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One Hundred Excellent Flowers
Calling on the aesthetics and politics of the 1960s, One Hundred Excellent Flowers questions the possibility of freedom in the absence of truth.
ERRATANuno Moreira and David Soares2020 5.5 × 8 in.52 pagesBinding: Link-stitch with exposed spineLaser inside and foil stamped slipcase.Edition of 50 ERRATA is a cinematic, existentialist essay that explores mysticism and metaphysics through the metaphor of the book. Grainy, high-contrast images chronicle a cryptic encounter on the book’s rectos. The versos present a text, in…
False Fiction Fractured Fact Altered
False Fiction Fractured Fact Altered is a wonderful democratic access point to Marilyn R. Rosenberg’s asemic writing and collage practice.
VoragemIsabel Baraona and Catarina Domingues2016 7.625 × 10.25 in.32 pagesBinding: Dos-a-dos; saddle-stitched pamphlets tied into the cover, with an unbound pamphlet insertedDigital and offset printingEdition of 100 As a medium, books are noteworthy for their finitude. This seems increasingly significant in an era of infinite internet and endlessly reconfigurable data. So it is perhaps surprising…
Plant Out of Place
Plant Out of PlaceSarah Nicholls2019Brain Washing From Phone Towers brainwashingfromphonetowers.com 4.75 × 8.75 in.12 pagesBinding: French fold accordion, stitched into a coverLetterpress and linocutEdition of 250 Despite its unusual format, Sarah Nicholls is emphatic that her work Plant Out of Place is a pamphlet. In fact, Plant Out of Place is one of a three-part…
the THERE, THERE quarterly (Volume One, Issue One)
the THERE, THERE quarterly, Volume One, Issue OneTravis ShafferFeaturing Zora J. Murff, Cian Oba-Smith, and Terrance Purdy2019theretherenow.www.theretherenow.com 10 × 12.5 in.18 sheetsUnbound, gathered in a belly bandRisograph the THERE, THERE quarterly is a new photo publication from Travis Shaffer’s imprint, theretherenow. Volume One, Issue One establishes the format: work by three photographers is Risograph printed…
Lost Houses of Lyndale
Lost Houses of LyndaleMatt BergstromDesign by Mary Clare Butler2018Fata Morgana Presswww.fatamorganapress.com/ 8 × 5 in.40 pagesBinding: Single-section pamphletLetterpress cover and offset inside In Lost Houses of Lyndale, Matt Bergstrom presents a history of all the recently-demolished homes along a two-block stretch in the rapidly-gentrifying Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. After a brief introduction, the book proceeds with a…