Eriskay Connection is a Dutch studio for book design and an independent publisher, focused on contemporary storytelling at the intersection of photography, research & writing. In close collaboration with authors we make books as autonomous bodies of work.

The photo book 'Alternative Moons' is the first joint artist volume by Robert PUFLEB & Nadine SCHLIEPER about how a sudden journey began into a world of truth and narrative, of illusion and imagination, you are the cosmonaut exploring the inside.
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  • Format: Trade ed., open bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 21 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 72 pp., colour & b/w ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 750 copies
In her out-of-print volume 'LAND', Dutch photographer Laura van SEVEREN expands the concept of landscape photography to include abstraction; In addition, their work includes an industrial-economic-critical aspect. This makes the work a relevant photo book
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  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: SC (unbound booklet into a cardboard cassette), 22 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 64 pp., b/w. ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
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The Belgian company 'Gevaert' had accidentally disposed many tons of silver from photo film production since the 1920s. A factory worker realized what assets were being washed away every day; this story fascinated photographer Lucas LEFFLER.
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  • Photographer(s): Lucas LEFFLER (BE)
  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Carel Fransen (text)
  • Book design: Carel FRANSEN, NL
  • Format: Self-cover cahier (+ A2 fold-out poster), 20 × 28,5 x 0,5 cm., 36 pp., b/w & color ills.
  • Language(s): English
  • Year of Release: 2019
  • Publisher: The Eriskay Connection, NL
  • Print run details: 1st print run
58,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
Cloth spined Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 27 x 2 cm., 160 pp., color ills., English, Ltd. to 750 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Iris Sikking
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Cloth spined Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 27 x 2 cm., 160 pp., color ills., English, Ltd. to 750 copies
45,00 € Weight 0.7 kg
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This fictional story by the Belgian photographer immerses the reader in a nocturnal, mysterious atmosphere and shows childhood from an unusual perspective: not carefree and light-heartedness, but gravity and secrets, which also contain this phase of life.
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  • Photographer(s): Stéphanie ROLAND (BE)
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL, NL
  • Format: Otastar softcover (no dust jacket, as issued), 21,5 × 30 x 1,5 cm., 96 pp.
  • Language(s): English
  • Year of Release: 2019
  • Publisher: The Eriskay Connection
  • Print run details: 1st pint run
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Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 20 x 27 cm., 72 pp., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Jan Postma
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 20 x 27 cm., 72 pp., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
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For the book, Daan PAANS was looking for people who would extremely extend the lifespan of people or even want to become immortal. In five chapters he shows stories that range from occult beliefs from the past to a scientific outlook on the future.
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  • Format: HC, 15 x 19 cm., 160 pp.
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Leporello with Obi, 17 x 27,5 x 1,5 cm., 72 pp., text language: English. Ltd. to 500 copies. The Eriskay Connection, 2013.
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  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Accordeon style, 17 x 27,5 x 1 cm., 72 pp., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
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In 'The Land of Promises', Youqine LEFÈVRE traces her own fate when she documents the China journeys of six adoptive families. As a result of China's one-child policy, she was one of the many girls separated from their families and put up for adoption.
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Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 64 duotone b/w ills., English, Ltd. to 600 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Kevin Coleman
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 64 duotone b/w ills., English, Ltd. to 600 copies
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Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 23,5 x 31 x 1,5 cm., 136 color ills., English / Dutch, Ltd. to 600 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Sophieke Thurmer
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL & Carel FRANSEN
  • Format: Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 23,5 x 31 x 1,5 cm., 136 color ills., English / Dutch, Ltd. to 600 copies
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In his debut photo volume 'Haven', Dutch photographer Sem LANGENDIJK brings together the lifeworlds of various port cities in a documentary fiction, highlighting the transformation of disused port areas and the communities living there.
38,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
In her book 'Dear Japanese', Miyuki OKUYAMA documents from a personal perspective, recording compatriots abroad. It consists of portraits, places and landscapes containing associative Japanese elements which often feel displaced within the environment.
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  • Format: Swiss bound pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 28,5 x 21 cm., 128 pp., b/w ills., bilingual texts: English / Japanese, Ltd. to 500 copies
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The 'The Arsenic Eaters' by Simon BRUGNER explores the historical belief that eating arsenic was healthy. It consists of contemporary photographs as well as archival material and traces the poison eaters to make a connection between history and present.
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Vinyl cover, 21 x 27 x 2 cm., 272 pp., color ills., multi lingual texts: Dutch / English / French. Ltd. to 750 copies. The Eriskay Connection, 2006.
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In her third photo book, XU documents the lives of people at the foot of the Great Wall of China. The wall is not a single, continuous structure, but a collection of fastenings that are also undergoing a visual transformation due to the change in China.
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  • Photographer(s): Xiaoxiao XU (CN/NL)
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL, NL
  • Format: Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 34 x 1,5 cm., 112 pp., color ills.
  • Language(s): English
  • Year of Release: 2020
  • Publisher: The Eriskay Connection, NL
  • Print run details: 1st pint run
38,00 € * Weight 0.4 kg
On the shortlist for Arles Author Book Award 2021. With the photo volume 'Family Stranger', Dutch photographer Wiosna van BON shows the different ways families whose relative had to go to prison for a committed crime deal with the situation.
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Linen bound pb., 21 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 144 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 750 copies
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  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Linen bound pb., 21 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 144 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 750 copies
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SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 12 x 23,5 cm., 202 pp., English, Ltd. to 600 copies
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  • Format: SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 12 x 23,5 cm., 202 pp., English, Ltd. to 600 copies
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HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 20 x 27,5 x 2 cm., 128 pp., color ills., text language: English
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  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 20 x 27,5 x 2 cm., 128 pp., color ills., text language: English
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On the Shortlist 2021. Katherine LONGLY met Blieke, Nicole and their dog 'Plume' one December evening. From then on, they invited the photographer to parties and told her about their fascinating lives. 'Hernie & Plume' is also about aging and true love.
from 38,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
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Slip cased HC, 20 x 28 cm., 176 pp., color ills., text language: English
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Helen J. Bullard
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Slip cased HC, 20 x 28 cm., 176 pp., color ills., text language: English
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In 'The Bridge' Michael YUAN portrays the Golden Gate Bridge. A study of its form, lines, shapes & distinctive color: imposing towers, stylised street lamps, gigantic cables, bolts, plates with their own distinctive geometry & shape, colour, sound & light
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Jos JANSEN's photo volume 'This is not about pigeons. Hades and the Rise of the Platforms' offers a surprisingly critical artistic look at the dark side of the digital platform economy. The book is designed by Rob VAN HOESEL as a spiral band. English text
38,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
'Mastering the Elements' by Jana HARTMANN juxtaposes alchemical writings, scientific treatises & ethical viewpoints and initiates an interdisciplinary dialogue between visual-artistic, allegorical-alchemical, philosophical as well as scientific viewpoints
42,00 €
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Unbound Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 21 x 29 x 1,5 cm., 144 pp., bilingual: Dutch / English, Ltd. to 600 copies
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  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Unbound Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 21 x 29 x 1,5 cm., 144 pp., bilingual: Dutch / English, Ltd. to 600 copies
198,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
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'Transcendent Country of the Mind' by Sari SOININEN explores encounters with alternative dimensions of reality and perceptions of otherworldly signs around us. The colourful series offers glimpses of what she discovered behind the curtain of reality.
38,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
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Open spined HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 32 x 2 cm., 172 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 750 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Gregor Jansen, Mischa Kuball
  • Book design: Nadine SCHLIEPER,STUDIO ROB VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Open spined HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 32 x 2 cm., 172 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 750 copies
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Pb., 19 x 30 cm., 192 pp., color & b/w ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 700 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Ellen Sanders
  • Book design: René PUT & Brigitte GOOTINK
  • Format: Pb., 19 x 30 cm., 192 pp., color & b/w ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 700 copies
98,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
The out-of-print volume 'Aeronautics in the Backyard' by Xiaoxiao XU is about the dream to fly, as well as freedom and creativity. Text, image as well as historical resources were combined to strengthen and deepen the theme as comprehensively as possible.
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Rosei Heinrich
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL & Carel FRANSEN
  • Format: Pb, 21 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 160 pp., drawings & color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
398,00 € Weight 0.7 kg
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Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 17 x 24 cm., 112 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 300 copies
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Dorev an Duivenbode
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 17 x 24 cm., 112 pp., color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 300 copies
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'Seeds' by Jos JANSEN focuses on the aspect of how new food crops that are resistant to pests and diseases are bred, and therefore contribute significantly to our future food supply. Why would natural things be better for us than less natural things?
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  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Bas Haring
  • Book design: Rob VAN HOESEL
  • Format: Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 29 x 24,5 x 21,5 cm., 112 pp., b/w & color ills., text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
from 39,00 €
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The book 'Von Ort zu Ort / The 12 Year Walk) by Thorsten BAENSCH is a long-term project documenting a trek through seven countries. This illustrated travelogue takes the reader on a journey marked by various leitmotifs such as danger, death, and nature
81,00 € * Weight 3.1 kg
The photo volume 'Shooting the Tiger' by Chinese-Dutch photographer Xiaoxiao XU shows an aspect of Chinese culture that is in the process of disappearing. It documents the colorful world of Shèhuo - we travel with her from village to village.
from 40,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
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Humans and horses have a long history in common. A less documented part is the horse used for food. Starting with her grandfather, who was once a horse butcher, Belgian photographer Helen PEETERS examined and documented horse (meat) culture worldwide.
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