David Horvitz. Mood Disorder book launch @ Randy’s Donuts Parking Lot. Los Angeles. 17.10.2015

Posted in Chert, events, food, poetry on October 15th, 2015


AT 11:59 PM.

Xiu Xiu will have a gong to whisper into.*

Ed Steck will call in from Tampa Bay, FL and read poems over speaker phone.**

Michael Smoler will be telepathically reading poems from a donut store in London simultaneously with the launch.

Books will be sold for $15 us cash out of the trunk of my mom’s car. No receipts will be given.

* Xiu Xiu will buy dounuts for the first 21 people who whisper into the gong.

** Unless he falls asleep.

Mood Disorder documents the propagation of a photograph of David Horvitz across the internet. The image—a self portrait of the artist with his head in his hands, ocean waves crashing in the background—was initially uploaded to the Wikimedia Commons, and placed on various Wikipedia pages. From there, the image began to circulate, appearing on over a hundred websites as a “stock” photo to illustrate articles on a wide range of mental health and wellness issues.

David Horvitz: Mood Disorder
With a text by Ed Steck. Co-published by Chert and Motto Books, Berlin. Designed by The Future.

35 × 25 cm
72 Pages, Staple bound
ISBN: 978-1-927354-23-0
First Edition (2015)

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Jewellery Hyperreal. Cathy Cox & Susan Pietzsch (Eds.). Schmuck2

Posted in books, design, distribution on October 14th, 2015
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The “Jewellery Hyperreal” publication on the question how jewellery could be transferred into hyperreality

includes interviews with Daniel Knorr, Yukinori Maeda, Schmidttakahashi, Magnus Ericson, Lisa Walker, Yu Yamada

and a special contribution by Akio Seki

Edition of 500
Designed by THe Simple Society

Since 1997 the artist and jewellery designer Susan Pietzsch installed with Schmuck2 a continous international exhibition programme. Schmuck2 takes a focus on unusual, diverse takes on the themes of “jewellery”, combining people with different cultural background such as artists, designers and art-theorists. The projects shape a multi-faced image for contemporary styles of jewellery, using unconventional concepts that move between fine and applied arts.


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C Magazine #127 Poetry. Amish Morrell. C Magazine

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Motto Charlottenborg event, poetry on October 13th, 2015
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Issue 127 is guest edited by by Kari Cwynar, Danielle St-Amour and cheyanne turions, and features CAConrad on (Soma)tic Ritual Collaborations, Nasrin Himada on Positioning, “Three Parts on Poetry,” with contributions by Hanne Lippard, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Tiziana La Melia, Stacy Doris and Lisa Robertson, and Rachel Valinsky, an artist project by Alex Turgeon, and poems by Amy De’Ath, Andrea Lukic, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Taocheng Wang and Aisha Sasha John. Also included are reviews of exhibitions and books, as well as our regular sections On Writing by Lucy Ives and Inventory by Robin Simpson.


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The Critical Mass of Mediation. Søren Andreasen & Lars Bang Larsen (eds.). Internationalistisk Ideale

Posted in art, distribution, writing on October 13th, 2015
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Today mediation is a cultural given: an environment, a rhythm, a force. It is a modality for easy exchange, with no apparent beginnings or ultimate reason. In this realm of the possible, means and ends get mixed up, while absolutes can only be approached timidly.

2. edition 2014, 400 copies

Expanded version of the sold-out original from 2012 with a new introduction, additional text pieces and found imagery.

Graphic Design: Louise Hold Sidenius

**each copy has a unique cover**


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, Even #2. Jason Farago (Ed.). Even Magazine

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, writing on October 13th, 2015

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Even is a new magazine that interprets contemporary art, its structures and its environment. Published three times a year, Even features long-form articles that range from monographic studies to broad critical analysis; distinctive reviews that take in multiple exhibitions at museums and galleries worldwide; and extensive interviews with artists and arts professionals.

Even seeks to break the deadlock between academic obscurantism on one side, and top-ten lists and party coverage on the other. With a unique and legible voice, Even revives the tradition of criticism for the twenty-first century.


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Subway magazine #5. Erik van der Weijde (Ed.)

Posted in art, Artist magazine, magazines, writing on October 10th, 2015
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Subway magazine #5
Fall 2015
Erik van der Weijde (red.)

Subway Magazine is an artist’s magazine by Erik van der Weijde & 4478zine.
Most of its content comes from eBay and Wikipedia, but also features works by contemporary artists. The magazine focuses on a fresh mix of art, photography, poetry, facts and fun.
Subway is a five-minute-fun ride, published four times a year from now on!

In this fifth issue we show work by Jürg Lehni, Miroslav Tichy, Clara Canepa and Wiissa, but also the story of the sticker, boxer-facts, barbeque plus quotes from Woody Allen and Woody Harrelson and more…

17x24cm / 32 pages / Muncken Print Cream 115
Offset printed in the EU


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Palimpsest. Sébastien Capouet. Théophile’s Papers & MER. Paper Kunsthalle

Posted in photography on October 10th, 2015
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Sébastien Capouet’s Palimpsest gathers a body of photographs taken between 2011 and 2014, in parallel with the artist’s pictorial practice. This object-book induces, via playful folds and successive intervals, rhythmic gestures in the reader. The principle is that of the palimpsest, in which successive strata echo both the different layers enveloping the characters staged in the photographs, and the deserted landscapes – sites of memory – in which they evolve. Within Sébastien Capouet’s oeuvre, the body of photographic images presents itself as a transitory, liminal space, as a condition for the abstraction of the painted canvas. The chosen abstraction allows the artist to concentrate the attention of the spectator on the processes at play. These processes of effacement, in his paintings just as much as in his images/photographs, depend less on subtraction than on additions, superimpositions and saturations.
Co-published with MER. Paper Kunsthalle


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Mousse #50. Edoardo Bonaspetti (Ed.)

Posted in art, distribution, Journals, writing on October 8th, 2015
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In this issue:

Kelly Akashi, A.K. Burns, Dance and the Art World: Alexandra Bachzetsis, Trajal Harrel, Adam Linder, Dance Factory, Oscar Enberg, Esprit de l’escalier, Bruno Gironcoli, Irena Haiduk, Knot Theory: Trying Art, Psychoanalysis and Topology, Mernet Larsen, Calvin Marcus, The Materiality of Digital Forms, New Narratives of Relevance, The Politics of Art, Richard Rezac, Yves Scherer, Sentiment Analysis, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian & Frank Stella, Jim Shaw


- The Artist as Curator

Issue #9 an insert in Mousse Magazine #50



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Posted in art, Artist Book, books, distribution, photography on October 6th, 2015
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Ten years ago, Dutch photographer Yamandu Roos went on a grand quest to discover backyard Europe and take pictures. This epic journey is now neatly documented in the form of a book, published by Red Lebanese.


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FUKT Magazine for contemporary drawing #14.

Posted in art, books, distribution, drawing, graphic design, illustration on October 1st, 2015

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FUKT Magazine for contemporary drawing  #14. 


Inken Reinert
Sissel Fredriksen
Andy Khun
Louise Despont
Maria Calandra
Ulrike Mohr
Abu Bakarr Mansaray
Tiffany Chung
Selina Reber
Tommy Krek Sveningsson
Marcel Dzama
Fritz Panser
Louise Bourgeois
Mamie Tinkler
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Joe Rudko
Hannah Drossman
Nikolaus Gansterer
Benji Boyadgian
Simon English
Jean Bedez
Walter Sutin

208 pages, softcover with strings of beads, full color, 16.5 x 23 cm.


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