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Annika Larsson, Samuel Nyholm and Nazareno Crea, London Release
»Scenografi«, 2008, b/w, 65 min The film, shot in Berlin, partly on
16mm, follows the construction of a set design in wood, inspired by
the typical kind of rudimentary cartoons you find in the marigin of
newspapers or cross word magazines. Along with the construction and
deconstruction, the Scenografi of wood becomes an arena for
performances, dinners, friendly meetings, arguments, tears, nudity and
general decadence, including interference from invited and uninvited
guests such as: Tobias Bernstrup, Saralunden, SNOWP, Körner Union,
Michael Portnoy and the Sect of Wood.

The book, and the poster, made together with Nazareno Crea, consists
of outtakes from the film, transcripts of dialogue and documentation
of the process. In total 162 pages b/w offset, hand binded with
analogue interventions. It’s published by New Print International
Publisher in collaboration with Nieves Books (CH)

The book and a screenprinted poster can be purchased for a special
price during the the release.

The film will be shown the whole evening.

Annika Larsson is an artist based in Berlin and New York. Her interest
lies in rules, control and suggestion. Her films, often repetitive and
with a slowed down tempo, has a strong focus on gestures and the gaze.

Samuel Nyholm is an artist and illustrator. He works with the design
group Reala in Stockholm, the New Print International Publishing in
London and as graphic design teacher at ECAL in Lausanne.

Nazareno Crea is a spare electron, that is now gravitating in London,
before to find other nucleus. He is the Co-Founder of New Print
International Publishing. He is also now an artist career manager.

Watch Trailer
Donlon Books / X marks the Bökship

210 / Unit 3 / Cambridge Heath Road (Bethnal Green, Central line)
London E2 9NQ


Naz and Sam stamping the books and posters

Naz and Sam stamping the books and posters



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March 23, 2009 at 10:14 pm

Poetry Might

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Wednesday 10 March at 7pm.

Bring along a poem to read to the rest of the group by an author who is not yourself – we will then talk about these poems and poets.



Kevin’s stained poem

Kev read Twat‘ by John Cooper Clarke

Rachel read ‘Aren’t you fucking dead yet?’ by Kevin Clarke

El (lip) read ‘The poem that was really a list‘ by Francesca Beard

Kev read his from his poems ‘Whiff of Piss’, ‘Suicide Pack’ and ‘Smoking Tan’.

Rachel  read her poem ‘Bread is my Life’

Nick read Kevin Clarke‘s poem ‘Whiff of Piss’ in his Canadian drawl

Nick read ‘The Sky goes Poo-Poo’, ‘Beautiful Gal’ and ‘Heaven’ by Georges Bataille.

Kevin Clarke is the current Poet in residence at the Bokship.

You can read more of his poems on his blog…

and he will be launching his Death Approaches Zine on Saturday 18 April.

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March 23, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Art Lab Savage School print edition

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March 23, 2009 at 10:10 pm

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The Judo Book Launch

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March 23, 2009 at 10:07 pm

Ian Whittlesea’s Judo collection on display

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March 23, 2009 at 10:04 pm