Simulacrum – Jrg. 30 #1 Intimacies. Various authors. Simulacrum.

Posted in writing on February 14th, 2022
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“Our first issue of the year is an inquiry into intimacy in its many forms. We decided on this topic the last week of summer, the first time we sat down with our new editorial team. ‘We don’t share intimacy yet,’ said one of our editors, `intimacy needs time to grow.’ Yet, looking back, that first meeting was perhaps as intimate as it gets; nervous introductions, how-was-your-summer’s, testing waters, sharing ideas, enthusiasm, and doubts as well. ‘How do we define the intimate?’ Won’t it be too much like Simulacrum’s Love issue?’ What’s the difference between love and intimacy anyway?’ 
From these questions, ideas of intimacies started to take shape: those on the threshold between public and private, in languages between lovers, those differing from the hetero-and homonormative, the intimacies shared with oneself. Through touch and writing, poetry and myth, economic systems and modes of play, the subconscious and the attentive; the divergent approaches the eleven contributors of this issue have taken give us a glimpse of the endless ways in which the spectrum of intimate experience can be explored, exercised, and rethought.”

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Out of (Con)Text. Sunmin Park. The Floorplan

Posted in Uncategorized on January 29th, 2022
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We are delighted to announce that Sunmin Park’s Out of (Con)Text is listed as 2021 The Most Beautiful Books in Korea.

Designed by Dokho Shin and published by the Floorplan, this book represents Park’s artistic practice in the last 25 years, which is organically connected, with its delicately structured format. We hope you enjoy Out of (Con)Text, not only the hitherto most representational introduction to Park’s artistic trajectory but also the beautiful book as itself.
Also, we would like to thank all who were involved in making this book including the artist, writers, translators, and Jongkil Jeong of the Samwon Print, and share this joy with designer Dokho Shin and editor Youngju Lee, who make the books of the Floorplan together, and our readers.

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El Siglo Idiota. Gustavo Abascal. Enero y Abril

Posted in illustration on September 30th, 2021
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Illustration: Gustavo Abascal
Text: Helena Lugo

Risograph print
Edition of 100

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