Photobook Week Aarhus 2018


Free entry at the Aarhus School of Architecture

These are the publishers who will be presenting selected titles from their shelves:

Galleri Image is a non-commercial exhibition space and Kunsthalle which aims to promote high-quality photo-based art by showing Danish and international photography and video. Founded in 1977, the gallery is the longest running non-profit exhibition space for photographic art in Nordic countries, and was for many years the only photo art gallery in Denmark.

Banja Rathnov Galleri & Kunsthandel presents a respectable selection of Danish and international photography and art books, both new and used, hand-picked by Banja Rathnov, the artistic director and curator of Museumsbygningen in Copenhagen.

ARCHITEGN at Aarhus School of Architecture is a bookstore that specialises in books and journals on architecture, graphic design and industrial design from Danish and foreign publishers. Carrying more than 4000 titles on the shelves, this book seller is a landmark within its field.

KATALOG – Journal Of Photography & Video spans more than 25 years of publication and worldwide distribution. The magazine is now independent and published biannually. With a distinctly Scandinavian/Nordic viewpoint, its expert multilingual research and English commentary, the magazine is an unrivalled source of education and reference, providing a powerful tool for scholars, researchers, and creative artists. All back issues have been fully indexed, and the 96 pages of each issue feature thematic articles, interviews, presentations of artists, as well as reviews of exhibitions and books.

Thomas Wiegand is a collector and writer who specialises in photobooks. His Deutschland im Fotobuch, published 2011 by Steidl, is an attempt to reflect the image of a country based on a carefully selected choice of the huge amount of photobooks published since the First World War. He is currently working on a book about the photobooks produced in the former GDR (DDR). Some of these rare books will be available for purchase, for our festival visitors.

Forlaget Wunderbuch is a publishing house dedicated to books that speak to all senses, make curious, inspire lingering thinking, and encourage repetitive reading. The genres vary between philosophy, poetry, fiction and art books. It received the Albertsen Fondens Pris in 2016.

Kaunas Photography Gallery extends the long publishing tradition in Lithuania. Concentrating on the presentation of photographers, as well as continuing research into Lithuanian photography, Kaunas Photography Gallery’s publishing activities have meant that Lithuanian photography is winning greater recognition than ever before. On Kaunas Gallery Books table at Photobook week in Aarhus, you will have chance to find the newsest publications like Aleksandras Macijauskas ‘Lithuanian Rural Markets 1968-1980’, Rimaldas Vikšraitis ‘At the Edge of the Known World’ and many more.”.

ISSP is a platform for contemporary photography, based in Latvia and acting internationally, best known for organising the International Summer School of Photography. Since its establishment in 2006, ISSP has been fostering an active photography scene in Latvia, educating the young generation of artists and promoting international exchange. In 2018, ISSP launched the only space dedicated to contemporary photography in Riga – the ISSP Gallery. At the Aarhus Photobook Market ISSP will be presenting the newest publications of Latvian authors – Andrejs Strokins, Vladimirs Svetlovs, Eva Saukāne, Kārlis Bergs and others.

All events are free 

and everyone is welcome.