July 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday July 7th,

Leporello and Ogulcan Arslan: book launch All the rivers flow in the nuthouse 4/5 others’ land

This book is a trip through the mind and everyday life of  "others’ land”: the land of adolescents with mental illnesses who live in state clinics in Turkey. The so-called "Children of the State". The borderless and surreal language represents all the color and the inner monsters of that world, with a reckless and sometimes disturbing fantasy. Photos and text by Ogulcan Arslan Design by Origini edizioni & Leporello Handcrafted by Or

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday July 1st,

Valeria Cerchi, Some of You Killed Luisa

In Some of You Killed Luisa, Valeria Cherchi attempts to decode the complex structure of the kidnapping phenomenon that has crossed her homeland, the Italian island of Sardinia. Between the 1960s and the 1990s almost 200 people were kidnapped for ransom. On the 16th of June 1992 the upper part of a human ear is found by a priest on a mountainous road in Barbagia, central Sardinia, while a young boy, Farouk Kassam, i

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Mercoledì 24 giugno,

Valerio Millefoglie: Archivio Magazine and CTRL book

A magazine made of stories, images and documents from the cultural heritage of institutional and private archives and a publishing house specialized in narrative reportages investigating places and people off the radar. watch the video In the last few weeks, the number 5 of Archivio has been released. The Nineties Issue, is dedicated to the 90s, specifically to 1991. Inside, among all the other contents, there are: a reportage in Durres with de

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday June 17th,

Juan Lopez Cano, sleeping with books

When Urbanità Spontanee has finally been published, at the end of February 2020, we had imagined to present it to Leporello this spring. Or was it better in the summer? Then the virus came, the confinement, the Zoom video calls and everything we know well ... What the fuck! We had to change plans. In the meantime, the book arrived at the bookstore and began to find a space, between full shelves, posters hung with pins an

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday June 10th,

Skinnerboox: All about Chroma, by John Divola

During the months of June and July, you can enjoy on Leporello's walls John Divola's last book printing proofs. Not exactly an exhibition, but a great way to linger over one of the key moments in the process of a book making:the reference prints used to get the best tones and colors in the printing press. On June 10th, the first day of the prints' set up in Leporello, Milo Montelli from Skinnerboox

June 2020

Through the book(s) on the web #4

An Unexpected Influencer. Aby Warburg as a Muse for Contemporary Visual Culture. On-and-offline Book Display and Open Survey

We are witnessing a growing interest in Aby Warburg’s use of images and in the ways he displayed them in original visual narratives. During his life long research he choose visual narratives as the main tool of investigation and explanation of Mediterranean cultures. We believe that inclusion of non academic perspectives within Warburg’s legacy will enhance a wider debate around his (anti) methodology. We are interested in projects involving images, and especiall