Pelikan book

Dec 2012:  A book containing images from a trip to Thailand and Malaysia. 100 copies, digitally printed on 250 gsm Profimatt paper stock, A4 size ( 210 x 297 mm), bone folded and hand stitched by myself, then finished by a bookbinder:


Gabriele Harhoff Pelikan on Vimeo.


The original dummy was shortlisted for the 2012 International Fotobook Festival and subsequently shown at Le Bal, Paris, and f-stop Festival, Leipzig. It was also selected for Photobookshow D in Helsinki and shortlisted for the Unpublished Dummy Award at Unseen Photo Festival, Amsterdam.

Thanks again to Markus Schaden for suggesting the unique folding structure and to Harvey Benge and to Wolfgang Zurborn for help with editing and sequencing!

„Pelikan“ is listed at The Independent Photobook.

100 copies, signed and numbered. € 28 plus shipping (€ 2 Germany, € 4 International).

Update January 2013: „Pelikan“ has been selected for Photobookshow E and will be exhibited at John Hansard Gallery Central in Southampton from February 2 till March 2 2013.

Update February 2013: „Pelikan“ is now in the Indie Photobook Library.

Update May 2013: „Pelikan“ was invited to be part of „Tamizdat“ exhibition, St. Petersburg, Russia, from May 18 till June 1 2013, presented by Family Business Gallery, New York, and New Holland, St. Petersburg.

„Pelikan“ was also invited to be part of the 3rd Book and Magazin Fair at PhotoIreland Festival and will be exhibited in Dublin from July 11 – 14 2013. After the Festival „Pelikan“ will be in The Library Project.

Update August 2013: „Pelikan“ will participate in the Tokyo Art Book Fair from September 21 – 23, courtesy of Book Storage. After the fair the Book Storage titles will be exhibited at Gallery HAGI-SO in Tokyo from September 28 – October 13.

Update November 2016: „Pelikan“ has found a permanent home at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University as part of the Indie Photobook Library.