WS stands for Walkscapes, an urban and collaborative publishing platform founded in 2016 by Gianni Villa & Wanling Chang and based between Paris & Taipei.


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2018, A4, 64 pages 
Five Wu, Jei Jan, Gianni Villa, Morgane Le Guilloux, Manuel Ortega, Wanling Chang

The 河邊  issue aims to investigate the relationship between the city of Taipei and its lively riversides that encompass it. By highlighting its independence from both the urban fabric and the natural balance, it wishes to present a set of new connections that happen in the gap, between city, nature, infrastructure, and people.


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2016, A4, 88 pages  

Ananay Arango, Florent Hajinazarian, Gabriel Henry, Gianni Villa, Melchior Tersen, Norida Ho, Odonchimeg Davaadorj, Quentin Strauss, Wanling Chang

The PERIF issue is focused on the subject of the ring road and on all the themes it may encompass. Because it involves the question of boundaries, entrances and exits, this constructed limit says as much about the inside and outside of cities as about the means of going beyond them.


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2017, ½ A5, 28 pages
Gianni Villa

During his repeat visits to London, Gianni Villa noticed how many palm trees can be seen in front yards, despite the city less-than-ideal weather conditions. Upon visiting Kew Gardens, he figured out the reason behind this predilection for palm trees, in front of Edred John Henry Corner’s words: “Of all land plants, the palm is the most distinguished.”

Palms documents the phantom of Imperialism, still visible throughout the common urban space, as well as in the exotic section of the Royal Botanic Gardens.


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2018, A6, 96 pages
Wanling Chang

Wanling Chang has been collecting missing posters over the span of 6 years, and she has now decided to make a book out of them. It’s a book about missing animals and objects, about images and the representation of things we hold dear, about the anxiety and the fear of loss, about absence.

Animal that I Drew

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2019, A6, 40 pages
Wanling Chang

“From an early age, my poor drawing skills had been a subject of mockery both at school and at home.

For a long time, my clumsiness felt like a weakness, which I tried to hide. It wasn't until I reached adulthood that I realized technical skills and creativity are two different things altogether.

What makes self-publishing so wonderful is how it embraces amateurism. We are free to show the obsessions few people care about. Amateurism won’t be an obstacle to any form of creation.

I hope this book can amuse you.”


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2019, A5, 32 pages
Wanling Chang

Threshold is a photographic essay on the Khmer temples, a reflection on the form and the construction methods of these relics through images. Haunted by these sanctuaries upon her first visit to Thailand, Wanling Chang tends to have a better understanding of their forms and eventually the philosophy behind by working on the visual representation of an unspeakable perception.


2019    Ghent Art Book Fair, BE
2018    Break Off, Taichung, TW
2017    FRAC PACA, Marseille, FR
2017    Génie d’Alex, Paris, FR

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