Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with The FADER and some of your favorite bands. For this installment, the FADER design dept. gives us a list of visual eye candy.
Romka Magazine: Our Favorite Photographs and the Stories Behind Them: The most recent issue features 69 professionals and amateurs from 33 countries sharing their personal favorite photographs. Printed offset on recycled paper, #6 features an illustrated short story by American author Paul Kwiatkowski and a collection of found photographs by London-based artist Steven Chandler.
LACE: Living the Archive: Selected Publications & Print Ephemera from the LACE Archives 1978 – 2008: Museums produce a large bulk of printed matter that is usually well thought out and rarely talked about. Lace gives you three decades of archived ephemera from Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.
Der Greif (The Griffin) Fotomagazin: Magazine for Contemporary Photography and Literature: This magazine’s mission statement is to preserve images from digital overkill, keeping them raw, honest and often controversial—all in an undeniably elegant package.
Someone Cuts My Hair While I Sleep by Todd Fisher: Discovered by Ctrl+P, this is Brooklyn-based photographer Todd Fisher’s second monograph of deliberately obscure documentary photographs.