Livraison No 4

Open Landscapes — Closed Rooms

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For LIVRAISON N°4 we asked a selection of people we admire to explore private spaces, places of memory and topographies of the mind photographically and philosophically.

We were curious to understand what a place actually is and realized that the answer to this question is as manifold as it is subjective. Is it even possible to come up with a stable formula or definition of it? Or is what we understand as >place< a much more haunting, elusive entity?

The heterogenous mix of images and texts that we had the opportunity to compile for this issue seems to suggest the latter. The places and rooms of our lives are ghosts and they determine who we are to a much larger extent than we tend to give them credit for.

But as surely as night follows day, Livraison doesn’t limit itself to one form of expression. The secret personalites of some are perfectly complemented by the secret appearances of others. In Livraison III, 69 photographers, including Bela Borsodi, Helmut Lang, Sølve Sundsbø, Richard Burbridge and Viviane Sassen, manifest their visions of secret identities by using masks to conceal the real identity of their objects, create a sort of dualism, erase or enhance the person behind the mask and give birth to a new identity.


ContributorsAdam Etmanski, Amira Fritz, Anna Kleberg, Annika Aschberg, Anouk Kruithof, Anuschka Blommers & Niels Schumm, Bela Borsodi, Bettina Khano, Brendan Austin, Bruno Augsburger, Camille Vivier, Carlos Albalá & Ignasi López, Christian Coinbergh, Collier Schorr, Dan Tobin Smith, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Dawid, Edgar Martins, Elspeth Diederix, Emil Larsson, Erik Undéhn, Ernst Fischer, Eva Fiore Kovacovsky, Eyal Pinkas, Frederik Lieberath, Frode & Marcus, Gerry Johansson, Guerra De La Paz, Hans Gedda, Jaap Scheeren, Jenny Källman, Jenny Van Sommers, Jh Engström, Joël Tettamanti, Johan Fowelin, John Divola, Körner Union, Linda Bergman, Magnus Magnusson, Makin Jan Ma, Marc Turlan, Marianne Vierø, Marnix Goossens, Martina Hoogland Ivanow, Melanie Bonajo, Michael Wolf, Myne Søe — Pedersen, Myoung Ho Lee, Naoya Hatakeyama, Nicholas Hughes, Ola Bergengren, Ola Rindal, Olivo Barbieri, Osamu Kanemura, Popel Coumou, Qiu Yang, Raphael Hefti, Ryuji Miyamoto, Shona Heath, Stella Faber, Stephanie Kloss, Taryn Simon, Thomas Adank, Thomas Struth, Walter Niedermayr, Yoshihiko Ueda, Yosuke Bandai And Yuri Nagawara, Andy Greenhouse, Ann-Sofi Sidén, Astrid Sylwan, Charlotte Gyllenhammar, Dan Snaith, Davy Rothbart, Gorm Heen, Howard Shore, Luke Rheinhart, Muffy Gaynor, Osamu Kanemura, Pernilla Stödberg, Philippe Grandrieux, Ruth Hinkel-Pevzner, Satanicpornocultshop, Sebastien Tellier, Sigrid Sandström, Sissel T, Stephen Torton, Susan Robb, The Sartorialist And Yolande Zauberman
Filed under Art, Photography
Dimensions 230 × 330 mm
Edition2000
DesignerSandberg & Timonen
Pages438
PrintingOffset
LanguageEnglish
Year2009
ISBN978-977262-2-1

Livraison Magazine & Books

Livraison Magazine & Books

Livraison is an independent publisher operating from the offices of art direction agency Sandberg&Timonen in Stockholm, Sweden. Divided into a magazine and a book publishing branch, Livraison embrace unapologetic artistic point of views that challenge the clear-cut boundary between commerce and high art. Approaching publishing with the uncompromisingly raw edge of fanzine culture, our main focus is projects and processes rather than established auteurs and icons.