Ara Oshagan – Mirror

Book review by Douglas Stockdale - Ara Oshagan and his self-published photobook Mirror uses a documentary style to create a predominately black and white diary of the Gor Mkhitarian band but with an unusual twist; he incorporates technology that allows the viewer to scan the appropriate interior pages and link up the related music on... Continue Reading →

Kenneth O’Halloran – Bing, Bing, Bong, Bong, Bing, Bing, Bing

Copyright 2016 Kenneth O’Halloran  Photographer: Kenneth O’Halloran (born Corofin, Country Clare, resides Dublin, Ireland) Self-published (Ireland) Essay: Presidential Announcement speech, 2015 Text: English Hardcover book with printed belly-band, sewn binding, four-color lithography, edition of 500, printed by Mirex, Gdansk (Poland) Photobook designer: Mac & Ken Notes: This documentary style project occurred in Los Angles on Hollywood Boulevard in the summer... Continue Reading →

Alex Van Gelder – Mumbling Beauty Louise Bourgeois

Photographer:  Alex Van Gelder (residing Paris, France) Publisher:  Thames & Hudson, New York, NY, © 2015 Essays:  Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist: “Ever Louise” / Introduction by Alex Van Gelder Text:  English Hardcover book with 112 pages, not numbered; 81 color photographs without captions; sewn binding; cloth cover with dust jacket, printed and bound in... Continue Reading →

Yanina Shevchenko – Crossing Over

Copyright 2013 Yanina Shevchenko Photographer: Yanina Shevchenko (born: Russia – resides: Barcelona, Spain) Publisher: The Velvet Cell (London, Taipei) Essays: Yanina Shevchenko Text: English Stiffcover book, saddle-stitch binding, four-color lithography, printed in Taiwan Photobook designer: Velvet Cell Graphics Notes: In America a “road-trip” in which one wants get up-close and personal with the land is usually by accomplished... Continue Reading →

Terry Brown & Gordon Stettinius – Mangini Studio

Copyright 2014 Terry Brown & Gordon Stettinius Photographic collaborators: Terry Brown (resides Richmond, VA) & Gordon Stettinius (resides Richmond, VA) USA Publisher: Candela Books (Richmond, Virginia) Essays: Dr. Manuel Moore, Terry Brown, Gordon Stettinius Text: English Hardcover book, embossed and tipped-in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, index, printed by Worth Higgins & Associates, Richmond, VA Photobook designer: Sarah... Continue Reading →

No Photobook book review this week

Hello photobook friends, Regretfully no photobook review will be published this week as I am in the midst of curating a potential photographic exhibition and under a bit of a deadline for the gallery submission. So ample opportunity for you to look at the past 395 photobook reviews that are available on this site. Use... Continue Reading →

Lisa Elmaleh – Everglades

Copyright 2016 Lisa Elmaleh Photographer: Lisa Elmaleh (b. Miami, FL & resides in West Virginia, USA) Publisher: Zatara Press Essays: Ann McCary Sullivan & Lisa Elmaleh Text: English Hardcover book with wrap around cover with interior pocket, Smyth-sewn binding, interior booklet saddle stiched, lithography, without captions or pagination, printed in Richmond, VA Photobook designer: Andrew Fedynak and Lisa... Continue Reading →

Rania Matar – L’Enfant-Femme

Copyright 2015 Rania Matar Photographer: Rania Matar (b. Lebanon – resides Boston, MA, USA) Publisher: Damiani (Italy) Essays: Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Louis Lowry, Kristen Gresh Text: English Hardcover book with tipped in photo, sewn binding, four-color lithography, captions and pagination, Plates, printed by Grafiche Damiani in Italy Photobook designer: Jesse Holborn, Design Holborn Notes:... Continue Reading →

Christoph Lingg – By The World Forgot – Portraits of the Indigenous Peoples of Asia

Copyright 2014 Christoph Lingg Photographer: Christoph Lingg (b. Schoppernau – resides Vienna, Austria) Publisher: Editions Aufbruch (Austria) Essays: Christoph Lingg, Diana Vinding Text: English, Deutsch Hardcover book with wood veneer (8 options to choose from), sewn binding, four-color lithography (black and white images), pagination and geographical chapters, Reading List, printed in Czech Republic, covers produced and bound by... Continue Reading →

Susan S. Bank – Piercing the Darkness

Copyright 2016 Susan S. Bank Photographer: Susan S. Bank (b. Portsmouth, NH and resides in both Philadelphia, PA & Portsmouth, NH USA) Publisher: Brilliant Press, Exton (PA) Essays: Susan S. Bank, John T. Hill Text: English Hardcover book with dust jacket, sewn binding, four-color lithography, List of Plates, printed by Brilliant Press in USA Photobook designer: Jesse... Continue Reading →

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