Wed, Aug 30, 2023, 18:30–19:30

Books for Life

Daido Moriyama . Retrospective
Special Guided Tours

With Markus Schaden . bookseller and publisher /
Sophia Greiff . Curator . C/O Berlin


18/12 euro (incl. exhibitions)

Online available and at the box office at C/O Berlin

Immerse yourself in the world of photobooks! In a joint tour, the renowned photobook expert Markus Schaden and curator Sophia Greiff guide you through Daido Moriyama .  Retrospective, this time with a special focus on Moriyama's books, which play a significant role in his work as an idiosyncratic street photographer. Schaden talks about his passion for bookmaking and publishing and shares his expertise on Moriyama's work.

He is one of the most important and respected experts in the photobook scene, and his bookstore in Cologne enjoys international reputation. Moreover, for over ten years, he has successfully organized workshops, passing on his diverse knowledge of photobook production and design. This event is truly a must for photobook enthusiasts.

Markus Schaden (*1965) is a bookseller and publisher. He founded Schaden Verlag in 1995 and bookstore in 1998. As one of the world's first institutions specializing in the photobook, he published more than 100 books there and organized more than 250 events and exhibitions. He has been an appointed member of the German Society for Photography since 1998 and was its vice president from 2005-2006. Since 2010, he has held teaching positions at the Academy of Media Art in Cologne, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund and is a lecturer at the LichtBlick School in Cologne. As an initiating founding member in 2014, he runs the PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne together with Frederic Lezmi.