Book du Jour: Menq Enq Mer Sarere by Orpheus Standing Alone

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Title of publication: Menq enq mer sarere
Name of artists: Anna Lounguine / Camille Lévêque
Editor: Orpheus Standing Alone
Publication date: February 2015
Place of publication: Paris, France
Edition size: 300
Format: Softcover, perfect bound
Size: 15 x 21 cm
Number of pages: 176
Type of printing: HRUV® offset printing process
Type of paper: On Munken Pure 120 g/m2 – Magno Star 90 g/m2 – Cyclus Offset mat 70 g/m2
Name of printer: Escourbiac
Number of pictures: /
Price: £20

Description of book: Menq Enq Mer Sarere is a collection of works that chant an ode to memory. Collages, photographs, poems intertwined seek a new way to think our memory. As something intrinsic and ever-lasting, a memory for which no recollection is necessary. These works have purposely been produced in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide (1915 ♢ 2015)

The best thing about self-publishing: Being in charge at every step of the process
Artist website: orpheusstandingalone.com

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Book du Jour: On Aether by Fedor Shklyaruk

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Title of publication: On Aether
Name of artist: Fedor Shklyaruk
Design: Fedor Shklyaruk
Editor: Fedor Shklyaruk
Press: Home
Publication date: 2014
Place of publication: Moscow, Russia
Edition size: 50
Format: Open-binding with cardboard sleeve
Size: 18 x 24 cm
Number of pages: 88
Type of printing: Inkjet print
Type of paper: 120g matt paper
Name of printer: Epson L1800
Number of pictures: 41
Price: 60 €
Description of book: The book is about aether, which according to Aristotle is the fifth element of matter. On the attempt to capture the invisible and unrepresentable, but present.
The best thing about self-publishing: Freedom
Artist website: fedorshklyaruk.com
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SPBH ♥ Elizabeth Atterbury

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Elizabeth Atterbury

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Book du Jour: Dusk by Julie van der Vaart

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Title of publication: DUSK
Name of artist: Julie van der Vaart
Design: Joren Peters
Editor: Julie van der Vaart
Press: Charles Nypels Lab – Van Eyck Academie
Publication date: June 2015
Place of publication: Ghent, Belgium
Edition size: hand bound and numbered edition of 69
Format: Softcover
Size: 17 x 25,5 cm
Number of pages: 32
Type of printing: Risograph
Type of paper: 120 g/m2 Munken Lynx Rough
Name of printer: Jo Frenken
Number of pictures: 27
Price: 22€

Description of book: By playing an association game the book is formed. DUSK consists out of 27 analogue black and white images taken from four different photography series in which landscapes and human figures play a central role. The overall atmosphere of the book is a slight feeling of melancholy.
DUSK will be launched at MINT Gallery in Ghent, Belgium on the 12th of June.

The best thing about self-publishing: the freedom
Artist website: julievandervaart.com
Press website: janvaneyck.nl
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SPBH ♥ The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: David Alekhuogie, Zak Arctander, Elizabeth Bick, Matthew Connors, Dru Donovan, J.W. Fisher, Curran Hatleberg, Fumi Ishino, Dwight Mackintosh, Christopher Miner, Bryson Rand, Heather Rasmussen, Judith Scott, David M. Stein, Ray Vickers, Didier William, Alice Wong, and Ying Gee Zhou, Curated by Katy Grannan @ Fraenkel Gallery

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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter @ Fraenkel Gallery by David Alekhuogie, Zak Arctander, Elizabeth Bick, Matthew Connors, Dru Donovan, J.W. Fisher, Curran Hatleberg, Fumi Ishino, Dwight Mackintosh, Christopher Miner, Bryson Rand, Heather Rasmussen, Judith Scott, David M. Stein, Ray Vickers, Didier William, Alice Wong, and Ying Gee Zhou. Curated by Katy Grannan

1. Bryson Rand, Mario & Danny (Los Angeles), 2015, pigment print, © Bryson Rand
2. Curran Hatleberg, Blue Suit, 2012, pigment print, © Curran Hatleberg
3. Elizabeth Bick, Ela in November, 2013, pigment print, © Elizabeth Bick
4. David M. Stein, White Slang, 2008, silkscreened paper, book, © David M. Stein
5. Dru Donovan, Untitled, 2009, pigment print, © Dru Donovan
6. David Alekhuogie, Someday My Prince Will Come, 2014, pigment print , © David Alekhuogie
7. Alice Wong, Untitled (Couple in forest), 2014, Acrylic on found photograph, © Alice Wong, Courtesy of Creative Growth Art Center
8. Fumi Ishino, Untitled (Red Doll), 2014, pigment print, © Fumi Ishino
9. Heather Rasmussen, Untitled (Buddha’s hand lemon in mirror #3), 2013, pigment print, © Heather Rasmussen
10. Matthew Connors, Untitled, from Ancient Heavy Transport, 2012, pigment print, © Matthew Connors
11. Ray Vickers, “Newcha’s Revenge Against Bunnies Bunny Revenger,”, 2014, (detail) bound artist book, © Ray Vickers, Courtesy of Creative Growth Art Center

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