Bord de Mer by Gabriele Basilico

Just before his untimely death in 2013, Gabriele Basilico was working on the fourth and ultimate edition of  “Bord de Mer“, the monograph with his photographs for the DATAR Photographic Mission (first publication date, 1990). Italian publishing house Contrasto published this last edition of the well-known work last summer. In …

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 …