Away from Home by Kürsat Bayhan

Kürsat Bayhan‘s photobook “Away from Home” brings you to the shady and also sad world of Istanbul’s day labourers who migrated from the eastern and southeastern parts of the country. Today, there are said to be 2,5 million internal migrants in the city coming from 4.000 villages. Most of them …

Kanaval by Leah Gordon

©Leah Gordon The eternal and universal world of carnival has famously been described by the Russian theoretic Mikhail Bakhtin in a book about the culture of carnival in the work of François Rabelais. The fascinating study explains in detail how, in the late middle ages, the culture of carnival was …

Sleep Driver by Sayed Asif Mahmud

The work of Sayed Asif Mahmud is an invitation to one of the most vibrant megalopolises of the planet: Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, currently hosting more than 17 million inhabitants. Dhaka is projected to become the 6th most crowded city on earth by 2030. Sayed Asif Mahmud’s work allows you …

Country Fictions by Juan Aballe

Juan Aballe published a really elegant book with Fuego Books about his “relationship with the rural environment and the emotions brought about by the possibility of taking the big step of leaving the city and living closer to nature.” © Juan Aballe What we get are pictures of people who …

C.A.P.E.’s photobooks of the year 2014

This is our list of 10 favourite 2014 photobooks. Please enjoy C.A.P.E.’s contribution to the photobook community. Chewing Gum and Chocolate: “The strong and  well-armed soldiers who assume supreme power over the local culture and, more painfully over the local ladies, appear as demiurgs of a crazy world in which …