TALKS 2018



6 Days Photobook Workshop


24-29 April 2018 

4 Days Photozine Workshop


27-30 April 2018

Guests of Istanbul Photobook Festival 2018


David Campany is a writer, curator and artist, working mainly with photography.


David’s books include A Handful of Dust (2015), The Open Road: photography and the American road trip (2014), Walker Evans: the magazine work (2014), Gasoline (2013), Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2010), Photography and Cinema (2008) and Art and Photography (2003). He has written over two hundred essays for museums and monographic books, and contributes to Frieze, Aperture, Source and Tate magazine.


Recent curatorial projects include The Still Point of the Turning World: Between Film and Photography, FoMu Antwerp, 2017; The Open Road: photography and the American road trip (various venues, USA, 2016-); A Handful Dust (Le Bal, Paris, 2015; Pratt Institute New York, 2016; the Whitechapel Gallery London, 2017; The California Museum of Photography, 2018; and Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2018); Walker Evans: the magazine work (various venues – France, Poland, Belgium, Italy, Australia and New Zealand), Lewis Baltz: Common Objects (Le Bal, Paris 2014); Victor Burgin: A Sense of Place (AmbikaP3 London, 2013); Mark Neville: Deeds Not Words (The Photographers’ Gallery London, 2013); and Anonymes: Unnamed America in Photography and Film (Le Bal Paris, 2010).


David has a Phd and teaches at the University of Westminster, London.


For his writing, David has received the ICP Infinity Award, the Kraszna-Krausz Book Award, the Alice Award, a Deutscher Fotobuchpreis, and the Royal Photographic Society’s award for writing.

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Kazuma Obara (Japan, 1985) is a photographer and handmade photo bookmaker.


He studied MA documentary Photography in London College of Communication. In his projects, Obara sets the focus on hidden victims of society. He have been publishing 7 titles as his handmade photo book and 3 titles from publishing house. His first book «Reset Beyond Fukushima» by Lars Müller Publishers, Switzerland, 2012 were depicted the tragedy of nuclear disaster and Tsunami in Japan. In 2014, his engagement with the victims of the Second World War in Japan led to the handmade photo book «Silent History», which was shortlisted for the Paris Photo / Aperture Photobook Award in 2014. The book was selected by TIME, Lens Culture, and by Telegraph as Best Photo Book 2014. New edition of this book was published by Editorial RM(Spain/Mexico) in an edition of 1900 copies.

In 2015, his project ‘Exposure’ was selected for World Press Photo 2016 People category 1st prize and won Magnum Graduation Award. His handmade photo book was published as artist edition and trade edition were published by Editorial RM in 2017.

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Myrto Steirou Greek. Born in 1989. Based and working in between Athens and Lisbon. Co-founder of Void, a creative space focused on photography and alternative publishing, in Athens, Greece. For more information about VOID.

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