John Divola: Chroma (Skinnerboox, 2020)

John Divola (born 1949) is an American contemporary visual artist. His images challenge the boundaries between fiction and reality, as well as the limitations of art to describe life.

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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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Dorothea Lange; Sam Contis: Day Sleeper (Mack Books, 2020)

In this book Sam Contis presents a new window onto the work of the iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange. Drawing from Lange’s extensive archive, Contis constructs a fragmented, unfamiliar world centred around the figure of the day sleeper.

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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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Carlo Rusca: Turistica (Witty Books, 2020)

Carlo Rusca (* 1989 in Turin) is a Swiss/Italian photographer and filmmaker. Since 2015, he’s also teaching audiovisual sciences at CSIA in Lugano.

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Yasmina Benabderrahmane: La Bête A Modern Tale (Le Bal & Mack Books, 2020)

Yasmina Benabderrahmane was born in 1983 in Rueil-Malmaison. Graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2009 and of the Studio national des arts contemporains Le Fresnoy in 2015. She is the winner of the LE BAL Award of Young Creation with ADAGP 2019.

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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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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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Christer Strömholm: Till minnet av mig själv (Nordisk Rotogravyr, 1965)

Christer Strömholm (1918–2002) was one of the most influential Scandinavian photographers and the recipient of the 1997 Hasselblad 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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Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being (University of Kentucky Art Museum, 2019)

Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925 – 1972) made his living as an optician in Lexington while creating enigmatic photographs featuring friends and family members posed in abandoned places, often wearing masks or enacting symbolic gestures.

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Short Cuts 10

Short Cuts 10 presents another four titles of an excellent photobook year 2019. It starts in the peripheral areas of Berlin and ends in the northernmost city of the United States, Utqiagvik, Alaska.

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