Datz Press: Global Voices in Contemporary Photobooks

DESCRIPTION: Datz Press is an artist book publisher and community space based in Seoul, South Korea. Focused on working with photographers, designers, and bookmakers, Datz Press creates, publishes, and exhibits works centered on photography, operating a bookmaking studio to support artists who want to self-publish their work. Director Sangyon Joo also oversees the Datz Museum of Art and a book project space called D'ARK ROOM; her comprehensive vision of artists’ photo books includes artists living and working across many countries and cultures while creating compelling work.


San Francisco Center for the Book’s latest exhibition, Datz Press: Contemporary Voices in Global Photobooks showcases ten years of collaboration and artist book production between Datz Press and artists such as Linda Connor, Alyssa Fujita Karoui, Young Suh, and Gap Chul Lee. Over forty-five photobooks ranging from special edition volumes to handling copies of exhibited work will be displayed.



ARTIST LIST: Bryant Austin :: Jane Baldwin :: Barbara Bosworth :: Gap Chul Lee :: Linda Connor :: Nicole Ratos Enerson :: Phyllis Galembo :: Lonnie Graham :: Mary Daniel Hobson :: Seongyeon Jo :: Sangyon Joo :: Ville Kansanen Alyssa Fujita Karoui :: Hyunmee Kim :: Jeongin Kim  :: Mikyung Kim :: Younghea Kim :: Yunsoo Kim :: Sal Taylor Kydd :: Rhonda Lashley Lopez :: Hoon Lee :: Minny Lee :: Wayne Levin :: Amanda Marchand :: Chris McCaw :: Hye-Ryoung Min :: Alyssa Minahan :: Joo Myung Duck :: Hendrik Paul :: Diane Pierce :: Young Suh :: Xianlu Yi :: Katherine Youngmin Lee

ABOUT DATZ PRESS: Datz Press is an art book publisher based in Seoul, South Korea. Advocating artistic activity through exhibitions, education, and publishing practices, Datz Press works with artists and photographers to create, publish, and exhibit books centered on photography. Known for fine craftsmanship and attention to detail, each title published by Datz is a meaningful link to nature, humanity, and the arts.