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Bulletin III,6.

日本語  The Sky Above Some Los Angeles Apartments (after Ed Ruscha). / For LA Art Book Fair!


2 spreads/1 sheet, 17.9 x 13.9cm / 7 x 5.5in, b/w laser & ink jet print; 200 copies, 2015

Coin toss at LA Art Book Fair or included with any purchase, or pay shipping - Intl  Add   |  JPN  Add   

 


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R _ _

日本語  R is the first of three selections from six years of the author's Polaroid record:

With the subjects of the images largely de-emphasized and the often fetishized color quality of the medium displaced, the single-color images insist on the utility of Polaroid photography for imparting the framing and shaping of photographs.


30pg, 13 × 17.8cm, 1-color risograph, cardstock cover, stapled & taped binding; 26 × 11cm folded insert; 30 copies, 2014

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Rae Eden

lives in Zürich.
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 


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See-Blue

日本語   A pocket book, which shares the same 4 × 5 inch dimensions as a common large format film size.

Words found in photography are reused in short poems set in blue from light to dark. The inserted sheet of Fujifilm color enlarging paper presents the shade of blue that appears when the paper is exposed to light.
For me if a beautiful memory could have a color that color would be light blue.*

4 × 5in; 20pg booklet + 2 inserts, 3-color digital print, 1 of 50 covers, staple bound; c-print developed by the author; 50 copies, 2014

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Anne Lai

lives in Brooklyn.


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Afterword

日本語  A grouping of peopled situations and images, photographed by Fábio M. Roque between 2005-2012.

The work, intended as an afterword to Stories (Bad Weather Press, 2013), indexes sight shaped by reference and a perception that allows for associative contemplation. A postcard is included with each booklet.


36pg, 13.8 × 18cm, b/w risograph, cardstock cover, staple bound; 10.5 × 15.7cm postcard (6 variations); 50 copies, 2013

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Fábio M. Roque

(b. 1985) is based in Lisbon, Portugal.

 
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Cassette

日本語 Eight guitared dittos differentiated by a voice in a distant past. Two songs are by the voice's friend on leave in the 4th largest country, and the friend's friend. Or

Cloud: "Pop and circumstance, no décor with an optional trailing -e, ′32″ in foreign turns of phrase, and a cover for good measure. Something like that."


10-minute cassette; 2-sided sleeve with lyrics, black risograph; 35 copies, 2014

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Cloud

is a voice, a guitar, and a stretch of time on the Eastern Seaboard that hangs over Tokyo.


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Long Shots

日本語
  The "ground truth" of an image encompasses elements of a composition that individuals are most likely to fixate on. Spanning a period of 19 months, these images depict and catalog places and moments that made one individual regret the established reality for which these images provided an escape. In some, the ground truths are obvious - a person or central object; in others, the long format is an invitation to gaze and identify one.


24pg, 13 × 18cm, color digital, staple bound, 50 copies, 2012

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Rei Yanagi | 柳玲

(b. 1986) lives and works in Tokyo.

 
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 


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Elves

日本語   After knowing her for seven months, he asked Chelsea to write his autobiography.

. . .

From establishing a cursory framework and through successive iterations, Chelsea Limbird occupies a transmitted position, surfacing recognitions and structuring the release and designation of another.


2 booklets, 72pg total; 13.2 × 18cm, b/w laser with 1 color-risographed cardstock cover & 12.2 × 18cm, 1-color risograph; both staple bound, 35 copies, 2013

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Chelsea Limbird

designs, writes, teaches and talks about architecture, cities, art and writing in New York City. In her free time, she writes and illustrates children's books and collects colors.


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Peripeteia
per•i•pe•tei•a  |ˌperipəˈtēə; -ˈtīə|
日本語 (n. formal) a sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstances, especially in reference to fictional narrative.

ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from Greek peripeteia ‘sudden from peri- ‘around’ + the stem of piptein ‘to fall.’

48pg self cover, 13 × 18cm, cardstock cover, color digital, staple bound, 50 copies, 2012

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Fette Sans

is based in Los Angeles and Berlin.

 

 
See also Consumed Into Oblivion.  
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         


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Gymnastics

日本語  Agile figures, standard equipment, and a coordinated inventory drawn from a dated dictionary.


28pg, 13.8 × 18cm, b/w laser, 1-color risograph cover, staple bound; 30 copies, 2013

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  Ai Oë

is a visual artist based in Tokyo.

See also Bulletin I,2.
 
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Bureaucracy, Progress, and Destruction (A Slightly Fictional Narrative for the Masses)

日本語
 “... Now, only bodies and folk tales floated in the bowels of the basin, producing a stringy narrative out of historical threads at hand. The constant trespassing of the state had reached an undesired terminus...”

Part fiction and part personal diary, Bureaucracy, Progress, and Destruction narrates the evolution of Bosnia’s central corridor from the perspective of its communist leader Josip Broz Tito. Its only aim: to bring light to the corridor and reveal the intricacies of its decay.


40pg, 11.5 × 19.5cm, cardstock cover, digital print, staple bound, open edition, 2012

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Almin Pršić

lives and works in Cambridge, MA. His work focuses on architecture as a cultural discipline and emerges from an intense engagement with history, pedagogy, mainstream trends, bad music videos, radical art projects, functional requirements, pragmatic thinking and user comfort. Read More
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Maledetta Primavera

日本語
"This booklet is based on two music videos from the early 1980s that feature the Mexican singer Yuri singing Maldita Primavera, a Spanish version of the Italian song Maledetta Primavera by Loretta Goggi. The images were made by superimposing a series of charcoal and graphite drawings. They emphasize the generation loss found in the original sources, which were stills from different versions of the video available on-line. The vertical format in which the images are cut and repeated, the black and white scheme, and the subject itself are elements informed by and referential to the television era." - AM


52pg unopened,   14 × 20 × .4cm, b/w risograph cardstock cover, b/w risograph on newsprint, perfect bound, open edition, 2012

Intl 7USD  Add    | ¥700  Add 
  Andrés Monzón

is a visual artist and the director of the Campos de Gutiérrez Foundation. Born in Colombia, he was formally trained as a painter and a ceramicist from an early age. Exiled to the United States at the age of 12, he continued to peruse art and developed an interest in migration and cultural identity. His recent work engages artifacts and videos that are particularly representative of certain moments in Latin-American popular culture. Read More
 
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The Eye's Mind

日本語 The Eye's Mind is a series of stereoscopic drawings visualizing an eye's journey across a small portion of a Jorge Luis Borges text. The book is about the bugs on the edge of our retina, the process of reading, and is guaranteed to give you a headache of clear-sighted echoes.

Read more about the drawings here.


40pg, 14 × 21 cm, 4c digital, cardstock cover, edition of 100, 2011

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David Battle Roesing

is an artist who lives in a mansion in Brooklyn.

Read also: Terror and the Narrative Tendency, published by Peradam in 2012.
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Blonde Girls

日本語
Blonde Girls is a novella cobbled together from the diaries of four girls and one queer. Sean Monahan builds a loose narrative out of their secrets (as well as his own). Over 25 chapters, Blonde Girls attempts to speak both personally and impersonally; to embrace disclosure, while leaving the audience in doubt of who exactly is doing the disclosing. Available only as a PDF on a USB drive, the project prioritizes the instant replication of a Copy command over the mechanical reproduction of a printing press, fetishizing information rather than objects.

6 × 1.7cm 1GB USB drive, 91pg / 1pg, 73.1MB digital files, open edition, 2008/11

Intl 8USD  Add    | ¥800  Add 

 
Sean Monahan

is an artist based in NY and is a member of K-HOLE, a team of young cultural strategists.

 

 
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Unofficial Bulletin

日本語 Unofficial Bulletin is a magazine full of contemporary histories in the form of accessible mysteries, appealing to the power of building tales, but those of our own. It is a report full of questions and smoke, a fight against the logic of representation and information.


20 pg, 15 × 21 cm
b/w digital, staple bound
edition of 150, 2011

Intl 5USD  Add    | ¥500  Add 

 

 
Pepe Medina

lives and works in Madrid. Preferring drawing over writing, he builds objects and representations on paper and is interested in what people draw from the work, how they face the concepts. More of his work may be found on Columpio Madrid and Publico.es.
 


 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                       
 
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Hey Come Here

日本語
 "This comic is an attempt to address the visual motions of reading versus those of looking, which most comics inherently reconcile through fragmentation. I was embarking from a particular format that I’ve seen in some Gasoline Alley pages, presenting a singular image of a place, subdivided but not altered by panels, and characters move through each panel in the left-to-right fashion in order to tell a story. This format becomes problematic because the characters’ movements are beholden to reading’s logic at the exclusion of the space’s. A character’s presence in panel after panel, functions not to tell of the walker’s illogical perambulation but solely of time passing and resultant narrative developments. This comic attempts to use this format but remain equally faithful to both systems, to free the figure’s movement from the constraints of the (pictorially) contradictory left-to-right rule, but do so without breaking that rule or fragmenting the singular space. The format gradually complicates to accommodate for the walkers’ varied trajectories." - CS
 
Clayton Schiff

is an artist based in Brooklyn.

 
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Pocket Booklets

日本語
 Pocket Booklets repeats the means of Athena Tacha's pocket books. Each contains an intimate or truthing text and is printed on colored paper. The series is a format for collaboration.

The city printed on the cover indicates the city in which the writing was developed.

Each 8.1 × 11.3 cm in clear sleeve, lengths vary (see below), b/w digital or risograph, accordion fold. Numbered, open edition unless otherwise specified, 2011 -



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日本語


 
20pg, 15 × 21cm, b/w photocopy, staple bound, 100 copies, 2011

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Yoshinoya

日本語  Tokyo explained vis-à-vis blood shed in a fight witnessed at a Shinjuku Yoshinoya.

AV: "Make it tasty, low-priced, and quick. ¥300, like a gyūdon."


10pg, 10.5 × 74cm, riso, on orange, 2014
A. Verdade

works on a perzine-comp titled Time and lives in New York City.
         
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Parallel Rules

日本語   Parallel Rules is a duplicate of a printed e-mail conversation Itsuki found in a library book. In the exchange on art, architecture, and referent values, two (presumably young) authors write through, but ultimately past one another. As a third author, Itsuki backtracks their words and provides a list of references/readings that drove their conclusions.

"The authors' words mirror the stagnant resolve of a relationship I recently abandoned." - IF

10pg, 10.5 × 74cm, on pale blue green, 2013
Itsuki Fujii

is temporarily based in Florence, Italy.
         
         
       
         
         
         
         
   

 

   
 
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Critical Theory Paper

日本語"CTP is an essay on short passages of Barthes, Althusser, and Foucault | from three books a former lover stole. In the past to which this was ascribed, their words and writing were refuge | against him, thoughts to whom managed to enter my writing relentlessly." - IF

10pg, 10.5 × 74cm, on blue, 2012

Itsuki Fujii

(b. 1988, US) is enrolled in a philosophy department. He lives in Los Angeles.


 
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Stomach Excess

日本語 The way a person eats alone is necessarily a consequence of how one has eaten with others. In this context, Stomach Excess recollects instances of visceral excess, at times secondary to the characters who, in the remembered moments, fundamentally shape the peculiarities of how a person eats and feels.

Translated by Yu Morishita; 10pg, 10.5 × 74 cm, on (title here) pink, 2011
Yui Eto

(b. 1987) is an artist based in Tokyo.

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日本語 On tragic cats and the manner in which words rescued the account and the (two) author(s) from complete tragedy. The title is repeated from A. Tacha. The first in the series.

7pg, 10.5 × 37 cm, on pale taupe, 2011


 
  Évita Yumul

strongly suggests going here and scrolling 60-75% ↓ to read a selection of Tacha's series, and to this website to purchase them.
 
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Bulletin II,5.

日本語  Our infosheet for Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014. It's bananas[, a grave, a ghost, a rose, time spent, an excerpt or quote, and 2006 names a gesture credited to 1869]! Not to be missed—


3 spreads/1 sheet, 13 × 18cm, color laser; 10.5 x 29.7cm insert; ?00 copies, 2014

Free at Tokyo Art Book Fair or with any purchase, or pay shipping; Out
 
Booklet

is the website you're surfing. More.

Édition is responsible for the other non-booklet at our TABF table.



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Bulletin II,4.

日本語  A continuation of the author's Men at Work series in two images from two islands and a man made island of. Dates, respectively: 1634, 1893/2014; the Ice Age-18th century, 1970 & 2014.

See also Elephantine, Work.


3 spreads/1 sheet, 13 × 18cm, 2-color risograph; 120 copies, 2014

Free with any purchase and at Art Book Marche IRL until July 7th, or pay shipping; Out 
 
Yu Morishita

is an architect and writer based in Tokyo.
 
Past Bulletins II,3-4 , I,1-2.
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Bulletin II,3.

日本語  An arrangement of paperings and photographs the author sent with a recent Booklet Library contribution:

"I hope you enjoyed opening this! Sorry for the wait!! I made these many years ago when I was 16, and now you have the last ones. : ) ..."


5pg (4pg/broadside verso), 13 × 18cm (JB4 folded), risograph; 2-color risograph envelope; Many copies, 2014

Free with any purchase and at Art Book Marche IRL until July 7th, or pay shipping; Out
 
Jamie Hudson

is based in Leeds. He works on Illography, Desktop Anxiety, and Enclave.


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Bulletin Vol. I, No. 1.

日本語 
"...the concerns of 'Comics' are changing. The protective insularity of the eighties and nineties has given way, with the success of manga, critical acclaim, newer formats, etc., to the wide open, less-detached-from-the-cultural-zeitgeist aughts. The most exciting thing to me about comics in the nineties, something that was on everyone’s minds, was the idea that comics, as a mode of expression, could be divorced from comics, as a cultural history. I guess we’re beginning to reap what we’ve sown." -- Jason Overby from The Concerns of "Comics"

I,1 Supplement. Stephen Hayes occasionally comments on work he finds on-line and returns the drawing to the original author. For the supplement, he pares down a mark up of Jason's Purple Dialectics.

See also, Bulletin I,2.
 
Jason Overby

is an artist and critic based in Portland.

Stephen Hayes is currently in Japan cartooning and working as a provisional farmer. He lives in Los Angeles.
 
5pg, 13 x 18cm (JB4 folded), 2 color risograph, 25.7 × 18cm insert; 120 copies produced for the May 2013 pop-up

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Bulletin I,2.

日本語 An assembly of single handed Italian coats of arms redrawn and occasionally fictioned.

I,2 Supplement. Fra Angelico's The Mocking of Christ (c.1440-1441) pared down in response to Ai's layout.

See also Bulletin I,1.


5pg (2pg/1sp/broadside), 13 × 18cm (JB4 folded), 2 color risograph; supplement - 1pg, 22 × 18cm folded insert, color digital

Free with any purchase or
Free (pay shipping), Out
 
Ai Oë

is based in Tokyo. She compiles Directory. See older titles by the author.

Évita Yumul lives in Tokyo proper.
 
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AH HA

日本語 A pair of Bruce Nauman fanzines containing page after page of the Naumanism, then the utterance reconfigured.

Made in response to and for free distribution at Approaches to What?, a Whatever Press group library on 3 September 2011. AH HA... is (no longer) available for free with any purchase and with all Library visits.


Two booklets, each 24pg, 14 × 10.5cm, b/w digital, staple bound, first 10 copies signed

¥000, Out
 
Ai Oë & Évita Yumul

Down with whatever.
Done with whatever.
 
   
                       
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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YOU

日本語
You continues the logic of the foldout included with Signs using images from an outdated archive that started with "abandon" and ended with "you". Ascribed meanings are diverted using the show through of each page. Text in English, French, and German.


40pg, 10.5 × 14.8cm, b/w risograph, staple bound, 20 copies, 2012; Produced as a party favor for the Sunday Books pop-up

Free, Out
  Ai Oë

is an artist based in Tokyo.
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Shapes

日本語
 "These are arrangements I have collected by any number of artists who worked with configurations of shapes. The booklet is cut down the middle so they can become new work or your work. The artists cited in this book are listed, split, along the gutter." - AO


24pg (full)/pages split, 13 × 18cm, color laser, staple bound, 50 copies, 2011

¥500, Out
 
Ai Oë

is an artist based in Tokyo.
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Signs  Bootleg

日本語
 "These images sat in a folder on my desktop since 2009. Sourced (and limited) images* of elementary signs are held in wait.

*saved from a webpage that links to yet another webpage with the line: "... hold[s] the hands up and off to the side a bit. Wiggle the fingers."


20pg, 13 × 18cm, b/w risograph on newsprint, 38 × 29.5cm 1c riso foldout, staple bound, 15 copies, 2013/5

¥300, Out
 
Ai Oë

is an artist based in Tokyo.

 

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Signs

日本語
 "These images sat in a folder on my desktop since 2009. Sourced (and limited) images* of elementary signs are held in wait.

*saved from a webpage that links to yet another webpage with the line: "... hold[s] the hands up and off to the side a bit. Wiggle the fingers."


20pg, 13 × 18cm, b/w risograph on white newsprint, 38 × 29.5 1c digital foldout, staple bound, 50 copies, 2012

¥300, Out
 
Ai Oë

is an artist based in Tokyo.

 

 
Bootleg is Booklet with the k & t subbed with t & g; is for re-prints of our titles and otherwise. See another here or here.
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Plant Mugshots

日本語
"A quiet story told through found plant mugshots. A ruler is there to decide how each plant measures up." - AO


20pg, 13 × 18cm, b/w photocopy, staple bound, 50 copies, 2012

¥500, Out
 
Ai Oë

is an artist based in Tokyo.

 

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Calm Kind

日本語
A quietly paced booklet of aggregations, and photographs whose texture is somewhere between film photos and video stills.


20pg, 12.5 × 17.5 cm, color digital on newsprint, staple bound, 100 copies, 2010

¥500, Out
 
Anonymous

The author, whose full name starts with an A and ends with an S, is based in Southern California.

 


 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Craggy Island

日本語
"Craggy Island, a place of dreams lost and regained, and every so often lost once more. Where the market value of gold and silver, both noble metals, is tantamount with the waxing and waning climate of commodity. Extracted from the crust, the two metals maintain purity, shifting only in scale and appearance: a process which returns finally each molecule to the stuff of the black house of the universe." - BG


20pg, 13.5 × 16cm, color digital, mylar pages, staple bound, 30 copies, 2011

¥700, Out


 
Brady Gunnell

is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Providence, Rhode Island. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The expanse of the desert landscape has made a profound impact on the way he responds to space.




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Consumed Into Oblivion

日本語 Consumed Into Oblivion is a correspondence between two lives across a country. By documenting sound and its description—by rationing emotion with ideas of space and representation—the authors translate one through the other. Time and distance are effectuated as medium for understanding an intimate distrust and an ambiguous commitment.

2 booklets; 92 pg total, ea. 10.8 × 16.5cm, enveloped (12 x 18.5cm), laser & risograph print, staple bound, 50 copies +3AP, 2012

¥700, Out

 
Chelsea Limbird

was once told that people who live their lives deeply entrenched in reality have dreams based in fantasy, and that for those who live everyday in a dreamworld, conjure a reality in their sleep. East Harlem, NYC

Casey Ramirez
values the vibration that occurs when contrasting colors are in close proximity to each other. SF, CA

 

 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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104 words in the private history of a love that failed

日本語
A double invitation: to occupy a private history, to engage the work in paracollaboration. Single word on each page which, in their entirety, compose a paragraph/sentiment from memory by another whose name is anagrammed on the cover. Bound so that pages may be separated to view new pairs of words. A single spread may be sent to the ~author of the words along with the pastel pile to fulfill the prompt written on the pre-addressed envelope (US destination).


110pg, 15.5 × 21cm, b/w photocopy (1/50) colored covers & matching pastels, (1/104) individual notes, sealed fore-edge, elastic cord bound, edition of 104, 2011

¥600,* Out

 
Évita Yumul

lives in Tokyo proper.

 

 
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A Lover's Dog-ears  Bootleg

日本語
 "Pages dog-eared by the previous owner of my copy of Barthes' A Lover's Discourse. Notations and marks on the pages have been used to translate the attentions of the former reader as both divergent account and exacting affinity."

Self-published by the author in 2013.


56pg, 13.2 × 20.2cm, b/w laser photocopy, insert & bookmark, blue stamped & staple bound, 20 copies, 2015

Pay shipping only, Out
   
*Please specify a color at checkout. Color sent will be a close approximate. No violets or browns.
Bootleg is Booklet with the k & t subbed with t & g; is for re-prints of our titles and otherwise. See another here or here.
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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It Was Grand, Honestly.

日本語
"A few weeks ago my father gave me boxes and boxes of family photographs: some that he took, some that my mother took, some that my grandparents took, and some that my great-grandparents took. This is what I saw; I would have liked to have remembered." - FN

28pg, 12.8 × 15.3cm, color digital, staple bound, 25 signed copies, 2011; Made in Seattle.

¥1100, Out

 

 

 
Frances Nelson

believes there is profound beauty in the understated and subtle. She strives to create small moments of surprise and delight, resulting in work that is both authentic and certain, where both memory and form are intertwined, softly asserting itself in its given landscape.

 

 
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12 Tulips 12 Fertilizers

日本語
"12 Tulips 12 Fertilizers depicts objects of beauty and desire. Much like seasonal consumerism marketed through the likes of what style your sweater will come in, what color your patio furniture will be represented by, and what aesthetics your garden will be rendered with, we all buy pieces of narratives already foregrounded by other social signifiers. We are all one in our desires and individuate ourselves by choosing what shape, size and color we want our desire to come in, therefore defining our cultural identity through a seriality of aesthetics and the social impact that is administered." - GW

20pg, 16 × 21cm, 29 x 42 cm foldout insert, color digital, 100 copies, 2011

¥700, BRB

 
Gaea Woods

is an artist based in Los Angeles.

 

 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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The Draftery Fig. 02

日本語
The second issue of The Draftery frames works by architects, artists, and writers alike as alternative models of architectural production. These works are concerned with how architecture is manifested on non-physical sites—how architecture is represented as graphic object rather than as spatial artifact. The authors examine narrative, whether political, ideological, or simply serving to disclose meaning, as an organizing principle in works that function as public exhortations.

Essay by Athanasiou Geolas; Drawings and writing by Dan Wood, Anasthasia Geolas, Oliviu Lugojan-Ghenciou, Luke Pearson, Thomas Hillier; Jesen Tanadi (Editor)


88pg, 15 × 20.5cm, 3 color offset cover, digital print, staple bound, 90 copies, 2012

¥800, Discontinued by Jesen Tanadi

 

 

 
Jesen Tanadi (Ed.) &

日本語 Dan Wood is an artist and printmaker based in Providence, Rhode Island. His prints, often consisting of common images overlaid with halftone patterns and graphic messages, evidence his interest in showing meaning behind the everyday. He teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design’s Printmaking Department.

Athanasiou Geolas blurs the representational line between writing and drawing, fulfilling the roles of writer, theorist, and student of urban archeology Read More
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  The Draftery Fig. 01

日本語
The Draftery is a visual compendium of drawings, architectural representation, and prints that began as a web-based digital archive. In contrast to the website, the quarterly publication serves as a platform for a more careful, direct, and intimate examination of a smaller handful of work. The book provides a glimpse into each contributor’s personal rhetoric and the processes involved in their creative practice.


88pg, ~15 × 20.5cm, 4c screenprinted cover, color digital, staple bound, 90 copies, 2012

¥800, Out

  Jesen Tanadi (Ed.) &

日本語/ Tom Ngo is an artist currently residing in Toronto, Canada. Using absurdity as a rhetorical device, he questions (architectural) conventions in his drafted drawings.

Catrina Stewart is a recent architecture school graduate. Her work envisions and proposes a new ad-hoc urban future and its implications on the city’s inhabitants in her home town of London, England.

Olalekan Jeyifous seamlessly combines digital and analog media Read More
 

 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Rainbow Collection

日本語 Culled from drawings made for various gallery shows and private collections, Jesse LeDoux compiles a whimsical spectrum for The Rainbow Collection. His bold colors and strong geometric shapes balance the densely detailed linework of the drawings. The result is a colorful attempt at understanding the universe. The edition of 25 is signed and numbered, with an original pencil drawing bound into each copy.

20pg, 13.5 × 20.5cm, color digital, (surprise) original drawing in each copy, 25 signed copies, 2011; Made in Seattle.

¥1600, Out


 
Jesse LeDoux

worked for many years as an art director for Seattle-based Sub Pop Records before leaving in 2004 to focus on his client-based and personal work at LeDouxville.

His work was included in the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial (2007) and an installation at the University of Maryland (2008). He currently lives and works in Seattle, WA.
 
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Ghosts  Bootleg

日本語
Ghosts is a bootleg of Kohei Oyama's Ghosts in Surroundings. The sequence is developed in structured tension.


24pg self cover, 14.8 × 10.5cm, b/w risograph print, staple bound, 75 copies, 2012; Produced as a party favor for the Sunday Books pop-up

Free, Out - Ask Kohei for a copy.

 

 
Kohei Oyama

is the founder of Parapera, a publishing and distribution group for Japanese photographers; Book Storage, a distribution platform for Japanese publishers; and Zine Picnic, a biannual meetup for Tokyo-based self-publishers.
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Asteroids

日本語
A collection of asteroids of shape and pattern and the occasional skyscape, carefully composed within the space that separates them. The booklet comes with a selection of hand cut asteroid stickers found therein.

16pg, 13 × 18cm, b/w digital, punched cover, staple bound, 36-40 sticker pack, 50 copies, 2011

¥600, Out

Available through Visual Verbal.

 
Liam Stevens

is an illustrator and designer based in London. Employing the qualities of pencil and cut paper, he playfully engages in creating work over a range of disciplines. He co-founded MakeMakeStudio, an outlet for motion experimentation and animation.


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Approximately 50%

日本語  Using everyday objects, Marco Ugolini designates a material economy, imaging critique both in and of static figures.

This project was developed during his stay at Residency Blumen and exhibited in New Works at Kunstverein Leipzig, Germany. Biko Regular, the typeface used for this publication, was designed by the author.


16pg, 13 × 18cm, color laser, staple bound, 25.5 x 35cm folded insert, 50 copies, 2013

¥500, contact author for copies
  Marco Ugolini

(b. Italy) is a graphic designer and visual artist based in Amsterdam and Berlin. His work explores art and design as concomitant modes of practice in the form of media- and site-oriented interventions.
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 


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Six Ten

日本語  Six Ten is a series of photographs taken by the author during her stay at Cité Radieuse in Marsailles, France. The series favors spatial navigation over photographic reification, and works to place a moment in time.


48pg, 13.5 × 18 cm, b/w risograph, staple bound, 23.5 × 34.5 cm folded insert, 50 copies, 2013

¥600, Out
  Mary Gaudin

(b. New Zealand) is a photographer living in France.


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Untaken Photographs

日本語
 For more than a year, instead of taking certain photographs Paul Paper wrote them down. Untaken Photographs is a book about seeing, photography and, ultimately, the (limits of) image. It is an artistic dialogue with the writings of Jacques Rancière, Roland Barthes and, especially, Vilém Flusser.


Text in English and Japanese; 40pg, 12.5 × 18cm, b/w risograph, b/w & color digital print, staple bound, 100 copies, 2012

¥600, Out - Try Antenne

 

 

Paul Paper

is an artist, curator, and day-dreamer based in Vilnius, Lithuania. He works both on his own and collaboratively, and is the founder of Sraunus, a traveling photography projection show.

Fred Cave (designer) works as an artist and graphic designer both on his own and as part of different Read More
 
   
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Tokyo Potted Gardens Herbarium

日本語
Tokyo Potted Gardens Herbarium is a preview to the forthcoming Hobbyist, "Tokyo Potted Garden", a series of pictures taken by Hourquet during a stay in Tokyo: "As Japanese people haven't enough place at home for gardening, they use sidewalks and streets areas to make their own garden."

The herbarium version is a coloring issue, a sampling of images by Hourquet and an array of drawings by Horide.


32pg, 10.5 × 14.8cm, b/w risograph, staple bound, 200 copies, 2012; Produced as a party favor for the Sunday Books pop-up
  Pierre Hourquet

is a freelance graphic designer who lives and works in Paris. Since 2007, he has run the multidisciplinary OFFICE studio. He publishes books (Books OnLine, Lozen-Up) and curates the Publish it Yourself Exhibition with Laurence Vecten.

Jun Horide runs Holiday!



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Ceramics Class

日本語 A collection of photographs taken by the author at her first ceramics class in Spring 2012.

20pg, 14 × 21cm, 4-color digital print, cardstock cover, staple bound, 100 copies, 2012

¥650, Out; try Seite IRL.

  Ye Rin Mok

was born in Seoul. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

 

 
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Men at Work

日本語
A series of photographs of (title here), taken in Tokyo and Vancouver, reproduced as three folded A3 posters.


4pg/2 sheets, 10.5 × 14.8cm (folded), 29 x 42cm (unfolded), b/w risograph, 30 copies, 2012; Produced as a party favor for the Sunday Books pop-up

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See also Bulletin II,4.

 

  Yu Morishita

is an architect and writer. He lives in Tokyo.

 


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Elephantine

日本語
 A concise archive of photographs taken at the Naumann Mammoth museum in Makubetsu, Japan. Elephantine is part of the author's on-going Men at Work series.


20pg, 12 × 18cm, color laser, staple bound, 50 copies, 2013

¥300, Out

 

  Yu Morishita

is an architect and writer. He lives in Tokyo.
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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Footings

日本語 Footings depicts constructed boundaries and the visual desire to physically cross them. They are found in Kyoto, Japan.


16 pg, 15 × 21cm, b/w photocopy, staple bound, 100 copies, 2011

¥500, Out

 
Yu Morishita

is an architect and writer. He lives in Tokyo.


 
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Before You Forget

日本語 'before you forget' ... feeling at home on the first vacation with your lover ... sharing a cheap bottle of wine on a sun-drenched rooftop with your friends ... finishing the book you carried around with you for the longest time ... appreciate beauty in the banal. ー YN


36pg, 13 × 18cm, cardstock cover, color digital, staple bound, First edition of 50, 2012
Second edition of 50, 2012

¥600, Out - Try Village Bookstore.

 

 

 
Yuta Nakajima

lives and works in Brooklyn. His work cites moments that cannot be known or grasped as they are, breaking them down into simple observations, objects, and places. He also works in conjunction with Damien Saatdjian; together they document their everyday lives on the site sakeandwine.com.
 
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
                         
 
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A Particular Kind of Heavy

日本語
A Particular Kind of Heavy, a Booklet pop-up Library at Utility Canvas, was a selection of titles contributed to the Library (as of May 2012) that, for ET AL., ETC., "supply and demand a visual, (cross-)cultural, and critical value structure". The booklet contains reviews of each title included, and was distributed for free at the event. A list of works reviewed may be found here.

Text in Japanese, 16pg, 13 × 18cm, b/w riso or laser printed cover, color digital on newsprint, staple bound, 60 copies, 2012

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  Booklet Library

is the other half of Booklet.

ET AL., ETC. deals in architectures and brainwaves.
 
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Attn: Library

日本語
 Guide for titles included in ATTN: LIBRARY, a show of all titles contributed to Booklet Library as of November 2011.

Text in Japanese and English; 36pg,  13 × 18cm, teal or navy covers, color digital on newsprint, staple bound, 500 copies, 2011

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