Xiaoxiao Xu: Watering My Horse by a Spring at the Foot of the Long Wall (The Eriskay Connection, 2020)

Xiaoxiao Xu (Qingtian, China, 1984) emigrated from China to The Netherlands in 1999. In 2009 she cum laude graduated from the Photo Academy in Amsterdam.

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Short Cuts 12 – The Japan Edition

Short Cuts 12 – The Japan Edition presents 4 new photobooks from Japan. It starts with Mikiko Hara and ends with Hiroh Kikai.

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Pascual Martínez &Vincent Sáez: The Saxons of Transylvania (Overlapse, 2019)

Pascual Martínez and Vincent Sáez are two Spanish photographers working in collaboration. Their focus is on human relations and the study of society through photography as a means of anthropological exploration.

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Sol Negro. Mujeres en la fotografía. Colección Anna Gamazo de Abelló (Editorial RM, 2019)

In Sol Negro 12 Latin American female photographers reflect on personal and collective tragedies.

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Vivian Keulards: To Hans (Schilt Publishing, 2020)

Vivian Keulards is a Dutch conceptual portrait photographer. She graduated in 2009 from the Fotoacademie Amsterdam. Children, adolescents and vulnerable groups are recurring subjects in her photography.

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Helga Paris: Leipzig Hauptbahnhof 1981/82 (Spector Books, 2020)

Helga Paris (b. 1938) is one of the most important photographers in Germany. She made a name for herself with her volume Diva in Grau, in which she recorded the decline of Halle’s historic town centre in the 1980.

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Short Cuts 11

Short Cuts 11 presents 4 brandnew photobooks. It starts with Chris Killip and ends with Shūji Terayama.

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John Szarkowski: The Photographer’s Eye: A Way of Seeing (Museum of Modern Art, 2007)

John Szarkowski’s The Photographer’s Eye, based on a landmark exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1964 and first published in 1966, is an excellent introduction to the art of photography. It brings together pictures by both recognized masters and unknown photographers that offer an outline of photography’s creative visual language.

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Giles Price: Restricted Residence (Loose Joints, 2020)

London-based photographer Giles Price’s work explores the social impact of cultural, environmental and political phenomena. Restricted Residence examines the relocation of Japanese citizens to Namie and Iitate, two towns exposed to extreme radioactivity following the catastrophic leak at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Frido Troost: An Educational Archive of 3000 Slides (Art Paper Editions, 2020)

Frido Troost (November 14, 1960 – April 22, 2013) was a Dutch photography historian, teacher at the Rietveld Academy and co-owner of the photo antiquarian bookshop ICM (Institute for Concrete Matter), which was established in 2000 in a former forge in Haarlem.

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Seung-Woo Yang: The Best Days (New Edition) (Zen Foto Gallery, 2019)

Born in Korea, Seung-Woo Yang first came to Japan in 1996. In 2016, his publication “Shinjuku Lost Child” with Zen Foto Gallery, a monochrome street photography series which focused on the people at Kabukicho, Shinjuku received the 36th Domon Ken Award.

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Edward Burtynsky; Jennifer Baichwal; Nick de Pencier: Anthropocene (Steidl, 2019)

Anthropocene is a multidisciplinary body of work by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier, which includes a photobook, a major travelling museum exhibition, a feature-length documentary film, and an interactive educational website.

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