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Bretxa Erretratuak 2010-2017, Subjective Atlas Vol.III

Expansion of the edition of the book Bretxa Erretratuak 2010-2017, Subjective Atlas Vol.III, Donostia 2017, project carried out over a period of 7 years in San Sebastián and containing portraits of 434 persons, from San Sebastián and not, next to a picture of his favorite place in the city.

Ricardo Okaranza

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As result of the work carried out over 7 years, Bretxa Erretratuak 2010-2017, Subjective Atlas Vol.III is presented in the form of a print publication, sponsored by the Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa - Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea and Donostia 2016 added the generosity of the authors of the texts and the models, an album with images of 434 persons who I knew by name (not a random impersonal choice) That's why it tooks me 7 years of conversations to put together all my models. They are portrayed on a wall of the Bretxa market in San Sebastian accompanied by a photo of their favorite corner of the city. This Atlas with 874 images is a document of the residents/visitors of Donostia in the second decade of the new millennium. An edition that by its special character, will be almost exhausted the day of its presentation.

Inside the book

now, that the book is already i the press, I'm showing you some dedicated pages, for you to have a bite of it.......there are already four shorts essays more..

and this week 3 selected pages with portraits

With the idea of extending the edition of this book called Bretxa Erretratuak 2010-2017, Subjective Atlas Vol.III, Donostia 2017 I've launched this crowfunding to offer the possibility of enjoying this publication to all those people who were not in Donosti in those years, nor passed by the market of the Bretxa to be photographed, although equally feel attachment to the city or may have an interest in this project.

the Book

The book contains 600 pages, format album Landscape 24 x16 cm, hardcover, bound, paper Coral white 100gr, cover Geltex, imitation of fabric, rounded edges and borders tinted, like an ancient Atlas, 874 photos plus 9 essays of journalists, curators, art historians and artists:

Anne Faucheret curator of Kunsthalle Vienna, Arantxa Fdz Kape philologist, Begoña Ameztoy writer, Diana Sherlock curator, Glenn Ligon artist, Iñigo Lamarka ex-Ombudsmann, Izaskun Arandia filmmaker, Marta Arzak art historian and Wayne Baerwaldt curator, in three languages, Basque, Spanish, English.

The peculiarity of the publication is that in the day of its presentation practically becomes exhausted: 434 copies will be delivered to the models as reward for their kindness and the use of their image. The aprox. 200 remaining copies will be distributed by the institutions that have financed the publication of the book. A supplementary edition of 250 copies will allow access to the publication to the interested persons and for a price close to that of its production €35 + post and packaging (3€ Spain/ 10€ Intl) signed and embossing stamped.

To my models

First of all best thanks to you all, and you already know that there is a dedicated copy of the book, to each of you, the day of its presentation . This Invitation, is just in case you want to acquire a second copy of the Atlas to give away or if you like to have the badges, some postcards or some * original photographs * printed in Hahnemühle Fiber Matt paper 200gr + Ultrachrome pigmented Inks, archival quality, the best, for your home from the series "Donosti, Donosti..." at a very affordable price only during the 40 days of the crowfunding of €30 + €4 shipping charges in Spain, or 30€ + 10€ Intl Shipping.

The diptych, your portrait + your place, for Home

your picture and your place, the wonderful diptych, on Hahnemühle paper 200gr pigmented inks Ultrachrome , 30x80cm, big panorama; framed in the workshop of the Gallery Altxerri in Donosti, white lacquered German aluminum profile, photography gravitating on the background, backboard and adhesives archival-quality materials, plexiglass to take directly to your home and hang it on the wall, or for a SUPER SPECIAL gift....

- 350€ to be collected in the workshop of the Gallery Altxerri in Donosti

- 450€ for those who could not be in the Portraits and wish to become part of the Bretxa Erretratuak Addenda, including interview, photo session, photo of your favorite place and diptych printed, your portrait + your place, framing included


They are so 80's.....32 mmØ of beauty... For the flap, the bag, backpack, the corner of your computer or wherever you fancy; sober, brief, with message....much thankful to M&P Produkzioak

The series of images "Donosti, Donosti..."

consists so far of 17 groups of three photographs each, a total of 51 images which can be purchased, during the 40 days of the crowfunding as photographs of 20x 30 cm, on Hahnemühle Fiber Matt paper 200gr and pigmented inks Ultrachrome, for 30€ + 10€ Intl Shipping

1- Mendebalde #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

2- lo Viejo, Ama #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

3- Urgull #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

4- Ondartza gauean, eskudelak #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

5- Oteizakoa #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

  • Over a period limited to the 40 days duration of the crowfunding each image of the series "Donosti, Donosti..." will be available separately too, as a single photograph of 20 x 30 cm, Hahnemühle Fiber Matt paper 200gr + Ultrachrome pigmented inks, €30 + €10 Intl shipping charges.

The price of this offer is very much lower than the normal editions of my work. This is due to the fact that the photos are offered as Open Edition, i.e. unnumbered, in a single format, and only during these 40 days of crowfunding; if you have interest in having some of my original photos, that’s the moment!!!

For consultations on other formats/sizes or limited editions please contact me

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and more...

And for whom want to see more photographs, I add these 12 series more, a total of 36 photos that shall not be published as postcards but that can be acquired, and only during the 40 days of crowfunding, under the same conditions as the previous images, by units 30€ + 10€ Intl Shipping

or as triptychs 90€ + 10€ Intl Shipping

6- Cementerio de los ingleses #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

7- Gaua Tropikala #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

8- Uliako arrokak #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

9- Urgull #4 #5 #6 (from left to right)

10- Itsas beteta #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

11- lo Viejo, monumentoak#1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

12- lo Viejo, monumentoak#4 #5 #6 (from left to right)

13- Kaia gauean #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

14- la Trini #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

15- Kaleargiak #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

16- Ilunabarrean #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

17- Bahia, bahia, bahia #1 #2 #3 (from left to right)

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Raised money

It will serve to pay the printing expenses of the book, and production of the postcards and impression of the photos, more postage and packing and all taxes, Paypal and visa fees and different financial commissions. It is also to be considered that this has been a project self-financed for 7 years and that any possible extra money will be invested in the implementation of future projects

Schedule, deliveries and shipments

Books, postcards, photographs and badges can be picked up the day of the presentation of the book June 9th in Donosti, to which you are all invited, and during the following days, anyone who wants to get in contact with me and is by the city.

The rest of the rewards will be sent by ordinary mail in the Peninsula included, or by Intl shipping with extra payment as in the pledges explained in the following days.

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#06 / Thak you my friends!!!Done!! shop still open!!

with your valuable help we did reach 3000€ for the book publication but still photos or other regards are still available on the crowdfunding page 20 days more, never too late for window shopping!!

thank you very much to all the patrons, you'll receive soon your rewards

#03 / nueva recompensa, tu retrato y tu lugar para casa

tu retrato y tu lugar, el maravilloso díptico, en papel Hahnemühle 200gr tintas pigmentadas Ultrachrome , 30x80cm, panorámico; enmarcado en el taller de la Galería Altxerri en Donosti, perfil de aluminio alemán lacado en blanco, fotografía gravitando sobre el fondo, fondo y materiales calidad de archivo, plexiglas; para llevar directamente a tu casa y colgarlo en la pared, o para un regalo SUPER especial....

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