SPBH ♥ Johan Bergström

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Johan Bergström

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Book Du Jour: It Takes my Mind Off Things
by Robin Butter

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Title of publication: It Takes my Mind Off Things
Name of artist: Robin Butter
Additional contributor/s: n/a
Design: n/a
Editor: Robin Butter, -SYB-
Series name: ‘It Takes my Mind Off things’
Press: Jubels bv Amsterdam
Publication date: July 2014
Place of publication: The Hague, The Netherlands
Edition size: Edition 1/ 40 copies
Format: Hardcover
Size: 22,7×17,6cm
Number of pages: 104
Type of printing: Digital
Type of paper: Combination of MC Gloss 130grms and Fastprint Gold 70grms
Name of printer: Jubels bv Amsterdam
Number of pictures: 104
Price: €30,-

Description of book: Researching and experiencing the gun clubs here in the Netherlands, questioning the globally question about the future of these clubs en their enthusiastic.

The best thing about self-publishing: A sea of possibilities rises upon you, one gets more creative on different levels.

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

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SPBH ♥ Ron Jude

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Ron Jude

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Book Du Jour: Untitled by Anouk Kruithof

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Title of publication: UNTITLED (I’VE TAKEN TOO MANY PHOTOS / I’VE NEVER TAKEN A PHOTO)
Name of artist: Anouk Kruithof
Additional contributor/s: Harrison Medina
Design: Christof Nüssli
Editor: Anouk Kruithof, Harrison Medina and Christof Nüssli
Series name: UNTITLED (I’VE TAKEN TOO MANY PHOTOS / I’VE NEVER TAKEN A PHOTO)
Press: Dijkman Offsett, amsterdam (newspaper print) and poster and a print by Jesus
Publication date: July 2014
Place of publication: Amsterdam/ New York
Edition size: 500
Format: A4
Size: 210 x 280 mm newspaper on 52 gr. mended paper 112 pages full colour
420 x 594 mm double sited folded poster on blue back poster paper
Signed and numbered 5 x 7 inch C print on Kodak Royal paper
Together in transparent plastic folder
Number of pages: 112 + poster + loose print
Type of printing: Offsett and inkjet (print on the cover)
Type of paper: See size
Name of printer: Dijkann Offset, Amsterdam (newspaper) Bergdrukkerij, Amesfoort (poster) Sunshine Color Lab, New York (print)
Number of pictures: n/a
Price: 20€

Description of book: Untitled (I’ve taken too many photos/I’ve never taken a photo) is a new publication by Anouk Kruithof, which is an echo of the photo-ceiling + take away poster of the project with the same title, which was first exhibited during the Hyères Festival de Mode et du Photographie in France in 2012. Early 2012 Anouk Kruithof set out to find someone to help her edit her work—someone who had never taken a photograph in his or her life. She began by posting signs in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn New York that read, “Did you never make a photo in your life.” The responses led her to a young man named Harrison Medina. The editing process began with 300 images out of Kruithof’s automagic archive, which Medina narrowed down to 75 and edited in three different sizes, which formed a spatial installation in the form of a photo-ceiling. Kruithof recorded the conversation during the selecting process, which is printed in this publication alongside 22 new photos. The new photos Kruithof made by reframing the physical prints, which formed the installation as a reaction on the spectator’s analogue interactive behavior, while viewing the photo-ceiling with mirrors. End of April 2014 Kruithof met Harrison Medina again in Bedford-Stuyvesant and together, they signed and numbered the back of the prints, which you’ll find on the cover of this publication.

The best thing about self-publishing: Freedom

Artist website: www.anoukkruithof.nl
Press website: www.stresspress.biz

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Self Publish, Be Naughty: Joseph Desler Costa

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Joseph Desler Costa

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