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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)

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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.

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
£160.00

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 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

Picture of TTP

We have sold out of signed copies.  Orders accepted for unsigned copies only.

Publisher’s Description

TTP is a series of photographs made from the window of Hayahisa Tomiyasu's eighth-floor student apartment in the German city of Leipzig. His southfacing view encompasses a public park with a ping pong table, which is the focus of his deadpan pictures. Each image is similarly composed, while the times of day, the seasons and the visitors to the table change. As we turn the page the function of the table mutates, from a tischtennisplatte (table tennis table) to a sun bed, a skate obstacle, a laundry counter, a kids' climbing frame, a work-out meeting spot, and a refuge from busy streets, among numerous other uses. Thanks to Tomiyasu's sustained curiosity, we observe the habits, humour and idiosyncrasies of human behaviour at the foot of this humble table.

Hayahisa Tomiyasu was born in 1982 Kanagawa,Japan. After studying photography at Tokyo Polytechnic University, he moved to Leipzig, Germany to study under Peter Piller. He currently lives between Leipzig and Zurich, where he now teaches.

Awards: First Book Award Winner 2018

Publisher:

Size: 200 x 270 mm

260 pages

Hayahisa Tomiyasu
TTP is a series of photographs made from the window of Hayahisa Tomiyasu's eighth-floor student apartment in the German city of Leipzig.
£27.00

Picture of she dances on Jackson (Signed)

Publisher's Description

The reprint of this hugely successful 2013 book coincides with a retrospective of the work of Vanessa Winship at the Barbican Art Gallery in London from June to September 2018.

In 2011 Vanessa Winship was the recipient of the Henri Cartier Bresson Award which funds an artist to pursue a new photographic project. For over a year Winship travelled across the United States, from California to Virginia, New Mexico to Montana, in pursuit of the fabled ‘American dream’. she dances on Jackson presents a conversation, a lyrical and lilting interaction between landscape and portrait exploring the vastness of the United States and attempting to understand the link between a territory and its inhabitants. For Winship this relationship is inextricable; places accrue particular meanings according to the people she meets, what she sees, and by what's happening to her personally. Each human encounter, sound and smell adds extra dimensions to her work and the resulting photographs.

she dances on Jackson marks a progression. Stylistically similar to her previous work using black and white film and a large format camera, Winship’s portraits remain arresting and unnerving but this body of work reveals her to also be a skilled landscape photographer. For Winship photography is a process of literacy, a path by which she understands life. Her intimate approach enables the reader to glimpse the world as she sees it, if only for a moment.

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 240 x 270 mm

144 pages, 64 tritone plates



Vanessa Winship
The reprint of this hugely successful 2013 book.
£40.00

Picture of Settlements (Signed)

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Publisher's Description

How should we live on this planet? Can we lead fulfilling lives whilst sustaining the environment on which we depend for our wellbeing and sustenance?

In a world increasingly dedicated to material consumption, driven by a sense of entitlement to exploit nature without limit, these questions have become critical.

Settlements is a photographic record of a small number of communities and individuals, based in Britain, who are quietly building and exploring alternative land-based, low impact ways of living, that address these issues and dilemmas.

Taken between 2004 and 2015, the photographs chart a period in their evolution and growth seen through their homes, infrastructure and community portraits. They are accompanied by introductions written by the communities, and texts by the author that explore connected historical and contemporary issues.

Together they reveal a way of life that challenges the mainstream, suggesting different narratives for the future and contributing to our collective imagination.

Size: 240 x 290 mm

256 pages, 151 colour photographs

David Spero
Settlements is a photographic record of a small number of communities and individuals, based in Britain, who are quietly building and exploring alternative land-based, low impact ways of living, that address these issues and dilemmas.
£35.00

Picture of Selfpolaroids

Publisher's Description

selfpolaroids is a special box set, bringing together 32 large format postcards of the artist's polaroid selfies (4C), 1 book of Tokyo Rumando's new Peel Apart series (24 pages, 4C), and a sealed pack of the artist's personal belongings or stage props (unique to each box) all housed together in a luxurious printed clamshell box.

Please note: the vacuum-sealed personal belongings included with each copy of selfpolaroids are one-of-a-kind items. Please see the gallery above for three examples of items included with each box.

"I was a highschool student when I first got the polaroid camera. It was a fun gadget to play with friends, as it could quickly capture the moment.
This box set includes a selection of my polaroid works from 2005 until now.
I used to use the polaroid camera to do testing for my self portraits.
Polaroids are like a documentation of reality for me, as I make works that interconnect the present, past, and future.
When I look into their unique colours, I can see many beautiful colour particles like the universe - it gives me an unexplainable sense of exaltation."

― Tokyo Rumando

Publisher: Zen Foto Gallery

Size: 220 x 40 mm

24 pages

Polaroid photo cards

32 cards (colour print with UV screen thick varnish)

Including vacuum-sealed personal belongings by the artist

Colour photo booklet

Language: Japanese, English

Limited edition: 700

Tokyo Rumando
New, signed, limited edition, including unique personal items
£60.00

Picture of Hill and Adamson's photographs of Linlithgow (Signed)


Publisher: West Lothian History and Amenity Society (2002)

Size: 204 x 146 mm

70 pages

Roddy Simpson


Publisher: West Lothian History and Amenity Society (2002)

Size: 204 x 146 mm

70 pages

£5.00

Picture of Neither Here Nor There

Publisher's Description

poems by Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass"
No Small Lives - an infinity of moments, essay by Robin Titchener

"Neither here Nor There" is a conversation about seeing the moments between moments.

"It is these quiet moments that Dennis Neal Vaughn specializes in. Traversing the streets and surrounding countryside of his adopted San Francisco, he photographs what he knows and what he sees with eyes that are open and sensitive to all manner of the beauty that surrounds him." — Robin Titchener

Size: 8.5 x 8.5"

102 pages, 77 color plates,

Limited edition of 100
First edition of 100 signed and numbered with an original archival pigment print included exclusive to the book.

Dennis Neal Vaughn
"Neither here Nor There" is a conversation about seeing the moments between moments.
£20.00

Picture of War Primer 2 (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Published in paperback to coincide with a major exhibition at the Pompidou Centre dedicated to the work of Broomberg & Chanarin, War Primer 2 was originally released as a limited edition book in 2011. The book inhabits the pages of Bertolt Brecht’s remarkable 1955 publication War Primer.

Brecht’s publication is a collection of newspaper clippings, each accompanied by a four-line poem that he called Photo-epigrams. It was the culmination of almost three decades of intermittent activity. The title deliberately recalls the textbooks used to teach elementary school children how to read; Brecht’s book is a practical manual, demonstrating how to “read” or “translate” press photographs. Brecht was profoundly uneasy about the affirmative role played by the medium within the political economy of capitalism and referred to press photographs as heiroglyphics in need of decoding.

War Primer 2 is the belated sequel. While Brecht’s War Primer was concerned with images of the Second World War, War Primer 2 is concerned with the images of conflict generated by both sides of the so-called “War on Terror”.

Customer comment: "I’m very pleased with the book. If any of your customers are interested to know, War Primer 2 is excellent especially when matched up with Brecht’s War Primer 1 as republished by Verso." (David Beale)

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 240 x 290 mm

200 pages, 114 colour plates

Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Published in paperback to coincide with a major exhibition at the Pompidou Centre dedicated to the work of Broomberg & Chanarin, War Primer 2 was originally released as a limited edition book in 2011. The book inhabits the pages of Bertolt Brecht’s remarkable 1955 publication War Primer.
£30.00

Picture of ToiletMartin PaperParr Magazine | Collector's Edition  (Signed)

Publisher's Description

'ToiletMartin PaperParr' is a new, special edition of 'Toiletpaper' that presents a back-to-back of images made in collaboration with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari on the one side and Martin Parr on the other.

'ToiletMartin PaperParr | Collector's Edition' limited to 1000 numbered copies, includes the magazine and the 'ToiletMartin PaperParr' bag printed on the two sides with the front and back cover of the magazine.

ToiletMartin PaperParr Magazine' is a new, special edition of 'Toiletpaper' published by Damiani. This unique edition celebrates a new suite of pictures presenting a back-to-back of images made in collaboration with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari on the one side and Martin Parr on the other.

The recipe is very tasty: the founders of 'Toiletpaper' hosted Martin Parr as a special guest and asked him to form a dialogue with 'Toiletpaper' images, coming back to them with a photograph from his archive for each image. The result is a rapid succession of images in which irony, subversion and provocation force the viewer to the impelling discovery of the next pair of images.

And if you are not yet satiated by the end of this issue, you have only to start once more at the beginning.

About Toiletpaper Magazine

'Toiletpaper' is an artists’ magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. The magazine contains no text; each picture springs from an idea, often simple, and through a complex orchestration of people it becomes the materialization of the artists’ mental outbursts. Since the first issue, in June 2010, 'Toiletpaper' has created a world that displays ambiguous narratives and a troubling imagination. It combines the vernacular of commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery. The result is a publication that is itself a work of art, which, through its accessible form as a magazine, and through its wide distribution, challenges the limits of the contemporary art economy.

Publisher: Damiani

40 pages, 22 illustrations

Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari
Collector's Edition of 1000 numbered copies plus the exclusive 'ToiletMartin PaperParr' bag printed with the front and back covers of the magazine on the two sides.ToiletMartin PaperParr Magazine | Collector's Edition Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari
£40.00

Picture of Opening (Special Edition)

Publisher's Description

A special edition of 25 copies featuring an exhibition quality original print handmade, numbered and signed by the artist, and presented with a copy of the book in a custom clamshell box.

Following up on her widely-acclaimed book Everglades, published by Nazraeli Press in 2016, Jungjin Lee has created a true artist’s book with this series of desert and mountain landscapes entitled Opening. Made in some of her favorite places in Arizona, New Mexico and Canada, these images inspire a sense of the deep and quiet interaction between the beholder and the landscape, and the physical presence of earth, stone, tree and sky.

Limited to 2,000 slipcased copies, Opening features an accordion binding which creates two back-to-back panoramas each measuring some 11 feet long when fully spread out.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 400 x 200 mm

56 pages, 28 duotone plates

Jungin Lee
A special edition of 25 copies featuring an exhibition quality original print handmade, numbered and signed by the artist, and presented with a copy of the book in a custom clamshell box.
£1,100.00

Picture of Good Goddamn
 (Signed)

2nd edition, October 2018

Publisher's Description

Good Goddamn is a short photobook about a man from rural Texas and his last few days of freedom before going to prison.

First edition limited to 750 copies.

Size: 9x12"

44 pages. 27 duotone reproductions on Mohawk Superfine uncoated paper.

Bound with carton staples.

15x20.25" foldout poster included. ISBN 978-0-692-94637-4.

Sample images

Bryan Schutmaat
Good Goddamn is a short photobook about a man from rural Texas and his last few days of freedom before going to prison.
£35.00

Picture of Self/Portrait Artists’ book (Signed and numbered
)

Publisher's Description

Teresa Eng spent time as an artist in resident in China in 2012 and 2015, observing the rapid development the cities and its surroundings.
In “Self/Portrait”, Teresa presents portraits of Chinese millenials that she approached in a shopping centre alongside one of their selfie from their mobile phone. The portraits, introspective by nature, are lit by the bright LED advertisements. In contrast, each subject’s selfie reveals details of their lives and interests as well as how they want to be seen. “Self/Portrait” speaks of individualisation in a transitioning capitalist society as well as the need to belong.
 
Signed and numbered



Size: 215mm x 265mm


36 pages plus 15 throwouts
, 69 colour images

Housed in a dichroic slipcase


Each with a 8 x 10″ lambda print (signed & numbered), certificate of authenticity and envelope

Teresa Eng
In “Self/Portrait”, Teresa presents portraits of Chinese millenials that she approached in a shopping centre alongside one of their selfie from their mobile phone.
£195.00

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