Le PhotobookFest 15-17 November in Paris

Le PhotobookFest is a 3 days event with a focus on the photobook, from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 November 2013 in Paris. Launched by the Paris Photobook Club, this first edition mainly supports the young publishing scene with independent publishing houses as well as self-published and DIY books.

Le PhotobookFest is hosted at L’Ancienne Imprimerie/Picture Tank and Le bar Floréal. Those venues are located in the neighborhood of Belleville, home to one of Paris’s lively Chinatowns, a burgeoning artist quarter and a dizzying array of cultures.

Le PhotobookFest is a collaboration between the Paris Photobook Club, Madrid Photobook Club, Food for Your Eyes and Matt Johnston who are joining to curate this event. We are glad to invite you to attend the following activities:

– Rock your Dummy ! Open call, Exhibition & Award

– Workshop Do It Your Zine with Akina books

– Photobook DJ sessions

The box of books : a hitchhikers guide to the galaxy

–  Meeting PBC #6 with Independent Publishing House, Special Guest: Akina Books

– Bookshop corner with l’Ascenseur Végétal

– And more …


From Friday 15 to Sunday 17 November 2013

Opening Friday 15 November 18.30 to 21.00


L’Ancienne Imprimerie/Picture Tank > 19 rue Bisson 75020 Paris (Metro station : Couronnes)

Le bar Floréal > 43 rue des Couronnes 75020 Paris (Metro station : Couronnes)

PBC Paris – a report

Thanks to Pablo Porlan of the Photobook Club Paris for sending through the following:


Here you can have a look to the chronicles (in French) from the third reunion of Le Paris Photobook Club. The theme for this 3rd meet up was “China” and our guest participant was Pierre Bessard; a photographer and editor.
For a full reading and if you want to see some pictures: http://parisphotobookclub.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/chronique-du-pbc-3-chine/

The Photobook Club Paris Launches on 28th April…

PBC Paris

Awesome news from Pablo Porlan who, together with Emilie Hallard has set up the Photobook Club Paris. They will hold their first meetup on Sunday 28th April at Le Bar Florèal in Paris.

There is more information (in French) here, and you can also head on over to their Facebook page found here or read on below:

Le Paris Photobook Club launches its first meeting the 28th of April between 17h and 21h at Le Bar Floreal, 43 rue des Couronnes


# 1st Reunion of our club (17h to 19h): Bring your most loved photobook! Just the first 20 lucky photobook lovers to write an email to parisphotobookclub@gmail.com will be able to come.

#2 Aperitif and Projection (19h to 21h): after the meeting everybody is welcomed to join us for wine and snacks. We will be also showing and promoting different photo and video projects.

WE’RE ALSO LAUNCHING AN OPEN CALL for video/photo projects to show during this second part.

If you want to participate just wetransfer (https://www.wetransfer.com/) us your project (parisphotobookclub@gmail.com). Cross-media projects (photo, video, animation, design… ) are more than welcomed. With or without sound. It could be any new or old stuff of yours.

A brief description of the project (50 to 80 words) and your personal information (name(s), web(s), email(s) will be required.

Time: max 5min
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 px (72ppp) APPLE PRO RES 4.2.2.
Format : .mov

Videos will be selected for their interest, quality and originality by Le Paris Photobook Club. Works selected and their authors will be announced and posted on our blog and facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/ParisPhotobookClub) before the event.

– Pablo