The photographic book "The Void"

With the photographs of Vasil Tasevski and the texts of Fragan Gehlker

Vasil and Fragan met at the National Circus Arts Center in Châlons-en Champagne (CNAC). In 2010, during the tour of URBAN RABBITs, their school show, their first photographic experiments began.


Subsequently, Vasil regularly came to photograph the show Le Vide during his tours. If he also knew very well Alexis, musician or sound creator of his projects in the Collectif Porte 27, it is by chance that we have entered his framework, we « the team of the Void ». The aesthetic universe of the falls and the spectacular figures began to cohabit with daily scenes of our collective life, the situations arising from the set up and the moments shared outside the theaters.


We wanted a photographic book that puts into dialogue the two aesthetics of Vasil’s work : circus movements and everyday life. Because both converge also in The Void : the extraordinary and the repetitive, the grandiose and the invisible minutia. We proposed to Vasil a unit of time and place : the representations of the Void in The Quartz of Brest in may 2017. He spent six days with us, four days during the set up and two days of performances. His creative process is based on improvisation, so this book does not pretend to tell the story of a show or to portray a company. The photos testify above all what is there, in the ephemeral of life.




To order one, it’s here


To order various, it’s there




Pour les marseillais :
Zoème, 8 rue Vian, 13006 Marseille
L’Odeur du temps, 35 rue Pavillon, 13001 Marseille
Friche La Belle de Mai, Salle des machines, 41 rue Jobin, 13003 Marseille
L’Hydre, 96 Rue Saint-Savournin, 13001 Marseille
L’attrape mot 212, rue Paradis, 13006 Marseille
Histoire de l’Œil, 25 rue Fontange, 13006 Marseille


Pour les franciliens : 
La Comète, 29 rue des Récollets, 75010 Paris

Théâtre Monfort, 106 rue Brancion, 75015 Paris

Librairie du Parc, 211 Av. Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris

Le Monte-en-l’air, 2 rue de la Mare, 75020 Paris

Folie d’encre, 9 Av. de la Résistance, 93100 Montreuil

Librairie Michèle Firk, 9 rue François Debergue, 93100 Montreuil


Pour les bretons :
Le bel aujourd’hui, 19 rue Ernest Renan, 22 220 Tréguier


Pour les toulousains :
Terra Nova, 18 rue Gambetta, 31 000 Toulouse
Floury Frères, 36 rue de la Colonnette, 31000 Toulouse
Ombres Blanches, 50 rue Gambetta, 31 000 Toulouse


A Calais:

Librairie du Channel, Quai Catinat, 62100 Calais


Release date: 17/12/18

Size: 19.30 x 12.90 cm
Sewn square backing + slicefile
146 black and white photographs
Hard cover laminated on cardboard 20 / 10th
148 pages

Independent poster 25 x 38 cm folded – inserted in the book
ISBN: 979-10-699-3187-9
€ 12.00
(+ 5.7 € shipping costs)