October 9, 2017

THE DRAKE EQUATION – together with Paul Kranzler. A special edition book + print

Together with Paul Kranzler, I traveled to the small remote town of Green Bank, WV and spent several weeks with astrophysicists, bear hunters and electromagnetic hypersensitives to tell the story of this place called "The Quiet Zone". Our book, THE DRAKE EQUATION ,  published by Fountain Books Berlin , is available as a Special Edition with the choice…
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February 5, 2015

34 years in the Grand Canyon, my new book – Cubic Feet/Sec.

Im excited to dust the blog off after several months to share my newest book Cubic Feet/Sec.  Documenting 34 years in the Grand Canyon. CFS will be released in April in the Fotohof edition and as always in the past it will be available in pre-order with a special edition print.          …
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February 12, 2014

Bert Danckaert – Simple Present

This is the most comprehensive collection to date of Bert Danckaerts ongoing series of found-urban/still-life/stages. (See Simple Present Beijing). Though maybe not immediately apparent, Berts work draws simultaneously on the history of color-field painting, mass culture, globalization, the ready-made object and documentary photography. Seems like a-lot to cram into one sentence, especially when the work…
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February 5, 2014

STOP! ACHTUNG! wrong date for JO! its tomorrow..

my last post was wrong, the opening with Jo is tomorrow, Thursday the 6th, and not tonight! still hope to see you, just one day later....
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February 5, 2014

HABOOB at JoVanDeLoo in Munich

I have a show opening at the gallery JoVanDeLoo in Munich. Images from HIGLEY and HABOOB will be up until March 8th. Here is a link to an article on Hippolyte Bayard. The opening is on thursday, Feb. 6th at 6pm Thereseinstrasse 18, Munich from HABOOB, 2012   from HIGLEY, 2006 HABOOBaviolent and oppressive wind…
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January 13, 2014

Paul Kranzler – Brut

I was surprised to see I haven't posted about this book yet, its almost embarrassing. BRUT is not only beautiful and the special editions well worth the money, Paul is one of my best friends. Paul is not afraid of getting up-close and personal, its just that usually he is up-close and personal to others;…
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December 24, 2013

Birgitta Lund – The Garden Print/Book ready to ship!

I got to hang out with Birgitta and most of the POC crew last week in Normandy and along with lots of poker and big meals, we pushed alot of interesting projects back and forth across the table. AND Birgitta signed the books and prints for the edition we just did together. The Garden is…
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November 28, 2013

A new Buffet Edition. Birgitta Lund – The Garden

Just in time for the holidays, we just made a new Special Edition book/print with Birgitta Lund and her latest book The Garden.  The book has just been listed by the Wall Street Journal as a hot tip for the holidays, so this one with a print can only be better! Please visit the Buffet Edition page…
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September 18, 2013

Anais López, Eva Smallegange – Only in Burundi

Yes, I just Googled Burundi...go ahead, I'm sure you want to as well... The photographer Anais López and writer Eva Smallegange spent 2 years traveling and documenting the everyday life in what is considered to be one of the poorest countries in the world. There goal was to make a book telling stories of the average day…
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September 15, 2013

Julia Borissova – The Farther Shore

Julia Borissova sent me her book which is getting a lot of attention lately ie. here, and here, and can be seen at several festivals this year such as Le Bal (too late), or Kassel (coming up in October) as it has been, rightfully so, nominated for the Fotobook Festival, 2013. It is a combination of…
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September 2, 2013

Lena Grass – Nachtigall

Jet lagged, it seems fitting that I pick up my copy of Lena Grass' book Nachtigall (trans: Nightingail). Made in cities all around europe, these are random, beautiful images of surrealistic, fleeting moments and events certainly made by the somnambulist, wandering with one eye wide open and the other still sleeping, kind of how I…
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July 15, 2013

Southern Photographs 01

This is number 1 of hopefully many more publications and projects by the LAB guys and gals. Last summer I got invited to the absolutely beautiful area of Italy near Polignano,  in cooperation with the Foundazione Maria Rossi Onlus. The LAB group has started a series called "Southern Photography" as a platform to document the…
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July 9, 2013

Petros Efstathiadis – Lohos

Meaning "troop" in greek, Petros Efstathiadis' new series Lohos is a reaction to the troubles and trials in modern day Greece, specifically those of the middle class finding themselves in the role of protester and, in some eyes, terrorists. This is a post-card leporello from the small publishing imprint of Ghost, a Portuguese publisher run…
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July 6, 2013

Israel Arino – Atlas

sorry, cant find the key combo to get my spanish "enye" in place in Ari(n)o... I am a couple days late, which isn't anything new lately as the Buffet has been so quiet, but I have had this book on my table for awhile and I know there was a signing in Arles on last…
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June 13, 2013

Help with a copy of Marten Lange, Machina.

Anyone have a copy of this book that they would want to swap or sell? Thanks, Andrew
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June 4, 2013

The Vienna Photo Book Festival, June 8 and 9.

AnzenbergerGallery and OstLicht. Galerie für Fotografie present the first festival dedicated to photobooks in Vienna. The ViennaPhotoBookFestival takes place on the 8th and 9th of June 2013 in the venues of the two galleries on the premises of the Ankerbrotfabrik, an industrial bakery in Vienna. Over two event-filled days, visitors can enjoy lectures of renowned photobook experts, meet…
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May 27, 2013

Seba Kurtis – KIF is being shipped!

I have started shipping the Special Editions of Seba Kurtis' beautiful new book KIF. Its the first of my new side-project of special editions from photographers I know and love, in cooperation with their publishers. This one is with Here Press. Check out the book here. and the Special Edition here. ‘Kif’ documents a journey…
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May 5, 2013

Buffet Editions – trying something new…

In case you miss the big yellow arrow, I just want to share a new link on the BUFFET. My personal collection of books and special edition books has been depleted long ago, therefor the massive slowing down of the posts. BUT, what I have learned is that a-lot of people read the Buffet who…
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April 10, 2013

Karianne Bueno – Doug’s Cabin

I have been trying to keep away from my computer more and more, the results can been seen in the Buffet posts becoming less frequent... One person who would understand is Doug. Doug lives an isolated life in San Jose Bay, BC, Canada. The Dutch photographer Karianne Bueno has begun an intensive story about Doug…
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March 28, 2013

Birgitta Lund – The Garden

Birgitta Lund, the danish photographer who spends her time between NY and Copenhagen just sent me her beautiful new book "The Garden". The images are made in the famous old amusement park Tivoli Gardens in the center of Copenhagen. This is by no means a documentary work about Tivoli or its history. In fact the…
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March 27, 2013

I like this from Elisabeth Tonnard

With summer approaching, but snow still on the ground outside my window, this "One Swimming Pool" from Elisabeth Tonnard is at least a step in the right direction. "This book is a portable swimming pool that can be put on a bookshelf. It is based on Ed Ruscha’s book Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass from which…
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March 22, 2013

Thomas Bonfert – Herrenreise 2012

"Herrenreise" is the second self-published 'zine/book from the Vienna based photographer Thomas Bonfert. The first one, "Diary of a Field Worker" was also a small print run of 100 and is out of stock. Where "Diary of a Field Worker" is a more conceptual design in its mimicking of a photo-album with the images mounted…
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February 17, 2013

Matej Sitar – America, My Way

This is the newest artist book from Matej Sitar. It is a beautifully produced box set of 3 individual books which trace his road trip through America. It is an exercise in seeing and editing as each book attempts to tell the story of the trip but each in it's own edit sequence. Several images,…
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January 20, 2013

Print-for-a-Book swap, 2013

To keep my library up to date with so many of the great books I didn't purchase in 2012, I am once again offering a Print-for-a-Book swap.  It is quite simple. Send me an email if you have on of these books you would like to trade for this print from my HABOOB series. This…
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January 17, 2013

Charles Fréger and Teho Teardo -Wilder Mann, book and CD

Teho Teardo, Music for Wilde Mann, Specula Records 2013 Charles Feger's latest book Wilder Mann  is now in its second printing, so it is anything but a "limited edition" but I want it here on the Buffet to keep all of his other 15 books company. Not only is it a beautiful book about an…
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