FLOW’s Book du Jour: Jamie Hawkesworth | Preston Bus Station

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“It was while living in Preston in 2010 that the city’s imposing Brutalist bus station, built by Ove Arup and Partners in 1969, first caught Hawkesworth’s eye” “I did a project with Adam Murray, an ex-tutor of mine, where we spent the weekend at the … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Charles White | Black Pope

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The Chicago-born artist Charles White (1918–79) was celebrated during his lifetime for depictions of African-American men, women and children that acquired the name “images of dignity. White’s draftsmanship, his direct address of the social and political concerns of his time, … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Martin Kollar | Provisional Arrangement

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Martin Kollar Provisional Arrangement Winner of the 2016 Prix Elysée, Martin Kollar’s new work, Provisional Arrangement, considers that which is temporary in a world made up of provisional situations and solutions. “We are tenants of culture”, wrote Nicolas Bourriaud, foreseeing … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: The Protest Box | Edited by Martin Parr

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Martin Parr’s collection of photobooks is one of the finest to have ever been assembled and The Protest Box is a boxset which brings together five books from that collection as facsimile reprints. Parr has selected diverse books which each … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Provoke | Between Protest and Performance

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The short-lived Japanese magazine Provoke, founded in 1968, is nowadays recognized as a major contribution to postwar photography in Japan, featuring the country’s finest representatives of protest photography, vanguard fine art and critical theory in only three issues overall. The magazine’s … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo 1965–85

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Burkina Faso photographer Sory Sanlé (born 1943) started his career in 1960, the year his country (then named République de Haute-Volta) gained independence from France. Sanlé opened his Volta Photo portrait studio in 1965 and, working with his Rolleiflex twin-lens, … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Louise Oates | Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing

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This book brings together selected works from the project Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing which examines the unconventional extraction process as it gains purchase in the UK landscape. Documentation of exploratory sites and those earmarked for future drilling are intermittent with … Continued

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