How to Make a Photobook [Like Edward Curtis]

All photographs from The Library of Congress Edward S. Curtis Collection Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis. Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition, October 9, 2012. I heard it as a Dreamscape Media audiobook. This artist called himself, “A stenographer of the… Continue reading How to Make a Photobook [Like Edward Curtis]

Hidden Dangers: Japanese Photobooks in the Shadow of Fukushima

No stranger to the horrific health consequences caused by nuclear radiation, the Japanese people were plunged into a state of national uncertainty and fear on March 11, 2011 when a devastating earthquake and tsunami severely damaged northern Tohoku and its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. As the population was reeling from reports of extreme structural… Continue reading Hidden Dangers: Japanese Photobooks in the Shadow of Fukushima


Today Stephen Ferry, a man I often describe as a "legendarily charismatic ICP faculty member*", stopped by ICP to present the library with his new - remarkable - book titled Violentology. I have not had time to read it yet, but a perusal of it then with him, and more after the library was locked… Continue reading Violentology