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Huis Marseille

Kom ook zondag 21 december naar de Fotoboekenmarathon in Huis Marseille.
De zevende Fotoboekenmarathon staat in het teken staan van het fotoboek.

o.a. 14.00 Interview over fotografieboeken verzamelen met Jelcke de Boer van Amstelbooks.eu.
Moderator Jasper Krabbé  

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The Dutch Photobook describes the relatively recent history of the famed Dutch photobook. Editors Rik Suermondt and Frits Gierstberg chose over 120 of the most significant Dutch photobooks and placed them in the context of developments in photography and society.

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Book dealer

Feb 21, 2012 2:12:40 PM

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With Amazon slowly taking over the publishing world and bookstores closing left and right, things can sometimes seem a little grim for the brick and mortar booksellers of the world. After all, why would anyone leave the comfort of their couch to buy a book when with just a click of a button, they could have it delivered to their door? Well, here’s why: bookstores so beautiful they’re worth getting out of the house (or the country) to visit whether you need a new hardcover or not. We can’t overestimate the importance of bookstores

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Satellites is about states that do not actually exist, particularly those in the former Soviet region. When the USSR broke up in the 1990s, 15 'new' countries emerged. However, political and ethnic tensions also led to a number of less well-known and unrecognised states, such as Abkhazia and Transdniester.

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Series - Enrique Metinide

Feb 15, 2012 12:14:20 PM

When a car crashed near his father's Mexico City restaurant, sometime in the 1940's, the thirteen year old Enrique Metinides rushed out – not to help, but to take pictures. And when a staff photographer from La Prensa duly arrived, he invited the teenager to join him as an assistant at the paper. So began the career of one of Mexico's most celebrated photojournalists. Though perhaps 'tabloid photojournalist' might better (and more sniffily) describe him – Metinides made the shock-horror of the city's abundant daily crime scenes, suicides, explosions and crashes his own.

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A growing appreciation of the photobook has inspired a flood of new scholarship and connoisseurship of the form—few as surprising and inspiring as The Latin American Photobook, the culmination of a four-year, cross-continental research effort led by Horacio Fernández, author of the seminal volume, Fotografia Pública. Compiled with the input of a committee of researchers, scholars, and photographers, including Marcelo Brodsky, Iatã Cannabrava, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, and Martin Parr, The Latin American Photobookpresents one hundred and fifty volumes from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Venezuela.

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Why is great British documentary photography overlooked at home? Chris Killip has a major retrospective show in Germany – but his gritty, hard-hitting images of England deserve more recognition from British galleries.

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What were the best photobooks of the decade? We asked Martin Parr, who's probably done more than anyone else to promote the photobook, to explain why the Noughties are their golden age

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