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Signed Photobook Giveaway #2. This time it’s my book. Oculus.

If you haven’t got one yet or you couldn’t afford it, here’s your opportunity to get one for free (don’t tell Noorderlicht my publisher). Signed Photobook Giveaway #2 courtesy of Claxton Projects Posted 29 April 2012 Ken Schles, Oculus (Noorderlicht, 2011. Signed First Edition). “We negotiate our elusive lives between spaces of dark and light, between … Continue reading

BYOB (bring your own *photo* book)

Phot(o)lia_Invitation_04-21-2012-1 “Bring your favorite photobook and discover new books and meet other New Yorkers with the same passion. We are starting a series of conversations about photobooks with photographers. We are honoured to have Ken Schles as our first guest. Ken Schles will join us for a conversation about his most recent book “Oculus”.” It … Continue reading

Freakin’ Weird Book, Man

I found this odd and creepy book on e-bay: The Love Story of Mr. Schles. The little thing seems even older than it’s 1973 date. I had to get it—if only for its title. It is about the founding of the Schlesinger Geriatric Center in Beaumont, Texas. It’s written in the stilted and reverent language of … Continue reading