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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 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 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

Picture of Ouarzazate (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Ouarzazate is a small city in the Moroccan desert famous for its movie studios and filming locations, an industry which began with David Lean and Lawrence of Arabia.

Invited by the American Friends of the Marrakech Museum for Photography and the Visual Arts to propose a project for his artist residency there, Ruwedel photographed the movie sets in 2014 and 2016.

Much of the filming activity in Ouarzazate has been for costume and Biblical epics. Cleopatra, The Garden of Eden, The Mummy, The Last Temptation of Christ; but also The Sheltering Sky and The Hills Have Eyes. Many of the sets appear to have been abandoned while others are constantly repurposed.

An Egyptian portal leads to a medieval village. An authentic Kasbah in ruins is actually a ruined replica of a “real” Kasbah elsewhere. Shepherds drive their flocks past “ancient” siege machines and Roman columns. “I was reminded of certain passages in Nathaniel West’s Day of the Locust.”

Far from the American deserts where he has produced much of his work of the past thirty years, in Morocco Ruwedel continues his long term interest in contemporary ruins and the histories of both landscape and landscape photography. The photographs are eerily reminiscent of 19th century European photography of ancient Egypt and the Middle East.

Limited edition
Signed by the artist

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 136 pages

Mark Ruwedel
Limited edition, signed by the artist.
£75.00

Picture of Public Matters (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Capturing the spirit of protest and parade, Public Matters brings together photographs made by Janet Delaney in Reagan-era San Francisco. At this turbulent time in the mid eighties, Delaney was living in the primarily Latino neighbourhood of the Mission District. She would spend the weekends photographing public gatherings, from the annual Cinco de Mayo parade, to the Peace, Jobs and Justice marches, which rallied against the U.S. invasion of Nicaragua. If political governance was regressing, the West Coast city was a place where, as Delaney remembers, ‘progressive ideas would always be upheld.’ Celebrating multiculturalism and collective struggles for social justice, Public Matters surfaces at a juncture when the message of building bridges is needed now more than ever.

In the vintage glow of her sun-drenched images, Delaney leads us in and out of crowds – among demonstrators, fair-goers, cross-dressers, union organisers, beauty pageants, dancers, salesmen, mothers, kids, and market punters – searching for as many intimate moments as she found collective voices. Fearlessly upbeat, her photographs nevertheless intimate a time when, as Delaney recollects, people ‘were reeling from the shift to a conservative government. The demands of the 1960s were addressed in the 70s: the end of the Vietnam war, women’s rights, environmental issues, gay rights, to name a few. Then when Reagan was elected all this came to a halt.’ And as soon as the streets were filled with placards – ‘babies are for loving, not for bombing’; ‘Hatred can never cure the disease of fear, only love can do that’ – Delaney was there, in the middle of the maelstrom, making pictures of public matters.

Essay by Nathan Heller

Publisher: Mack Books

Janet Delaney
Capturing the spirit of protest and parade, Public Matters brings together photographs made by Janet Delaney in Reagan-era San Francisco.
£30.00

Picture of Liberty Theater (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Liberty Theater by Rosalind Fox Solomon brings together her photographs made in the Southern United States from the 1970s to 1990s, never before published together as a group. Solomon’s images depict a complex terrain of social and emotional issues inherited over generations: a world of class and gender divisions, implied and overt racism, competing notions of liberty, and lurking violence. Journeying through Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South California, Solomon draws attention to cultural idiosyncrasies, paradoxes and theatrical displays: a Daughter of the Confederacy sits in costume with a china doll from her collection; a dead tree stump, fenced and suspended with wires is elevated to the status of a Civil War monument; African American boys examine a vitrine of guns as two white police manikins loom behind them. Poised between act and re-enactment, the animate and the inanimate, Solomon’s images reveal how history becomes a vernacular performance and identity a form of theatre.

Publisher: Mack Books

128 pages, 77 tritone plates

Rosalind Fox Solomon
Liberty Theater by Rosalind Fox Solomon brings together her photographs made in the Southern United States from the 1970s to 1990s, never before published together as a group.
£30.00

Picture of America revised (Special Edition - Signed)

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Publisher's Description

Ater the incredible success with Gerry Johansson’s Tokyo last year (the 500 edition was sold out in three months), I’ve been looking out for another project with the artist. For the new book America revised I’ve chosen 83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40 years during his travels to the States. Gerry Johansson purists who know, like and collect his mostly self published and tabloid sized books might be irritated by our large size 320 x 300 mm (12 3/5“ by 11 4/5“). And in addition there will be even a small number of color images included. But as the reproduction size has more or less the size of his prints, even those who have never seen an original print by Gerry Johansson, could get an almost lifelike impression of an exhibition by GJ. And this was one of my intentions when designing the book. Finally I’ll be sure that even the officially sworn in fans of Gerry Johansson will like the concept. And of course there will be special editions coming with the first copies of the book.

Special Edition signed and numbered copies. With a gelatine silver print; printed by the artist with three different images in an edition of 20 each. Customers should express their print preference when ordering.

Publisher: Only Photography

Size: 320 x 300 mm

124 page, 83 mostly full plate black & white and a few colour images

Gerry Johansson
83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40 years during his travels to the States.
£360.00

Picture of The Game

Publisher's Description

In Britain, the game of football developed in a unique way: between the colliding continents of factory and church, between being owned and not being owned, between sets of rules and something organic.

As the worldwide phenomenon, the English Premier League marks its quarter century, Stuart Roy Clarke celebrates its triumph and that of the wider game.

Text by John Williams and Stuart Roy Clarke

Publsiher: Bluecoat Press

Size: 280 x 240mm

240 pages

Stuart Roy Clarke
As the worldwide phenomenon, the English Premier League marks its quarter century, Stuart Roy Clarke celebrates its triumph and that of the wider game.
£22.50

Picture of Birdmen (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Pigeon racing is a unique sport with its roots deep within traditional working-class communities. it thrived among Britain’s miners, shipbuilders and iron and steel workers.

Reaching its peak by the early 1970s with over 2,000 societies and 130,000 members, as the decade progressed and heavy industries collapsed, communities were torn apart and the number of Birdmen fell to under 60,000.

Zak Waters realised that the sport was changing and began documenting the fast-dwindling community with all its humour, anxieties and passion. Birdmen is his record of the slow death of a culture that has changed almost beyond recognition.

Rod Adams, legendary writer on all things pigeon, has contributed witty and insightful stories about the sport and the characters that made it so special.

Publisher: Bluecoat Press

Size: 270 x 290mm

156 pages

Zak Waters
Pigeon racing is a unique sport with its roots deep within traditional working-class communities. it thrived among Britain’s miners, shipbuilders and iron and steel workers.
£25.00

Picture of America revised (Signed)

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

Publisher's Description

Ater the incredible success with Gerry Johansson’s Tokyo last year (the 500 edition was sold out in three months), I’ve been looking out for another project with the artist. For the new book America revised I’ve chosen 83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40 years during his travels to the States. Gerry Johansson purists who know, like and collect his mostly self published and tabloid sized books might be irritated by our large size 320 x 300 mm (12 3/5“ by 11 4/5“). And in addition there will be even a small number of color images included. But as the reproduction size has more or less the size of his prints, even those who have never seen an original print by Gerry Johansson, could get an almost lifelike impression of an exhibition by GJ. And this was one of my intentions when designing the book. Finally I’ll be sure that even the officially sworn in fans of Gerry Johansson will like the concept. And of course there will be special editions coming with the first copies of the book.

Publisher: Only Photography

Size: 320 x 300 mm

124 page, 83 mostly full plate black & white and a few colour images

Gerry Johansson
83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40 years during his travels to the States.
£95.00

Picture of American Winter (Special Edition)

Publisher's Description

Special Edition of American Winter featuring a signed copy of the first printing of the MACK edition of the book, housed in an embossed slipcase with a signed and numbered print [1/150 - 150/150]

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.

Publisher: Mack



 

Gerry Johansson
Special Edition of American Winter featuring a signed copy of the first printing of the MACK edition of the book, housed in an embossed slipcase with a signed and numbered print
£475.00

Picture of One Picture Book Two

Our One Picture Book Two series is a slightly larger, newly designed series of artist's books based on our recently completed One Picture Book series.

Two sets of four titles will be published each year.

This first set of four titles in a slipcase includes:

  • MICHAEL KENNA | One Picture Book Two #1 : DMZ – The 38th Parallel
  • BETTY HAHN | One Picture Book Two #2 : The Lone Ranger
  • CARRIE MAE WEEMS | One Picture Book Two #3 : Monument
  • TONY MENDOZA | One Picture Book Two #4 : Floridadogs

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 210 mm x 153 mm

16 pages, 13 four-colour plates, 1 original signed

Micahel Kenna, Betty Hahn, Carrie Mae Weems, Tony Mendoza
The first set of four titles in Nazraeli Press' new One Picture Book series
£120.00

Picture of Niagara (Special Edition)

Publisher's Description

Limited edition of 100 copies, each comprising a special poster with MACK first print run, a signed copy of the first printing of the MACK edition of the book housed in an embossed slipcase with a signed and numbered print

In the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut monograph Sleeping by the Mississippi, Alec Soth turned his eye to another iconic body of water, Niagara Falls. As with his photographs of the Mississippi, Soth’s pictures of Niagara are less about natural wonder than human desire. “I went to Niagara for the same reason as the honeymooners and suicide jumpers,” says Soth, “the relentless thunder of the Falls just calls for big passion.” Working over the course of two years on both the American and Canadian sides of the Falls using a large-format 8x10 camera, the photographs are rigorously composed and richly detailed. Soth depicts newlyweds and naked lovers, motel parking lots and pawn shop wedding rings. Throughout the book, Soth has interspersed a number of love letters from the subjects he photographed. We read about teenage crushes, workplace affairs, heartbreak and suicide. Oscar Wilde wrote of the Falls, “The sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.” In Soth’s Niagara, we see both the passion and the disappointment. His pictures are a remarkable portrayal of modern love and it’s aftermath.

Publisher: Mack

Size: 280 x 320 mm

104 pages, 44 colour plates

Alec Soth
Limited edition of 100 copies, each comprising a special poster with MACK first print run, a signed copy of the first printing of the MACK edition of the book housed in an embossed slipcase with a signed and numbered print
£450.00

Picture of White Blonde (Limited Edition 250 Copies + signed C print)

Publisher's Description

Antarctica is a special place with particular stories and memories, the polar explorers called it “white blonde”. Through my series I aimed to convey a feeling of the hostile and unfamiliar environment of the South Pole, creating images where the geographic reality give way to the space of dream. I froze the archival photos of Antarctic expeditions, as well as my own specially photographed self-portraits, turning them into "icebergs". I wanted to be part art of the landscape to express a sense of awareness of time, to show the fear of oblivion, termination of activity, entropy through a collision with a smooth, hard, cold ice surface.

Using photographs, found pictures and collages I explore the themes of personal and collective history, imagination, memory, the built and natural environments. The character of my work makes me think of the nature of photography, which always fluctuates between materiality and visuality.'   

Publisher: Editions Bessard

Julia Borissova
Limited Edition 250 Copies + signed C print
£43.00

Picture of One Picture Book Two #3 : Monument

Publisher's Description

We are thrilled to announce our second publication with Carrie Mae Weems. In this limited edition book, Weems presents twelve photographs she has made during recent trips into the American South, showing monuments both present and removed.

Known for her ability to confront injustice with eloquence, honesty and beauty in her work, Carrie Mae Weems is a true national treasure. Her photographs, films, and videos have been displayed in over 50 exhibitions in the United States and abroad, and focus on serious issues that face African Americans today, such as racism, sexism, politics, and personal identity.

Monument is limited to 500 numbered copies, each including a 5x7 inch original print that has been signed by the artist.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 6 x 8 1/2”

16 pages, 12 duotone plates, 1 original signed photograph.

Carrie Mae Weems
Monument is limited to 500 numbered copies, each including a 5x7 inch original print that has been signed by the artist.
£40.00

Picture of One Picture Book Two #4 : Floridadogs

Publisher's Description

Born in Havana in 1941, Tony Mendoza moved with his family to Miami in 1960. A prolific writer as well as photographer, Mendoza is the subject and author of several books, but is perhaps best-known for “Ernie”, a photographic memoir centered on a cat he encountered when he moved into an apartment in New York City.

In Floridadogs, Mendoza presents a series of photographs he made one afternoon of beach-loving canines that he and his dog Bob encountered during an impromptu visit to the dog beach at Fort De Soto Park in Florida. Known for his sharp wit and great sense of humor, Mendoza delivers in spades with this glimpse into a secret society of ocean- and beach loving dogs.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 6 x 8 1/2”

16 pages, 13 four-color plates, 1 original signed photograph.

Tony Mendoza
Each copy of the book comes with a loose, signed original print created specially for our One Picture Book Two series.
£40.00

Picture of La Lune de Payne (Signed)

Publisher's Description (poorly translated!)

In 2015, Ljubisa Danilovic published Le Desert Russe with Editions Lamaindonne. This title, popular with the public and with critics, quickly went out of print.  Three years later, her new publication brings to light a very difference aspect of her work.

 Over the last few years, Danilovic has undertaken several journeys in the Danube delta and La Lune de Payne gives a surprising and delicate portrait of this area – a country of sky and water where time seems to slow down, where the heart beats more calmly and the soul is at peace. Photographs close to their subject, without embellishment. The large grey palette of these images confer a great softness and melancholy.  A series from a great artist.

Original

En 2015, Ljubisa Danilovic publiait Le Désert russe aux éditions lamaindonne. Le livre, salué par le public et la critique, est aujourd’hui épuisé. Trois ans plus tard, La Lune de Payne, sa nouvelle publication, donne à voir une facette radicalement différente du travail du photographe. Ljubisa Danilovic a effectué ces dernières années plusieurs voyages dans le delta du Danube et nous offre avec ce livre un portrait surprenant et délicat de ce lieu. Un pays de ciel et d’eau où le temps semble se ralentir, où le coeur se met à battre plus tranquillement et où l’esprit s’apaise. Des photographies au plus proche du sujet, sans fioritures aucune, qui vont à l’essentiel. La large palette de gris des photographies leur confère une grande douceur et une certaine mélancolie. Une série d’une belle maîtrise artistique…

Publisher: Lamaindonne edition

Size: 216 x 260 mm

100 pages, 50 photographs

Ljubisa Danilovic

Publisher's Description (poorly translated!)

In 2015, Ljubisa Danilovic published Le Desert Russe with Editions Lamaindonne. This title, popular with the public and with critics, quickly went out of print.  Three years later, her new publication brings to light a very difference aspect of her work.

 Over the last few years, Danilovic has undertaken several journeys in the Danube delta and La Lune de Payne gives a surprising and delicate portrait of this area – a country of sky and water where time seems to slow down, where the heart beats more calmly and the soul is at peace. Photographs close to their subject, without embellishment. The large grey palette of these images confer a great softness and melancholy.  A series from a great artist.

Original

En 2015, Ljubisa Danilovic publiait Le Désert russe aux éditions lamaindonne. Le livre, salué par le public et la critique, est aujourd’hui épuisé. Trois ans plus tard, La Lune de Payne, sa nouvelle publication, donne à voir une facette radicalement différente du travail du photographe. Ljubisa Danilovic a effectué ces dernières années plusieurs voyages dans le delta du Danube et nous offre avec ce livre un portrait surprenant et délicat de ce lieu. Un pays de ciel et d’eau où le temps semble se ralentir, où le coeur se met à battre plus tranquillement et où l’esprit s’apaise. Des photographies au plus proche du sujet, sans fioritures aucune, qui vont à l’essentiel. La large palette de gris des photographies leur confère une grande douceur et une certaine mélancolie. Une série d’une belle maîtrise artistique…

Publisher: Lamaindonne edition

Size: 216 x 260 mm

100 pages, 50 photographs

£33.00

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