Located in Berlin, Peperoni Books is a publisher I have just recently started paying some well-deserved attention towards. They have published some fantastic and engaging titles by Michael Wolf such as A Series of Unfortunate Events, FY, Tokyo Compression and Hong Kong Inside Outside. Older titles such as Jo Röttger’s Wilson’s World and Isadora Tast’s Mother India are worth revisiting, but here we'll highlight several late 2010 and early 2011 publications by Peperoni.
One of Peperoni’s new titles, Einer with photographs by Fred Huning, is a deeply personal yet universal venture into love and the fear of loss. Einer is Huning’s story of having a child with his partner – and due to past experiences, the fear of losing the child. The images weave between intimate portraits and landscapes, while also including found objects or animals left to unforeseen environmental occurrences. A frog dried up in the road is sequenced next to an image of blood on the hospital bed sheet where Huning’s partner gave birth. The sequencing can sometimes seem to stretch the contemporary aesthetic of visual story telling but each image is individauly beautiful and gives insight into a personal drama that many of us share.
|from the book Einer|
|from the book FY|
|from the book Magico|
|from the book Von Ferne|
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