Claudine Doury’s new book, Amour, will be launched at Offprint this week !

It is still available to pre-order on Chose Commune website. For any bookshop order, please write to orders(a)

All books will be shipped from 15th November



Amour diaries photographer Claudine Doury thirty year quest along the banks of the Amur River in Russia, that she journeyed in 1991, 1997 and 2018. Amour brings together her black and white and colour photographs with archival images, and reveals the photographer’s intimate and sensitive relationship with this territory and its history.

‘All they know is that in winter people arrive from the far north on reindeers to buy some bread, but not even the old men know what sort of people they are or where they come from.’

Anton Chekhov, The Island: A journey to Sakhalin, Washington Square Press, 1967


19 x 25 cm

70 photographs
104 pages

42 euros

French/ English
Publication date: 14 November 2019
ISBN: 979-10-96383-15-3



Chose Commune will be at Offprint from 7 to 10 November. Please come to discover new titles and very last copies of our catalogue !

Book signings :

Howling Winds by Vasantha Yogananthan, Satursday 9th November, 3 p.m

Amour by Claudine Doury, Satursday 9th November, 5 p.m


Offprint, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, 14 rue Bonaparte, Paris 6

Thursday 7: 5 – 9 p.m

Friday 8: 1 – 9 p.m

Satursday 9 : 11 a.m – 7 p.m

Sunday : 11 a.m – 6 p.m



We are happy to release the special editions of Dandaka and Howling Winds, which are already running out of stock !

Last copies available will be presented at Offprint


Edition of 16 (book + inkjet print by Vasantha Yogananthan signed and numbered)

Handmade clamshell box by La Reliure Contemporaine

32 x 26 cm

500 euros