Julia Borissova – Nautilus

  Review by Douglas Stockdale • What is a museum? One brief definition is offered by Wikipedia; an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Then what is an imaginary museum? This is the subject of Julia Borissova’s recent photobook Nautilus. Borissova’s urban setting for... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – Let Me Fall Again

Let Me Fall Again, Julia Borissova, Copyright 2018 Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia, resides St. Petersburg, RU) Self-Published: St Petersburg, Russia Essay, Julia Borissova Text: Russian, English Stiffcover book, handsewn binding, stitching, inserts, gate-folds, First edition of 239, hand-made in Russia Photobook designer: Julia Borissova Notes: It was not until I had a chance to spend time... Continue Reading →

Artist books – challenge of multiples

Melissa Lazuka, Song of the Cicadas, copyright 2018 One of the pleasures I derive from being a Portfolio Reviewer for various events is that my experience as Editor of this Journal attracts individuals who are either in the midst of creating a photobook or may have recently developed one. Such was the case recently when... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – J.B. about men floating in the air

Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia, resides St. Petersburg, RU) Self-published, 2015 (second edition of 300, 2017) Essays: Julia Borissova Text: English & Russian Linen hardcover with tipped in photographs, handmade sewn binding, Leporello format with one four-panel gate-fold and two three-panel gate-folds, digital lithography, printed St. Petersburg, RU Photobook designer: Julia Borissova Notes: In 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 →

Julia Borissova – DOM

Copyright 2014 Julia Borissova Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia, resides St. Petersburg, RU) Self-published artist book, signed and numbered edition of 100 Text: English & Russian Stiffcover book with stab-sewn booklet and multiple gatefolds, naked-sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Russia Photobook designer: Julia Borissova Notes: Borissova investigates home and identity in a subtext of the Document... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – address

Copyright 2015 Julia Borissova Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia & resides in St Petersburg, RU) Published & copyright: 2015 Publisher: self-published artist book, edition size: 100, each signed and numbered Text: English Hardcover book with embossed cover, thread-stitched binding, four-color lithography includes 6 transparent pages and multiple collage (glued- in) pages, printed & bound in... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – Running to the Edge

Copyright Julia Borissova 2014, self-published (with Limited Edition slip cover) I am intrigued by Julia Borissova’ s (b. Tallinn, Estonia and lives in St. Petersburg, Russia) recent concept that led to her self-published photobook Running to the Edge, with the way that history and memory is perceived through images. Using found Black & White photographs,... Continue Reading →

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