EXTENDED: The Indie Photobook Library at the CAC for PhotoNOLA has been extended!

© Meg Griffiths

Due to the overwhelming success and interest of the exhibition, The Contemporary Arts Center has extended the Indie Photobook Library exhibition!

Indie Photobook Library Pop-Up Exhibition at PhotoNOLA
Curated by Larissa Leclair, Jan Gilbert and Russell Lord
November 30 – December 2, 2012  – EXTENDED until January 20, 2013!

Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 (Map)
Call for dates and times. Open hours are December 12 from noon to 6pm, December 19 from 11-5pm, and January 5 from noon-7:30pm. Thank you to Courtney Asztalos.
Or email visualarts@cacno.org to make an appointment.

33 titles from the iPL collection, curated on the themes of migration, cultural identity and transition.

Selections by Jan Gilbert (Interim Director of Visual Arts at the CAC)

Transit, Ali Taptik

Eastward Bound, Marco van Duyvendijk

Aspects of Patriotism, Nathaniel Grann (Empty Stretch)

Mediations Two – Have you Ever?, Theo Erbenius (Empty Stretch)

Color Falls Down, Priya Kambli (photolucida)

My Fellow Americans, Dennis Yermoshin

I Still Don’t Know Which Way to Go, Jacob Pastrovich

one and two and up and down, Ting Cheng (Pogo Books)

Oceanus, a Tale of the Sea, Elizabeth Tonnard

Conditions, Andrés Marroquín Winkelmann

The Singled Person, Michael Ackerman, et al

Selections by Russell Lord (Curator of Photographs at NOMA)

Acik Ev – Open House, Okay Karadayilar and Ali Taptik

Inflight: On The Plane, Various (The Velvet Cell)

Moldova / Last Resort, Mark Nozeman

Transitory Space, Leah Oates

Where is My Vote, Ramin Talaie

Lu Xiaoben, Ruben Lundgren / WassinkLundgren

26º 81º, Joshua Dudley Greer

A Mid-Western Tragedy, Nathaniel Grann

But Where Are All The People, Marcus Bastel

Coverage, Christopher Dawson

Defekty, Stephen Grebinski

Selections by Larissa Leclair (Founder, Indie Photobook Library)

Backdrop: The Search for Home, Muriel Hasbun

Nicosia in Dark and White, Thodoris Tzalavras

Inner Loop, Cary Markerink

July 2012: Camo, Tammy Mercure

Stromend Geluk: Aquarium Oriental, Bjorn Staps

Camera House, Pablo Hare

Time and Space on the Lower East Side, Brian Rose and Ed Fausty

Memories in Red, Yelena Zhavoronkova

8 Mile, Sean Davey and Emmanuel Onom Mel

Thinspiration, Laia Abril

Grown Up West, Rebecca Drobis

© Meg Griffiths


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

“…the Indie Photobook Library is fast becoming one of Washington’s more interesting small collections.” – Mark Jenkins, Washington Post Express, November 9, 2011

America in Color

America in Color

Title: America in Color

Photographer/s: Brian Dailey

Contributor/s: Wendy Grossman, Klaus Ottmann

Date of publication: 2013



Title: Grìmsey

Photographer/s: Cole Barash

Contributor/s: Ian Frisch

Date of publication: 2015

Grays the Mountain Sends (Second Edition)

Grays the Mountain Sends 2

Title: Grays the Mountain Sends (Second Edition)

Photographer/s: Bryan Schutmaat

Date of publication: 2014

Islands of the Blest

Islands of the Blest

Title: Islands of the Blest

Photographer/s: various

Date of publication: 2014

L.A., 1971

LA 1971

Title: L.A., 1971

Photographer/s: Anthony Hernandez

Date of publication: 2014


Title: Transmission

Photographer/s: Lucy Helton

Date of publication: 2015




Photographer/s: Jonathan Shaw

Contributor/s: Andy Adams, David Campbell, Charlotte Cotton, Donall Curtin & Nathaniel Pitt, Mishka Henner, Francis Hodgson, Dewi Lewis, Stephen Mayes, Katrina Sluis

Date of publication: 2014



Title: Crash

Photographer/s: Jonathan Shaw

Contributor/s: Foreword: Stephen Snoddy and Stephen Dutton Essay: Jean Baird

Date of publication: July 2009



Title: (re)collect

Photographer/s: Jonathan Shaw

Contributor/s: Foreword: Debra Klomp, Essay: Peter Ride, Essay: Jean Baird

Date of publication: 2006

Amanda Knox Innocent and Guilty

Amanda Knox

Title: Amanda Knox Innocent and Guilty

Photographer/s: uncredited

Contributor/s: Peter Mann

Date of publication: July 2015