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Launch of Forth & Back a new publication from The Everyday Press and Furnished Editions

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Launch of FORTH & BACK
Thursday 3 May 2012, 7- 9 pm

In autumn 2011 fifteen artists were invited to design a poster, post it somewhere and document the piece in its chosen location. The posters were anticipated as temporarily situated objects, announcements or simply as gestures put forward.

Forth & Back is a new publication from The Everyday Press and Furnished Editions that documents these posters together with their brief contexts.

The contributors to Forth & Back are: Richard Bevan/ Melanie Counsell/ Sean Edwards/ The Everyday Press/ Richard Healy/ Ian Homerston/ Pernille Leggat Ramfelt/ Sara MacKillop/ Jonathan Monk/ Catalina Niculescu/ Ben Öztat/ Colin Sackett/ Jake Tilson/ Watts of Goodwill/ Ian Whittlesea

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Forth & Back
Price £10
97 pages
145 x 205mm
ISBN: 978-0-9561738-5-0


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April 26, 2012 at 7:53 am

Book Club: ‘I’ve never read her’, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers

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‘I’ve never read her’. Short fiction and essays by women.
Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the Month
Next book club: Thursday 10th May 2012, 7pm

Our May read will be The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, a short story by acclaimed American author Carson McCullers. It is 40 page novella. Read the book and come along to talk about it with a small group. Men and women welcome. More info at


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April 26, 2012 at 6:56 am

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eShelf / C D E F

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eShelf / C

Close-Up aims to make film culture and history accessible through its library, film screenings and the online publication of Vertigo Magazine. Established in 2005, the company has built up its activities on the basis of reinvesting all its profits into creating an extensive film resource.The Library’s collection of over 15,000 titles specialises in early cinema, classics, world cinema, documentaries, experimental films, video art and independent films. It includes rare films exclusive to Close-Up and by independent filmmakers not represented by distributors.Vertigo Magazine

Vertigo Magazine was established in 1993 to promote and discuss independent film and cinema culture, aimed alike to audiences, academics and practitioners. Vertigo welcomes feedback and dialogue on any aspect of the publication or its contents and actively seeks pieces (image – or text-led) for consideration.

eShelf / D

Dracula V is a digital book containing a selection of photographs, press clippings, digital imagery and miscellaneous flat works accumulated by the artist, James Jarrett, in the five years between 2006-2011.
As well as being a variation on the artist book theme, Dracula V is also a reevaluation of Bram Stoker’s original novel Dracula (1897).The work, launched as a digital publication, attempts to develop the manifestation of the body of work beyond the seeming finality of the book format. The launch of Dracula V at New Gallery London started this process by substituting the physicality of the book for a projection of images and a QR code, which enabled visitors to download it onto a Smartphone.
Find publication here.

eShelf / E is a platform for publishing and archiving possible studies about the Edgware Road, London. Created by artists CAMP during their residency at the Serpentine Gallery. It is an open publishing platform for local research to be printed and distributed as journals, placemats, pamphlets and webcasts.

CAMP is a Mumbai-based organisation of artists and programmers, who test the ground between art and the public, often working with “infrastructures” such as the internet, transportation and trade systems, CCTV systems, radio, electricity, water and video.

eShelf /  F

Fillip, no.13, Spring, 2011

Fillip is a publication of art, culture, and ideas released three times a year
by the Projectile Publishing Society from Vancouver, British Columbia.

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April 25, 2012 at 3:17 pm

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eShelf / B

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Booksonline is a project run by the French designer Pierre Hourquet. Using the format of a book as a conventional method of displaying photography, Booksonline is a good example of an updated version of this convention, introducing a refreshing digital form for the art book and zine.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:05 pm

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eShelf / A

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AND Public is a platform for the production and dissemination of artists’ self-publishing using print-on-demand.

Print-on-demand is a printing process in which new copies of a book are
not printed until an order has been received, allowing for short runs,
low production costs, immediate response to an audience, and almost no storage.
We see this as an extension of a creative and sustainable practice.

How it works

1. You develop your book – AND give you tips.
2. You decide which print-on-demand service is right.
3. Upload your pdf to the printer’s online server.
4. The printer will process, print, bind and ship to you.
5. AND will feature your book in our online shop and at X Marks the Bökship.

AND Public is also currently holding a Self-Publishing Surgery.
Find out more information here.


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April 19, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Posted in eShelf

eShelf @ X Marks the Bökship

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eShelf is a collection of artists’ online publishing activities and a series of events introducing digital publishing projects, initiatives and resources.

At eShelf, online publishing activities will be collected and compiled into an A – Z online index.

There will also be a series of live events hosted at X Marks the Bökship, where publishers can introduce their projects to other publishers and individuals working across similar platforms.

The aims are to:
_ Introduce a selection of online independent publishing activities
_ Show examples of creative and experimental uses of online publishing
_ Bring together publishers working across similar digital platforms
_ Offer advice and resources available to artists and independent publishers

Please contact eShelf at
eShelf is a online publishing project initiated by Rahel Zoller.

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April 19, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Posted in eShelf

Launch of TERRAIN VAGUE حركات غير مكتملة PERSISTENT IMAGES / Saturday 28 April 2012, 6 — 7.30pm

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April 19, 2012 at 11:29 am