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.