Bombed by Laëtitia Donval

The photographs that Laëtitia Donval proposes in this thin but memorable photobook represent urban landscapes, portraits and daily life scenes in a number of ports along the coastline of northern Europe. Most images are bathing in a cold and cheerless atmosphere. The locals she has protrayed seem to share a …

Chewing Gum and Chocolate by Shomei Tomatsu

Much like Japanese Buddhists made pilgrimages along the famous 88 temples on the Japanese island of Shikoku, Shomei Tomatsu claimed he had made a pilgrimage along all the US military bases across Japan. His aim was to photograph the interaction between the American soldiers and the Japanese locals, who had …