From physical books that transport us to different worlds, to the connections nurtured at book fairs and festivals, the founder of Self Publish, Be Happy unpacks the potential of the medium
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In the first of a new series talking to visual creatives about life in lockdown,…
Photobooks, exhibitions and a podcast: the founder of Self Publish, Be Happy picks out five highlights from a year in photography
Patricia Karallis and Giada De Agostinis from the Lucie Award-nominated Paper Journal pick out the photography and projects that caught their eye – including Dave Heath’s Dialogues with Solitude at Le Bal, Paris
Bruno Ceschel’s pick of 2018, including The Laundry, a new initiative by Georgina Johnson and with an arts programme by and for women and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) people
The writer, curator, lecturer, and founder of Self Publish, Be Happy picks out his top five of the year – including Shanghai-based studio Same Paper
Inspired by personal identity, the natural world, and the fear of dying, the three young artists in this year’s Jerwood/Photoworks Awards exhibition are presenting very different work. Picked out as winners in January 2017, all three have received a year of mentoring on their work from industry specialists such as photographer Mitch Epstein, publisher Michael Mack, and gallerist Maureen Paley. They each also received a bursary of £5000 and access to a production fund of another £5000, to make new work which goes on show in London’s Jerwood Space from 17 January-11 March then tours to Bradford and Belfast.
The first time Self Publish, Be Happy was invited into Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, its programme included selfie stick aerobics and tectonic crystal healing. The second time it focused on the virtual world. This time, SPBH founder Bruno Ceschel wants to focus in on ideas.
The director of Self Publish, Be Happy on what made 2016 for him – and what he’s looking forward to in 2017