Book by Artists - page 1

July 2021



SLAVE NATION - Frank Kwiatkowski
A collection of prints by Frank Kwiatkowski made from hand engraved traffic cones.
Taking inspiration and materials from the streets of Denver and flyposting the resulting
prints back in the public realm. Unique, powerful and beautiful. 20 pages, 22 x 14 cm,
cover printed from Frank's engraved traffic cones in silver, contents laser print,
handsewn binding. ispress, Denver, 2021.
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GOD IN A BOTTLE - Frank Kwiatkowski
The second collection of traffic cone prints by Frank Kwiatkowski, produced over the
of 3,000 insulin injections An aesthetic and poetic graphic examination of insulin and
living with diabetes. 20 pages, 22 x 14 cm, cover printed in gold directly from
Frank's engraved traffic cones, contents laser print, handsewn binding. ispress, Denver, 2021.
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LEFTIST LEAFLETS in LITTLE LIBRARIES #1 - ispress & The Institute of Sociometry.
Infiltrating those oh so Instagramable free book hutches, generously (?) stocked with
sub-charity shop volumes and unread positive thinking bestsellers, LLiLL inserts more
subversive and imaginative zines. Photos are accompanied with info about the social
profile of each location, contents of the l'il library, what was added and reasons why.
ispress, 2017, 21 x 14 cm, 20pgs, colour lazerprint on parchment paper,
hand-sewn binding, numbered. + letterpress bookmark. Issue 2 Also Available
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THE PUERTO RICAN WAR - John Vasquez Mejias
Brooklyn based printmaker, puppeteer and educator John Vasquez Meijas has spent much
of the last 4 years hand carving the series of 94 beautifully composed woodblock panels
which comprise the original artwork for this outstanding book. Telling the story of Puerto
Rican Revolutionaries, beginning in 1950 with events on the Caribbean island and
finishing with the assassination attempt on US President Truman in Washington DC.
Offset printed in black on newsprint, you'll get inky fingers reading it!
96 pages, 27 x 20 cm, hand sewn with thread, second printing 2021,
1000 copies, signed and numbered
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DEADLY PREY - Hand Painted Movie Posters From Ghana
A compilation of dazzling, bizarre hand-painted movie posters from Ghana
commissioned by Odd Obsession Movie Store, Chicago. It collects work by Ghanaian
poster artists Heavy J, Salvation, Stoger, Mr. Nana Aguq, & Leonardo and includes
introductory essays by Terry Zwigoff (director of Crumb and Ghost World),
Kofi Ghartey, and Brian Chankin. The open edge of the front cover features a hand-torn
detail, and the posters have been printed in full colour with fluoro pink
replacing magenta, which giving extra, vibrant pop of colour to the images!
25 x 19cm, 100 pages, 44 full colour plates, 6 pages of essays,
sewn paperback, Perfectly Acceptable Press, 2020.
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