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BOOK INFO Paper Over Board, 11 X 9 In. / 96 Pages  / 45 ColorISBN 9781942084204 List Price: $45.00“...these fresh, layered and technically complex images examine the possibilities in the un-sensed and unimagined...”, - Artdaily, September 4, 2016“Kyne uses light and perspective to create a mysterious world that otherwise would go undiscovered.”, - Musee Magazine, November 8, 2016“...the photographs in A Crack in the World shift human vision into an extraordinary terrain, one where Kyne and her camera revel.”, - KQED Arts (NPR), November 16, 2016A Crack In The World presents Barbara Kyne's photographs of the five acres which she and her partner share in Mariposa, California. Kyne photographs as a means understanding so-called reality, wondering what lies outside of the environment that she can detect with her own limited human biology. Ultimately, Kyne produces a photography of nature that does not rely on the nature genre, or even on the subject matter of nature for engagement or visual enjoyment, but instead examines the possibilities in the not-sensed and the imagined. A Crack In The World contains fresh and elegant, yet layered and technically complex photographs that inspire empathy for all beings, and the planet that sustains them. An accompanying essay by Susan Griffin examines the artistic and theoretical implications of this deceptively simple body of work.Barbara Kyne is an artist based in Oakland, California. Her work has been shown at SF Camerawork, Photo Center NW, the Trition Museum of Art, The Kala Institute, and the Bedford Gallery, and is featured in many contemporary photography books and publications. View Details
BOOK INFOPaper over Board, 11 X 9 In. / 196 Pages / 80 Color PhotographsISBN 9781942084259List Price: $50.00"In his debut monograph, Nalbandian weaves together harrowing images and powerful quotations.", - Smithsonian Mag, September 15, 2016“...a honest and uncensored testimony to the strength and vitality of the people living amidst cataclysmic turmoil...", - Vice, November 19, 2016“Despite all the guilt and all the horror, A Whole World Blind is at least in part a book about redemption. When people asked Nalbandian to tell their story—whether it was about a wedding or a funeral— he followed them and listened.”, - Feature Shoot, December 15, 2016A Whole World Blind depicts the realities of war in Northern Syria's rebel-held territories, from the brutal to the mundane.Award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian has spent three years covering the war in Northern Syria and the refugees from that war in Turkey. His debut monograph, A Whole World Blind, entwines documentary photography and portraiture with oral testimony, essays, stories, and memoir to create a vivid picture of the reality of this war. A Whole World Blind depicts fighters on the frontline, as well as everyday people eking out a living amidst the ruins. Fascinated by the dynamic of life that continues through conflict, Nalbandian's photographs humanize what often read as impersonal headlines about a dangerous war.Nish Nalbandian has photographed in more than thirty-five countries worldwide in a variety of environments and continues to cover Syrian Refugee issues. Nalbandian's awards include First Prize for Conflict photography in the 2014 IPA, the Gold Medal for War Photography in the 2014 PX3, and many more. View Details
BOOK FORMAT Hardcover, 9.5 X 9.5 In. / 128 Pages / 56 Color ISBN 9780983231653List Price: $34.95“What Slavick produces are ghosts, haunting images from a past that, to paraphrase Faulkner, is neither dead nor past.”, - Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2013“...forms one of the most modest, least sensational of commemorations.”, - San Francisco Chronicle, August 2, 2013"...artist elin o’Hara slavick faces a void of annihilation that transcends expression, and yet, with meticulous care and consciousness, she produces photographic exposures that illuminate the unspeakable.”, - The Asia-Pacific Journal, May 12, 2013The photographic images of Hiroshima, Japan, in this photo essay are attempts to visually, poetically, and historically address the magnitude of what disappeared, and what remains, after the dropping of the A-bomb in 1945. They are images of loss and survival, fragments and lives, architecture and skin, surfaces and invisible things, like radiation. Exposure is at the core of Slavik's project: exposure to and exposures made from radiation, to the sun, to light, to history, and exposures made from radiation, the sun, light, and history, including historical artifacts from the Peace Memorial Museum’s collection. After Hiroshima engages ethical seeing, visually registers warfare, and addresses the irreconcilable paradox of making barbarism visible as witness, artist, and as viewer.Featured in San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Foam and New York Times, and more!Essay by James Elkins View Details
BOOK INFO Hardcover, 10.5 X 8.25 In. / 164 Pages / 80 Color   ISBN 9780989798167 List Price: $45.00 “At once a historical archive, a moving portrait and a call to action, the photographic series captures the beauty of the human spirit even in the most nightmarish of circumstances.”, - The Huffington Post, April 7, 2015 “Maj affords dignity to her subjects.”, - American Photo Magazine, Best Photobooks of the Year, December 11, 2015Also featured by: Time Magazine, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Vice, HyperallergicOver the course of four years (2010 – 2014), Polish-Canadian photographer Gabriela Maj travelled throughout Afghanistan to collect portraits and stories from inside the country’s women’s prisons, including the most notorious penitentiary for women, Badam Bagh, located on the outskirts of Kabul. Maj’s project is the largest record documenting the experiences of incarcerated women in Afghanistan produced to date. Her hauntingly beautiful, compassionate photographs, along with the accompanying personal stories of the inmates, are gathered together in her first monograph. The majority of the prisoners Maj documented were incarcerated for what are known in Afghanistan as “moral crimes,” accused of running away from forced marriages, being sold into prostitution, domestic slavery, physical violence generally conducted by their husbands, and rape and involuntary pregnancy. Being an independent female photographer enabled Maj to gain extraordinary access to her subjects with whom she established rapport and trust, visiting with many of the incarcerated women featured in the book over the course of multiple visits. Together, the voices in Almond Garden are a testimony to the human rights abuses many Afghan women continue to endure, and a call to action for the much-needed support in the battle for women’s rights in Afghanistan from the international community. Prison Photography.orgL'Oeil de la Photographie View Details
BOOK INFOPaper over Board, 10 X 10 In. / 112 Pages / 50 ColorISBN 9781942084198List Price: $45.00"Carroll’s elaborate mise-en-scènes explore the mysteries and complexities of femininity and domestic life.", - American Photo Magazine, February 10, 2017"Despite the seriousness of the subject, the photos are attractive and whimsical, and take a lighthearted approach to the macabre.", - The New York Times Lens Blog, March 30, 2017"...startling images in which a woman is replaced by the material world...", - Photo District News, January 18, 2017Anonymous Women is a series of photographs with models using household objects and drapery to comment on women and domesticity. For over twenty years, Patty Carroll has staged photographs using models, drapery, and household objects to add to the dialogue surrounding femininity and the domestic sphere. Anonymous Women presents images that symbolize the psychological states of women around the world by showing them hidden behind, and intertwined with, visually stunning domestic scenes. These not-so-still-lives are colorful, beautiful, mysterious, and humorous, articulating the many complex relationships—both personal and cultural—that exist between women and the home.Patty Carroll is a photographer and educator who has previously published four books. This body of work has been featured in over thirty online blogs, magazines, and news sources. Carroll was a Photolucida Top 50 in 2014, and has received numerous awards for this project View Details
BOOK INFOPaper over Board, 13 X 11 In. / 196 Pages / 152 Color Photographs / 18 InsertsISBN 9781942084365List Price: $50.00“While the book is undoubtedly documentary, Ms. Malik’s account is first and foremost a personal investigation of her own memory.”, - The New York Times, June 20, 2017“Here, cultures that usually clash blend together, and identity outgrows simple, nationalistic terms.”, - Aperture, September 14, 2017...a strangely personal, honest, and childlike view of a place that, to most, seems bizarre.”, - Vice, September 13, 2017 In ARAMCO: Above the Oil Fields, Ayesha Malik delivers a personalized account of life within Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, a gated community originally created as a home for American employees of the Arabian American Oil Company (now known as Saudi Aramco). This small town houses the world's wealthiest company, which also owns the world's largest crude oil reserves. In 2018, as part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 plan, the public sale of a percentage of the company is expected to be the biggest IPO in history, valued at around $2 trillion. Malik shares the surprising warmth, familiarity, and timelessness of this 22-and-a-half square-mile place that so many Aramcons call home. Malik's photographs provoke conversation about the perception of and preconceived ideas about a home that is neither fully Saudi nor fully American -- a home unlike any other.Ayesha Malik divides her time between New York City and Saudi Arabia working on self-directed photo projects. Her work has been featured in Time Lightbox, VICE Magazine, Le Monde's M Magazine, The New York Times, Refinery29, and Offset, amongst others. View Details
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