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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Doing Fashion Paper #4. Institute of Fashion Design Basel, Academy of Art and Design.

Posted in distribution, fashion, Journals on April 17th, 2014

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Doing Fashion Paper #4. Institute of Fashion Design Basel, Academy of Art and Design.

Published as a limited edition, this year’s DOING FASHION PAPER already marks the fourth issue and is entitled AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DOING FASHION DETOURS.

Following EXPERIMENT, BODYPERCEPTION/STAGING OF THE BODY, and THE COLOUR OF DOING FASHION this year’s issue newly seeks exchange through its up-to-date insights into the INSTITUTE OF FASHION DESIGN BASEL, ACADEMY OF ART AND DESIGN’s latest happenings – the completion of projects, study excursion and workshops.

Price: €19.00

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Pages Deux. Julien J. Bismuth. Motto Books.

Posted in books, distribution, writing on April 12th, 2014
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Pages Deux. Julien J. Bismuth. Motto Books.

Publié à l’occasion de expositions Le signe singe au Centre d’art contemporain de la Ferme du Buisson à Noisiel, France et L’image dans le tapis aux Ateliers des Arques, les Arques, France.

Language: French
ISBN: 978-2-940524-15-0

Price: €10.00

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Il pleut by Guillaume Apollinaire. Natalie Czech. Motto Books.

Posted in books, distribution, poetry, writing on April 12th, 2014
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Il pleut by Guillaume Apollinaire. Natalie Czech. Motto Books.

For the series “Il pleut by Guillaume Apollinaire” Natalie Czech invited eight writers – Vanessa Desclaux, Mara Genschel, April Elizabeth Lamm, Ashkan Sepahvand, Oliver Tepel, Jacques Roubaud, Amilcar Packer, and Vincenzo Latronico – to each write a text that contains the same calligram by the French poet, Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 – 1918). Each text is written in the mother tongue of each author (French, German, English, Portugese, Italian). The texts were precisely composed around the calligram, so as to embed it in their very fabric, and thus dissolve its iconicity. Natalie Czech presents these texts as photographs of book pages and re-presents the calligram by marking its component words in the photographs with acrylic paint.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition L’image dans le tapis aux Atelier des Arques, Les Arques, France.

ISBN: 978-2-940524-20-4

Price: €8.00

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The White Review #10. Benjamin Eastham, Jacques Testard (Eds.)

Posted in art, distribution, magazines on April 10th, 2014

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Editorial

Geronimo by Benedict Andrews (Fiction)

Camille Henrot (Interview)

Poems by Wesley Rothman, Vidyan Ravinthiran, Mark Prince and Laura Elliott (Poetry)

Vern Blosum, Phantom by William E. Jones (Essay)

Jacques Rancière (Interview)

Resistance by Chris Kraus (Fiction)

Self-portrait with de Chirico and Other Works by Joshua Abelow (Art)

Mr Franklin D. Huff by Nicola Barker (Fiction)

Lydia Davis (Interview)

Positions by Isabelle Wenzel (Art)

Urgency and Patience by Jean-Philippe Toussaint (tr. Edward Gauvin) (Essay)

Poems by Najwan Darwish (tr. Sousan Hammad and Andrew Nance) (Poetry)

What Can an Art Magazine Be? by Orit Gat (Essay)

Miriam by Greg Baxter (Fiction)

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Cover art: Parlour Ape Patterns No. 4 (2013) by Christian Newby

Author: Benjamin Eastham, Jacques Testard (Eds.)
Publisher: The White Review
Language: English
Pages: 176
Size: 17 x 24 cm

Price: €15.95
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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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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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Columnist. Boris Rebetez. Kunsthalle Baselland

Posted in art, books, distribution, exhibition catalogue on March 6th, 2014

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Columnist. Boris Rebetez.

«Columnist» nennt Boris Rebetez seine Einzelausstellung im Kunsthaus Baselland und auch die nun neu vorliegende Publikation. Nicht von ungefähr wird der Leser bereits mit diesem Titel auf eine Gedankenfährte durch Ausstellung und Katalog geschickt. Denn ist es nicht der Kolumnist, der in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder Magazinen aktuelle Geschehnisse kommentiert, seine Haltung dazu äussert und damit den Lesern den Blick durch eine andere Brille ermöglicht? Diesen etwas anderen Blick auf die Realität ermöglicht einem Rebetez mit seinen künstlerischen Eingriffen, die er in der Publikation auf spannende Weise erläutert.

Language: german / english
Pages: 80
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-9524292-0-4

€18.00

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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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