Il canale Youtube della Libreria: Video & Podcast

Our Youtube channel dedicated to video-sheets of art and photography books, many of them very rare and valuable. 
Among the authors of the volumes: Gabriele Basilico, Luigi Ghirri, Suzanne Santoro, William Klein, Ferdinando Scianna, Luciano D'Alessandro, Claudine Dourin, Davide Monteleone, Masahisa Fukase, Ugo Mulas, Darcy Padilla, Gilles Peres, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Sonia Delaunay.

Three playlists can be found in the channel:
Editoria contemporanea / Contemporary publishing
Libri storici, rari e prime edizioni / Historical, rare and first edition books
Portfolio e libri d'artista / Portfolios and artist's books

A fourth playlist is dedicated to the Podcast Senza Fili column, conceived and curated by Libreria Marini, in which artists, curators, publishers and critics tell about their favorite books, engaging their friends to do the same, as in a chain. Guests on the podcast include: Silvia Camporesi, Simona Ghizzoni, Giulia Marchi, Paola Mattioli, Danilo Montanari, Raffaella Perna, and Paolo Ventura.

The series of available videos is constantly being updated. Below is a selection of those already available on the channel:

Beirut by Gabriele Basilico, Art&, 1994. "The State of Things" in Beirut in 1990, at the end of a grueling war that began fifteen years earlier (April 13, 1975) and the wait for reconstruction.


Laa Bête A Modern Tale by Yasmina Benabderrahmane, Le Bal-Mack, 2020. The book returns still-videos reconstructing an ever-changing cultural and landscape panorama of Morocco, made by the Artist with Super-8 film.


Amour by Claudine Dourin, Chose Commune, 2019. Claudine Doury's 30-year research along the banks of the Amur River in Russia.


Ravens by Masahisa Fukase, Mack, 2017. An impressionistic narrative that combines personal experience-his obsessive state of mind brought about by abandonment-and the collective trauma of postwar Japan in Masahisa Fukase's masterpiece.


Viaggio in Italia by Luigi Ghirri; Gianni Leone; Enzo Velati, Il Quadrante, 1984. Marginal glimpses and peripheral places, not covered by classic tourist itineraries, of an Italy in the 1980s that was profoundly changing.


Spasibo. Contact Prints by Davide Monteleone, Edizione Privata, 2014. Original portfolio of 15 silver salt contact prints made from the original film (sheet 12x16 cm - prints 9x11) in gray silk case.


New York: Arte e Persone by Ugo Mulas, Longanesi (I Marmi), 1967. More than 500 black-and-white photographs by Ugo Mulas presenting the New York art scene in the 1960s.



Family Love by Darcy Padilla, Éditions de La Martinière, 2014. 18 anni della complessa storia di Julie Baird tra AIDS, abuso di droghe, relazioni violente, povertà, nascite, morti, perdite e ricongiungimenti.


Pper un' espressione nuova by Suzanne Santoro, A cura dell'Autrice, 1979. Artist's book, cornerstone of an art intertwined with feminist demands, defining a complex, three-dimensional image of the vagina.


Charlie Surfs on Lotus Flower by Simone Sapienza, Akina Books, 2018. The rise of capitalism and a heavily Hollywood imagery in 21st century Vietnam.


171819 by Thomas Sauvin, Void, 2019. A series of 15,000 films found by the Artist, depicting seized detainees and objects, here selected and presented in negative, as found.



Howling Winds by Vasantha Yogananthan, Chose Commune, 2019. The fifth installment of the "A Myth of Two Souls" project, which offers a contemporary retelling of the Ramayana, a narrative of Hindu mythology divided into 7 major chapters.


Bakeca by Marco P. Valli & Anna Adamo, Cesura Publish, 2017. Through an advertisement on a well-known adult dating site, the authors gained access to the lives and intimacy of the subjects, previously invisible sexualities emerged, or present only in places (online and live) pre-purposed.


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