Outpost Journal 2

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore
Softcover, 64 pp. + insert, offset 4/4, 9 x 12 inches
Edition of 500
ISBN 978-0-9836082-1-9
Published by Outpost Journal

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Outpost is an annual print publication on art, design and community action from cities that have been traditionally underexposed beyond their local contexts. Each beautifully produced and visually engaging issue of Outpost focuses on a single urban location and comes packaged with a limited edition print by an artist from the featured city. Outpost is a journey into the creative heart of a place, and via features like “Secretly Famous” (profiles of the most infamous artsy locals), guerrilla engagements with tourist attractions, historical explorations, mapping projects, and deep dives into artist collectives and organizations, Outpost exposes the myriad ways in which unique local communities arise through creative collaboration and production.

Exploratory and playful, critical with a sense of levity, and inspired by hand-drawn maps, flags, totem poles, poorly pixelated iPhone photos, moody landscapes, and the spirit of adventure, Outpost is dedicated to strengthening ties between communities and spreading new ideas about how creative culture can change our world.

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Outpost Journal 2, Baltimore

Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One
Softcover, 122 pp., offset 4/4, 9 x 9 inches [26 x 36 inches unfolded]
Edition of 500
ISBN 978-0-26172-2-9
Published by LAXART

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For this project, Amir Zaki carefully reconstructed and reinterpreted, in virtual 3D space, several photographs from a series made in the mid-1980’s by Swiss artist duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Their photographs depict precariously balancing temporary sculptures that they intentionally constructed in a slap-dash manner. Their photographs of these sculptures were casually shot in their studio using unprofessional lighting and equipment. Through these photographs of temporary sculptural constructs made of household detritus, Fischli and Weiss subvert the idea of sculpture as a heroic manifestation of a unique and masterfully constructed object. Their work privileges the document over the sculpture, which Zaki interprets as an ironic inverse of the ubiquitous professional photographic documentation of the ‘serious’ sculpture found in so many art books and journals. In Zaki’s adaptation of their work, there is a re-inversion at play as he privileges the sculpture again, but only as a 3D virtual non-object in order to destabilize their relationship. This has manifested as a series of short photorealistic animation loops and a foldout book based on the eleven different ways that a cube can be unfolded. Working with this methodology allowed Zaki to further interrogate the conventions and limitations of photography by exploring depictions of ‘real’ space, but without the restraints of actual physics or forces such as gravity. Zaki is interested in the perversion of using Fischli and Weiss photographs of quickly made, throw-away sculptures as a source to create an incredibly laborious photorealistic virtual 3D scene that can be explored from all angles, both through photographic and orthographic projections. In this project Zaki has also fetishized the sculptures by making them virtual, stylized and idealized. He has resurrected these sculptures and placed them in a world where they need not ever ‘fall’ (fail). In the animations Zaki has created, the sculptures simply spin, teeter or gyrate indefinitely. In the photographs Zaki has rendered for the book, the sculptures hover in a perfect orthographic projection space, surrounded by a black void.

The book is a complex foldout design that is quite difficult to describe in text. It is ten double-sided square pages. Each page spread unfolds into unique configurations of six squares that represent all sides of a cube. The images on each unfolded page spread depict 3D digital recreations of photographs from the series Equilibres by Swiss artist duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss. When fully unfolded, the book opens up to approximately 27 x 36 inches. It is an interactive object, and can be folded and unfolded in multiple ways, creating grids, cubes, and unfolded boxes, each creating a unique experience and juxtaposition of images. It is important to recognize the book in terms of a limited edition or a multiple. It is also more of an object with sculptural qualities and a tactile nature than a ‘book’ in the traditional sense.

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Amir Zaki, Eleven Minus One

Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)
Softcover, 92 pp., offset 4/1, 200 x 270 mm
English and German
Edition of 1000
ISSN 1663-2508
Published by der:die:das:

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Some words on, and images of, glühbrine (light bulb). Featuring: Joseph Beuys, Big Zis, Lorenz Cugini, Vilem Flusser, Robert Gober, Colin Guillemet, Christina Hemauer, Roman Keller, Veronique Hoegger, et al.

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

der:die:das:, Issue g like glühbirne (light bulb)

C Magazine 114

C Magazine 114, MenC Magazine 114, Men

C Magazine 114, Men
Softcover, 64 pp., offset 4/1, 210 x 295 mm
Edition of 2200
ISSN 1480-5472
Published by C Magazine

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Issue 114, Men, includes essays by Ken Moffatt on male shame, Kerry Manders on Chris Ironside’s Mr. Long Weekend, Dan Adler on Ian Wallace’s Monochrome Series, an interview with Tobaron Waxman by Shawn Syms, and Ann Marie Peña in conversation with Yinka Shonibare. C Magazine 114 also includes Lezbros for Lesbos, an artist project by Logan MacDonald and Jon Davies, exhibition reviews of Michael Flaherty, A.K. Burns, Christoph Schlingensief, Attila Richard Lukacs, Althea Thauberger and Andrea Zittel, and book reviews.

Spilling Hot Gossip (Poster)

Charlie White, Spilling Hot Gossip

Charlie White, Spilling Hot Gossip
Poster, 100 lb matte coated paper, offset 2/0, 18 x 24 inches
Edition of 500
Unsigned, unnumbered
Published by Oslo Kunstforening

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Collaboration with Charlie White and design of poster/take away for the exhibition Spilling Hot Gossip a selection from The Girl Studies at Oslo Kunstforening.

“Portraiture has always been motivated by two competing and overlapping desires: the desire to record, and the desire to be recorded. Artists Katy Grannan and Charlie White have examined this tension, exploring concepts of identity and subjectivity in a world increasingly dominated by media representations of the ideal self. The Sun and Other Stars presents two bodies of work that map the fragility and resilience of individuality in contemporary Western culture.

Grannan’s unflinching portraits capture adult subjects along the sun-struck boulevards of the American West, transforming them from obscurity to individuality with pathos and candor. White’s series of blonde teenage girls frames the popular and tyrannical appetite for celebrity with a deadpan lack of sentimentality. These two photographic series, accompanied by Grannan’s first film project and White’s new animation and personal collections of mass-culture ephemera, provide a visual vocabulary for an examination of the human subject and the encumbering effect of desire and aspiration.”

— Britt Salvesen, The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White

Charlie White, Spilling Hot Gossip

Charlie White, Spilling Hot Gossip

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, “A” is for Africa
Summer 2012 — Africa Special Edition
Softcover, 202 pp., offset 4/4, 220 x 287 mm
ISSN 2038-4807
Published by KALEIDOSCOPE Press

$12.00 · out of stock

Editor-in-Chief Alessio Ascari and art directors OK-RM are pleased to announce that KALEIDOSCOPE’s summer issue is a special edition entirely devoted to art produced in (or related to) the African continent today. In a time when the once-dominant western model is collapsing, the impressive growth of Africa’s economies looks likely to continue and its cultural offer is growing more and more vibrant, exposing the international audience to an incredible offering of art, music, architecture, film, design and fashion. This issue intends to be the most up-to-date and thorough exploration of the African scene of contemporary art and culture, from Egypt to South Africa via Ethiopia and Nigeria, conducted in collaboration with a dream team of both international contributors and influential thinkers and practitioners working in and around Africa today.

HIGHLIGHTS
Santu Mofokeng by Philippe Pirotte; Hassan Khan and Wael Shawky by Shahira Issa; Sci-Fi Narratives by Nav Haq and Al Cameron; Athi-Patra Ruga by Linda Stupart; Cinématèque de Tanger by Omar Berrada.

MAIN THEME — The Future of the Continent, Continent of the Future
Art by Nana Oforyatta-Ayim; Cinema by Olufemi Terry, Frances Bodomo, Jean-Pierre Bekolo and Mahen Bonetti; Music by Benjamin Lebrave; and Urban Planning by Antoni Folkers.

MONO — Nicholas Hlobo
Interview by Sean O’Toole; Essay by Tracy Murinik; Focus by Liese van deer Watt.

REGULARS
Futura: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye by Hans Ulrich Obrist; Panorama: Invisible Borders by Emmanuel Iduma; Souvenir d’Italie: Massimo Grimaldi by Luca Cerizza; On Exhibitions: “African Negro Art” by Paola Nicolin; Producers: Elvira Dyangani Ose by Carson Chan.

SPECIAL PORTFOLIOS
Viviane Sassen, Rotimi Fani-Kayode and Namsa Leuba.

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine 15, "A" is for Africa

On Acid: A Field Guide to Altered States

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid
A Field Guide to Altered States
Softcover, 100 pp., offset 4/3, 200 x 265 mm
Edition of 1000
ISBN 978-0-615-53398-8
Published by CCC

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On Acid presents a radically subjective re-edit of the history of drug experience, following the emergence of drugs as a technology and modernity’s conflicted obsessions with altered states. Tracing a path beginning with philosopher Benjamin Blood’s 1874 pamphlet ‘The Anesthetic Revelation and the Gist of Philosophy’ which declares the existence of a ‘majesty and supremacy unspeakable’ observable only after being dosed by nitrous oxide, On Acid assembles texts and images that draw a line connecting archival works by William James, Antonin Artaud, Timothy Leary, and various modernist explorers, to the practice of contemporary artists such as Rodney Graham, Francis Alÿs, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe. Removed from the familiar cultural contexts of Haight-Ashbury and Grateful Dead psychedelia, On Acid is in itself an experimental program, a recursive acidic process that mirrors the deconstructive relations to counterculture cultivated in contemporary art. The book concludes with a series of new conversations with Freeman and Lowe, Hamilton Morris and Arik Roper.

TEXTS
Francis Alys, Antonin Artaud, Benjamin Blood, Philip K. Dick, Rodney Graham, Brion Gysin, Dr. Albert Hofmann, Jim Hogshire, Aldous Huxley, International Federation for Internal Freedom, William James, Timothy Leary, Marcia Moore, William Rauscher, Alan Watts.

IMAGES
Brian Aldiss, Francis Alys, Carol Bove, Syd Barrett, Mathieu Briand, Krystle Cole, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Rodney Graham, Brion Gysin, Carsten Holler, Henri Michaux, John Moeller, Arik Roper, Sandoz Laboratories, Ettore Sottsass, Klaus Weber.

INTERVIEWS
Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman, Hamilton Morris, Arik Roper.

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid

William Rauscher and John Moeller, On Acid

Issue f like fernglas (binocular)

der:die:das:, Issue f like fernglas (binocular)

der:die:das:, Issue f like fernglas (binocular)
Softcover, 96 pp., offset 4/1, 200 x 270 mm
English and German
Edition of 1000
ISSN 1663-2508
Published by der:die:das:

$22.00 · add to cart

Some words on, and images of, fernglas (binocular). Featuring: Merry Alpern, Big Zis, Tobias Brücker, Sophie Calle, Anne-Catherine Eigner, Ingo Giezendanner, Charles Negre, Niklaus Rüegg, Paul Scheerbart, Kohei Yoshiyuki, et al.

der:die:das:, Issue f like fernglas (binocular)

der:die:das:, Issue f like fernglas (binocular)

der:die:das:, Issue f like fernglas (binocular)

Studio, Affect

Phil Chang, Running Sheet and Artist Portrait
Running Sheet and Artist Portrait; Chromogenic and Offset Prints, 2012

Phil Chang — Studio, Affect
7 July – 11 August 2012
Opening reception: Saturday, 7 July 2012, 7-9pm

Pepin Moore
933 Chung King Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Pepin Moore is proud to present Studio, Affect, an exhibition of new works by Phil Chang, on view from 7 July through 11 August 2012. A reception for the artist will be held Saturday, 7 July from seven to nine in the evening.

As his third and final project that examines the various implications of affect, Phil Chang includes works in Studio, Affect that obliquely address the role of the studio in contemporary culture. Studio, Affect includes various depictions of artist’s studios — photographs of book pages depicting Francis Bacon’s disheveled space, Giacometti in his studio studying his wife, Richter sitting on an office chair — alongside images from catalogs that rely on tropes of the studio. Also included are images Chang has produced which depict his own production. These include photographs of laser prints that have served as studies, and the running sheets (offset prints) from the production of his artist book from 2010. In total, Studio, Affect relies on an array of images presented in an array of formats — chromogenic prints, silver gelatin prints, laser prints, pigment prints, stencil prints, and offset prints — that are hinged within frames. This decision has to do with a desire for “looseness” in presentation that formally and structurally addresses the political and economic implications of the studio.

Megabodega

Megabodega Family Business

Megabodega
Zine Mart and Event Series
June 26 — July 6, 2012
Organized by Victoria Yee Howe

Family Business
520 West 21st St.
New York, NY 10012

200+ art books and magazines for sale; nightly book launches and parties; toll-free 24/7 Megabodega Hotline with new curated guest recordings daily.

Grand Opening: Tuesday, June 26, 7-10pm
Music by DJ Joro-Boro
Drinks provided by Macao Trading Co.

Family Business is the big brother of the Wrong Gallery, a minuscule space that Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick ran in New York from 2002 to 2005. Just like the Wrong Gallery, Family Business is a non-profit space open to experimentation and irreverent exhibition formats.

In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986

Fin Serck-Hanssen, In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986

Fin Serck-Hanssen, In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986
Hardcover, 256 pp., offset 2/1, 210 x 270 mm
English and Norwegian
Edition of 2000
ISBN 978-82-997894-5-5
Published by Teknisk Industri AS

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In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986 documents Fin Serck-Hanssens work as a photographer for Norwegian music magazines. From the early years of Norwegian Punk and underground music scene to English bands playing in Derby and London. New Order, Bauhaus, and the Clash are captured in the very start of their career. Through more than 150 photographs essential music culture: the bands, the crowd and the scenes, are documented. The book features new essays by Ole Robert Sunde, Christian Refsum, Paola Cortes-Rocca and Peter J. Amdam

Fin Serck-Hanssen, In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986

Fin Serck-Hanssen, In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986

Fin Serck-Hanssen, In Between Pictures. Photographs 1979-1986

Normalizing Judgement

Fin Serck-Hanssen, Normalizing Judgement

Fin Serck-Hanssen, Normalizing Judgement
Hardcover, 108 pp., offset 4/4, 320 x 230 mm
English and Norwegian
Edition of 1000
ISBN 978-82-997894-0-0
Published by Teknisk Industri AS

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This series of work by Fin Serck-Hanssen looks at life inside the walls of eight Norwegian prisons of varying degrees of severity. From the open prison at Bastøy to the more harsh lock up conditions at Ullersmo. But inside is always inside.

— Michael Petry

Fin Serck-Hanssen, Normalizing Judgement

A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances
Hardcover, 84 pp., offset 4/4, 210 x 300 mm
English and Norwegian
Edition of 600
ISBN 978-82-997894-4-8
Published by Teknisk Industri AS

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In the book project A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances we access a visual universe revolving around dismembered pieces of familiar objects. Sketches, pictures and materials are united into a steady flow of everyday examination, in which apparent contradictions — painstaking exactitude and violence, empathy and calculation — bubble away beneath the surface. Rearrangement, representation and repression melt together on the border between construction and collapse, with an elegant sense of seriousness. The works are supplemented with texts by Friedrich Tietjen, Caroline Ugelstad, Leif Magne Tangen and Christopher Muller.

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances