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Books at Paris Photo 2015 (part I)


An abundance of books, an armful of publishers, and today a course dedicated to six publishers, all little known and little distributed en France.

• Mörel
Mörel, based in London, created in 2009, is an independent publisher that specialises in art books in limited editions at affordable prices, From time to time they offer special editions of their books.
On this publisher’s stand,  instead of  wrapping paper, a patchwork of photographs taken from Instagram by a fan of this site, Stephen Shore.

– Retrospecting Sandy Hill
Chris Shaw
Mörel, Londres, 2015

•Editora Madalena

Editora Madalena, founded in 2012, develops and supports the production of books on contemporary photography. The works are principally Brazilian and Latin-American, but the publisher is open to other horizons, in particular in looking for visual narratives. Madalena has published 19 works. The founders are the Brazilian photographers Iatã Cannabrava et Claudia Jaguaribe, as well as Claudi Carreras, the Catalan organiser. Their headquarters is in São Paulo, Brazil, where  is also their principal associate: the Estudio Madalena which carries out activities such as training, workshops and other photographic events such as the Paraty em Foco festival.

– Ramos
Julio Bittencourt
Cosac Naify / Editora Madalena, Sao Paulo, 2015

– Sharkification
Cristina de Middel
Editora Madalena, Sao Paulo, 2015

• Editions GwinZegal

The GwinZegal Centre for Art and Research defines itself as a platform of work to approach different facets of photography. The project centres on a mainly rural territory, the Pays de Guingamp in Brittany, and is part of a network of institutions following the same objectives in France and in Europe. The activities of GwinZegal include photographic residencies, seminars, conferences and workshops. And also publishing, (30 books in 10 years), the centre is developing an aid for documentation and research.

– J’étais là.
Stéphane Duroy et Paulo Nozolino
Editions GwinZegal, Guingamp, 2015

• La Fabrica

La Fabrica, founded in Madrid in 1995, is an independent publisher specialising in photography, art and contemporary literature. The quality of the content offered, the painstaking choice of authors and the careful presentation of the books, determines a production that benefits from great prestige in the current market for photography books.

– For Bird’s Sake
Cemre Yesil et Marie Sturm
La Fabrica, Madrid 2015
– Associated Nostalgia
Eugenia Maximova
La Fabrica

• Only photography

Founded in Berlin in 2008 by Roland Angst, Only Photography, more of a specialist in books at the top end of the market, has published about 20 books. To be highlighted a series of books at an affordable price, from which we present two books.

– Agitators
Kazuo Kitai
only photography, Berlin, 2015

– Human
Viktor Kolar
only photography, Berlin 2015

• IMA Concept Store

The IMA Concept Store is a space dedicated to photography. It offeres a gallery of photographs called IMA Gallery that accommodates many events and lively seminars by famous photographers. It is a great communication space not only for lovers of photography, but also for those interested in the diverse aspects of life such as fashion,, interior decoration, music, architecture and food.
IMA Concept Store is presenting some unique books, mainly of works by the young Japanese artists associated with the gallery. It also publishes the magazine IMA under the direction of Mrs Mutsuko Ota, one of the founders of IMA, created in 2012.

– Tokyo
Sohei Nishino
IMA, Tokyo 2015

Paris Photo 2015
From 12 to 15 November 2015
Grand Palais

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