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LE BAL BOOKS WEEK-END / PROGRAM

Du 29 au 31 août 2014


FRIDAY 29th OF AUGUST

11AM TO 8PM

LIVE EDITING SHOW

Opening of LE BAL’s participatory editing workshops.

MAKE YOUR OWN BOOK ! Four portuguese photographers, André

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PORTFOLIO REVIEW

CALL FOR CANDIDATES

Le dimanche 31 août 2014


Portfolio review consisting in a 20 minutes individual meeting with three different experts, art critics, gallery owners and curators from the publishing world and the photographic field.

This year's guests are:

Pedro Alfacinha, gallery owner Philippe Azoury, independent art and film critic Rémi Coignet, independent art critic Diane Dufour, le BAL director Marc Feustel,

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BAL BOOKS WEEK-END

PORTUGUESE SEASON

Du 29 au 31 août 2014


After the success of the Photobook Award and the Dummy Award exhibitions that took place at le BAL in 2013, LE BAL Books is renewing this stimulating three-day festival to support the photo-book publishing in all its forms.


From the 29th to the 31st of August, LE BAL has conceived a special program on Portuguese photobook publications in partnership with the Fotobook festival of Kassel and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.



LIVE SHOW EDITING:

The guests will become publishers for a day. Four Portuguese photographers will propose a series of unpublished images and share their expertise during a very unique

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I / EAMMON DOYLE

Le 12 juin 2014


Le BAL BOOKS is proud to launch the signature of the last 30 copies of I, a self-published book by Eamonn Doyle.

Eamonn Doyle has been photographing his fellow Dubliners since the early ‘90s and has developed a unique approach to his street portraiture. Despite the close range muggers-eye-view, the images

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NEW SPANISH PHOTOBOOKS / LE BAL

Du 12 décembre 2013 au 12 janvier 2014

© Ricardo Cases, Paloma al aire

During the SFR and LE BAL's exhibition "Standards & Poors", LE BAL BOOKS presents a 20 recent spanish self-published photobooks produced by a group of 10 to 12 young and talented spanish photographers.

Since 2009, the young spanish generation of photographers has used the book as a medium for the diffusion of their documentary photography outside of the spanish frontieres. Many of this publications

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BOOK SIGNING / LE BAL BOOKS

Du 15 au 16 novembre 2013


During the 4 days of Paris Photo, Le BAL BOOKS has selected a vast range of publications made in 2013, where the equilibrium between the documentary work, the quality of the object and the talent of

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AUTONOMY AND CHAOS

Le dimanche 17 novembre 2013


Conference at LE BAL with Paolo Woods, Arnaud Robert, Rob Hornstra & Arnold van der Brugge

For both teams of photographers and journalists, an impressive recognition holds true: they all have not only been able to realize long-term documentary projects mostly by themselves but they also

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DOCUMENTING CLANS

Le 14 novembre 2013


Conference with Yan Morvan & Susan Meiselas, moderated by Philippe Azoury (film critic, collector and chronicler for Obsession magazine).


Susan Meiselas started a long-term photographic documentary project with a group of teenage girls that she met in the Bronx in the middle of the seventies.

This project continued until the

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LEBALBOOKS.COM


OUR ONLINE BOOKSHOP

The Bal Books is happy to introduce you to our long-awaited online bookshop, available through Shopify.

This platform provides a secure, neat and pleasant way to shop books of our library.

The

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THE BAL BOOKS WEEK-END

Du 06 au 08 septembre 2013

© Fotobook festival

The 6th FOTOBOOK FESTIVAL in Paris

After the great success of the last year’s Fotobook festival of Kassel that was organized in Paris, the BAL BOOKS is renewing this stimulating three days festival to support the photo-book publishing in all of its forms (printed, projected and exhibited).


From the 6th to the 8th of September, Le BAL will present the 2013 Photo-book Award and the Dummy Award with a fantastic selection of the best books and dummies of the year!


During those three days festival, le BAL is transformed into an image laboratory, sharing the publishers, photographers and curators main interrogations and answers on the book making process.


The best 50 dummies of the year, selected by a prestigious jury will be presented in the main exhibition room. A group of 35 publishers, curators, book collectors and critics were invited to select the most remarkable photo-books published in 2013 with a special feature for Japanese books.


Friday 6th of September 2013

11 AM: Opening of the Photobook Award 2013 and the Dummy Award 2013 exhibit

4PM: Discussion with Max Pinckers, Edmund Clark, Veronique Besnard, Carlos

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