Damian Heinisch: 45 (Mack Books, 2020)

The photographer’s journey, which takes him from Ukraine to Oslo through present-day Europe, is inspired by train journeys taken by relatives in 1945 and 1978, leading them to death or freedom. The book’s narrative challenges the issue of forced immigration within the boundaries of Europe’s past and present.

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Allen Wheatcroft: Body Language (Damiani, 2020)

Allen Wheatcroft’s first monograph, ‘Body Language’, explores the balance between connection and dislocation, which he observes while roaming city streets, camera in hand. Taken in Chicago, Sweden, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Paris, the book includes an introduction by renowned New York City street photographer Jeff Mermelstein.

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Short Cuts 15 – The Japan Edition

Short Cuts 15 – The Japan Edition presents 4 new photobooks: (1) Yurie Nagashima: Self-Portraits (Dashwood Books, 2020) (2) Koji Taki: Searching for the Language of a House: Architectural Photography of Koji Taki (House of Architecture, 2020) (3) Momo Okabe: Ilmatar (Mandarake, 2020) (4) Joji Hashiguchi: We Have No Place to Be 1980-1982 (Session Press, 2020).

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John Brian King: Riviera (Spurl Editions, 2020)

Riviera documents the eerie fragments of existence left behind in one city. John Brian
King photographed Riviera from 2016 to 2018 in Palm Springs, California, and its
surroundings; a full-time resident at the time, he used a cheap instant film camera to
give his photographs a unique, washed-out, hazy aesthetic.

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Henrik Malmström: Sistemas de Basura (Editorial SED, 2019)

Finnish artist Henrik Malmström (b.1983) currently lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His work is often the result of the interaction with his immediate surroundings.

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Short Cuts 14

Short Cuts 14 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with Turunç (Bitter Orange) and ends in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest !

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Piotr Zbierski: Echoes Shades (André Frère Éditions, 2020)

Piotr Zbierski (b. 1987) studied photography at National Film School in Lodz, Poland. In 2012 he won the Leica Oscar Barnack Newcomer Award for his series Pass by me. In 2017 Dewi Lewis published his first book titled Push the Sky Away.

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Yoshiichi Hara: Kamiki No Oto (Sokyusha, 2019)

The 27 images in the photobook “Kamiki no oto” are the last photographs Yoshiichi Hara was able to take before his death on December 16, 2019.

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Sebastian Rogowski: Suicidal Birds (Self-published, 2020)

I set off on my trip through Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. No specific destination, no marked points on the map, no arranged accommodation. The goal was to be on the road. Curving around mighty Altai and Tien Shan mountains, surrounded by incredibly blue lakes, or simply running straight across boundless steppes. People accidentally met on the road were also the aim.

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Gideon Mendel: Freedom or Death (Gost Books, 2019)

Born in Johannesburg in 1959, Mendel began his career as a news and ‘struggle’ photographer documenting the final years of apartheid. This experience marked him deeply, and much of his subsequent work has been engaged with the key political issues facing his generation.

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Volker Heinze: Ahnung // plus minus null (1989, 1986)

Volker Heinze (* 1959 in Duisburg) is a German photographer for whom the book is the primary medium; he explores his visual ideas in book form before installing his work in the gallery or museum.

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Huma Rosentalski: 1990 DDR (Hands on Papers, 2020)

February 1990, commissioned by Philippe Morris, Huma Rosentalski travelled through the still existing GDR.

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