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For all occasions and coffee tables – reviews, previews and sneak peeks into the latest books and magazines by visual storytellers making a difference.

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Joseph Wolfgang Ohlert: “Bigger” Self-Love

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“Bigger” is the new book and photo project of photographer Joseph Wolfgang Ohlert. Portraying the beauty of larger bodies, the artist presents a visual journey that navigates the topics of self-love and self-perception of bigger male-identyfying.

The Queer Archive: Kavla #3 – Slaughterhouse

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A slaughterhouse isn’t just a house of death. It’s a space in between life and death, the road to the Underworld”, explains the introduction of the third issue of KAVLA fanzine, the latest independent publication from The Queer Archive. Featuring the work of more than 20 queer artists, it is definitely a work not to be missed.

Ilya Zakharin: A Photobook Of Bodies And Expression

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Photographer Ilya Zakharin presents his debut photobook “Body”. The project explores the shapes, contrasts, and shadows of male-identifying figures while also serving an underlying purpose of showing support to queer artists in Russia, the artist’s motherland.

J.H. Engström: Elegant Minimalism In 30 Years Of Filippa K

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Photographer and visual artist J.H. Engström has collaborated with Filippa K to publish a photography book titled “It’s Been 30 Years”. Crafted hand-in-hand with Filippa K's Creative Director, Liisa Kessler, the book celebrate three decades of Scandinavian elegance and minimalism presenting selected garments and accessories from the 30 years of the fashion house alongside unpublished material from the photographer.

Maximilian Virgili: A Colourful Escape From Routine

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As an invitation to escape routine, photographer Maximilian Virgili presents his book “Out Of Office”. Bold colors, pleasant landscapes, everyday people, random situations, stunning nature, bits of the city, captivating interiors, and much more, describe this mesmerizing visual journal to enjoy the beauty of the simple.

Andrés Reisinger: An Endless Creative Dream

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‘Unclassifiable’ is the latest book of contemporary digital artist and designer, Andrés Reisinger. A poetic and soothing visual journey that invites to let creativity travel beyond the imagination. Combining techniques and using artificial intelligence, his latest book offers an abstract representation of the past seven years of the artist’s career.

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Florian Hetz: On The Streets Of Love

We’ve been fans of Florian Hetz and this is why we are very excited that his new book, AIKO is here to take his art to the next level.

Maxwell Poth: Empowering Queer Youth

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Maxwell Poth, in conversation with Container Love, presents his latest book, "Young Queer America: The Real Stories and Faces of LGBTQ+ Youth." Through his nonprofit organization, Project Contrast, the photographer and advocate shares details about his life and this project, aiming to continue raising awareness about mental health and create a safe space that fosters a sense of community for young queer individuals in the US.

PNPPL: Sweet Summer Treats

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It’s summertime, and our friends at PNPPL are back with their magazine’s brand-new, eighth issue. As always, PNPPL delivers a finely curated selection of over a dozen beautiful artists this time with the front and back cover shot by none other than photographers Adán Romero and Sebastián Delgado. Have a sneak peek into the PNPPL editorials of the summer and all the good stuff that await in the latest issue.

Nana Yaw Oduro: Losing It At Home

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What to do when you feel like you are losing the very things that made you the person that you are? – Accra photographer Nana Yaw Oduro’s latest book, Losing It At Home is a beautiful medium to tell a heavy story of one’s struggles and self-doubt.

Stéphane Gizard: Hunting Down Memories

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An archive of unpublished images from 1999 showing different encounters and shades of youth. That is Irréversible, the last book of Paris photographer Stéphane Gizard that shows in a mix of polaroid photos and films a look back with elegance on what is not with us anymore. A trip of nostalgia, a journey of emotions, lovers and memories in conversation with Container Love.

Ryan Pfluger: Until We Are All Free

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Los Angeles photographer Ryan Pfluger’s new book Holding Space: Life and Love Through a Queer Lens is not only a rare documentation of couples being both queer and interracial, but an immensely moving piece of art.

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Andrew Kung: The All-American Book

Andrew Kung, based in Brooklyn, NY, is a photographer who, through his images, aims to portray and celebrate Asian American beauty.

PNPPL: Good To See You Again, Beautiful

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Pineapple rolls out its 7th issue, a wonderfully curated zine featuring the artworks of 14 of the planet’s most amazing gay artists. Have a sneak peek with us into another masterpiece by one of our favorite publishers and get ready to enter a world of bold beauty.

Queer Body, Queer Skin, Queer Tattoo

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With over 50 international, queer tattoo artists included, along with extensive portraits, texts and images of all that the community has to offer, the Queer Tattoo book shows what tattooing truly is… an art.

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