Get your hand in your wallet and do you some good.. some damn good! Benjamin Guillonneau take us in the privacy of his casual encounters in his very first book: My Boys. My Boys is an artistic photography book presenting nude portraits of 20 young men over 320 pages. Support the artist – join the Kickstarter campaign.
“We all know someone called Matthieu, Paul, or Julien, this boy who makes us fantasize. Chosen because of an encounter or a crush, there is no necessity of showing perfect bodies, but faces and looks which are inspiring. It is about studying the human body in its beauty and its small defects which make each one’s personality. ”
“MY BOYS is also a project in perpetual reinvention. That way, the photographer considers good to make his work travel all over the world. Every destination will give rise to a new volume, a reflection of a unique journey or city. Decline it to others countries, it’s also a way to prove that this is not a motionless project but an evolutionary one which will progress thanks to meetings. This first names guides will also become a social and cultural guide, offering you a panel of the most beautiful boys of each big city : Barcelona, London, Berlin or New York for example.”
“This first volume is initiator for a vaster one, ambitious but not pretentious. Benjamin Guillonneau, the photographer, would like to export this minimalist process to other cities. For this first volume, it’s quite naturally that he chose Paris, his city, where the meetings with exciting people contributed to initiate the project. “
This book will be a luxurious case dedicated to photo report. Advantageous dimensions, 24x34x3,5 cm, weighing 1,5 kilo, a thick hardcover with a leather finish , and a printing of engraved text mirrors (by hot stamping silver), a silver edge old-books-style and a protecting varnish. Printed on 170gr paper, MY BOYS lines up in the category of beautiful art books, those whom we expose proudly in our bookcase, and those whom we offer to aesthetes. Support the Kickstarter!