MAPA Books, a new independent publisher in Southeast Asia, debuts its first title in a slate of publications with Ili, a monograph by Baguio-based veteran photographer Tommy Hafalla.
Taiwan’s Shen Chao-Liang 沈昭良 has self-published Taiwanese Vaudeville Troupes, a new book of photographs he first made about the same time as his iconic STAGES in 2005.
Through this collection of 79 colour photographs Richard, a fluent Malay speaker, examines the complex intricacies and subtle incongruities of daily life in South East Asia’s deadliest conflict.
HK/SG Photobook Exchange is an extension of our efforts to further dialogue, development and appreciation of photography and publishing practice in Singapore and the region.
Photography might have been an old friend, yet after this year of seemingly normal life, he has become more like a stranger to me. Just like strangers on the streets, you no longer say “good day” and “good night” to them.
Photobook flip of Hong Kong photographer Benny Lam’s latest TRAPPED／侷住, shortlisted this year for Prix Pictet Awards.
香港 Zine is a magazine of photographs made, lost and found in Hong Kong during my visit.
Beyond Wilderness is a book of photographs (2014–2015) by Singaporean artist Chua Chye Teck of the disappearing forests and wilderness in Singapore.
Highlights from the book launch of Zhuang Wubin’s Photography in Southeast Asia: A Survey, published by NUS Press in Singapore on 13th October, 2016.
Highlights from the soon-to-launch book: Photography in Southeast Asia: A Survey, by Zhuang Wubin and published by NUS Press.
In Southeast Asia, our understanding of photography is largely framed through the binary of photography versus art, which morphs into the other dichotomous paradigm of straight photographers versus artists who use photography.
Suddenly The Grass Became Greener is a book of photographs made in Singapore during her 50th year as a nation, and the coincidental death of her gardener.
Zines and collaborative projects are popular in Southeast Asia, led in part by efforts in Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.
Paris-based photographer Jehsong Baak is self-publishing Fading Fury, his third book of diaristic photographs, made 30 years ago, of friends, lovers and fading faces.
A drug war was also waged at this time I took these photos, and the results were the same. The drug trade continued, other people replacing the dead ones to rule the drug cartels.