P H O T O B O O K S
& A R T I S T B O O K S
THE PHOTO BOOK AS OBJECT
Since NW Gallery opened in 2017 almost all our curated exhibitions has involved and displayed the book based on photography as an object in one or another form:
As a sketch, a process wall, a dummy or the unique artist book.
In the gallery we have a beautiful collection of photographic artist books, signed and editioned by the artists.
Some of the books may be unique because the artist has put a personal bless on each book or the books have handmade elemenst. The artist book is often and bookbinded by hand by the artist or hand crafted by a professional bookbinder.
An artist book is a piece of art in itself and has exclusive collectional value if it is an original or small editioned.
Fractal State of Being by Sara Skorgan Teigen, published in 2014/Journal.
The content of a photo artist book...
... of images, drawings, collages, text and the materials of fabric, paper and covers are especially chosen to fullfill and support the story and the tactile feeling of the book.
See also our workshop offers in the art of making a photo book.
Table of books...
WITH LOVE AND PASSION FOR THE PHOTO BOOK
Focusing on the photo book and the photographic artist book;
We curate, we teach, we select, we collect and we share knowledge by inviting the best international photo book makers and artists there is to hold workshops in the gallery.
We collaborate closely directly with artists and publishers. Often artists and their stories has been part of our curated exhibitions.
Our bookstore is not based on being commercial and therefor we aim to focus on the handmade books, the selfpublished, the small and independent publishers and limited editions.
Come explore with us!
LIBRARY of selfpublished photobooks & artist books
In the gallery you will mostly find unique and specially selected photo books and artist books that you will not easily find physically other places...
We are especially interested in stories based on subjective or personal "truth search", long term and deapth going projects with a strong visual language and content. Stories that may change us all.
Selfpublished.Limited Editions.We do love handmade!
Send us your book and we will include it in our collection.
In our dogmatic book store we have specially selected
photo books and artist books
from the following small and independent publishers:
Selfpublished & Independent publishers
Reminders Photography Stromghold
Blankt Papir Press
Départ Pour l'Image
Disko Bay Books
Max Ström Förlag
Art & Theory
+ many more
Emile Morgan's handmade artist book, edition of 25,
This beautiful book is the reason for opening the gallery in 2017 - because there were no places you could physically find, see and touch handmade photo artist books.
Book release of Porcelain Souls by Inuuteq Storch as part of the group Exhibition Family Matters 2018
Some of NW Gallery's books
Wei Weng selfpublished book 2021, designed by Jan Rosseel who also visits and hold workshops at NW Gallery
NW Gallery was part of the first ever photobook market in Copenhagen June 2018
Uncertain States / Scandinavia
NW Gallery participated at the first artist book fair at Reminders Photography Stronghold in Tokyo 2021
NW Gallery hosts a photobook market in Copenhagen June 2020
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