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Interview: Japanese novelty publisher Rondade

Please make a brief introduction about Rondade to our Chinese readers first. Talking from very first of all, Rondade was a form of Music label. What made Rondade to be a publisher was when I found the photographer Go Itami. I asked him if he could shoot the artwork of a CD that Rondade was then about to release, but after getting to know more about his photographs, I started to realize that I wanted to see his photographs in bigger size. So I asked him if he wants to make his first photo book with Rondade, which turned into...

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Interview: Greek publisher Void

At the very beginning of this interview, would you please give a brief introduction about VOID to our Chinese readers? We are 3 photographers running Void: Myrto, Sylvia & João. We started it with the mindset of those who are looking for a place that would deal with photography the way we thought it should work for us: low-fi, human-scale, artist-oriented. So Void was created firstly to cover our own needs, we were looking for a way in which we could explore photography in a more independent way, less “institutionalized”, and that allowed us full creativity freedom. By that time,...

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Interview: French publisher Chose Commune

You have two founders, Cécile Poimboeuf-Koizumi and Vasantha Yogananthan. Please introduce yourself to us respectively. Cécile Poimboeuf-Koizumi was born in Paris, France, in 1987. Her experience overseas where she was raised instilled in her a strong interest for foreign cultures. Before starting Chose Commune, her vocation to support creation was heightened through various experiences in galleries, agencies and private companies. Vasantha Yogananthan was born in Grenoble, France in 1985. His photographic practice addresses the space between documentary and fiction. His projects are developed over long periods of time and he only works analog. He is represented by The Photographers’ Gallery...

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