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“Reading Photographs” Exhibition at CAMeC – La Spezia, Italy

Posted on: November 29th, 2013 by italomv

Overnight Generation book will be displayed at CAMeC – Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in La Spezia, Italy as part of the exhibition “READING PHOTOGRAPHS” (“Leggere Fotografie”)


Leggere Fotografie - CAMeC


“Reading Photographs, an investigation of the link between photography and the art book. In the digital age, which seems to herald the end of the printed page, we are witnessing a proliferation of art works which combine photography and books, refocusing on the need for art as object. The exhibition, in two sections, points out the passionate aspect of the collection, conservation and propagation of important private collections and in a parallel way directs our attention to the contemporary publishing scene through a selection of self-productions and publications from independent publishers”

8 DEC 2013 – 1 JUNE 2014

CAMeC – Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
Piazza Battisti, 1 – La Spezia


Opening times:
from Tuesday to Sunday 11.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.
Closed on Monday (except Easter Monday), Christmas and New Year

Information and reservations:
Tel. + 39 0187 734593

ReadinG Photographs

Curated by: Francesca Cattoi, Mario Commone, Saul Marcadent
Documentary: Elena Mattioli, Flavio Perazzini
Digital reproduction of books: Roberto Buratta
Corporate image: Marco Cendron
Installation: Marta Manini


Overnight Generation book launch at DMB/Lucid-ly Space London

Posted on: November 23rd, 2013 by italomv

“We are proud to announce the launch of Venezuelan photographer Italo Morales‘ first publicaton entitled ‘Overnight Generation‘ at the DMB/Lucid-ly Space in Shoreditch.”

“Since its conception in 2012, the book has been shortlisted at Kassel Fotobookfestival’s Dummy Award, and was a finalist for the New York Photo Awards, and winner of the Photobook Slam at C/O Berlin.”

“This is the second time the work is shown in London, after its initial appearance in the LCC Nursery Gallery and the Freshfaced+Wildeyed exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery.”

“Overnight Generation is a personal exploration of the often laborius life of post-war Sarajevo. It is not meat to be a moral admonition or a political indictment; it does not show the misery of the war as other publications on the subject do. This book provides a fascinating view of the young generation of one of the most exciting and at the same time most complex European capitals”


Please join us for the evening.

Overnight Generation
Book Launch
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
6.00 – 8.00 pm

13 Marlow Workshops
Arnold Circus, London
E2 7JN



Lesley A. Martin (Aperture books, NY) on The Form of the PhotoBook

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by italomv

Overnight Generation photobook is featured on Lesley A. Martin’s  discussion on “The Form of the Photobook”

“On this occasion, Lesley A. Martin, publisher of Aperture’s books, sat down to discuss selections from the submission pool, the details that compel a juror to spend time with a book, and thoughts on the form of the photobook in relation to the images within…” read more

OG dummy book is now part of Indie Photobook Library

Posted on: January 17th, 2013 by italomv

Overnight Generation Dummy Indie Photobook Library

I am proud to announce that one of the very few Overnight Generation dummy books made is now in the wonderful hands of Indie Photobook Library.

Best place in the world for a dummy book to be archived!

Thanks to New York Photo Awards and Larissa Leclair for coordinating this donation.

About Indie Photobook Library
Founded by Larissa Leclair in 2010, the Indie Photobook Library is an archive of self-published and indie published photobooks. This includes DIY, photobooks independently published and distributed, photography exhibition catalogs, print-on-demand photobooks, artist books, zines, photobooks printed on newsprint, limited edition photobooks, and non-English language photography books, etc. The iPL promotes and showcases the books in the collection through international pop-up and feature-length exhibitions, articles, conferences, guest lectures, and also preserves them as a non-circulating public library. Having a specific collection dedicated to this contemporary movement in publishing allows for the development of future discourse on trends in self-publishing, the ability to reflect on and compare books in the collection, and for scholarly research to be conducted years, decades, and centuries to come.

OG displayed at EMERSIONI in Venice, Italy

Posted on: December 26th, 2012 by italomv

Overnight Generation photobook is currently exhibited at


(some) new photography in Venice

14 Dec 2012  –  13 Jan 2013

“The Casa dei Tre Oci, the center of contemporary photography in Venice, hosts an exhibition that will be accompanied by a series of publications related to photography: self-productions, artist’s books, publishing projects more or less complex in form and content, selected with the curatorial contribution of Saul Marcadent”

Casa dei Tre Oci
Fondamenta delle Zitelle, 43
30133 Giudecca, Venezia
tel. (+39) 041 24 12 332



Images a courtesy of Saul Mercadent

Overnight Generation has reached its funding goal!

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by italomv

We did it! I am absolutely delighted to announce that last night Overnight Generation has reached its funding goal!

A huge thanks to each of the 123 backers who has pledged so far!  I am so thankful to see the tremendous generosity coming from people I know very well and people I don’t know at all. It’s simply gratifying and exciting!

There are still 18 more hours left in the crowdfunding. I am very pleased where the campaign stands now, but please feel free to pledge if you want to get a signed copy of Overnight Generation book or any of the other rewards.

Lots of love and thank you all!


PS: here I leave you one of the beautiful portraits included in the OG book.

Overnight Generation Crowdfunding hits 50% of target!

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by italomv

Overnight Generation crowdfunding just hit the amazing mark of $7,562, which is over 50% of the goal. This is a fantastic achievement!.  I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the 56 backers who have made possible to reach this amount.   I can’t thank you enough.

But this is not the end of the crowdfunding. There’s a long way to go to get the project funded. Please keep up spreading the word and bringing more interest into Overnight Generation. The publication of the book and the exhibition in Sarajevo is closer than ever to become a reality.

Here the link for those who haven’t seen the project.


Overnight Generation book on Kickstarter

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by italomv

In supporting this book, you are choosing not only to help a project that has often been judged as one of the most valuable entries in many contests and exhibitions, but also adding your voice to one of a growing audience. This work has been carefully built piece by piece thanks to the unceasing effort of the authors.

Overnight Generation – a photobook by Italo Morales
Finalist to New York Photo Awards 
Shortlisted to Dummy Book Award 
Winner of Photobook Slam Berlin 
Shortlisted to Photobook Show
Selected for SCAN Tarragona

To go to Kickstarter click here