Book Ex Machina

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Book Ex Machina is an independent imprint based in Nicosia, Cyprus. Established in 2010 by photographer Thodoris Tzalavras and writer Ioanna Mavrou, Book Ex Machina specializes in publication of small runs and special editions of art and photography books of the highest caliber.

You can find out more about Thodoris's work on his website and his blog In Search of Lost Pictures

Ioanna can sometimes be found wandering at Travels and Daydreams. A list of her recent published work can be found here


Our first book Nicosia in Dark and White won Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Finalist for Best Photography Book Award, and a Silver Award in PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris


For any inquiries regarding our publications you can send us an email at or call us at +357 99 892 350

We offer special discounts to book reviewers and educators. Contact us to learn more.

Mailing Address

Book Ex Machina
P.O.Box 23595
Nicosia 1685


Book Ex Machina is not currently open for submissions. When we are, we accept them through our Submission Manager. Keep a look out on our blog for future submission calls.


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