Behind the zines.

I can’t believe myself. I can’t believe that I’m doing this again. Taking pictures, making books. Life put me back here, and I’m going ahead.

I remember printing very small pictures because having them in my hands makes it easier for me to juxtapose diptychs.

I made my first dummy through Blurb. It was great: good quality, really cheap, and even came with a free ISBN. But it took 2 months for one sample to get to me. I wasn’t sure it was practical. Losing time means losing many of my immediate ideas as well.

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the dummy zine

But I guess everything fell into place when I got back in touch with a good friend – my first Japanese girl friend, Chihiro. She’s a designer and has been helping Tatsuo Suzuki with his photozine series as well. …


Erin Cross 絵凛 クロス

An independent author•publisher of black•white photobooks•zines. Lives in South Tokyo.

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