My Name is Shockhammer [WITH] German Suplex [SIGNED, W/SIGNED PRINT] (2 vols.)
Tokyo: Osiris Co., 2007-2008. Limited first edition. Softcover. 1/15. Elephant folios. Upaginated. 16 pages of folded leaves (each work). B/w photo-illustrated wrappers with black lettering on the front cover. Each publication is signed by the photographer on one of the leaves, in silver marker. The signatures are both tissue guarded. The works "My Name is Shockhammer" (2007) and "German Suplex" (2008) are companion works, each featuring b/w reproductions after original images of urban landscapes in Germany, by Japanese photographer Osamu Kanemura (b. 1946). German Suplex is #3 from a limited edition of 15 copies containing an original silver gelatin print from the photographer, signed and numbered in pencil on the verso. The print is protect by tissue paper, sandwiched between two pieces of cardboard, and accompanied a printed information card.
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition Osamu Kanemura: My Name is Shockhammer at Port Gallery T, Osaka, October 19-November 17, 2007." - Publisher.
Both works are housed in plastic sleeves, backed with cardboard for protection. near fine. Item #48645