10.05.16 by Jeff

Mossless 4: Public/Private/Portrait

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Photo by Namsa Leuba

Romke Hoogwaerts, the man behind Mossless (one of my absolute favourite photography publications) is at it again! Mossless 4 will explore the theme of private versus public and feature works by: Signe Pierce, Anouk Kruithof, Ryan Pfluger, Amy Elkins, Kris Graves, Jen Davis, Daniel Mayrit, Ditta Baron Hoeber, Shohei Miyachi, Rachel Stern, Farah Al Qasimi, Molly Matalon, Gonzalo Bénard, Ben McNutt, Kalen Na’il Roach, Leah Edelman-Brier, Namsa Leuba, Bobby Scheidemann, Sabrina Jung, Stacy Kranitz, Tommy Kha, Zak Krevitt, Caroline Tompkins, Khalik Allah, Fumiko Imano and more.

Watch the video below!

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05.05.16 by Staff

Artist Tauba Auerbach Creates the Ultimate Pop-Up Book

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Artist Tauba Auerbach teams up with Printed Matter for an incredible pop-up masterpiece [2,3]. The “book” is actually a series of six separate, intricately designed, geometric paper sculptures.

See more images below and watch New York-based director Sam Fleischner’s beautifully shot video of their unveiling over at Booooooom TV!

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05.04.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Alex Strohl

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We previously posted the video profile “Stay & Wander” featuring our friend, photographer Alex Strohl and his partner Andrea Dabene documenting people who have chosen to live in extremely remote areas across Europe. Well the book mentioned in that video, Alternate Living, is now available! Check out more gorgeous images from Strohl’s travels below.

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04.04.16 by Staff

Phaidon Book Giveaway: Modern Art In America

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Phaidon’s gigantic new art book is available now and we have a copy to give away to one of you guys!

Written by William C. Agee, Modern Art in America 1908-68, challenges the conventional narrative of modern American art by highlighting early twentieth century artists often excluded in general surveys as well as the influence of European artists on the American art scene. Perfect for modernist art geeks eager to question everything they think they know or, really, anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating period in art history!

If you wanna snag a copy of this beautiful book from us, respond in the comments with your favourite piece of art created between 1908-1968. We’ll pick a winner, April 15th! Have a look inside the book below!

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04.04.16 by Staff

“Graphic Stamps” Celebrates Postage Stamp Designs from Around the World

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Gleaned from the collections of experts Iain Follett and Blair Thomson, the first title from independent publisher Unit Editions’ The Archive Series celebrates the forgotten gems of postage stamp design. Check out images from the new book below!

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26.12.15 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Agnes Thor

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A selection of photos from “As the River Runs”, photographer Agnes Thor’s new book. More images below.

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14.12.15 by Staff

360-Degree Books by Yusuke Oono

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These storybooks by Japanese designer and architect Yusuke Oono open up 360-degrees, transforming into an incredible 3D storytelling experience. While Oono’s original designs were so labour intensive they couldn’t be mass produced, Snow White and Mount Fuji have been made available thanks to Loftwork, (the company who sponsored the design contest where Oono’s work gained recognition) and book publisher Seigensha. Check out more images below!

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04.12.15 by Jeff

Will Barras “Yeah Man”

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Will Barras sent me over a copy of his fantastic new book, Yeah Man, and it’s almost too much to look at in one sitting. He is one of the purest talents I’ve encountered; I’ve seen him paint huge murals without so much as a sketch. He was one of my favourite artists long before we ever met, and I feel lucky to call him a friend. Do yourself a favour and pick up a copy of this thing. Have a peek inside the book, below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

This Pop-Up Book Folds into a Functioning Camera!

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After numerous prototypes, Kelli Anderson perfected a sequence of cuts and folds that could turn an ordinary piece of paper into a fully functional camera. The Book is a Camera is the ultimate pop-up experience: a book that not only explains how cameras work but actually becomes one!

The coolest part is you can support Kelli and purchase the book here but she specifically designed her pinhole camera under a Creative Commons share-alike license so you can also download the template yourself, build it, examine it, and use the knowledge to even make your own variant!

Kelli and I both spoke at Blend here in Vancouver and her talk was one of my favourites. She spoke about a wide variety of her past work including her counterfeit New York Times newspaper (she produced hundreds of thousands of copies and distributed it on the streets of New York), her amazing stop-motion tribute to the Eameses’ iconic film “Power of Ten” using images sourced from Google Images, and her paper record player/wedding invitations.

She’s the kinda person it’s almost hard to write about because she’s doing so many wildly different things. She’s currently working on a music video so stayed tuned for that!

More images and a video of her book/camera below!

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