Welcome to our 31st Issue •
We are in the midst of the Fall releases and there is still some logistical chaos here in the U.S., with some publisher (& author/photographer) angst. Regretfully all of this is probably going to lead to some price increases for photobooks (actually all books of every kind and sort).
For October we provide a diverse range of photographic book reviews, perhaps a few as potential end of the year gifts. Meanwhile everyone is preparing their list of interesting photobooks for the end of the year. I know we are working on one.
Books featured in October 2021:
Michael von Graffenried – Our Town
New Bern, North Carolina, is certainly an interesting town of some 30,000 people. Named after Bern, Switzerland… (more)
Adel Souto – Ad Removal as Modern Art
…after a short preface by Souto, the viewer is left with some 180 unrelenting, unpaginated, full bleed photographs… (more)
Nick Brandt – The Day May Break
The Day May Break is another evolutionary step in his process of investigating the environmental and ecological issues… (more)
Rich-Joseph Facun – Black Diamonds
I once wrote an essay comparing learning a new language being similar to moving to a new town, a journey to get to know… (more)
Roger Bruhn – Nothing To See Here
Photography is at its best when it arouses the viewer’s imagination. What, when, where, why – are the questions that can be… (more)
…the concept for this exhibition was to investigate the FOTODOK central theme for the year; collective memory and… (more)
Henry Mullins I Michelle Sank on the Social Matrix
…the third of a series published by the Societe Jersiasise Photographic Archive, under the Editions Emile imprint, that… (more)
Karen Marshall – Between Girls
Lucky are those who have a group of friends from their childhood that they can still count on way into their later years as… (more)
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