31 March 2015

Juan Miguel Ramirez-Suassi - Calle de La Canción del Olvido

Calle de La Canción del Olvido
by Juan Miguel Ramirez-Suassi
36 pages, 150 x 230 mm
black & white digital print
Edition of 50, numbered
8,00 € + shipping

"Calle de la Canción del Olvido, a series that evolves as years pass by as well as this suburban street also evolves, its beginning and the end: a ritual gaze among the ruins."

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Silvia Renda - Maps of mere existence

Maps of mere existence
by Silvia Renda
40 pages; size 21 x 27,9 cm
Indigo press; cardboard cover with silkscreen
Edition: 35 numbered copies, self-published
Price: 25 €

"A mental and emotional map of a few square meters of Albergheria district in Palermo (Sicily). We witness people passing by as actors in a private, daily theater where nothing, yet everything happens. Emptied of almost all of its usual meanings, the urban landscape may sometimes reveal abstract shapes — a sort of 'cartography of asphalt'."

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New: the Anamorphosis Prize for the self published photo book

Leave it to Anouk Kruithof to celebrate the independent, the adventurous and the irreverent spirit of self publishers of photo books. Submissions are free, the jury is sharp and the rewards are generous. Go see for yourself and enjoy the GIF party at The Anamorphosis Prize!

NB. Submissions to The Anamorphosis Prize should NOT be sent to The Independent Photo Book blog, but directly to the jury in New York!

29 March 2015

Julia Borissova - Address

by Julia Borissova
Self published art book
Hardback embossed, thread-stitched binding
112 pages + 6 transparent pages
155mm x 210mm
Digital print

Edition of 100, signed and hand numbered
55€ + shipping

Special edition of 25 includes one print 20x15 cm
120€ + shipping

"It is a deeply personal work based on my growing up in one of the districts in St. Petersburg, Russia, and it is some kind of meditation on my private relationship with the past. Urban environmental documentation in the compilation with some snapshots from my family archive, drawings and collages gives me a possibility to analyze and bridge a gap in my personal history."

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27 March 2015

Tommaso Parrillo - Ungrateful Heart

Ungrateful Heart
by Tommaso Parrillo
60 pages, 21x14 cm
indigo print
limited edition of 100, signed
price: 12 euro

"By analyzing the projection of oneself in an interpersonal relationship, it is evident that the sphere of affection, often in opposition to intellectual activity causes: empathy and reminiscence of the past itself generate a sense of ingratitude. The use of photography comes as a remedy to the pulverization of the lived."

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26 March 2015

Daniel Mayrit - You Haven't Seen Their Faces

You Haven't Seen Their Faces
by Daniel Mayrit
Published by Riot Books
Number of Pages: 101
Size: 25,5cm x 17,5cm
Limited edition of 350, signed by the author
€ 38 + shipping

"These are the faces of the 100 most powerful people in city of London. Use these images at your own discretion."

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25 March 2015

Karen Isaac - Friendly Neighbors

Friendly Neighbors
by Karen Isaac
Design by Kevin McCaughey
28 pages/ 10 x 12.5 in (25.4 x 31.75 cm)
2 color blue/black riso print
published by NONPOROUS
$10 + shipping

"Friendly Neighbors is a collaboration between photographer Karen Isaac and graphic designer Kevin Mccaughey, documenting the menacing world of American property owners. Paranoia is alleviated through the exhibition of misanthropic imagery that litter estates nationwide."

20 March 2015

Various Artists - Cracking Twigs

Cracking Twigs
by Various Artists
photographers: Emilio Barillaro, Richard PJ Lambert, Fabrizio Musu, Fabio Miguel Roque, Mariya Ustymenko
A5, 36 pages
high quality offset digital hp indigo, black&white
edition of 40, hand numbered
6 € + shipping

"Five photographers lost in their cities"

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17 March 2015

Mike Nelson - Flight 001

Flight 001
by Mike Nelson
24 p, 6 X 9in, 15.2 X 23 cm
Digital printing black/white, saddle stitch
edition 55, signed and numbered
$7 + shipping

"This zine is a visual journey of aviation from the ground and inflight."

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16 March 2015

Arthur Drooker - Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal
by Arthur Drooker
With an introduction by Gary Schnitzer
40 pages, 8.25" x 10.75" (21 x 27 cm)
Digital printing
$25, plus $5 shipping within US

"Heavy Metal is Arthur Drooker'€™s first self-published monograph. Its subject is Schnitzer Steel'€™s massive recycling facility in Oakland, California. As the first photographer allowed on the premises, Drooker became an urban explorer discovering an uncharted industrial landscape. His 18 color photographs of stacked cars, compressed radiators, and other recyclables show the singular beauty he found in the mass of consumption."

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14 March 2015

Christophe Le Toquin - Éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - Vol #6

Éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - Vol #6
by Christophe Le Toquin
24 pages, 18 x 24 cm
Digital printing
Edition: 50
15 euros + shipping

"This book is the sixth in a series of 10 books about a French village. After the evocation of vegetation in volume #1, water in volume #2, public places and equipment in volume #3, typology of networks in volume #4, fences and boundaries in volume #5, volume #6 is dedicated to housing and residential estates with a text by Philippe Ayrault, photographer and playwright."

13 March 2015

Fábio Miguel Roque - Border Line

Border Line
Fábio Miguel Roque
44 pages, 230 x 150 mm
black & white digital print
edition: 20, signed & numbered, with a print (10 x 15 cm)
10,00 € + shipping

"The sea level and erosion of the coastline, are one of the biggest problems of our century. The problem is that most of us do not think of solutions to stop it."

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12 March 2015

Mariana Rocha - chat noir

chat noir
by Mariana Rocha
22 pages, 20,4 x 28,6 cm // 8,03" x 11,25"
tintoretto paper 95 grs
monochrome laser print
hand stitched
1st edition: 100 numbered copies
Price: 10 eur + shipping

"paris, novembre "14. je suis un chat noir. 
je perds toujours mes choses. et mes choses sont perdus pour moi." 

Ryan Oskin - Dreams Catalog

Dreams Catalog
by Ryan Oskin
32 pages, 8.25 x 5.25 inches, 20.95 x 13.34 cm
 Edition: 100
Type of printing: Digital
Price: $6 + shipping

"Dreams Catalog consists of an artist book and objects that focuses on my interest in stock imagery, personalized goods, and craft. The book serves as an index of objects and source material that Ryan Oskin created using found imagery from an auction catalog. In addition to the catalog, he translates stock imagery into personalized items for both home and office use.

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Matteo Ross - Family Party

Family Party
Matteo Ross
19 pages, A5
21cm x 15 cm, 8.2 in x 6 in
Xerox, Colour and Black and White
€5+ Shipping

"My first Zine "family party" aims to produce a simplistic yet captivating snapshot of the lives of a group of teenagers living and studying in London. You may find their lives surprising or you may find it incredibly mundane either way this is how it is and so thats how i like to show it."

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02 March 2015

Juan Santos - Napolae

by Juan Santos
Design & layout: Juan Santos
Published by Caravanbook
21 x 13 cm size, 20 + 4 pages
Digital laser color print
Cyclus paper 115 grs. (100% recycled)
Price: 10 eur + shipping

"Naples is a whole world, and if you try to photograph a whole world, you will be doomed to failure. With just one camera from another time and a film about to disappear, I took it upon myself to photograph a slice of that world while exploring it like a traveler. A city that was not buried but slips through your fingers. A city that disappears in every corner to rise again like the one thousand colors mystery called Napule. Juan Santos"

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01 March 2015

Rogier ten Hacken - Muteness

by Rogier ten Hacken
A5 size, 16 pages
B&W laserprint
edition of 30, numbered
Price: 12,50 euro + shipping

“It doesn’t matter where I am because I always feel strange. A kind of uncomfortable. I went out into the country and looked at it thoroughly. Photographing intuitively what attracted my attention or reflected my emotions at a certain time. Sometimes I was drawn to a specific place or I just came across it by chance. The days passed by and I found a muteness in them.”

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Louise Taylor - Shoot!

by Louise Taylor
Published by Wideyed Editions
Design by Louise Taylor & Catherine McArdle Design
96 pages, 150 mm x 105 mm / 6 in x 4.5 in
1st Edition, 75 copies numbered and signed
Digitally printed and handbound with shotgun cartridge closure
£40 + shipping

"Shoot! is a documentary project following a small pheasant and partridge shooting syndicate in County Durham, North East UK. The book was created to accompany the exhibition, 'Shoot!' installed at Durham Art Gallery as part of 'The Social:Encountering Photography', and incorporates 29 photographs and 12 game recipes."

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