This website was created as a professional project within the School Hetic, in Montreuil, France. Under great pressure, and with very high standards, the team did an amazing job. Let them be thanked here.
The team was composed of:
The initial concept of a periodical production of an original artwork came from:
The folders were conceived and produced by the amercian born and Montreuil based bookbinder:
The production of the Trimester prints was made possible by the generous support of:
Many thanks for their help & advice along the way to: Ilana Azoulay, Robert Burns, Anaïs Lignel-Eiden, Olivier Vespignani.
The book "Coney Island" is the — amazing — result of collaborations with many people, whom I need to thank.
The project itself is a dialogue with Johnny Miller, my old friend. Our two approaches combined in a unique story telling format.
The book was possible to make, thanks to the vision, talent, and support of a great photo editor, Dominique Gaessler. By his side I made my first steps into the world of publishing, with a rare feeling of freedom. Our ideas and goals were never constrained. I hope to live this again in my life.
But none of this would have been possible without the order and precision brought to the working table by Vinca Dupuy-Basak. And her eternal laughter. The best #2 there is.
For their generous — and textual — support to the book, a big round of applause to Sophie and Bruce Gilden. Very happy and flattered to be following such impressive footstepq...
I met Dominique Gaessler following the friendly advice of the owner of a wonderful photo bookstore in Paris:
A book needs to have a cover. And this one has an amazing cover. Which translates into graphic elements the ideas expressed in our photographs. Many thanks to the talent of:
For the book not to remain unsold in our closets we were lucky to have a wonderful promo website made by the gifted:
Many thanks for their help & advice along the way to: Robert Burns (who translated my English texts into real English), Ida Applebroog (whose enthusiasm made me take this project seriously), Anaïs Lignel-Eiden (...), and to the many who have helped make the book possible by pre-ordering copies.