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sold outAmerican photographer, poet and publisher Ira Cohen was born to deaf parents in the Bronx in 1935. After having dropped out of Cornell University, having married and having had two children with his wife Arlene Bond, Cohen sailed to Tangier in 1961, where he stayed for four years. In those years Cohen published his seminal Gnaoua journal with contributions by Jack Smith, Brion Gysin, William Burroughs, Harold Norse a.o. Cohen returned to the US…

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Martin Disler was a self-taught Swiss painter, draughtsman, sculptor, author and publisher. Born into a family of gardeners in the canton of Solothurn in 1949, Disler attended a boarding school in Stans, from which he was expelled in 1968. The following year he had his first studio in Solothun together with the painter Agnes Barmettler…
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Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) was born in Amsterdam, where he was trained as a stonecutter and sculptor until 1944. Inspired by the photojournalistic Picture Post and Weegee’s Naked City he shifted his interest from sculpting to photography in the late 1940s. When he tried his luck Paris in 1950, he took up a job…
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Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) was born in Amsterdam, where he was trained as a stonecutter and sculptor until 1944. Inspired by the photojournalistic Picture Post and Weegee’s Naked City he shifted his interest from sculpting to photography in the late 1940s. When he…
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sold outIra Cohen produced his Kathmandu Portfolio during a week’s stay in Rotterdam at his friend Gerard Bellaart’s place in 1976. The portfolio of 12 photographs was a joint production of Ira Cohen’s Bardo Matrix imprint (Kathmandu) and Gerard Bellaart’s Cold Turkey Press (Rotterdam). The cover itself was silkscreened black and silver and Ira Cohen’s photos inside were printed offset as 12 separate postcards. 250 copies of the…
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