CIRCO – Book
“IL CIRCO” – Photo Book by Leonardo Pellegatta
With aphorism by Ramòn Gòmez de la Serna (excerpts from “El Circo” -1917), & a short circus story by Ishii Shinji.
Self-published | Printed & Manufactured in Tokyo, 2009 in two versions:
– Photo Box | with 1 Archival Pigment print on cotton paper 12 x 12 cm | Limited Edition of 50
– Plain | Edition of 500
Both versions are 34 pages | 16,5 cm x 22,7 cm | Language: Italian, Japanese.
*Available for sale & distribution. |For inquiries, please contact me.
About the featured writers:
Ramòn Gòmez de la Serna: (July 3, 1888, Madrid – January 13, 1963, Buenos Aires)
Spanish writer, dramatist and avant-garde agitator. He strongly influenced the filmmaker Luis Buñuel and the surrealist movement in Spain. During 1920`s he lived in Paris and his profession was Circus journalist.
Shinji Ishii: (1965–)
Made his literary debut with Amusuterudamu no inu (The Dog of Amsterdam) in 1994. He received the Tsubota Joji Literature Award in 2003. He has been short-listed four times for the Mishima Yukio Prize.