Her name: Céline Ravier. She has just written a remarkable book, entitled: ([AUTO] PHOTOGRAPHIC EDITION. Investigation on a mutation.) The book is published by the publisher Arnaud Bizalion. We will publish the main themes of the book in four installments, this is the third one! The boom in self-publishing and the new status of the photographer The photographer is indeed a voyeur by nature, he is also a reporter, handyman, spy. – Walker Evans We speak of self-publishing when an author is responsible for organizing the production, layout, printing, distribution and sale of his work, without going through a publishing house usually managing these different stages. The author then becomes his own editor. Self-publishing has always existed in one form or another, however. This is the story of artists’ books from the 1960s and fanzines from the 1970s. Self-publishing thus encompasses a variety of manufacturing and distribution practices which makes the terminology porous and often left to the appreciation of the “doing” person. From the 2000s, thanks to the constant progression of printing technologies (lower costs of offset printing...
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).