My new photobook, made in collaboration with Ingvild Eiring, is finally available!
Longtime collaborators and friends, model and artist Ingvild Eiring, and photographer and author Julie Loen embark on a week-long trip to California, traveling in a loop from San Francisco, via Sacramento to Yosemite, and back to San Francisco again. Join them on their adventure through a selection of Polaroid pictures, digital photographs, candid snapshots, drawings, and words.
Ingvild and Julie visit Alcatraz without doing the audio tour, encounter a family of skunks by Folsom Lake, deal with an allergy attack after cuddling a rabbit in Sacramento, fall in love with an abandoned trailer home in El Portal, ride horses in Yosemite, raft down the Merced River, discover the original “bollefjoms” at the Palace of Fine Arts, and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge in the fog.
– Contains some nudity –
The 180 page book is available in three different editions:
- Hardcover (12x12in/30x30cm) for $139.99 – Buy it here
- Softcover (7x7in/18x18cm) for $79.99 – Buy it here
- E-book for $0.99 – Buy it here
Whiskey & Whiskers collects the first three books in The 9 Lives of The Outlaw Known as Crazy Cat series.
Get your copy here: Paperback or Kindle
Said about Embers a Dawn, the first book:
“If you like your Westerns dark and morally ambiguous, J.C. Loen’s EMBERS AT DAWN is plenty of both.” –Charles Baker for IndieReader
Said about An Obelus Wheeze, the second book:
“To say I liked the lead character would be an understatement. The balance between her tough will to survive and her loyalty and gentleness to those closest to her is a joy to read and I found myself smiling, even laughing out loud, on many an occasion.” – Kenneth Wilson, Goodreads
Said about The 7th Bullet, the third book:
“I really enjoyed the strong female outlaw. The story kept me reading and wondering if I was right in what I expected to happen.” Lynn, Goodreads
The E-book version of All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton is currently free. Yup, that’s right, no charge. Go pick up your free copy HERE, before I change my mind.
Yeee-haw! The exhibition of images from the photo book I made in collaboration with Ingvild Eiring kicks off at Cyan Salong in Oslo next Friday. Prints, originals and, of course, the book itself will be for sale.
Here’s what y’all need to know:
Launch party: Friday, September the 16th from 18.00.
Talk, yup… that’s right, Ingvild and I will be rambling on about the project on Thursday the 22nd from 19.00.
The exhibition will be up and running for two weeks, with regular hours from Saturday the 17th to Friday the 30th of September. Open Tuesday – Sunday from 12-15.00. Closed on Mondays.
Ingvild and I will be present at the launch party and the talk, and I will be present at the gallery on the weekends (Friday – Sunday). Stop by and and say howdy! 🙂
The 7th Bullet is the third book in the The 9 Lives of the Outlaw Known as Crazy Cat series—a Gothic western that draws upon elements from both horror and crime. It’s a foreboding tale of friendship and grief, madness, and haunts, and seeing a man about a horse.
Lee is offered a chance at freedom—all she has to do is assist a Pinkerton detective during an investigation and sign a contract where she swears to become a law-abiding citizen. She agrees to help the detective, but will she sign the contract and give up her outlawing ways?
The investigation brings her to the arid Bonneville flats and a lodge run by a family of spiritualists. They may or may not be able to talk to the dead, but they certainly have a connection to them.
Get your copy here:
or e-book from
Barnes & Noble (Nook)
Enter my Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win a signed copy of the paperback edition here.
Y’all! I’ll be at the photo festival Fotoscenen in Oslo on Saturday, selling copies of All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton. Take a look at the program, it’s chock-full of interesting lectures and talented photographers.
Y’all! I’ve got great news! Zerelda will get a proper exhibition in September at Cyan Studio in Oslo. All the original polaroids featured in the book will be on display (and for sale) along with a selection of bigger prints (also for sale). I’ll get back to y’all with the details in due time before the event.
AND! All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton is now available at my favourite bookstore in Oslo: Tronsmo AND at Oslo’s darkest and finest fashion haunt: Hevn. Both stores are well worth a visit.
Greet the new year in true cowgrrrl fashion with the Zerelda Glanton Calendar 2016. The calendar features fourteen images (the twelve months + front and back) from the polaroid photobook All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton.
Choose between a variety of holidays to best suit your culture.
Get your calendar here. Safe filter must be turned off to view it – calendar contains images where clothing is not entirely present.
The calendar will only be available until I see fit to pluck it down some time early in the new year, so don’t wait too long to get yours 😉
I am very proud to announce that six of the photographs from All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton will be exhibited during Fotografiets Dag (The Photography’s Day) at Preus Museum in Horten on Sunday, August 23rd. I will be there from 12:00-17:00.
The museum is always a treat to visit and there will be lots of photographs to look at. Hope to see you there!
Ingvild Eiring and yours truly are throwing a belated release party for our Polaroid photobook All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton. The release party will take place at Fuglen in Oslo on Friday August 21st. We’ll be there from 18:00 with books you can buy and get signed.
Find the event on Facebook here.
All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton is a photographic journey in hardship and badassery by photographer Julie Loen and model Ingvild Eiring.
Two years in the making and shot entirely on Polaroid film in snow, rain, sunshine and dusty interiors – capturing the seasons and a myriad of locations – the fleeting figure of Zerelda Glanton comes to life as a gun-toting, horse-riding, anvil-banging, booze-swigging cowgirl, whore and lady.
If you’re partial to undraped ladies and shooting irons, and take kindly to the grittier side of photography, this ought to be right up your alley.
Preview of the book can be viewed at Blurb, and a selection of images from the book can be seen at my website julieloen.com.