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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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KIOSK / The Independent Publisher Space by PIY

From november 14th to November 18th

During Paris Photo 2012, Publish It Yourself (PIY) will present a new selection of books in a kiosk specifically built at LE BAL's entry. The Kiosk is built on two axis reflecting the bustle and constant change of the independent photobook landscape:


- selfpublished books with an exhibition to showcase the diversity of recent publications


-independent publishers, showcasing the books of ten international publishers


During the five days of Paris Photo the structure of this kiosk will evolve, with both the inside and the outside used to display and sell the publications with modular segments that are easy to

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BOOKS SIGNINGS AT LE BAL BOOKS

Gregoire Eloy, 'A Black Matter' Journal Publisher

FROM THURSDAY 15TH TO SUNDAY 18TH NOVEMBER




During Paris Photo, LE BAL Books proposes a number of signatures, book launches and meetings with independent publishers coming from France, Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, and Portugal.

During Paris Photo, LE BAL Books proposes a number of signatures, book launches and meetings with independent publishers coming from France, Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, and Portugal.

Thursday 15th

5pm Nikolai Mihov, « Forget Your Past », 300 english copies

6pm Arianna Arcara & Luca Santese, « Found Photographs in Detroit », Cesura Publish

7pm Gregoire

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LE BAL BOOKS

© Janeth Rodriguez-Garcia

Opening times :


Wednesday, Friday and Saturday:

12 :00 – 20 :00

Thursday : 12 :00 – 22 :00

Sunday : 12 :00 – 19 :00


Artists, curators and critics now consider the printed page as a preferred medium for photography. LE BAL BOOKs will propose a careful and international selection of classic books and reprints, together with rare books and limited editions.

This choice will be completed by some one hundred non-mainstream films, works of theory and a range of international magazines.

Up-and-coming talent and established artists will regularly take

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