A sequence or phrase. Jean-Pascal Flavien. Spector Books.

Posted in architecture, art, books, distribution, drawing, sculpture on December 31st, 2013
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A sequence or phrase. Jean-Pascal Flavien. Spector Books.

“A sequence or phrase” is a monographic catalogue on Jean-Pascal Flavien’s work, published following his two exhibitions at the Parc Saint Léger, Centre d’Art Contemporain (FR) and the Kunstverein Langenhagen (DE), both in 2012. It includes contributions by Vanessa Desclaux, Vanessa Joan Müller, and Olivier Michelon. It is published by Spector Books, and designed by Pascal Storz with Jean-Pascal Flavien.

Flavien’s work combines architectural experiments, book publishing, and performance with other media such as video, drawing, installation, and sculpture.

His recent solo exhibitions include breathing house at Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux; ‘Jean-Pascal Flavien’ at Kunstverein Langenhagen; Cinonema, no drama cinema at South London Gallery (both 2012). and two persons house at Capacete, São Paulo (2010). Flavien has participated in numerous group exhibitions at various institutions including Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (2013); Les Abbatoirs, Toulouse (2012); Musac, Leon; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Kunsthaus Bregenz (all 2011) and Tate Modern, London (2008).

Upcoming solo exhibitions will take place at Catherine Bastide, Brussels, and Galerie Esther Schipper, Berlin.

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Language: English/French/German
Pages: 112
Size: 23 x 30 cm
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 97839449052

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Celluloid Pathways Into the Land of Dreams. Björn Engberg. Moon Space Books.

Posted in books, photography on December 28th, 2013
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Celluloid Pathways Into the Land of Dreams. Björn Engberg. Moon Space Books.

A photographic novel by Björn Engberg about a trip across the Atlantic, through North America and into the subconscious.

Run far away, from the thrill
Over the hill, leave the chill
Coyotes roar “Hello-hello!”
And all you see is mellow-yellow
You find the sand, find the sun
Find the cave, where it begun

Here the poison tastes so good
With orange drops from the hood
Your mind must turn all so strange
Must get lost, out of range
Magic tricks can’t save you now
It all twirls up, you hear Ka-pow!

Pages: 96
Size: 19 x 25 cm
Isbn nr: 978-91-980115-3-1
Language: English

Handbound in 150 numbered copies

38 €

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M6 (2013). Mike Nelson. Eastside Projects.

Posted in art, editions, poster on December 28th, 2013
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M6 (2013). Mike Nelson. Eastside Projects.

On the occasion of the exhibition M6 by Mike Nelson, Eastside Projects presented a major new print edition of eight silk-screen prints.

This specially commissioned print portfolio has been produced alongside M6, his solo exhibition on display at Eastside Projects until 9 March 2013. In each portfolio there are eight large-scale screen prints featuring image of blown out tyres from his installation. These tyres, selected and photographed by Nelson, are presented as trophies of an ignored parallel world, a powerful collection of dark abject monuments or ritual artefacts.

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The Wire #359

Posted in distribution, magazines, music on December 27th, 2013

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The Wire #359

2013 Rewind
The Wire’s crucial review of the last 12 months in underground sound and music, including the releases of the year, opinions and reflections from a host of musicians and critics, and analyses of some of 2013’s most notable audio culture trends

Bites
Blue Daisy
Kwesi Darko’s obsessive beats are in bloom. By Ben Mechen

Kathy Alberici
Tuning in to Berlin’s broadcasting history. By Dan Barrow

Keeping Time
A new view of South Africa’s jazz history. By Francis Gooding

Fun In The Murky
Trevor Wilkes keeps 1990s experimental techno alive. By Joe Muggs

Collateral Damage
Jazz is radical music, so why is it funded by big business? asks Daniel Spicer

Global Ear Copenhagen
Nathan Budzinski finds collective energy in the Danish city’s Mayhem collective

Invisible Jukebox Richard Skelton
The Cumbria based composer takes the old straight track through The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Steve Barker

The Inner Sleeve
Mark Harwood on Bobb Trimble’s Harvest Of Dreams

Epiphanies
Douglas Kahn finds electrical inspiration in a strange meeting of compost and code

Print Run
New music books: Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield; Composing Dissent: Avant-Garde Music In 1960s Amsterdam by Robert Adlington; Houston Rap by Peter Beste, Lance Scott Walker and Johan Kugelberg

On Screen
New films and DVDs: CPH:DOX documentary film festival and Leviathan

On Site
Recent exhibitions and installations: Oliver Beer and Schizophonia

On Location
Recent festivals, gigs and clubs: Bendigo International Festival Of Exploratory Music, Bendigo, Australia; Graphic Scores: Celebrating The Art Of Music, Southampton, UK; Kelela + Bok Bok, London, UK; Kontraste, Krems, Austria; Out.Fest, Barreiro, Portugal; Recon, Bradford & Leeds, UK; Robedoor, London, UK

Soundcheck A–Z

18+
75 Dollar Bill
Robert Beatty
Black Dirt Oak
Blank Realm
Jaap Blonk
The Bomber Jackets
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Oliver Coates
Common Objects
Croatian Amor
Lucretia Dalt
Death Grips
Dolly Dolly
Ensemble Economique
Fushitsusha
Lee Gamble
Jason Grier
Guerilla Toss
Steve Gunn & Mike Gangloff
Margareth Kammerer
Kemper Norton
Felix Kubin
The Magic Band
Jean-Marc Montera
National Bedtime
James Plotkin & Paal Nilssen-Love
Polwechsel
Adrian Rew
Jocelyn Robert
Sadat & Alaa Fifty Cent
Gabriel Saloman
Domenico Sciajno
Junzo Suzuki
Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra
Michael Thieke Unununium
Various Music For Shut-Ins
Various Rosehip, Scallop, Dancer
Bernie Worrell
Zed Bias
Albert Ayler
Robbie Basho
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Harold Budd
Chrome
COUM Transmissions
Księżyc
Fela Kuti And Egypt 80
Psychic Rally
Arthur Russell
Various Dance Mania: Hardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986–1997
Various Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its Young: Underground Punk In The United States Of America Vol 1
Various Mobilisation Generale: Protest And Spirit Jazz From France 1970–1976

Language: English
Pages:106
Size: 28.1 x 23.1 cm
Weight: 225 g
Binding: Softcover

7€

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A photograph of me crying early in the morning on the beach in the far rockaways that is placed onto the english wikipedia page for mood disorder and then used by various websites as a free stock to illustrate what it looks like to feel bad. David Horvitz. Shelter Press.

Posted in zines on December 27th, 2013
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A photograph of me crying early in the morning on the beach in the far rockaways that is placed onto the english wikipedia page for mood disorder and then used by various websites as a free stock. David Horvitz. Shelter Press.

About the book
As the title said : « A photograph of me crying early in the morning on the beach in the far rockaways that is placed onto the english wikipedia page for mood disorder and then used by various websites as a free stock ».

32 pages / 17 x 25 cm / black and white xerox / 2013 / first edition of 150 copies / handnumbered / staple stitched / soft cover

About the artist
Horvitz uses art books, photography, performance art, watercolor, and mail art to create his work. His work includes « A Wikipedia Reader, » a mind map of artists browsing of Wikipedia, and « Public Access, » photographs of beaches uploaded to Wikipedia. His published work includes: Xiu Xiu: The Polaroid Project (2007), Everything that can happen in a day (2010), and Sad, Depressed, People (2012). He has exhibited at SF Camerawork, the Museum of Modern Art, the New Museum, Tate Modern

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The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom. Simon Denny. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Posted in art, exhibition catalogue on December 23rd, 2013
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The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom. Simon Denny. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Simon Denny, who was awarded the Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel Statements in 2012, is interested in the development and contradictions of our thoroughly mediatized society. His installations, objects, and projects focus on the connections between changes in media, commerce, aesthetics, and politics-with their ever repeated and always rapidly obsolete promise of the new.

Texts from Christian Höller, Jasmine McNealy & Matthias Michalka. Interview by Laura Preston
16,5 x 24 cm
80 pages
18€
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Phenotype. Jochen Lempert. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Posted in art, photography on December 23rd, 2013
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Phenotype. Jochen Lempert. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Since the early 1990s, the German photographer and biologist Jochen Lempert (born 1958) has used analogue, black-and-white photography to convey his gently reverential vision of nature and sentience–whether that of animals, plants or humans. Often grainy, sometimes verging on abstraction, and sometimes focusing minutely on the activity of some tiny creature, his photographs exude a simple pleasure in fleeting tranquility. Lempert has also taken a quietly particular stance on the presentation of his work: in exhibitions, his images are presented unframed and tacked up on walls, and his books (among them Recent Field Work and Coevolution) are always immediately identifiable for their modest but exquisite design, printing and paper. Continuing this tradition of gorgeous bookmaking, Jochen Lembert: Phenotype reproduces 450 of his works, most of them arranged in groups and sequences, from more than 20 years of artistic production.

Brigitte Kölle, Roberto Ohrt & Frédéric Paul (Eds.)
348 pages
48€
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FREELANCER. Zbigniew Libera. Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Raster

Posted in art, books, photography on December 23rd, 2013
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FREELANCER
. Zbigniew Libera. Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Raster

Published on the occasion of the exhibition: Zbigniew Libera Wojna. Obrazy martwe i ruchome
Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, 20.09. – 27.10.2013

Essay by: Grzegorz Jankowicz
Edited by: Łukasz Gorczyca
Language: Polish, English
Design: Michał Kaczyński
80 pages, 29 photographs
24 x 16 cm, cloth hardcover
Print run: 400
Publisher: Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, 2013
Producer: Raster, Warsaw

18€
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What we have done. Jason Dodge

Posted in art, distribution, poetry on December 22nd, 2013
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What we have done. Jason Dodge

Set of two books, titled “What we have done.” and “What have we done.”, respectively.

With texts by Jason Dodge, Matthew Dickman, Luis Croquer, Sylvia Wolf.

Published on the occasion on the exhibition “Jason Dodge: What we have done.” at the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, on view October 19, 2013 – January 26, 2014.

Produced by Fivehundred Places
16.8 x 23 cm
978-0-935558-53-1
25€
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Junk Jet n°6: Here and Where.

Posted in art, magazines on December 21st, 2013
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Junk Jet n°6: Here and Where.

Junk Jet n°6 says: The global is but the local on world tour…

With local contributions by

0100101110101101.ORG, Adam Cruces, Agathe Andre, Aids-3d, Alberto Bustamante, Alejandro Crawford, Aline Otte, Andreas Angelidakis, Angela Genusa, Angelo Plessas, Aude Debout, Aureliano Segundo, Asli Serbest, Blinking Girls, Caspar Stracke, Clement Valla, Cornelia und Holger Lund, Dragan Espenschied, Emilio Gomariz, ET AL., ETC., Francesca Gavin, Golgotha, Hugo Scibetta, Jennifer Chan, JODI, Jon Rafman, Julien Lacroix, Kim Asendorf, Laimonas Zakas, Louis Doulas, m-a-u-s-e-r, Metahaven, Neil McGuire, Mona Mahall, Nicholas O’Brien, Nilgün Serbest, Olia Lialina, Patrick Cruz, Superpool, Tomas Klassnik

999 copies
144 pages
14.8 x 10.5 x 0.8 cm
99 gr
12.12.2012

with a sticker and a digital mixtape “Terrorismo Mexicano”

12 €

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