If you happen to find this page, most probably you have been asking about my favourites something,
my influences, some inspirations or i don’t know what.
here you go. all the guys i love, all the beautiful people i’ve been learning from.











︎     Photographers     ︎



Christophe Agou
Nobuyoshi Araki
Keith Arnatt
Gary Baigent
Shirley Baker
Richard Billingham
Matt Black
Antoine Bruy
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Krass Clement
Mark Cohen
Raymond Depardon
Carolyn Drake
Nikos Economopoulos 
William Eggleston
Albert Elm
Mitch Epstein
Walker Evans
Wendy Ewald
Anna Fox
Jill Freedman
Masahisa Fukase
Mario Giacomelli
Jim Goldberg
Paul Graham
Harry Gruyaert
Guido Guidi
Gregory Halpern
Nick Hedges


Keld Helmer-Petersen
Fred Herzog
Frank Horvat
Richard Kalvar
Rinko Kawauchi
Chris Killip
Keizo Kitajima
William Klein
Onaka Koji
Josef Koudelka
Charalampos Kydonakis
Peter Kool
Jens Olof Lasthein
Saul Leiter
Susan Lipper
Vivian Maier
Costantine Manos
Daniel Meadows
Ralph Eugene Meatyard
Ray Metzker
Joel Meyerowitz
Boris Mikhailov
Peter Mitchell
David Moore
Tod Papageorge
Trent Parke
Martin Parr
Marc Pataut
Philip Perkis
Anders Petersen
Bernard Plossu
Mark Power
Paul Reas
Lua Ribeira
Doug Rickard
Stephen Shore
Mike Smith
Alec Soth
Joel Sternfeld
Paul Strand
Issei Suda
Larry Sultan
Homer Sykes
Tony Ray-Jones
Miroslav Tichy
Wolfgang Tillmans
Shomei Tomatsu
Larry Towel
Chris Verene
Yannick Vigouroux
Alex Webb
Matt Wilson
Garry Winogrand
Stéphane Winter
Tom Wood
Zhang Xiao


10 photo books
Ray’s a Laugh, Richard Billingham
Glasgow, Raymond Depardon
The Democratic Forest, William Eggleston
Seacoal, Chris Killip
Face au silence, Christophe Agou
You're Not from Around Here: Photographs of East Tennessee, Mike Smith
Case History, Boris Mikhailov



︎  Filmmakers  ︎



George Andrus
Michelangelo Antonioni
Sharunas Bartas
James Benning
Sadie Benning
Charley Bowers
Stan Brakhage
Michel Brault & Pierre Perrault
Andrew Bujalski
Alain Cavalier
Jack Chambers
Charlie Chaplin
Daniele Ciprì & Franco Maresco
Pedro Costa
Philippe Cote
Fernand Deligny(’s films)
Gustav Deutsch
Bruno Dumont
Bogdan Dziworski
Ed van der Elsken (’s films)
Bernard Émont
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Philippe Garrel (early work)
Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Pierre Gorin
Alain Guiraudie
Duzan Hanak
Hal Hartley
Werner Herzog
Zoltán Huszárik
Peter Hutton
Jim Jarmusch
Aki Kaurismäki
Buster Keaton
Jeff Keen
Johan van der Keuken
Fred Kelemen
George & Mike Kuchar
Yann Le Masson
Jean-Louis Le Tacon
Richard Linklater (early work)
Arthur Lipsett
David Lynch (early work)
Ross McElwee
Matt McCormick
Jonas Mekas
Meredith Monk(’s films)
Joseph Morder
Luc Moullet
Gunvor Nelson
Elio Petri
Ed Pincus
Nicolas Rey
Ben Rivers
Anne Charlotte Robertson
Benny & Joshua Safdie
Michel Soutter
Jan Svankmajer
Alain Tanner
Andreï Tarkovski
Béla Tarr
Robert Todd
Jean Vigo
Bill Viola
Peter Watkins
Frans Zwartjes

10 films
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty,  Jonas Mekas  /1970-2000
Le moindre geste,  Fernand Deligny, Jean-Pierre Daniel & Josée Manenti  /1971
Ah, Liberty !,  Ben Rivers  /2008
Book of Days,  Meredith Monk  /1989
Ce répondeur ne prend pas de messages,  Alain Cavalier  /1979
Edvard Munch,  Peter Watkins  /1974
Kilka opowiesci o czlowieku - A Few Stories About Man,  Bogdan Dziworski  /1983
Gasherbrum,  Werner Herzog  /1985
Het masker - Le masque,  Johan van der Keuken  /1989


︎  Musicians  ︎



Paul Bailey Ensemble
Robbie Basho
Pierre Bastien
Dean Blunt
John Cage
Can
cLOUDDEAD
Pascal Comelade
Henry Cowell
Alvin Curran
Un Département
Arnold Dreyblatt
The Durutti Column
Julius Eastman
Matt Elliott
Brian Eno
Léo Ferré
Vincent Gallo(’s music)
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem
Jan Garbarek
(Manon) Anne Gillis
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Sofia Gubaidulina
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff
Lonnie Holley
Terje Isungset
Jandek
Leyland Kirby/The Caretaker
Alexander Knaifel
Komitas (Vardapet)
Mohamed Lamouri
Mary Lattimore
Plume Latraverse
Dominique Lawalrée
György Ligeti
The Lounge Lizards /John Lurie
Angus MacLise
Colette Magny
Albert Marcœur
Ingram Marshall
John Maus
Lubomyr Melnyk
Moondog
Natural Snow Buildings
Nico
Sigríður Níelsdóttir
Noir Désir
Áine O'Dwyer
Oidupaa Vladimir Ouin
Arvo Pärt
Pink Floyd
Portico Quartet (early work)
Steve Reich
Terry Riley
Steve Roden
Arthur Russell
Erik Satie
Sigur Rós /Jón Þór Birgisson/Frakkur
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Six Organs of Admittance
Andreas Stahel
Colin Stetson
Carl Stone
Swans
The Theatre of Eternal Music/The Dream Syndicate
This Heat
Tuxedomoon
Auguste Varkalis
The Velvet Underground
Tom Waits
Wild Classical Music Ensemble
Robert Wyatt
La Monte Young
Richard Youngs

10 albums
Visions of the Country, Robbie Basho /1978
Plux Quba, Nuno Canavarro /1988
Canti e vedute del giardino magnetico, Alvin Curran /1975
Ludwig - L'imaginaire - Le bateau ivre, Léo Ferré /1982
Cadences / Folklore Populaire Renault, Groupement Culturel Renault /1973
Domestic Exile, Steve Piccolo  /1982
Stars of Ice, Steve Roden /2008
Jola Rota, Joakim Skogsberg /1971



︎  Writers  ︎



Alphonse Allais
Antonin Artaud
Samuel Beckett
Nicolas Bouvier
Jacques Brault
Tristan Cabral
René-Guy Cadou
Louis Calaferte
Albert Camus
Blaise Cendrars
Miguel de Cervantes
Stig Dagerman
Robert Desnos
John Fante
Lars Forssell
Franz Kafka
Jean-Pierre Georges
Eugène Guillevic
Lars Gustafsson
Knut Hamsun
Georges Hyvernaud
Jerome K. Jerome
Alain Jouffroy
Roberto Juarroz
Jean L’Anselme
André Laude
Iain Levison
Jack London
Vladimir Maïakovski
Henry Miller
Octave Mirbeau
Gaston Miron
Giovanni Papini
Georges Pérec
Pierre Peuchmaurd
Pierre Perrault
Georges Perros
Fernando Pessoa

Robert Pinget
Alejandra Pizarnik
Francis Ponge
Antonio Porchia
Jacques Prévert
Raymond Queneau
Jehan Rictus
Arthur Rimbaud
Armand Robin
Saint-Denys-Garneau
Christophe Tarkos
Henry David Thoreau
Roland Topor
Julien Torma
César Vallejo
Tarjei Vesaas
Boris Vian
Robert Walser
Evgeni Zamiatine

10 books 
L’homme rapaillé, Gaston Miron
L’autofictif ultra confidentiel, Éric Chevillard
Microgrammes, Robert Walser
Obras poeticas completas, Alejandra Pizarnik
Papiers collés I-III, Georges Perros
La foire à la ferraille, Jean L’Anselme



︎  Artists  ︎



Adolpho Avril
Francis Bacon
Roger Ballen
Ignacio Carles-Tolrá
Gaston Chaissac
Billy Childish
Aloïse Corbaz
Michel Dave
Jean Dubuffet
Paul Duhem
Jean Fautrier
Vincent Fortemps
John Heartfield
Hannah Höch
Norman Lowrey
Lorenzo Mattotti
Joan Miró

Grayson Perry
André Robillard
Gerardo Rueda
Esteban Vicent
Alfred Wallis
Adolf Wölfli
Carlo Zinelli
(work in progress,
more to come soon)

Mark