Interview with Hope Amico — Part 1 of 2
Hope Amico is a collage artist, trained letterpress printer and former community bike shop volunteer, living and working in Portland, Oregon. She is the force behind Gutwrench Press — a letterpress shop, zine distro, and home of the Keep Writing Project, a postcard subscription she started in 2008. I spoke with Hope via Zoom on…
Interview with Marnie Powers-Torrey
Marnie Powers-Torrey holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Utah and a BA in English and Philosophy from the Boston College Honors Program. Marnie is an Associate Librarian at the J. Willard Marriott Library where she serves as head of the Book Arts Program. She is the faculty mentor for book arts designations…
Interview with the Quarantine Public Library — Part 1 of 2
We talk about the origins of QPL, collaborating during a pandemic, lessons learned and more.
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…
ISOLATIONS is a process-oriented publication that reveals the labor of poetics and the poetics of labor.
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…
Attenti al Cane: Twentysix Dogs Found on Street View
“Attenti al Cane” thoughtfully appropriates imagery from Google Street View to examine how the internet mediates a long-distance relationship.
Five Oceans in a Teaspoon
Five Oceans in a TeaspoonDennis J. Bernstein and Warren Lehrer2019 Paper Crown Press6.875 × 6.5 × 1 in.300 pagesSmyth-sewn hardcoverOffset inside with foil-stamped cloth spine and paper cover The 1984 book French Fries by Dennis Bernstein and Warren Lehrer is a landmark work of visual literature. In the years since, Bernstein’s poetry has continued to…