Fritz Welch @ Motto Berlin. 25.04 – 27.05.2017

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PROVENCE Issue C. Provence.

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Wholesale on April 19th, 2017
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Issue C – Criticism Now, SPRING/SUMMER 2017

With contributions from:

Nadja Abt and Tobi Maier, Anonymous, Artists Space, Michele D’Aurizio, John Beeson, Annika Bender, Juliette Blightman and Deanna Havas, Henning Bohl, Mikaël D. Brkić, Oliver Bulas and Noe Derbyshire, Enzo Camacho, Amy Lien and Eve Tangsakul, Merlin Carpenter, castillo/corrales, Anke Dyes and Jutta Zimmermann, Oleg Frolov, Marta Fontalan, Edgars Gluhovs, Lina Grumm, Mauricio Guillén, Julia Haller and Inka Meißner, Hilary Harkness and Nolan Simon, Lena Henke and Lisa Holzer, Karl Holmqvist, Daniel Horn, Krinzinger Friedhof Group, Holger Kuhn, Adriana Lara, Erik Lavesson, Nik Geene and Timothy Furey, Andrea Legiehn, Life Sport, Adam Linder and Jonathan P. Watts, Nicola Di Menna, Julia Moritz, Ariane Müller, Cecilie Norgaard, Philip Pilekjær, Marina Pinsky, Bonny Poon, Zak Prekop, Hinrich Sachs, Sarah Sandelbaum and Hannah Zipfel, Magnus Schaefer, Joël Schranz, Andreas Selg, Natalia Sielewicz, Mathew Sova, Starship, Megan Francis Sullivan, United Talend Agency, Maja Wismer, Seyoung Yoon, Phillip Zach.

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mono no aware. V/A . PAN Recordings.

Posted in music, Vinyl on April 18th, 2017
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mono no aware (もののあわれ) is the first compilation to be released on PAN, collating unreleased ambient tracks from both new and existing PAN artists.

Featuring Jeff Witscher, Helm, TCF, Yves Tumor, M.E.S.H., Pan Daijing, HVAD, Kareem Lotfy, ADR, Mya Gomez, Sky H1, James K, Oli XL, Bill Kouligas, Flora Yin-Wong, Malibu, and AYYA, the compilation moves through more traditional notions of what is called ’ambient’, to incorporating wider variations that fall under the term.

“Mono no aware”, ‘the pathos of things’, also translates as “an empathy toward things”, or “a sensitivity to ephemera”. A term for the awareness of impermanence, or the transience of things. A meditation on mortality and life’s transience, ephemerality heightens the appreciation of beauty and sensitivity to their passing. In investigating the passing of time, the boundaries between memory and hallucination become blurred; between fiction and reality. The movement of time transforms into an eternal present.

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Out of the Blue. Kirill Golovchenko. Rodovid Press.

Posted in Artist Book, books, distribution, photography, Wholesale on April 15th, 2017
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As a kid I spent a lot of time on the beach. We spent most of the summer in a seaside holiday home. It’s a great feeling on the seaside, calming and threatening at the same time. Life on the beach is very varied. The beach is a universal theme and in this case part of the cultural world of the Ukraine.

Perhaps you can find out more about people at the beach than at other public spaces. People go to the beach, take off their clothes, lie down next to other people they don’t know, swim, eat, tan, and drink … The more people there are lying on one level, the more join. Some parts of the beach are so hopelessly overcrowded that you can’t get to the waterside for all the beach-towels. My images are what they are, merely windows on the reality of the seaside. Most images are direct observations captured using a camera: seen briefly, and then they’re over. I’ve always needed to be close up to people, to almost be part of them, which is like saying I was never just an observer but also a holidaymaker. One of them.

I took a swimming tyre and shot photos through it. The circular image this created reminds me of a ship’s porthole. Also, the circle resembles a telescope lens and had a touch of the voyeuristic about it. It fits the beach, and not just as a formal device. For me, the tyre helped me learn to swim. At the beach you watch others and they watch you. I did my watching through this ‘hole’. It seemed spontaneous and fun while taking the photos. There was something of the performance about it and yet I also felt invisible as a consequence. The swimming ring conceals you, isolates you, but also makes you visible. It helps you focus, both as the photographer and as the observer. It’s like a pin-hole, a spotlight illuminating a certain situation for a brief moment. What’s important is that the viewer recognizes the shape of the swimming tyre and when viewing the images is taken to another level, one between staged reality and documented reality.

Language: English, Ukrainian
Pages: 104
Size: 27.5 х 18.5 cm
Weight: 590 g
Binding: Hardcover

€34.00

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Black Hyperbox. Alina Popa, Florin Flueraş (eds). PUNCH.

Posted in art, Artist Book, distribution, Wholesale, writing on April 13th, 2017
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A point alienates from itself and becomes a line. A line alienates from itself and becomes a square. A square alienates from itself and becomes a cube. A cube alienates from itself and becomes a hypercube. Black Hyperbox is a dimension of productive alienation from concepts through experience and from experience through thinking. Black Hyperbox is a productive lie, a future-oriented spatiotemporal ruse, where the conceptual horizon is mutilated through doing and the horizon of imagination is mutilated through thought. In Black Hyperbox, any known can be black-boxed and the unknown can turn out to be most banal.

This was the text that announced Black Hyperbox, initiated by Florin Flueraș and Alina Popa in 2015. Black Hyperbox started as a frame for performance and text based on the alienation between practice and conceptualization. Meanwhile, individual artworks, mostly performances, emerged from its process. They are circulating sometimes independently, sometimes together. Now Black Hyperbox is also a book, the outcome of the discursive section of the project. Its contributing authors were immersed in Black Hyperbox or gravitating around it, at least conceptually. In the book, Black Hyperbox comes forth as a place that holds incompatible conceptual zones and spatiotemporalities together: Old World and New World, theater and jungle, jaguars and AI, prehistory and futurism, the earthly home and the alien space,Mecca and the North Pole, spaceships lost in cosmos and the politics of Isis, Malevich’s black square and the moon travel, thought and hallucination.

Contributions by Florin Flueras, Alina Popa, Ioana Gheorghiu, Ștefan Tiron, Gabriel Catren, Irina Gheorghe, Garett Strickland, Sina Seifee, Bogdan Drăgănescu, Eleni Ikoniadou, Cristina Bogdan, Cosima Opartan, Nicola Masciandaro, Ben Woodard, Blake Victor, Adriana Gheorghe, Gregory Chatonsky, Dorothée Legrand & Georges Heidmann, Matt Hare, Larisa Crunţeanu, Dylan Trigg, Ion Dumitrescu.

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MOUSSE #58. Edoardo Bonaspetti (ed). Mousse Magazine.

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Wholesale on April 11th, 2017
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Mousse magazine’s 58th issue is dedicated to the documenta 14 exhibition in Athens. Works and writings mirror documenta 14’s recognition that art cannot look past the current critical political situation. Mousse 58 include Kirsty Bell’s ‘Learning From Athens?’, a study of Moyra Davey’s work by Quinn Latimer, Hila Peleg’s article ‘Roee Rosen: The Political, The Private and The Erotic’, Irena Haiduk’s ‘Against Biography’, and Rasheed Araeen’s ‘Preliminary Notes for a Black Manifesto’.

Language: English, Italian
Pages: 272
Size: 24 x 35 cm
Weight: 780 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9772035256103
Price: €10.00

OFOFFJOFF – One To One. Julia Born & JOFF.

Posted in Artist Book, photography on April 6th, 2017
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A fashion object in itself, ‘OFOFFJOFF’ is a sequel project to an exclusive one-off project by Dutch fashion designer JOFF. A totality of black and white, life size photographs (taken by Blommers & Schumm), enable the viewer to discover the collection both in detail and in its entirety.

Language: English
Pages: 196
Size: 23 x 31 cm
Weight: 550 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9789090215839

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ja! buch. David Kühne. rhein verlag

Posted in art, Artist Book, photography on March 30th, 2017
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ja! buch
by David Kühne

Published by rhein verlag
Cover and binding: rhein-verlag, düsseldorf
Language: German
Pages: 522
Size: 24.5 x 30.5 cm
Weight: 2.5200 kg
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783944574455

€68.00

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Fear Anger Love CTM 2017 Festival Magazine. CTM Festival.

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, music, Wholesale on March 28th, 2017
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Fear Anger Love
CTM 2017 Festival Magazine

This special 96-page publication supplementing the 18th edition of Berlin’s celebrated CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art collects essays and articles authored by curators, music journalists, cultural workers, theorists, and artists. Together these divergent voices explore the unhinging and emancipatory potential of resonant (musical) emotion to recurrently question and challenge the status quo.

Each year, CTM Festival is oriented towards a specific theme. As the events within the 18th edition were, this year’s magazine is thematically centred on the topic “Fear Anger Love”, focusing explicitly on radical forms of musical expression and dissonant emotions found in or through music and examining the diverse strategies that are applied to unleash or harness them. Music conjures emotions more intensely than most art forms, and makes it possible to experience the ambiguous effects and possibilities of intentional emotionalisation. Including portraits and interviews of individual artists, collectives and scenes, this magazine examines different ways in which music and its effects have and can be harnessed by society and authorities, as well as individual and collective efforts to undermine, appropriate and decolonize such control.

With contributions by Alejandro L. Madrid, Ariel Guzik, Endgame, Ewa Majewska, Guillermo Galindo, James Kennaway, Jan Rohlf, Kevin Lozano, Kristoffer Gansing, Kurt Hentschläger, Lawrence English, Mats Küssner, Mollie Zhang, Pan Daijing.

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Older issues also available:

New Geographies – CTM 2016 Festival Magazine

Un Tune – CTM 2015 Festival Magazine

Dis Continuity – CTM 2014 Festival Magazine

The Golden Age – CTM 2013 Festival Magazine

BOXCAR #1. Moritz Zeller & Paula Hohengarten.

Posted in magazines, photography on March 23rd, 2017
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BOXCAR #1
by Moritz Zeller & Paula Hohengarten
Published by Boxcar Magazin
Language: German
Pages: 56
Size: 23 x 32 cm
Weight: 270 g
Binding: Softcover

€20.00

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