Hot Girl Summer. Clara Casero

Posted in photography, zines on August 24th, 2022
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August 26th, 5pm somewhere in Place des fêtes, Paris
Température ressentie 32°.

Edition of 50.

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I, Ecology, on the ecology of everything. Cristian Toro, Jens Benöhr, Klara Lena Virik.

Posted in books, ecology, politics, zines on August 12th, 2022
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This collection of incomplete essays is what we call the ecology of everything. We think of complexity like an astrayed arrow hitting no target. Line and dots. A dashing constellation of things. Everything is not directly related to everything, but everything is related to something.

These ideas are a vestige of a fragmented ecosystem. A marginal third nature that manages to live in the interstices of capitalism. They are a recollection of brief awe, not able to finish their growth and already being torn into pieces by social media, memes, podcasts, YouTube videos, video games, and a constant urge for disaster. A little codex sent from planet Earth in times of destruction. And so, we find them. Sporulating at the End of the World is Holobiont; me, you, and everything in between.

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PANORAMAS. Lee Hyewon

Posted in art, Artist's book, photography, Self published, zines on May 29th, 2022
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“Panoramas: everything is connected. All PANORAMAS photos were taken with iPhone 6s and 7. When I first used iPhone in 2017 I accidentally took a picture with the panorama function. Thereafter I’ve been recording panoramas of every scenery I want to remember. This book is my iPhone panorama records for the past five years. While working on this project I realized that everything was connected. Scenes and time that flow into small memories eventually connect with each others and are part of my persona.”
–Lee Hyewon

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MANARÒT ISSUE 3 – DECAY. Nicolò Tabarelli, Davide Gritti. Self published.

Posted in magazines, writing on January 18th, 2022
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ISSUE 3 – DECAY

WINTER 2021

MANARÒT [axe in Trentine dialect] is a literary magazine that aims to give a platform to young authors from Trentino-Alto Adige and South Tyrol, bringing to light influences between different worlds and languages, Italian and European.

Contributions:
Margherita Seppi
Nicolò Tabarelli
Davide Gritti
Lara della Gaspera
Giacomo Sartori
Riccardo Micheloni
Flavio Pintarelli
Alessia Sebastiani

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When the wind blows. Seunghee Choi. Self published

Posted in Artist Book, books, illustration on January 10th, 2022
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When The Wind Blows

What is behind this curtain ?
When the wind blows, I will go on a trip.
When I walk along with people, I feel relieved.
But why do I always like to sneak off?
Why do I keep going a long way round?
Is this path right? Should I have taken another one?
I‘m not sure. I just go where the wind blows me.
That way, if I proceed step by step, won’t I arrive at destination
one day?
Like little streams make big rivers.

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Vilaine Fermière 2022. Tess Robin. Self published

Posted in calendar, poster on January 6th, 2022
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♡RiSOprinted♡ Calendar for 2022!

“I originally used airbrush and collage, then riso printed 2 layers for each page, in total 9 different colors :)”

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Chile project. Carlos Soto Román. Self published

Posted in Artist Book, politics on November 25th, 2021
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Chile Project is a publication composed by a black envelope containing loose sheets with intervened reproductions of documents declassified by the CIA during the year 2000 in relation to the US intervention in support of Pinochet’s coup d’état.

The author in this case does not try to unveil what has been crossed out, he intensifies or exacerbates that censorship instead and therefore makes the level of silencing implied by this declassification more obvious and absurd, exposing the machinery of the bureaucratic and impersonal language behind this terrible historical facts.

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The Carrier Bag of Recipes. Elena Braida. Self published

Posted in Artist Book, writing on November 20th, 2021
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To write, to boil, to cook ideas, stir them all, spice them up with some references and again write and knead the dough out of it. To what forms can recipes lead? This is the central question of this thesis. Recipes follow a certain literary genre. Whether carved on stones or written along the horizontal edges of a notebook, they all conform to a specific structure. In the text I analyse these structures, to show the way in which the recipe itself unveils its deeper meanings, concerns, and secrets. Why, when, who and how are fundamental questions I ask, while I read out loud a recipe about macaroni from the 1495 – or when I look at a Sumerian tablet where a Cuneiform system of writing states that epilepsy is a tease of the demons. Material form, literary form and social interaction are the flavors I want to bring up from each recipe I use as an example, hoping to find a way to understand how these three elements are melted together to form an interconnected circle.

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,you asshole. Alina Lupu.

Posted in art, Artist Book, Theory, Wholesale, writing on August 1st, 2016
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“An intelligent and literarily written account of ‘the art of assholedom’, shining light on all-encompassing and ruthless art as/is life as represented in the acts of Kippenberger, Lee Lozano, Andy Warhol.”
– the northern committee

“Truly unapologetic assholery of which (and because) the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ and the ‘why’ remain hard to grasp – leaving those who try with nothing but a blank stare: why accelerate on a dead end street? Is there a way out – a secret, or a lie? But told by the beholder it still remains a bitter fairytale.”
– substantial times

“So there is a moral after all, despite the critique of art world mechanism that is convoluted and captivating with a discernible joy for provocation.”
– amsterdam tribune

“A voice that we can’t help but think is yet too cautious to actually touch upon the unknown knowns.”
– the moral observer book review

 

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2005. Thora Dolven Balke

Posted in Artist Book, books, Motto Berlin store, photography on December 8th, 2015
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A debut monograph of Polaroid photographs taken 2005 – 2012 by Thora Dolven Balke.

Essay by Sam Thorne
Conversation with Tacita Dean, moderated by Gaby Hartel.
Designed by Young Professionals, NY
Self published

€34.00

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