Burden of Freedom. Emina Djukić

Posted in art, distribution, photography on April 19th, 2014
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Burden of Freedom. Emina Djukić

In her most recent work Emina Djukić presents a photo story containing autobiographical reflections on seeking her own path in life and her own place under the sun. The core of the project is actually an artist book that shall be read and interpreted in number of ways. It is a story about making everyday decisions but also, occasionally, groundbreaking decisions. It is about cycles, about the infinite multitude of possibilities available in a modern society and the resulting disorientation of an individual who often needs (at least) a loose framework of values to obtain a certain measure of desired freedom. It is about searching for order in chaos.

This visual narrative combines diverse genres, techniques and styles while triggering unexpected connections between particular photographs upon closer inspection, whenever an attempt to decode or interpret them is made. The depicted motifs can thus be read as metaphors and symbols. It is precisely this transformation that offers a central strategy for assembling fragments into an entirety. This is indeed a method that enables the translation of the inside (invisible) to the outside (visible) experience. Although the basic storyline envisages a linear reading, however, as any photographic book it also allows leaping, returning and respectively non-linear reading but at the same time the viewer or reader of the photographs also seeks and creates her/his own personal stories.

Language: English
Size: 15 x 23 cm
Binding: Hardcover

Price: €30.00
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Permafo 1970-1981. Wroclaw Contemporary Museum. Motto Books.

Posted in art, books, distribution, performance, photography, writing on March 27th, 2014
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First published in Polish in 2012 on the occasion of the exhibition Where is PERMAFO? at Wroclaw Contemporary Museum (30 November 2012- 4 February 2013)

Date of publishing: Nov 25, 2013
Language: English
Pages: 456
Size: 30.5 x 22.5 x 3.5
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9788363350093

Price: €29.80
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BOOKSTORES from TOKYO @ Motto Berlin. 22.03-05.04.2014

Posted in books, design, events, illustration, Japan, photography, zines on March 19th, 2014

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Japanese books and stationery fair @ Motto Berlin
Saturday 22 March – Saturday 5 April 2014
Opening on 22 March – from 5 pm

Five independent bookstores from Tokyo are coming to Berlin:

Motto Berlin presents the small fair ‘BOOKSTORES from TOKYO’ for two weeks. A project which introduces new & old Japanese books selected by five independent bookstores in Tokyo, run by young owners in their 20s to 30s, as well as a collection of unique stationery products made in Japan.

http://bookstoresfromtokyo.info/
https://www.facebook.com/bookstoresfromtokyo

Camera Austria #125. Reinhardt Braun (Ed.)

Posted in art, distribution, photography on March 11th, 2014
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Language: English-Deutsh
Pages: 106
Size: 30 x 21 cm
Binding: Softcover

Price: €16.00

Like There’s No Tomorrow. Paulius Petraitis and Justė Jonutytė (Eds.) Rupert.

Posted in distribution, photography on March 11th, 2014
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Like There’s No Tomorrow” is a new book on young Lithuanian photography. Works from 12 emerging artists are presented in an innovative form that invites a dialogue between different photographers’ works, acquainting the viewer with the new tradition in photography and its contemporary post-Internet expression. The works in the publication reveal the shifting aesthetic of young generation photographers, new overtones and the medium’s relationship with objects, all of which are put into a context by four essays by international critics of photography. “Like There’s No Tomorrow” presents photography that so far has been rarely seen in Lithuania and aims to facilitate artistic and critical dialogue around the new ideas this photography carries.

Photographers: Jūratė Gačionytė, Paul Herbst, Jonas Lozoraitis, Agota Lukytė, Ekvilina Milaševičiūtė, Ulijona Odišarija, Paul Paper, Nerijus Rimkus, Rasa Staniūnaitė, Ugnė Straigytė, Vulovak, Kimm Whiskie.

Designer: Jurgis Griškevičius.

Language: English-Lithuanian
Pages: 90
Size: 30 x 22 cm
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9786099558707

Price: €17.00
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Cinci Lei. Joost Vandebrug. Seed Projects.

Posted in books, distribution, photography on March 6th, 2014
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“A teenage utopia of freedom, rebellion and lawlessness is set in a parallel society, fuelled by destructive drugs and little state or parental protection.”

The book Cinci Lei follows the lives of Nicu, Stefan, Costel, Liviu and many friends that inhabit tunnels underneath the streets of Bucharest.

Language: English
Pages: 182
ISBN: 9783000446092
Hardcover
39.00€

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Belvedere. David Hartt. Dominica, New Documents.

Posted in books, distribution, photography on March 1st, 2014
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Belvedere. David Hartt. Dominica, New Documents.

Photographs by David Hartt.
Text exchange between David Hartt and Markus Miessen.

Language: English
Pages: 30
ISBN: 978-0983108016
Editors: Jeff Khonsary, Martine Syms
Design: Practise, Chicago
Edition: 500

19.80€

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New Reproductions. David Maljković. Mousse Publishing.

Posted in art, books, distribution, photography, writing on February 25th, 2014
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New Reproductions. David Maljković. Mousse Publishing.

Jurga Daubaraitė (Ed.)

“She, the grid system is aware only of her corners, not of her straight lines. She perceives her own space and those persons who traverse her space as flat entities moving swiftly and without substance.” – Maria Fusco.

The artist book New Reproductions, published in conjunction with David Maljković’s exhibition at CAC Vilnius, is a dense object jn which the textual contributions function as poetic and fictional response to the artist’s collaged 48 images. Here, Maljković provides a certain utilitarian take on re-reading, remembering, incompleteness, and exhaustion as artistic positions in order to assemble filiations between works separated by time span and by his changing ideas.

New Reproduction is part of MIDI, an imprint of Mousse Publishing initiated by Åbäke

25€
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LE PASSÉ SOUS NOS PIEDS. Jérémie Gindre. Editions Bibracte & Parc Saint Léger.

Posted in distribution, drawing, newsprint, photography, writing on February 21st, 2014
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LE PASSÉ SOUS NOS PIEDS. Jérémie Gindre. Editions Bibracte & Parc Saint Léger.

Dessins, photos & texte (français)
32 pages couleurs
18×26cm – 2014

4€
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Take as long as you might take, you might take long. Ryan Gander. Daiwa Press Co., Ltd & Dent-de-Leone.

Posted in art, books, distribution, photography on February 15th, 2014
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Take as long as you might take, you might take long. Ryan Gander. Daiwa Press Co., Ltd & Dent-de-Leone.

Photographs by Takashi Homma & Ryan Gander

Take as long as you might take, you might take long documents an installation by Ryan Gander, commissioned by and first exhibited at Daiwa Viewing Room, Hiroshima, Japan. A standard ceiling mounted sprinkler system in the otherwise empty gallery space is switched on for the duration of the show, the water being invisibly drained from the space and recycled back into the sprinkler system. During the exhibition Ryan Gander instigates and directs a photoshoot of three Japanese females modelling oversized Thom Browne men’s suits within the space. The images of the photoshoot are printed on the interior of the traditional Japanese binding method, meaning the reader must cut the publication to discover the hidden half of the book.

37€

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