PhotoBook Journal – Issue #28

Welcome to our 28th Issue • We are hoping you are enjoying your summer holidays and vacations. We are continuing our book sale fund raiser and really appreciate your responses with book purchases and donations. These make a difference and keep us going. Thank you! I am very delighted to work with Medium Photo again this fall to lead my Zoom creative book workshop, an… Continue Reading →

Mona Kuhn – Works

Review by Douglas Stockdale • This photobook is a retrospective of the collective published projects of Mona Kuhn, thus aptly titled Works. It is a compilation of her published creative endeavors that she has been laboring on for the past twenty-five years in conjunction with her principal publishing collaborator Steidl. In addition, there are also included some… Continue Reading →

Bull City Summer

copyright, 2014, the various photographer, writers and published by Daylight Books It is April and the American baseball season is now in full swing, to savor the pun. I had obtained this photobook shortly after it was published in the Fall of last year, right smack in the middle of the American Football season, not exactly… Continue Reading →

Readings on Contemporary Photography

Photographs copyright of the various photographers What I sometimes find useful to help me understand the thinking and concepts behind the photobooks I collect and write about here, are the occasional books that attempt to explore or describe the conceptual ideas of the photographer. Thus I wanted to share three books that have been sitting… Continue Reading →

Mariken Wessels – Queen Ann. P.S. Belly cut off

  Copyright Mariken Wessels 2010 courtesy Alauda Publications Mariken Wessels has again created another interesting and complex narrative based on found photographs in conjunction with borrowed memories for her photobook Queen Ann. P.S. Belly cut off. Wessels’s earlier book, which was re-published by Alauda Publications, Elisabeth – I want to eat, was an investigation into the dichotomy between… Continue Reading →

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