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Chicha Dreams by Nicolas Torres featured in Collector Daily

Wednesday March 4, 2015

By Olga Yatskevich

"Chicha Dreams is the first photobook featuring the work of Peruvian photographer Nicolás Torres. Coming from Cajamarquilla, a poor working class neighborhood on the outskirts of Lima where he at one time made a living working as a bricklayer, Torres bought a camera in the late 1970s and started photographing birthdays, concerts, weddings, parties, and everything else that paid. He obviously had a good eye for composition, and very soon numerous photo requests allowed him to switch to photography as a full time career. After over three decades of shooting, Torres’ archive is now close to 60,000 negatives. But until recently, his work...

Nicolas Torres, Chicha Dreams in Collector Daily

Wednesday March 4, 2015

By Olga Yatskevich in Photobooks/ March 4, 2015

"JTF (just the facts): Published in 2014 by Dashwood Books (here). Softcover, 54 pages, with 52 color photographs. First edition of 500 copies. Includes text by Alfredo Villar. The photographs were drawn from the collections of Leticia and Stanislas Poniatowski, Anna Gamazo de Abelló and Alexis Fabry. 

Comments/Context: Chicha Dreams is the first photobook featuring the work of Peruvian photographer Nicolás Torres. Coming from Cajamarquilla, a poor working class neighborhood on the outskirts of Lima where he at one time made a living working as a bricklayer, Torres bought a camera in the late 1970s and started photographing birthdays...

Dashwood Books in VOGUE

Wednesday February 25, 2015

To coincide with the launch of the Directory—a superselective guide of where to shop, eat, and prettify oneself in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Milan, and Shanghai—Vogue.com Contributing Editor Rebecca Bengal pays tribute to New York’s Dashwood Books.

Let us now praise the basements, nooks, crannies, and narrow spaces of the East Village, whose architecture has preserved the physical and metaphoric underground of New York, making possible the continued existence of some of the city’s most idiosyncratic shops: tiny stores devoted entirely to selling only vintage guitars, or custom hats, or cappuccinos and tattoos, or Japanese toys, or Mexican handcraft, or...

Scugnizzi by Brett Lloyd featured in Heart Magazine

Monday January 19, 2015

Écrasée par l’hégémonie touristique de Rome ou Venise, la ville de Naples reste pourtant l’une des plus intrigantes cités de la Grande Botte. Suivant les traces des Napolitains et de leur hédonisme vibrant, le photographe Brett Lloyd immortalise cette communauté décomplexée et pleine de vie, pourtant touchée de plein fouet par la pauvreté, dans le livre Scugnizzi, A summer in Naples (Dashwood Books). Échouées sur les plages pour savourer quelques instants de quiétude éphémère, ces silhouettes ont presque des airs de compositions picturales bien au delà du reportage sociologique. Après avoir passé deux étés parmi ces « Scugnizzi » (ces Street Kids), Brett Lloyd déclare avoir...

Scugnizzi by Brett Lloyd featured in Another Magazine

Tuesday December 9, 2014
By Tish Wrigley

"Brett Lloyd’s first experience of summer in Naples was a profound one: “I think I am still in shock from the first time I came onto those beaches,” he remembers. “I walked around open-mouthed, watching these Caravaggian scenes played out with such gusto, practically invisible amid the never-ending chaos.” That initial encounter with the Italian city has turned into “a lifetime addiction”, and the energy and verve of the resulting photographs prompted New York based publisher Dashwood Books to commission Lloyd to create a book of his experiences. The result, edited in conjunction with Another Man creative...

“Blast”: Racing in the Utah Desert - THE NEW YORKER

Tuesday November 18, 2014
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
“Blast”: Racing in the Utah Desert
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When the photographer Jim Mangan recently took a road trip through Utah, we asked him to document the journey on our Instagram account. In his new series, “Blast,” published by Dashwood Books, Mangan collaborated with the professional rally-car driver Ken Block to offer a new perspective on the arid, mountainous landscape of his home state. Using aerial photography, Mangan captured the graceful dust clouds and swirling car tracks produced as Block practiced a style of racing known at Gymkhana. His spins and figure eights mimic the naturally occurring forms of the Utah desert
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