Annie Stephens
Photographer

Annie Stephens grew up in a little home in Ottawa Ontario with four other small wild and barefoot sisters. Educated at the kitchen table, their world was often self-created realities stepped into or put to paper, paper secrets and bantam bones, skinned knees, ghosts found and some conjured. Today Annie’s photography comes from a natural extension of these small games and superstitions, and a deeply rooted compulsion to create and to document self and surroundings, real or imagined. Self-taught, she works with the simplest of tools and relies heavily on creative resourcefulness. In late 2008 she moved to Montreal and now lives and creates here in a little apartment in the east with a small black cat at her heels.

Annie Stephens
Photographer

Annie Stephens grew up in a little home in Ottawa Ontario with four other small wild and barefoot sisters. Educated at the kitchen table, their world was often self-created realities stepped into or put to paper, paper secrets and bantam bones, skinned knees, ghosts found and some conjured. Today Annie’s photography comes from a natural extension of these small games and superstitions, and a deeply rooted compulsion to create and to document self and surroundings, real or imagined. Self-taught, she works with the simplest of tools and relies heavily on creative resourcefulness. In late 2008 she moved to Montreal and now lives and creates here in a little apartment in the east with a small black cat at her heels.

  • Fumi Nagasaka: Dora, Yerkwood, Walker County, Alabama
    Publication
    Gost
    International
    During the 2016 US Presidential elections Japanese photographer, Fumi Nagasaka, became intrigued by the rural and southern USA. She had lived in New York City for a decade but despite travelling the world, had yet to visit the rest of the US. All this changed when her friend, Tanya Rouse, invited her to her hometown of Dora, Alabama. Nagasaka continued to visit Dora over several years, gradually building a photographic archive of her visits. (more…)
  • Patrick Weldé: Freiheit
    Publication
    Goswell Road
    International
    On the occasion of our exhibition with Weldé at CFAlive Milan L’AMOUR TOUJOURS, we publish a new edition of the previously sold-out book that we produced with Weldé in 2017, FREIHEIT. All of the photographs in FREIHEIT were taken by Weldé on disposable cameras between 2011-2015. They show a tender side to the artist and his friend circle, and the purest form of trust. (more…)
  • Mikko Takkunen: Hong Kong
    Publication
    Kehrer Verlag
    International
    With his first photobook Hong Kong, The New York Times’ photo editor Mikko Takkunen captured one of the world’s greatest metropolises during a time of political uncertainty and the pandemic. As the city was still recovering from the aftermath of the anti-government protests of 2019, Takkunen began to concentrate on the purity of seeing and capturing the world anew. (more…)
  • Patrick Pound: Windows
    Publication
    Perimeter
    International
    In Windows, Pound’s first photobook with Perimeter Editions, we find a cross-section of images lifted from a single category in Pound’s vast collection of 70,000 photographs. Each of the ‘found’ photographs in this new book features a window seen from the outside. We are allowed to look through them, from the privacy of our own homes. We see ghostly figures and happy families; we see actors acting, and everyday folks acting up; we see real and imagined worlds. (more…)