Police et paysages

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Police et paysages

Police and Landscapes is a uncommon photographic journey amidst the worlds of maintenance of order versus resistance.

The book explores and questions the increasing militarization of our society and of our lives through a hundred photos taken between 2012 and 2018, in the hedge groves of Notre-Dame-des-Landes and the streets of Nantes (France).



The photographer

Yves Monteil is a photographer from Nantes. For more than ten years, he has and continues to be productive in various photographic spheres, notably as assistant photographer as well as documentary photographer.


♦ The providing association

The association Les Ateliers Boh’m was created in 2016 by Claire Leleu and Yves Monteil. Claire works in book editing and Yves is a photographer. Both have a passion for the visual in all it forms, for words, textures, volumes and contrasts.

To edit photographic and literary works, merging both, and taking into account our artistic sensibility, is the Ateliers’ signature.

Police and Landscapes is our first self published book.


♦ The book

We decided to self publish to guarantee our total creative freedom, in both editing and selecting the photos.

It is important to us to create this book as we imagined it, with great care regarding the quality of photographs processing, choice of paper, with the accompaniment of local collaborators known for their expertise.


♦ Description of the book

  • 24 x 30 cm
  • 128 pages
  • Printed on Artic Volume white 170g – certified FSC
  • Book cover printed on Munken White 300g
  • Sawn binding
  • Limited edition : hard case, marking on Sirio Ultra Black


♦  The providers

  • Graphic creation : Les Ateliers Boh’m
  • Graphic realization : Élise Bonhomme
  • Photoengraving : Chromostyle
  • Printing : Escourbiac, l’imprimeur

Waar dient de collecte voor

♦ Pre-sale

This method will allow us to evaluate the public interest and therefore be able to adjust the printing numbers of copies, to facilitate its distribution. The proceeds will finance the treatment of the photos, the graphic creation, the printing and binding of the book.

The Ateliers Boh’m will receive the total of the proceeds.

As of today, if we can pre-sale a minimum of 250 copies, we will be certain of the publication of Police and Landscapes for the spring of 2019.

If we surpass this first step, we will augment its release in order to increase its distribution.

♦ The calendar

  • The layout and finalization : mid February to mid March 2019
  • Printing and binding : mid March to end of April 2019
  • Delivery : end of April 2019

Please note : The pre-sale method does not allow to chose a different amount outside of the prescribed amounts (30€, 35€, 65€ and 130€).

1 euro = 1,14 dollar

We thank everyone for their support !

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