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Ring in the holiday cheer with photobooks by women. As 10x10 started brainstorming on a “Best of List,” we were struck by how many really great photobooks are being made by the bloke-esses (as our British 10x10 colleague would say). Here’s to a Ladies Only list!
10x10 Photobooks is Matthew Carson, Russet Lederman and Olga Yatskevich
Matthew Carson is a Librarian and Archivist at the International Center of Photography in New York. Since 2009 he has been on the planning committee for the Contemporary Artists Books Conference (CABC) at the NY Art Book Fair. In 2013 he was a curator of the book component of the ICP Triennial: A Different Kind of Order. In 2015 he was one of the organizers of Shashin a Japanese photography symposium and festival held in New York. He is a photography enthusiast, writer and bibliomaniac. (He is also a co-founder of the 10×10 photobook organization).
Russet Lederman is a writer and photobook collector who lives in New York City. She teaches in the MFA Computer Art and MFA Art Writing programs at the School of Visual Arts, New York and writes on photobooks for print and online journals, including Foam, The Eyes, IMA, PBR and the International Center of Photography’s library blog. She is a co-founder of the 10x10 Photobooks project, and a co-organizer for New York’s Shashin: Photography from Japan Festival and Symposium. She lectures internationally on photobooks and has received awards and grants from Prix Ars Electronica and the Smithsonian American.
Olga Yatskevich is a New York-based photobook collector. She is a contributing writer for Collector Daily. Olga is the founder of the Facebook Photobook Group, a forum for discussion on various aspects of photobook culture. Her blog phot(o)lia features titles from her growing collection. She is a co-founder of the 10x10 Photobooks, a multi-platform ongoing series of projects highlighting photobooks and engaging the community.
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