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Japanese Photobooks at the ICP Library: Revisited Part 2

Summer in New York – crowded with tourists and almost as hot as Tokyo! A refuge is needed and the ICP Library provides the antidote: a calm air-conditioned space where photobooks can be explored at one’s leisure. As the 10×10 … Continue reading

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The Photobook: Turn the Page Please

Recently, I’ve been struck by the different ways that photobooks are being presented in exhibitions and reading rooms. In the past, it was really simple to distinguish a venue by the manner in which a photobook was encountered. If the … Continue reading

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New Yorker Magazine highlights 10×10 Japanese Photobooks

Maria Lokke of the New Yorker interviewed several 10×10 specialists and shared their comments in yesterday’s Photo Booth blog. ICP’s Deirdre Donohue and Christopher Phillips offered insights into their selection process. Check out the complete article at http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/photobooth/2012/09/10×10-japanese-photobooks.html#slide_ss_0=1

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10×10 Japanese Photobooks Reading Room – September 28-30 from 3-9 PM

Please join us this evening from 7 – 9 PM at the opening reception  for the 10×10 Japanese Photobooks Reading Room. ICP – Bard MFA Studio Space 24-20 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City (Across the street from MoMA … Continue reading

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10×10 Reading Room (Day 5): Ivan Vartanian / Goliga

10×10 Japanese Photobooks As part of 10×10 Japanese Photobooks, a pop-up reading room of 100 Japanese photobooks at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios from September 28-30, 2012 and an online resource space at Photo(o)lia, Monsters & Madonnas features one 10×10 reading … Continue reading

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Ivan Vartanian: Performance, Bookmaking and the Photobook

While visiting Tokyo this past June, I met with historian, writer and publisher Ivan Vartanian of Goliga to discuss several of his current projects, which explore the intersection of bookmaking, performance and the photobook. Russet Lederman: For the past 15 … Continue reading

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Japanese Photobook Resources in the ICP Library – Russet Lederman

One of the best ways to begin exploring the impressive Japanese photobook collection in the International Center of Photography Library is to look at several of the important reference guides and historical exhibition catalogues available in open circulation. An early … Continue reading

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