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ConvalescenceGrant EvansAdversary Editions2020 6 × 9 in. closed110 pagesPerfect-bound softcoverDigital offset Convalescence is the first book by musician and visual artist, Grant Evans. It is far from the only artists’ book about grief, yet it stands out as particularly dark and gritty. Not only because it grapples with addiction and murder, but because Evans metaphorizes…
Copy, Tweak, Paste: Methods of Appropriation in Re-enacted Artists’ Books
Copy, Tweak, Paste: Methods of Appropriation in Re-enacted Artists’ BooksRob van Leijsen2020 Éditions clinamen5.5 × 7.875 in. closed223 pagesPerfect-bound paperbackOffset printing Plenty of artists’ book practitioners and scholars have a background in graphic design, but for Rob van Leijsen graphic design is not merely an entry point into artists’ books; it is a place to…
Inscription, Issue 1: Beginnings
Inscription, Issue 1: BeginningsEdited by Gill Partington, Adam Smyth, Simon MorrisInformation as Material2020 Inscription journal: 12 × 12 in. offset-printed perfect-bound codex, 134 pagesSean Ashton, Living In A Land: 12 in. vinyl LPCraig Dworkin, Clock: 6.625 × 6.625 in. offset-printed, saddle-stitched pamphlet in a slipcase, 12 pagesJérémie Bennequin, An Erasure into the Maelström: 36 ×…
The Marathon Poet
The Marathon PoetÅke HodellTranslated by Fia BackströmEdited by Kira Josefsson2020 Ugly Duckling Presse5.25 × 8.25 in. closed150 pagesPerfect bindingOffset Åke Hodell (1919–2000) was many things: poet, pacifist, anarchist, visual artist, composer, razor-sharp satirist, and one-time fighter pilot. In The Marathon Poet (Maratonpoeten in the original Swedish), first published in 1981 and newly translated into English…
couplets and questions
Review by Eric Morris-Pusey couplets and questionsAndrew ShawThe Silent Academy couplets20195 × 5 in. closed78 pagesSoft-cover perfect bindingHP Indigo questions5 × 5 in. closed202058 pagesSoft-cover perfect bindingHP Indigo “Imagination,” author John Higgs begins his foreword to Andrew Shaw’s couplets, “isn’t what it used to be.” The statement was true enough when he first put it…
Tools for Extinction
Tools for Extinction is an anthology made of, for, against, within and in spite of this pandemic.
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.
Tiny Dino’s Grand Field Museum Adventure
Tiny Dino’s Grand Field Museum Adventure” is an improvisational critique of the museum as an institution, told as a children’s book featuring toy dinosaurs.