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Articles, essays and interviews with photographers/artists, designers and publishers, discussing different aspects of the contemporary photobook.

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19-08-2020

The (Photo)book: On Potentiality

Natasha Christia   My relation to books, not just (photo)books, provides the point of departure for this essay. Like everyone,…

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29-02-2020

Photobook or Artist’s Book? Where do we draw the line?

José Luís Neves   A book is a sequence of spaces. Each of these spaces is perceived at a different…

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24-08-2019

The paradoxically perfect and utterly imperfect photobook

A three-part conversation with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa Stefan Vanthuyne (This is the third and final part of the conversation, part one…

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19-08-2019

The paradoxically perfect and utterly imperfect photobook

A three-part conversation with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa Stefan Vanthuyne (This is part two of the conversation, part one can be found…

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15-08-2019

The paradoxically perfect and utterly imperfect photobook

A three-part conversation with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa Stefan Vanthuyne In the closing interview in her impressive book The Notion of Family…

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09-05-2018

Mariela Sancari: experimenting with the photobook and the photobook as experiment

With her highly praised book Moisés (2015), Argentina-born and Mexico-based photographer Mariela Sancari managed to find an exceptionally strong balance between rigid…

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12-02-2018

Jurgen Maelfeyt on why so many designers are running imprints

Last October, Ghent-based publishing house Art Paper Editions took up an artist residency at the M HKA in Antwerp. Under the…

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05-12-2017

Ron Jude: wrestling with the narrative impulse

As American photographer Ron Jude takes us trough a selection of his books, we get to understand his practice as…

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03-11-2017

The photobook as cultural phenomenon

Last spring and throughout last summer the CCCB and the Fundació Foto Colectania in Barcelona hosted Photobook Phenomenon. The exhibition focused entirely…

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11-10-2017

Chance encounter with a woman, her sister and her past

Working closely together with her sister Lieve, who wanted to surprise Brigitte for her seventieth birthday, photographer Titus Simoens created…

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15-09-2017

Rob Van Hoesel: Dutch design for Belgian books

2016 was a good year for Rob Van Hoesel, the Dutch designer running The Eriskay Connection, with three books from…

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12-08-2017

Collective La Grotte, working hard not to get their tongues in a twist

Initially the collective was formed to speak out louder as a group of photographers than as mere individuals. But La…

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