Rhapsody for my Wretched Little Universe

Title: Rhapsody for my Wretched Little Universe

Photographer/s: Han Chao

Contributor/s: texts by Kotaro Iizawa, Tsai Meng

Date of publication: 5 Nov 2010

Place of publication: Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions: B5

Edition size: 500

Type of binding: Card

Number of pages: 36 + cover

Number of pictures: 74

Type of printing: offset

Printer: Gateway Visual Creative, Taiwan

Publisher: Mark Pearson, Zen Foto Gallery

Designer: Amanda Lo, Mark Pearson

Language: English, Japanese, Chinese

Category: artist book

Price: JPY1500

Summary: Han Chao is a young Chinese photographer who photographs the everyday life of himself, his lovers and his family, with a romantic sensibility.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: 1985, Liaoning, China

Website: www.zen-foto.jp

Book link: www.zen-foto.jp

Donated by: Mark Pearson, Zen Foto Gallery

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Exhibition Catalog for “A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks”

More about the exhibition here, here and here.
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Thank you to Patrick Aguilar of Owl & Tiger Books who did such an outstanding job designing the iPL’s first exhibition catalog!

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Photographer/s: Andy Reaser

Contributor/s: Amanda “Sugar” Jones; Michelle Mazariego

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Title: Luck

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Title: Lido. A sud di nessun nord

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Title: PEOPLE I KNOW, MAYBE + PERSONE CHE CONOSCO, FORSE

Photographer/s: PIK,M: Marco Marzocchi, Claudia Moroni, Federica Nuzzo, Giangiacomo Pepe, Francesco Ferod’ Dinoia, Guido Borso, Luca Campanale, Nicola Albertin, Andrea Caviggia, Sara Perovic, Riccardo Bergadano, Claudia Zalla. PCC,F: ERSONE CHE CONOSCO, FORSE: Francesco Ercolini, Camilla Candida Donzella, Nicola Albertin, Teresa Frausin, Andrea Boscardin, Ramon Zuliani, Claudio Majorana, Francesco Lusa, Carlo Beccalli, Alessandra Magno, Kristina Babusci, Arianna Sanesi, Paolo Bazzana, Chiara Fossati, Flavia Culcasi, Riccardo Banfi, Federico Ferrari, Alessandro Formenti.

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The Indie Photobook Library / West Elm reading room at the PPAC Book Fair, April 24-25, 2015

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For the fifth year in a row, the Indie Photobook Library will be at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Book Fair presenting a selection of new photobooks to the archive with a nod to photobook makers in the Asia-Pacific and Mexico!

Come get comfortable with a good photobook in the the West Elm sponsored Indie Photobook Library reading room.

The Annex on Filbert
830 Filbert Street, Philadelphia
Free and open to the public

Friday, April 24th; 11am-9pm
Saturday, April 25th; 10am-6pm

B O O K S :

Asia-Pacific
Salt by Emma Phillips

Dominion by Wawi Navarozza, published by STEPHANIAN x Studio Wawi Navarroza

Incipient Strangers by Yoshikatsu Fujii

Within You Without You by Kate Golding

Nebulous by Taku Onoda

Gold Coast by Ying Ang

Lit by Ana Kras & Marija Strajnic, published by Bloom Publishing

JAPAN-GO-ROUND by Maki Hayashida

Alone Together by Mi-Yeon, published by Kaya Books


Mexico
EX CORDE by Rodrigo Ramos

Moises by Mariela Scancari

Nuevo Departamento de Oftalmología / Colima / Jalisco (issue 2) by Roberto Salazar

Nuevo Departamento de Oftalmología / Dos Aniversarios (issue 1) by Roberto Salazar

Carpoolers by Alejandro Cartagena


A Thousand Ancestors by Michelle Arcila, Eivind Opsvik, published by Loyal Label

Bielefeld, Kevelaer, Horumersiel by Geirmundur Klein

Tierra Brava by Paul Turounet

Adrift by Magda Biernat

Sea Change by Christine Redmond, published by APB

Again and again by Peter Hoffman

After Geography by Andrew Fedynak, published by Zatara Press

Three Routines by John Gossage

Volunteer by Paul Seawright, published by APB

Primer by Karolina Karlic

Photourist by Andy Gershon, published by Daniel 13

Things Boulders Ate by Peter Happel Christian, published by Mystery Spot Books

She Comes in Color by Florian Braakman

Double Blind by Marion Denis, published by Revolver Publishing

Wild Pigeon by Carolyn Drake

Beautiful Pig by Ben Schonberger (second edition)

Tar Beach Blind by Curtis Hamilton

A Sudden Drop by Sveinn Fannar Johannsson

Art Fare by Andy Freeberg, published by Sojourn Books

The Canaries by Thilde Jensen

Alex Cretey Systermans published by Selektor Magazine

Late Spring by Debby Huysmans, published by APE

transmontanus by Salvi Danés, published by Ediciones Anómalas

Processed Views by Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman

Speaking of Scars by Teresa Eng

Touch by Peter Dekens, published by The Eriskay Connection

Escape by Antonio Eugenio

We Saw it Before You published by Hillvale

Salix Polaris by Anka Sielska

Woodland by Andrea Papi, published by Monkeyphoto

“Потом/after a while” by Natalia Baluta

Some Los Angeles Apartments by Sveinn Fannar Johannsson, published by Multinational Enterprises

Selections from Joint Photographic Survey edited by Adam C Ryder

Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography at the College of William and Mary, published by College of William & Mary

Bedknobs and Broomsticks by Trent Parke, published by Little Brown Mushroom Books

Calvin Klein: The Dyslexic Collection by Jan Dirk van der Burg

Spook Light Chronicles vol. 3 – we always lie to strangers by Lara Shipley & Antone Dolezal, published by Search Party Press

Creatures of Habit published by Landlocked

Young Soul Rebels by Dennis Schoenberg

No Direction Left to Turn by Di Emerson and Paul Garcia

Panorama by Sebastian Mejia, published by Daga Ediciones

Stone Turner by Bea Nettles


Selections by Larissa Leclair and Alexis Lodsun.

For a list of exhibitors and programming, visit http://www.phlartbookfair.com/.