Xingjiang, a reporter from Photoworld magazine in China, interviewed me about Ken Schles: Invisible City, A Digital Resource, the digital photobook I did with Matt Johnston of the Photobook Club in England (link below). The magazine belongs to the Chinese Xinhua News Agency, the national news agency of China. In January they ran a feature … Continue reading
A Special Weekend Post at Verve Photo: Photographer Ken Schles and Matthew Johnston from the Photobook Club present the iBook version of Invisible City. You can download it for your iPad from the link below. It contains all of the original photos and text plus additional material. Read more… About this iBook: Currently for the iPad only.
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
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
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
The video of/for my book Oculus has gotten about 1500 1600 views from 37 over 40 different countries so far. Right on. But here is a strange statistic: most people in the United States that have viewed the video have been male (84%). In New York alone the numbers skew to 87.5%. The UK 67% male. Brazil … Continue reading
So where is Oculus currently available? Of course there is my website, but it’s also available in these fine stores as well (I’ll keep updating this page as placement spreads). Let me know if there is a store near you that you’d like to see it in: ICP Bookstore NYC MoMA NYC Ursus Books NYC Spoonbill & Sugartown NYC … Continue reading