La classe A008 by Isabelle Detournay

September, back-to-school-month. Children and adolescents are hearing that freedom was good for them but that routine is better. Dark humour of the system! For the occasion, I am presenting here a photobook about the routines and the very complex reality in a vocational secondary school in the heart of Brussels: …

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Forcella by Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi

Forcella is photobook by two photographers who have a history of working together on long-time projects and assignments: Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi. It was  first published in 2015 with Witty Kiwi as a 132-pages trade edition. The book takes us on a rough ride through the oldest neighbourhoods of Naples: …

éléments d’une typologie de l’urbanisation contemporaine d’un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants by Christophe Le Toquin

For a change this post is not reporting on one single photobook but on a series of 10 booklets or so-called zines. The series is treating one single subject, that is the place where the photographer is living, his village. © Christophe Le Toquin The village is Noyers sur Cher, …

Stars of Albania by Matthias Aschauer

Albania during the communist times. The country is totally sealed off from the outside world. Landowners have been expropriated by a radical collectivisation drive. “Exorbitant” capital goods have been confiscated. A kind of generalized paranoia is reigning all over the country. It is whispered that you can even receive the …

DAKAR by Helmut Tezak

Amnesty International has warned us earlier this week that populist politicians are busy creating a hostile climate for refugees and migrants. “Toxic political agendas are dehumanizing and scapegoating entire groups of people.” Of course, most politicians still pay attention not to cross any red line of overt racism or hate speech …

Yu & Me by Bojan Radovic

Imagine that you are a young man and you are living for photography. You are travelling for years across your home country to enjoy the sensations of being free and of meeting all the time new folks. You are developing a project. In every place you are passing through, you …

CAPE’s 2016 favourites!

This was my last post for 2016. Thank you for stopping from time to time at CAPE! It was a pleasure to be able to develop my blog further and of course also to launch the publication of my own book on this platform. Let’s have good hope that next …