, but also to break free of one’s own stereotypes, ideas, and constraints. As he once stated in an interview: “At a certain moment I felt pushed to leave my room, like in Wim Wenders’s film ‘The Wrong Move’ (1975), when Wilhelm breaks the windowpane with the palm of his hand and leaves the house. I leave the house and what do I find? A house, an entrance door, a woman who passes by or who asks me something.”

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 30 cm x 24 cm

464 pages

Three paperback volumes each with a tipped-in-image and a bilingual booklet with Guido Guidi in conversation, all housed together in a printed slipcase.

Signed by the artist

Guido Guidi
Per Strada presents a significant body of work by Guido Guidi, which he made intermittently from 1983 to 2015. The subject is the Via Emilia, a Roman road connecting Milan to the Adriatic Sea.
£45.00

Picture of The Castle (Signed)

Publisher's Description

The Castle is a meticulous documentation of refugee camps and staging sites along mass migration routes into the European Union via Turkey from the Middle East and Central Asia. The result of numerous preparatory visits, often revealing changing immigration policy, Mosse has filmed each site from high elevation to reveal camps that are frequently closed, off limits, or restricted to photographers. By attaching a thermographic video camera designed for long range border enforcement and insurgent detection to a robotic motion control arm, Mosse has gathered the source footage used to composite the resulting ‘heat maps’. These durational photographs are thermal panoramas made up of hundreds or sometimes thousands of overlapping ‘cells’ or individual frames, a truncated spatio-temporal form that speaks to the lived experience of refugees indefinitely awaiting asylum and trapped in a Byzantine state of limbo.

Describing space and perspective in ways that seem to echo depictions of medieval cityscapes, such as the Nuremberg Chronicle, these images document the fences, security gates, portaloos, loudspeakers, food queues, tents and temporary shelters of camp architecture. The various ways in which each camp interrelates with adjacent citizen infrastructure are made apparent – by turns marginal, ruderal, isolated, overlooked, concealed, integrated, dispersed, regulated, militarized – allowing the reader to meditate on the situations in which these people are forced to live, and what that shows us about the approach and policies of each host nation and community. Reading heat as both metaphor and index,The Castle allows the
reader to meditate on the current conditions of refugees through ideas of hypothermia, exposure, climate change, mortality, and biopolitics.

Publisher: Mack Books

OTA-bound paperback with 28 double gatefolds

Richard Mosse
The Castle is a meticulous documentation of refugee camps and staging sites along mass migration routes into the European Union via Turkey from the Middle East and Central Asia.
£40.00

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