E.R.O.S. #4. Issue launch & presentation @ Motto Berlin. 19.06.2014.

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E.R.O.S. #4. Issue launch & presentation @ Motto Berlin. 19.06.2014.

Please join us to celebrate the Berlin launch of E.R.O.S. #4 at Motto Berlin.

Featuring readings by the editors:

Sami Jalili
Rebecca La Marre
Emma Letitizia Jones

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7pm start.

Motto Berlin
Skalitzer Str. 68
im Hinterhof
10097 Berlin

The Burning Sand Vol. 3. Sarah Lowndes (Ed.).

Posted in art, distribution, literature, magazines, music, poetry, writing on June 12th, 2014

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The Burning Sand Vol. 3. Sarah Lowndes (Ed.).

Volume 3 of Glasgow-based bi-annual prose poetry and art magazine The Burning Sand, was edited by Sarah Lowndes and designed by Sophie Dyer and Maeve Redmond.

It includes distinctive voices including a new image-text work from artist Kathryn Elkin, a collaborative contribution by Wolf (musician and composer Kim Moore and artist Fergus Dunnet), Jenny Brownrigg’s story, Five art curators consider transforming an interior, three Untitled acrylic paintings composed on pieced newspaper by Tony Swain, Nerea Bello’s eloquent analysis of the controversial annual ritual Alarde parade, Lauren Gault’s evocative composition Such Lush Detail and Luke Fowler’s researches into the live electronic work of maverick Canadian composer Martin Bartlet.

Language: English
Pages: 48

Price: € 4,70

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Kelly Lake Store & other stories. Chris Kraus. Companion Editions

Posted in distribution, literature, photography, poetry on May 13th, 2014

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Language: English
Binding: Softcover

Price: €12.00
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Language To Cover A Page Edition. Kristen Mueller. Motto Books / & So.

Posted in editions, literature, poetry, typography on March 10th, 2014
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Language To Cover A Page Edition. Kristen Mueller. Motto Books / & So.

Text extracted from the final spread of the book Language to Cover a Page.

Edition of 25 each, numbered.

42 x 59.4 cm (A2)

€85.00

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The Crossdresser’s Secret. Brian O’Doherty. Sternberg Press.

Posted in books, literature, writing on February 22nd, 2014
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The Crossdresser’s Secret. Brian O’Doherty. Sternberg Press.

The eighteenth century was an era of violent contrasts and radical change, intellectual brilliance and war, spies and diplomatic intrigue, elegance and cruelty. One of the century’s most mysterious figures was the Chevalier d’Eon, who lived as both man and woman, French spy and European celebrity. Written from the perspective of this historical figure, the novel by Brian O’Doherty—artist and author of, among others, the critical milestone Inside the White Cube and the Booker Prize-shortlisted The Deposition of Father McGreevy—reveals d’Eon’s radical modernity, certified by his attitudes to gender and his examination of his own nature. He ponders the social determinants of sexual identity and studies the manners and conventions governing discourse between the sexes. At the same time, as diplomat and spy, he is involved in the power politics of nations. The novel holds close to historical facts and reproduces some of d’Eon’s comments as recorded in his voluminous journals. Apparently his life did not become real to him until he had rehearsed it in writing.

Design: OK-RM
Published: February 2014
Language: English

22€
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Language to Cover a Page. Kristen Mueller. Motto Books / & So.

Posted in distribution, literature, poetry, typography, writing on January 15th, 2014
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Language to Cover a Page. Kristen Mueller. Motto Books / & So.

Working within a lineage which encompasses Joseph Kosuth’s Purloined (in which the author assembled a single novel from individual pages of different books), Tom Phillips’s A Humument (in which the author creates a new narrative by drawing on top of existing pages) and Ronald Johnson’s Radi Os (in which the author erases words from Milton’s Paradise Lost to create a stirring new poem), Mueller has done more than simply “compose the holes.” With Language to Cover a Page, Mueller has carefully aligned excerpts from disparate books—with differing typefaces intact—into two evolving pages. These pages crescendo before our very eyes, a flipbook of accumulating meaning, where with the passing of every page the narrative becomes aware of its own developing presence. —Derek Beaulieu (excerpt from text insert accompanying the book)

Language: English
Pages: 316
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978-2-940524-09-9

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Price: €22.00
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Making Worlds. Amelia Barikin & Helen Hughes (Eds.). Surpllus.

Posted in art, books, critique, distribution, film, literature, science, Theory, writing on January 7th, 2014
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Making Worlds. Amelia Barikin & Helen Hughes (Eds.). Surpllus.

Making Worlds: Art and Science Fiction is an anthology of new texts by artists, curators, art historians and writers who are self-confessed science fiction fans. The linking point is the idea of science fiction as a platform for the building of alternate art histories. This collection is concerned with the ways in which science fiction might be performed, materialised or enacted within a contemporary context.

Edited by Amelia Barikin and Helen Hughes, with contributions by: Adrian Martin, Amelia Barikin, Andrew Frost, Anthony White, Arlo Mountford, Brendan Lee, Charles Green, Chris McAuliffe, Chronox, Damiano Bertoli, Darren Jorgensen, Dylan Martorell, Edward Colless, Helen Hughes, Helen Johnson, Justin Clemens, Lauren Bliss, Matthew Shannon, Nathan Gray, Nick Selenitsch, OSW, Patrick Pound, Philip Brophy, Rex Butler, Ryan Johnston, and Soda_Jerk.

Design by Brad Haylock

Softcover, 320 pages.

15 €

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The White Review No. 9.

Posted in art, distribution, Journals, literature, poetry, writing on December 21st, 2013

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The White Review No. 9.

Contents:

Ordinary Voids by Patrick Langley (Essay)

Vladimir Sorokin (Interview)

Chess Review Storyboard by Marcel Dzama (Art)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author James Murphy’s Notes on Nicola Morelli Berengo by Francesco Pacifico (tr. Livia Franchini) (Fiction)

Poems by Adam Fitzgerald, George Szirtes, Matthew Gregory (Poetry)

Dr Gaz by Jeff Keen (Art)

Even Pricks by Ed Atkins (Fiction)

Gustav Metzger (Interview)

Leaving Theories Behind by Enrique Vila-Matas (tr. Rahul Bery)

Poems by Gerður Kristný (tr. Victoria Cribb and Sigurður A. Magnússon) (Poetry)

Utopia Welcomes You!! by Mark Mulroney (Art)

The Drained Pool by Hunter Braithwaite (Essay)

Rebecca Solnit (Interview)

Eat My Heart Out (Fiction)

Cover art: The Secret Map by Raphaël Garnier

Editors: Benjamin Eastham, Jacques Testard
Language: English
Pages: 176
Size: 17 x 24
Binding: Softcover

16.99 €

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ARC #17

Posted in art, critique, distribution, graphic design, Journals, literature, writing on December 20th, 2013
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Arc #17 compendium, Critical Writing RCA.

The Arc 17 compendium brings you the three editions of the journal made in 2012 and 2013.

17.1: RURAL takes on the interchange between rural and urban practice, with contributions from Ruth Beale, Brian Dillon, John Akomfrah and Ute Meta Bauer. 32 pages.

17:2 CROSSINGS tackles the idea of the polymath in contemporary culture, with texts by Chris Kraus, David Morris, Joe Kerr and many more. 36 pages.

17.3: ADAPTATION focuses on methods and processes relating to appropriation and adaptation in literature, art, design and architecture. It counts Yves Lomax and Teal Triggs among its contributors. 36 pages.

15€
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Der Greif #7

Posted in distribution, literature, photography on November 20th, 2013
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Der Greif #7

Featuring 133 photos, 22 texts from 133 artists.

Language: German / English
Softcover, 96 pages.

Price: D €12,5

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