Durable Discussions at Sandberg Institute [NL]

This compact pocketsize hott of the press little book comprises seventeen essays written by designers and artists from the [Temporary Program 2020-2022] Disarming Design Department of Sandberg Instituut [NL] to celebrate their two year program. Engaged in social, material, and political struggles, the individuals retell their personal histories, writing across objects, events, places, and habits.… Continue reading Durable Discussions at Sandberg Institute [NL]

Paris Mortel |retouched

This book presents next to a complete facsimile of the original Paris Mortel ©1963 a full documentation of the creation process that resulted in Johan van der Keuken’s classic publication. In addition to an extensive introduction and background information provided by the composer Willem van Zoetendaal, the book also contains a selection of photographs from… Continue reading Paris Mortel |retouched

The Minox Files

At 8 x 11 mm, the Minox has the smallest-sized negatives in analog photography, Mark van den Brink cuts the polyester film to size himself before loading it into his Minox camera. He bought the camera with the idea that it allows you to photograph the things around you inconspicuously, like a voyeur. During his… Continue reading The Minox Files

Typefaces– have other interests besides –Words

Jungmyung Lee is a graphic/type designer, running a type foundry, called Jung-Lee Type Foundry based in Amsterdam. Through J-LTF, Jungmyung’s primary focus is telling stories and exploring the life of typefaces and their emotions as she manifests typefaces have their own courses of life. She publishes the experimental typography, art, and literary journal, Real-Time Realist. Through… Continue reading Typefaces– have other interests besides –Words

A PLAY (performance)

This book reproduces Gertrude Steins Objects Lie On A Table (1922), a modernist play told through still life. Objects appear on the eponymous table and are transformed, from their humble selves into symbolic representations or characters in a series of cryptic narratives. Surpassing the representational aspects of language, the text is structurally illegible. James Langdon’s… Continue reading A PLAY (performance)

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AS IF

The book of photographs ‘AS IF‘ is the sequel to ‘A NOT B’, wherein quotidian items are again staged and captured through the camera’s unblinking eye. Yet the images are no longer set in the innocent atmosphere of the preschool years, when the world is read through analogies, but catapulted into a darker space of… Continue reading AS IF

TEST PRESS BOOKS| 2 |

A New Pop-Up Book Event. . . 20*-30 October 2022 |
at: KO-OP | Yanko Sakazov bul. 17, Sofia . . . . . . . . . .
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Test Press Books is an exhibition & book-sales of independent publications.
The exhibition presents: an unique poster wall by OPS Type and installation & book presentation by artist Uta Eisenreich on her latest publication ‘AS IF’.
A wide spectrum of other publications will be available in small numbers to create insight in the scope of independent books.
Special focus will be on art theory & practice, education and city-culture & architectural planning through editions by publisher Valiz [NL]
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . For more details see ‘Events page’

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Upfront |1.20 x 5m

For more than twenty years, the billboard in front of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam is a stage for printed art, design and (school)announcements. Throughout the years it also functioned as a showcase of what is possible at the school’s screenprinting shop, seducing students to come down and try this versatile technique for themselves.… Continue reading Upfront |1.20 x 5m

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