My self-publishing projects started in my junior year of college while attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.The first book was made in collaboration with poet A.M Sweeney who I met while we were both studying abroad in Paris. Since then I have been steadily publishing 1 book and several zines per year- continuing to collaborate with other artists and makers, and even publishing a monograph collection for Earl Standerford in 2019.
My passion is for photography books- physical objects to have and to hold and to experience images intimately.
I hope also to make publishing affordable and accessible. Art is for everyone!
This project will continue to be a mix of self publishing, collaboration, and hopefully more publications of other artists. I am especially interested in non-traditional viewpoints and publishing work from underserved and underseen communities.
Looking forward to seeing how this grows over time.
To contact me with inquiries, proposals, etc. email vera.benschop{@}
Thank you!
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