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Book Review: Port Talbot UFO Investigation Club by Roo Lewis

Port Talbot is a town in Wales, United Kingdom, on the east coast of Swansea Bay. It is dominated by one of Europe’s largest steelworks, which still employs over 4,000 people, and is crossed by the M4 motorway. The same motorway that Roo Lewis, as a child, traveled with his parents to visit his grandfather,
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Book review: America Series by Florence Montmare

Florence Montmare‘s book America Series provides an honest and intimately personal, yet widely relatable depiction of a nation in flux, all happening against the backdrop of a changing physical and social landscape. Montmare is an artist and photographer whose work in America Series somewhat follows the tradition of Walker Evans, Robert Frank, and Richard Avedon.
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Book review: Privileged Mediocrity by Kris Graves

Kris Graves is an American photographer known for his thought-provoking visual narratives.  Graves’ work has garnered critical acclaim for its profound exploration of the human experience; particularly the experience of black men in America. Privileged Mediocrity by Kris Graves explores the potential of a mere ‘book’ to depict the lives of Black people in America
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Book Review: Home is Home (All Alone) By Guido Gazzilli

Quiet, relax you’ve lost your head you’re rambling. Come on, onto the field heat your blood as you must. It’s good here aim don’t err look outside. The sky is in pieces it trembles it hobbles it carries its cross. Don’t think about it drink it all up there is more to drink. Sharpen the
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Book Review: Star Struck by Ave Pildas

The Hollywood Walk of Fame was established in 1958 as a memorial to artists who worked in the entertainment industry. The names of famous performers are memorialized on more than 2,500 five-pointed stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks that make up the Walk of Fame. Pildas was drawn to the area soon after
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Book Review: NEW DANISH PHOTOGRAPHY #01

Disko Bay is an independent photo book publisher based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It designs and prints books in very limited runs, with the aim of promoting Danish photographers on the international photography scene and in the world of photobooks. I have already told you about Disko Bay during the review of Mads Joakim Rimer Rasmussen’s
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Book Review: DIG: Notes on Field and Family by Sarah Wilson

Photographer Sarah Wilson’s grandfather gave her three black metal boxes filled with old Kodachrome slides before he passed away. His annual paleontology digs in West Texas and Big Bend National Park produced those images, which included geologic diagrams, rock formations, bone and skull fragments, and landscapes. When he was a professor of geology and paleontology
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Book Review: Visual Memories and Hidden Places by Paul Caponigro 

Paul Caponigro is a living icon in the world of photography. For over 60 years, the revered American photographer has been sharing his vision of the world through his photographs. His work is often characterized by its emotional intensity and its power to transcend specific subject matter into visual poetry. He is a master of
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Book Review: Daido Moriyama: A Retrospective

Daido Moriyama, widely regarded as Japan’s most important and prolific photographer, has been defying artistic norms for more than 50 years. This detailed and highly anticipated retrospective examines every phase of Moriyama’s vast photography career. It was published in collaboration with the Daido Moriyama Foundation and is based entirely on brand-new research. Moriyama is pioneering
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Book Review: Enter The Forest By Alexandre Miguel Maia

I live in a part of the world, the Po Valley, where nature has given way to the intensive cultivation industry, and where the greenery is that of exploited fields. But not that of the treetops. What was once a swamp covered with dense vegetation has turned into a plain where trees are so rare
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