Empire by Marie Sordat

“This has nothing to do with beauty, beauty is of no importance. This has to do with magic.” The opening words of Marie Sordat’s book Empire (2015) sound like a warning and they are a little bit unsettling too. They leave us in uncertainty about what is going to happen. …

A Criminal Investigation by Yukichi Watabe

Some photobooks are – when you look at how they are conceived and realised- coming close to a kind of perfection. They are simultaneously defining the genre at a given point of time and lifting it to the next level. And many aficionado’s will agree that A Criminal Investigation is a …

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: …