Louie Palu – Front Towards Enemy

Review by Douglas Stockdale • War. I don’t understand it and fortunately I have not had to experience it, although I live on an old WW2 bombing range, but that’s another story. Louie Palu in his new multi-media publication (can we really call this a photobook?) Front Towards Enemy provides a version of a photo-documentary... Continue Reading →

Douglas Stockdale – Guide to Self-Publishing an Indie Artist Book

Author and Principal Photographer:  Douglas Stockdale (born Butler, PA; resides Rancho Santa Margarita, CA) Publisher: Self-published; first edition, first printing of 400; copyright © 2017 Text: English Stiff-cover saddle-stitched book of 40 numbered pages with 14 images on several types of paper; 7.5x9 inches; full-color digital lithography, printed by Dual Graphics, Brea, California; $19.95 plus shipping... Continue Reading →

Algis Griskevicius – TADA

Copyright 2016 Algis Griskevicius Photographer: Algis Griskevicius (born & resides Vilnius (Lithuania)) Publisher: NoRoutine Books (Lithuania) Essay: Leonidas Donskis Text: Lithuanian and English Hardcover book, sewn and exposed tape binding, black & white lithography, glued insert booklet (saddle stitch), contact proof print, printed by UAB Druka, Klaipeda, Lithuania Photobook designer: Gysis Skudzinskas Notes: Algis Griskevicius includes in his... Continue Reading →

Alla Mirovskaya – Old family Photos and Deep Sky Objects

Artist: Alla Mirovskaya (born & resides Moscow, RU) Self-Published & Limited Edition (100): Moscow (RU) copyright 2016 Text: English & Russian Stiff cover with glued printed panels, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Moscow (RU) Photobook designer: Alla Mirovskaya Notes: I will have to admit that lately I have become fascinated with artist books that utilize vernacular... Continue Reading →

Elena Kholkina – Time of the Moon

Artist: Elena Kholkina (born & resides Moscow, RU) Self-published artist book (Moscow, RU) Essays: Elena Kholkina Text: English Glued Board on cloth with original color transparency in mount on cover, sewn binding, four-color lithography, Index of photographs, limited edition artist book (E of 50), printed in Moscow (RU) Photobook designer: Elena Kholkina Notes:  Elena Kholkina’s... Continue Reading →

Douglas Stockdale – Bluewater Shore

Review by Gerhard Clausing • Photobooks that present their images in a loose format, i.e., not permanently bound and sequenced but changeable, are still the exception. One such successful work was David Alan Harvey's 2012 project entitled (based on a true story), dealing with life in Rio, with real and imagined storylines. That innovative volume... Continue Reading →

Indie Photobook Library moves to Yale University

Ciociaria published by Edizioni Punctum, now in the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Just announced by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University that the Indie Photobook Library (iPL) has been just incorporated into their collection. The collection includes more than 2,000 photobooks from around the world along with related ephemera, archives of the... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – Dimitry

Copyright 2016 Julia Borissova Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia, resides St. Petersburg, RU) Self-published by the artist, signed and numbered edition of 100 Essays: Julia Borissova, Alexander Fokin Text: English Hardcover book, hand-sewn naked binding, digital printing in Russia Photobook designer: Julia Borissova Notes: Julia Borissova in her recent artist book, Dimitry, investigates the Russian Tsar Dimitry... Continue Reading →

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