— 10×10 Photobooks

On Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 10×10 Photobooks hosted salon presentations by Tiffany Jones (founder of UK publisher Overlapse) and photographer Brandon Thibodeaux. 

Mandy Barker, Beyond Drifting: Imperfectly Known Animals (Overlapse, 2017)

Tiffany Jones, a Canadian based in London, is founding publisher of Overlapse. Her background in photography, journalism, editing, and publishing led to an investigation of the photobooks market for her MA in Publishing at Oxford Brookes University (2016). Previously she edited fLIP magazine for London Independent Photography (2009-2014) and led workshops on street photography and sequencing for photobooks. Overlapse launched its first publication in November 2015 and is focused on close collaboration with photographers to create relevant, desirable photobooks, artist editions and zines.

Brandon Thibodeaux, In That Land of Perfect Day (Red Hook Editions, 2017)

Brandon Thibodeaux is a freelance photographer and educator based in Dallas. His first monograph, In That Land of Perfect Day, published by Red Hook Editions (Oct. 2017), comprises over eight years of living with and documenting the lives of African American families across the northern Mississippi Delta. His photographs are included in the collections of The Museum of Photographic Arts, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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La Nacion shares insights about the CLAP! Reading Room at Fototeca Latinoamericana in Buenos Aires (30 November – 3 December 2017).


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Next Stop Buenos Aires!

The CLAP! Reading Room will be on view at the Fototeca Latinoamericana (FoLa), 30 November – 3 December 2017

Fototeca Latinoamericana
Godoy Cruz 2626
Distrito Arcos
Buenos Aires, Argentina

CLAP! Opening reception: Thursday, 30 November, 6 pm – 8 pm
Museum hours: Monday to Sunday,  12 pm – 8 pm 

On loan from the Hirsch Library at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the 130 photobooks in the CLAP! project will be available for browsing and viewing by the general public. Stop by and meet 10×10 co-organizer and CLAP! Associate Editor Michael Lang, CLAP! Designer Ricardo Baez, CLAP! photobook-maker Pablo Cabado and many more selectors and photobook-makers.

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On Monday, 20 November 2017 at The Walther Collection in New York City, 10×10 Photobooks hosted salon presentations on the contemporary photobook scene in Africa.

Oluremi Onabanjo of The Walther Collection moderated a discussion between Brendan Wattenberg of Aperture and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen of South Africa’s Fourthwall Books.

Spread from Hââbré: The Last Generation (Fourthwall Books, 2016). Photographs by Joana Choumali. Courtesy the artist and Fourthwall Books.

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This past Friday, 6 October, we enjoyed a salon with independent publishers Jason Fulford of J&L Books and Valentina Abenavoli of Akina.

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CLAP! 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks is shortlisted for this year’s Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Catalogue of the Year Award.

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Ann Shelton from A Spoonful of Sugar, 2015 (left)  and Mikiko Hara from Change, 2017 (Right).

On 13 September, we had the pleasure of a photobook salon focused on books from the Pacific Rim region. Our special guest presenters were Anita Totha, Yoko Sawada and Mikiko Hara. David Solo graciously hosted the salon at his impressive book and art filled apartment in Brooklyn.

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CLAP! – A Book that offers a road-map of Latin American image-makers and creators.

Read more on the Miami Institute of Photography’s blog

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The next stop for the AWAKE Reading Room will be the Image Text Ithaca Symposium on June 30th and July 1st.

Take a road trip, breathe some fresh air and see our ever-expanding selection of protest, resistance and socially aware photobooks.


installations view at the Magnum Foundation (June 17, 2017)

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Want to know more about CLAP! 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks, read this wonderful interview in JOIA magazine with Ricardo Baez, the book’s designer.

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