Join us Wednesday, June 15th for the next installment of SECOND SIGHT – a social book club with Overlapse!
7.00pm BST / 8.00pm CEST / 2.00pm EDT / 11.00am PDT
We’ll be joined by Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni for a discussion of their book Fastidiosa, released earlier this year and a selected Book of the Month (May) by Photo London Book Club. After the photographers discuss some of the concepts behind their book, we’ll lead a group discussion with you – our guests in the zoom room – so come along with your burning questions and comments!
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We’re excited to announce that five Overlapse collaborators are exhibiting in this year’s Athens Photo Festival.
Amani Willet’s A Parallel Road and Antone Dolezal and Lara Shipley’s new work The Naked Truth will be shown in the fair’s Main Programme. In the Photobook Exhibition, Caimi & Piccinni’s book FASTIDIOSA will be on display.
The festival celebrates its 35th anniversary this year with a diverse programme of over one hundred international photographers who have been selected through an open call process.
Athens Photo Festival
8 June – 24 July, 2022
Benaki Museum, Pireos 138, Athens 118 54, Greece
Thursday, Sunday 10:00 – 18:00
Friday, Saturday 10:00 – 22:00
Tickets are available for sale at the museum’s ticket desk – see the festival website for details
AHOY mateys! The countdown is flying and we’re thrilled to share that POLYCOPIES PARIS 2021 photobook fair launches this week aboard the Concorde Atlantique boat!! Very eager to meet you all and to see our fellow publishers and photographers sharing book works created over the past two years. You can download the new Visitors’ Guide and Recommendations (PDF) to prepare for your visit!
Enormous thanks to the wonderfully lovely directors Laurent Chardon and Sebastian Hau who create a most convivial space for this (usually) annual gathering of photobook lovers!!
We invite you to walk the plank and join us from Weds 10th to Sun 14th of November, open times are:
Weds 10th, 3pm-10pm
Thurs 11th – Sat 13th, 11am-9pm
Sun 14th, 12pm-7pm
Polycopies – Bateau Concorde Atlantique
Port de Solférino – Berges de Seine
Face au 23 quai Anatole France
This weekend we are in Bristol for the BOP (Books on Photography) photobook fair at Paintworks Event Space! Organised by Martin Parr Foundation and The Royal Photographic Society, there’s a solid lineup of artist talks and more than 50 publishers are taking part. If you’re in the area, why not come fondle the latest books in person?! We’re looking forward to seeing you. See the full events programme here
Our heartfelt congratulations go out to Will Harris, as his moving and intimate book You can call me Nana is shortlisted for the First Photobook Prize in the 2021 Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards!
Established in 2012 by the Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the awards celebrate the contribution of the photobook to the history and development of photography. The winner of the First Photobook prize will be awarded $10,000.
Thirty-five shortlisted titles from three categories will be exhibited at Paris Photo and showcased in the 2021 PhotoBook Awards traveling exhibition in the United States and internationally, as well as featured in The PhotoBook Review and online via the Aperture website.
The pre-selection jury is made up of: Emilie Boone (Art historian), Sonel Breslav (Director of fairs and editions, Printed Matter), Darius Himes (International director of photographs, Christie’s), Jody Quon (Director of the photography, New York Magazine) and Lesley A. Martin (Creative Director, Aperture Foundation).
Winners will be announced in Paris Photo on November 12th at 3pm Central European time.
We’re delighted to participate again this autumn in the online book market of the terrific Fiebre Photobook Festival! The core festival is taking place live in-person, in Madrid, from 10-12 September at the Canal de Isabel II Hall and the online book market will continue through to the end of the year. Visit the Fiebre Photobook website for full details!
Our publications are also highlighted in the curated selection this year:
You can call me Nana – Selected by Eneka Fernández, Irene de Mendoza and Erika Goyarrola
Devil’s Promenade – Selected by Isabel Garcia Lazaro
A Parallel Road – Selected by Eneka Fernández
The Longest Way Round – Selected by Eneka Fernández and Erika Goyarrola