Book To Come: Schöne Neue Banalitätigkeit
by Károly Hofgárt

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Károly Hofgárt

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Book Du Jour: Cities by Christian Tunge

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Title of publication: Cities
Name of artist: Christian Tunge
Additional contributor/s: None
Design: Christian Tunge
Editor: HEAVY Books
Series name: n/a
Press: Optimal Media
Publication date: May 2014
Place of publication: Oslo, Norway
Edition size: 100
Format: Softcover in a signed and numbered paper bag
Size: 15×18cm
Number of pages: 16
Type of printing: Digital
Type of paper: n/a
Name of printer: HP Indigo
Number of pictures: 9
Price: £10

Description of book: Imaginary landscapes based on discussions and pictures from the online community on skyscrapers; The SkyskraperCity Forum.

The best thing about self-publishing: The girls.

Artist website: www.christiantunge.com
Publisher website: www.heavybooks.net

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SPBH ♥ Michael Lundgren

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Michael Lundgren

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Book Du Jour: Amoureux Solitaire by Tine Guns

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Title of publication: Amoureux Solitaire
Name of artist: Tine Guns
Additional contributor/s: n/a
Design: Tine Guns
Editor: Tine Guns
Series name: n/a
Press: n/a
Publication date: 2014
Place of publication: Gent, Belgium
Edition size: 150
Format: Softcover
Size: 18,5×23,5cm
Number of pages: 80
Type of printing: Risoprint
Type of paper: Old Mill
Name of printer: n/a
Number of pictures: 80
Price: 25€

Description of book: Two actors perform one of the most iconographic acts in film history: the kiss.
‘Amoureux Solitaire’ is an artist book which investigates the use of montage within a book. It’s a play with the parameters of the medium. A book, like film, shares element like beginning and end, frame and the photographic image. But it has unique features like different reading directions, the turning of a page, the margin, the reader who has control over the time he spends to look at an image. ‘Amoureux Solitaire’ places itself in the grey zones between both mediums and explores new possibilities.

The best thing about self-publishing: Total Freedom to experiment!

Artist website: www.tineguns.com
Press website: n/a

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SPBH ♥ Johan Bergström

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Johan Bergström

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