Design by Sybren Kuyper aka SYB. The book comes inside a simple slipcase.
Limited Edition of 500 copies + signed C Print
Publishing Sept 2017 - advance ordering recommended as only 50 copies available worldwide.
This stunning limited edition of 50 copies includes a print numbered and signed by Martin Parr. The image is entitled Gourock Lido, 2004 , and features the Gourock Outdoor Pool, which is a salt water public lido in Gourock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. It is the oldest heated swimming pool in Scotland. Ian Galt, the swimmer in the print of Gourock lido says about Martin Parr’s photograph: “It must have been a particularly wild night – there’d obviously just been a rainstorm. The colours work beautifully – that grey against that aquamarine – and the photograph captures something of our Scottish eccentricity: the storm clouds and the rain, and the eccentric local who decided to go swimming when no one else would.”
For over 25 years Martin Parr has been taking photographs in Scotland. From the streets of Glasgow, to an island agricultural show in Orkney, Parr has built a huge archive of photographs. This body of work is Parr’s largest archive that has remained unpublished and weaves together some of the expected visual iconography of Scotland such as highland games and stunning landscapes, but all given the Parr twist that makes the expected look so unfamiliar.
Johansson's witty selection of photos of vehicle tyres, some in expected locations, some incongruous - exploring their accidental sculptural qualities
Tyre Choice [taɪə tʃɔɪs] is a term mostly used in the world of motor racing. To make the right tyre choice for the circumstances – at the right time – is essential for success. It can make the difference between winning and being lapped by the winner.
Choosing Tyres [chü-ziŋ tʃɔɪs] choosing the ‘right’ tyres. Different tyres can be right for different purposes. For instance, the American artist Robert Rauschenberg choose a high profile cross-ply tyre to fit around a goat in his installation “Monogram” from 1955–1959.
Getting Tyred [gä-tən tajɚd] having the tyres fitted by someone else. If “tire”, the American spelling of tyre, beware of misunderstanding.
Photographs made between 1962 and 2016 in Sweden, Mongolia, USA, Japan, Spain and Germany.
The extent of its special edition and the amount of images is an homage to the 107% rule, which indicates that twenty four cars can take the start of a Formula 1® race, and the fact that each driver was limited to twelve laps per qualifying session, traditionally before 1996.
Size: 245 x 305 mm
36 pages. 24 duotone plates.
First edition of 400 copies, numbered.
Duotone offset printed paperbound hardcover. Linen thread bound.
Authentic tip-in image on front cover with typography in white foil. Spine text in white foil and blind embossed illustration on back cover.
Contis’s photographs capture the strange beauty of macro and microcosmic views in the high desert. The indistinguishableness of earth and body and the sensual echoes of human and animal give her works an Ovidian sense of imminent metamorphoses. - Lawrence Rinder
The images in Sam Contis's Deep Springs were made in a remote desert valley east of the Sierra Nevada. The work centres on a small, all-male liberal arts college, founded in 1917 by the educational pioneer L. L. Nunn.
The college and its surroundings provide a stage on which Contis explores the construction of myth, place, and masculine identity. Bringing together new photographs with pictures made by the first students at the college a century ago, Deep Springs engages with the enduring image of the American West––one that Hollywood, mass media, and the history of American photography have imprinted into the collective psyche.
Sam Contis (b.1982) lives and works in California. Her work is represented in the collections of LACMA and the Yale University Art Gallery, and has recently been exhibited at the Fotomuseum Antwerp, Gallery Luisotti in Los Angeles, and Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery in New York. She holds an MFA from Yale University and a BFA from New York University. In 2017 she will have her first solo museum show at the Berkeley Art Museum. Deep Springs is her first book.
24 cm x 28.8 cm
Kochi Diary is the 5th book in the City Diary Series by Peter Bialobrzeski.
"1st August 2016: The Wear Helmet, Get Petrol, Be Safe campaign starts today. That doesn’t mean, of course, that you’ll be refused petrol if you aren’t wearing protective gear. Instead you’ll be handed a campaign leaflet by the pump–operator. In the Kochi–Ernakulam area there have been 17,000 two wheeler accidents in the past three years, with more than 1,200 motorists dead. The Hindu states: “Besides poor road conditions, the presence of young brats with snazzy new super bikes ... is proving to be a major cause of concern.”
Peter Bialobrzeski is a world-renowned photographer and the recipient of several awards including the prestigious “World Press Photo Award” in 2003 and 2010. He is also the author of over ten photobooks, including “Neon Tigers”, “Heimat”, “Lost in Transition” and “Paradise Now”.
Publisher: Velvet Cell
Size: 140 x 210 mm
Limited Edition of 50
[Signed Ed. of 50] Kochi Diary - Peter Bialobrzeski
Moment, by Wolfgang Hildebrand, uses numerous photographs–taken at different times during day and night–to transform ordinary places into something between fiction and reality. Hildebrand is attracted to the constantly changing environments in cities, and this project explores the idea of the undefined moment or series of moments within a single frame.
Publisher: Velvet Cell
Size: 210 x 260 mm
Limited Edition of 50
Tales from Beneath the Arches explores the transformation of ‘non-places’ created by the mass building of elevated highways and expressways in Taiwanese cities. This project examines how such spaces have been repurposed by people to suit their needs. It is in these spaces that we can see the interaction between people and the built environment in one of the densest urban landscapes in the world.
Publisher: Velvet Cell
Size: 210 x 260 mm
Limited Edition of 500
In Terra Nostra, Sicilian born photographer Mimi Mollica explores the effects of the Mafia on his homeland. He document the scars inflicted by Cosa nostra on both the physical and social landscape of the island as a result of a system strongly rooted in both fear and corruption.
Mollica began shooting Terra Nostra in 2009. For him the biggest challenge was to convey the legacy that Cosa nostra has imposed both on the Sicilian people and on the land itself, with its coastline blighted by illegal speculative building. Here is a system based on extortion and the corruption of public office, and an unsustainable economy overseen by the capitalist monopoly of the crime families. For Mollica there is an overwhelming sense of claustrophobia, and a lack of freedom that seems to permeate every aspect of Sicilian life.
Terra Nostra is introduced by the respected Sicilian judge, Roberto Scarpinato who, since 1989, has been involved in some of the most important trials against the Mafia. He has been under police protection for over twenty years.
Sean O’Hagan, photography critic at The Guardian and The Observer, also contributes an insightful text which looks at the context of Mollica’s work.
Introduction by Roberto Scarpinato
Afterword by Sean O'Hagan
Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 235 x 170 mm
Overseas deliveries Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.
Artist's edition of Karen Knorr's Belgravia, which includes a 28x35cm signed and numbered print from the series, presented alongside a copy of the book, in an elegant bespoke clamshell case.
Of the photograph Knorr recalls "In Belgravia, there are two photographs of the same very charming subject, a deb’s delight. One is on the cover, and the other inside the book accompanying the quote on the back cover of the book. Both photographs were taken on the same afternoon in 1979. He was confident of his charms and definitely a perfect “dish” or debs to bag. He appears in the first photograph the cover: tall, handsome, rosy cheeked gazing lovingly at his own reflection (emulating his hero, Brian Ferry) he poses legs apart, in the hall way of his parent’s 1960’s penthouse flat. In the other photograph (offered as a special edition print), taken in the dining area, he lounges back in his black bow tie, white smoking jacket and tuxedo trousers, striped socks peek above his loafers. He is almost pouting as he sits foot resting on the classic Eames chair. The penthouse was the perfect stage. Apparently it had been originally designed for Elizabeth Taylor, while filming Cleopatra in London in 1963."
The edition is strictly limited to 30, and sold on a first come first served basis.
Publisher: Stanley Barker
Size: 280 x 350 mm
Signed copies of a limited edition from Libraryman of a new book by the great Swedish photographer Gunnar Smoliansky. A large-format publication with twenty-five beautiful reproductions of Smoliansky’s duotone photographs of trees. This is an edition of only 500 numbered copies.
“Gunnar Smoliansky’s (b. 1933, Swedish) studies of trees are social journalism in photographic form, although not from the human world in spite of their occasional traces of humanity. No, people appear to have left the scene. Smoliansky’s depictions of trees are a forestry ranger’s nightmare and at the same time far too vulnerable to please the zealous conservationist. These photographs are about a type of vegetation that may once have been both magnificent and dignified – what remains of growth is both frustrated and defiant. They are not romantic pictures of virgin woods. No, instead they are places that have been consigned to oblivion, pre- or post-profitability. Impediments. Languishing land. Windfallen tree trunks or soon to be windfallen trunks that are nothing but upright poles, trunks that have grown into each other. In these photos we are far from observing from perfect specimens, textbooks and the pleasure of inventing Latin names in the Linnaean spirit. They are mainly trees that remain standing by sheer dint of willpower, knots and twists. Like a neglected case of rheumatism. And yet: in the midst of this solitude, in the midst of this struggle, so difficult to grasp, there is a sense of community among the susceptible.”
Excerpt from the preface written by writer and poet Gunnar D. Hansson (b. 1945, Swedish)
First edition of 500 copies, numbered.
Size: 300 x 360 mm
40 pages. 25 duotone plates.
Duotone offset printed clothbound hardcover. Linen thread bound.
Uncoated tip-in frame on front cover, with typography in gold foil and spine text in gold foil.
Philipp Ebeling takes us on a fascinating trek through the hinterland of London, the result as he describes of a doughnut-shaped 250km walk through the undervalued areas between the city centre and the leafy suburbs. Though the scenes are more intimate, it is perhaps close in spirit to Simon Roberts’ We English. Signed copies.
London’s ends aren’t on the edge, where the map shows the city ends or where the M25 ring road runs. London’s ends lie like a doughnut around the city centre. Too far from the inner city to feature in the story of London, not far enough out to be leafy suburb and commuter land. Via an epic 250 kilometer walk, the book explores a swathe of largely overlooked in-between land, ever present as soon as you travel out from the centre.
‘Coming to London from a small village in Germany, I was both overwhelmed and bewitched.’ he writes ‘I felt compelled to know every last corner of the place, to understand it as fully as I could. For years I crisscrossed the city on my bike, finding new routes to places, exploring new neighbourhoods, getting lost and soaking up every detail. One afternoon I returned to my home in Whitechapel during a freak snowstorm. I rushed into the house to get my camera and started to photograph the local market on my doorstep. These pictures of Whitechapel in the snow started a process of documenting the city.’
Eventually the places he had visited and photographed began to look on the map like a doughnut and Ebeling set out to join the dots with one long walk around the city, avoiding the centre. Leaving his home in Hackney and heading east, he circled London, arriving back ten days and 250km later.
Taking in the Chiselhurst Caves, plane-spotters at Heathrow Airport, Brimsdown and Tottenham, Ebeling photographed places that are normally overlooked in the story of the capital. Shifting from the industrial to the idyllic, day to night, from crowds to solitude, intimate interior to boundless landscape, these photographs depict both the rhythm and contrasts of life on the peripheries of the city. Linking them together, Ebeling presents the vast and varied expanses of the landscape of Outer London.
The photographs in this book were made both on the walk and on other explorations in the city.
They are accompanied by a diary of observations made on the walk itself.
Size: 285 x 250 mm
96 pages, 54 colour images.
every book comes with a wrap around double sided poster 96 x 68 cms.
Edition of 1000
Dogs have featured large in Lyon’s life and photographic work. The Story of Sam purports to be an autobiographical screenplay by his dog Sam. Signed copies.
Danny Lyon's newest work of fiction and photographs is a screen play written by an Australian Shepard named Sam. Beautifully illustrated with photographs of Sam and his two Brittany Spaniel companions, Nanook, and Lily, The Story of Sam is both heroic and heart breaking as Sam re-creates his life from his birth in the Hudson Valley, to "his favorite scene", the death scene, in a parking lot by a New Mexico highway. Sam is the first canine to be inducted into the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences. Inspired by Kafka's A Report to an Academy.
The Story of Sam contains a pencil notation printed on the back cover of each book.
Publisher: Bleak Beauty
87 pages, colour and black-and-white illustrations.
Signed copies. Burn Zone is a polemical piece in which Lyon tells the story of his return to New Mexico and the dramatic changes caused by the use of fossil fuels. It contains previously unpublished black and white images of New Mexico's 2011 Las Conchas fire and names fifty “climate criminals”.
Burn Zone, along with Story of Sam, is Danny Lyon's newest work. Burn Zone is a Cri de Coeur directed at the artist community and our youth asking them to join the fight to save planet Earth. Lyon tells the story of his return to New Mexico and the dramatic changes caused by the use of fossil fuels. Illustrated with new black and white images of New Mexico's 2011 Las Conchas fire, Burn Zone includes a list of fifty climate criminals, all of whom have received massive amounts of money from the fossil fuel industry.
Publisher: Bleak Beauty
53 pages, color and black-and-white illustrations.
The Flying Carpet is an enchanting collection of colour and black-and-white photographs taken in and around Cesare Fabbri’s native Emilia-Romagna and Sardinia between 2005–2015. Under Fabbri’s lens we encounter a silent world roused from its slumber, where objects are animated and personified. Fabbri nods to the photographic practice of Luigi Ghirri, bringing to mind the Italian master’s words: “the camera is a magical toy capable of bringing together the great and the small, illusion and reality, our adult awareness and the fairy-tale world of childhood.” Indeed, in The Flying Carpet, we encounter scenes that might derive from comics – a rural hut with painted questioning eyes, a plant uprooted and hovering mid-air, and an embroidered carpet lifting up in the breeze.
Italian photographer Cesare Fabbri was born in Ravenna in 1971. He studied photography and urban planning at the IUAV in Venice. In 2007 he took part in the Stuttgart Biennale of Photography and Architecture and was shortlisted for the prize Atlante Italiano 007 organised by Museo MAXXI, Roma. With Silvia Loddo he founded in 2009 osservatorio fotografico, an experimental platform for research on photography. This is his first book.
Size: 240 x 295 mm
A stunning photographic review of the unique landscape, wildlife and architecture of the remote sub-Antartic island of South Georgia.
Aberfeldy photographer Jamie Grant spent 50 days on the island capturing its unique landscape and architecture as chosen artist in residence for the South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT).
Jamie was the first photographer to be chosen as artist in residence by SGHT. While on location, he captured a rich selection of wildlife, landscape and architecture imagery to compile into a coffee table-style book.
South Georgia’s location between southern, cold Antarctic waters and warmer currents to the north make it a haven for wildlife. There are abundant bird populations, including albatrosses and King Penguins while huge breeding populations of seals occupy the beaches in the southern months and whales are increasingly spotted off the headlands. The island’s natural history is matched by a fascinating human heritage.
Numbered edition of 600 copies.
3D portraits from North Korean in 2014, by Beijing based Slovenian photographer Matjaz Tancic collaborate with Koryo Studio.
Publisher: Jiazazhi Press
Size：195 × 155 mm
64 Pages, Hardcover with silk-screen printing
with 3D glasses, 64 pieces of 3D cards, 5 pieces of 3D postcards and introduction booklet inside
First edition of 1000
The great South African photographer's first major project beyond his own continent: portraits, nudes - and food - in contemporary Beijing
Limited edition of 500 copies, the small gem is 220 x 170 mm , printing in Italy by the best definetely printer in italy, UV varnishon top of the pictures, Hot Foil in the cover with debossing.
Publisher: Editions Bessard
Size: 220 170 mm
During the terrorist attacks on Paris in November 2015, photographer Paul Graham took refuge in an apartment in the city with his partner and young child. In response to the suffocating tension on the city's streets, he made this series. Looking at the images you would never know of the traumatic events unfolding outside, but suffusing the photographs is an inscrutable longing for the safe, the everyday, the known.
Paul Graham was born in 1956 in Stafford, England. He is has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Hasselblad Award and the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photo Book Awards prize for best photographic book of the past 15 years. His publications include The Whiteness of the Whale (MACK, 2015), Does Yellow Run Forever? (MACK, 2014), The Present (MACK, 2012), 1981 & 2011 (MACK, 2012), a shimmer of possibility (MACK, 2007), Films (MACK, 2011), American Night (MACK, 2003) and End of an Age (Scalo, 1999). He has exhibited at Tate Gallery, MoMA, Whitney Museum of American Art, Deichtorhallen and Fotomuseum Winterthur amongst many others.
Size: 180 x 260 mm
88 pages, 30 colour plates
Destroying the Laboratory for the Sake of the Experiment
Beginning in 2006 and continuing (when time allowed) over the next four years, the poet Daniel Cockrill and I made several road trips across England, stopping at a range of towns and cities along the way. We were trying to better understand the rise of nationalism then (as now) evident in the UK, as well as notions of Englishness, concepts much discussed in the media at the time.
In a true collaboration, in that we always travelled together and experienced much the same things, Dan would write poems and I would photograph. As time progressed we witnessed our country slide into recession and the government introduce austerity measures, although little seemed to alter in the fabric of the landscape. What we did notice was something more abstract, more of a state of mind among the population as many began to blame others - and immigration in particular - for perceived misfortunes. Dan attempted to catch something of this mood in his poetry while I continued to photograph the backdrop against which the story unfolded.
Although we concluded the work in 2010 with an exhibition in London (when we collaborated with the sculptor Jim Wilson and, in particular, the designer Dominic Brookman, who created several ‘treatments’ of poems and pictures) it was not until now that we’ve chosen to self-publish the book. Looking at the work now, with the benefit of hindsight, it’s possible to sense the changing mood in the country, of which last month’s BREXIT vote was perhaps the sad but inevitable conclusion.
Designed by Dominic Brookman / Kenosha Design
Publishee: Globtik Books
Size: 250 x 160 mm
228 pages (Numerous colour photographs, 16 poems, illustrations, foldouts, die-cut pages, etc)
Edition: 1500, signed by Mark Power