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Title

Author

Year

Language

Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

Jerónimo Rüedi
artist's book

You make rock candy by supersaturating boiling water with sugar, dropping a string into it, and letting it cool. This is what Jerónimo Rüedi (known best as a painter) has done in his books, but by dropping his mind into our world supersaturated with images and information. And instead of candy we get something sweeter than those crystals of pure sugar: books that —in how they shit on false prophets; in how they weaponize dark humor against globalism’s fatally accelerating greed; in how they damn the very foundations of how we make sense of our world— remind us to ground our lives in the parts of the world that haven’t been sold off yet, that still, in the face of it all, prioritize real attention. Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously is a primer on how to break apart the platitudes of one’s time in order to piece them together again in a radically new vision, based on personal convictions rather than passive consumption. Whether you’re Steve Jobs or Aristotle, sleep with one eye open: you’re not making the sense you think you are.

— Kit Schluter




Un tratado en clave rizomática sobre la imposibilidad de hacer sentido

2020
96 pages
Spanish
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
200 MXN, 20 USD, 20 €

Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously
Jerónimo Rüedi
2020
Spanish
Diario de Aztlán I
Max Aka & Catchascatchcan
2019
English

Diario de Aztlán I

Max Aka & Catchascatchcan
narrative

Will Antonewsky get away from the clutches of the terrible Zetas? Will he find young Arthur? But first, what is the role of the enigmatic Mme. Belmont in this machiavellian entanglement?

2020
96 pages
Spanish
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

Nostalgia
David Horvitz
2019
English

Nostalgia

David Horvitz
artist's book
PHOTOGRAPHY

"Since the early 2000s, I have been making daily photographs with digital cameras. Each day this archive of digital files would grow bigger. I had no intention to exhibit these.
In 2018, in a culture over-inundated and amassed with photographs (mostly digital) and with eroded attention spans, I decided to start erasing my photo archive. This erasure became an art-work I titled it NOSTALGIA. The passages in this book are descriptions of a selection of digital photographs that have
been deleted."

—David Horvitz

Erasure. Memory. Forgetting.
Data. Archives. 

2019
120 pages
English
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
300 MXN, 20 USD, 20 €

The Work of Art
in the Age of Its Digital Reproducibility
Michalis Pichler
2019
English

The Work of Art

In the Age of Its Digital Reproducibility

Michalis Pichler
artist's book
manifesto

Benjamin’s arguments against the reproducibility of image retake the importance of digitalization that exists today. “It would therefore be wrong to underestimate the value of such theses asa weapon. They brush aside a number of outmoded concepts, such as creativity and genius, eternal value and mystery” —WalterBenjamin.

2019
34 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

#Foreword
#DigitalReproducibility
#Limitation
#DemolitionofCommodity
#MarketandPolitic
#ExchangeValueandUseValue
#DataFile
#DataFileandInternetasArt
#InternetandTestPerformance
#TheOnlineUser
#ClaimtobeOnline
#OldAuthorandNewAuthor
#ReceptionofPaintings
#MickeyMouse
#Conceptualisms
#TactileandMental
#AestheticsofWar

Cómo robar un libro
David Horvitz
2019
Spanish

Cómo robar un libro

David Horvitz
artist's book
performance

David Horvitz lists 80 ways of how to steal a book. Every method supposes a new poetic adventure: from the very practical, to the witty, to the imaginative and romantic. In collaboration with Edition Taube, this project is a work of translation that documents the process of publication. It has been published in eight languages; each publication received its corresponding language-editor.

Hide the book inside a fake rock.

2019
34 pages
Spanish
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Offset

Coedition with Edition Taube

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-3-945900-22-2

Reunión / Northborder
Dani Zelko
2019
English

Reunión

Northborder

Dani Zelko
politics
essay
poetry
narrative
performance
migration

Reunion are various acts that involve conversing, reading and writing; quotidian yet strange acts that always implicate being next to one another. Zelko writes down poems that others dictate to him. After completing his homework of how to listen and how to write, he edits the books within the next coming days. In a round of nine people, the writings are presented to the author’s neighbors, friends, and family. The writer reads his poems; he listens to himself while he is being heard by others.

The second part of the project consists of an extension of the first project, in other places. In a round of nine chairs, the writer’s poems are read by spokespeople, emissaries who lend their bodies, eyes and voices. It is a chain of situations and encounters: subjects dictating and reading, reading and writing; books and poems. All these are actions and proceedings in order to be together.

This edition, titled North Border, was realized between September 2017 and October 2018, taking place in Mexico, USA, and Canada (Tijuana, Veracruz, Texas, Florida, New York, Princeton and Toronto). The cover’s photograph was taken just before the presentation of Maritza’s book. Maritza read her poems aloud to her caravan friends. Then they gave away some books to people who passed by, and walked to the USA in order to seek political asylum.

2019
204 pages
English
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
200 MXN, 20 USD, 20 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-9-0

Reunión / Frontera Norte
Dani Zelko
2019
Spanish

Reunión

Frontera Norte

Dani Zelko
politics
essay
poetry
narrative
performance
migration

Reunión son varios actos que involucran conversar, leer y escribir; actos cotidianos y a la vez extraños, que implican siempre estar junto a otro. Zelko escribe los poemas que otros le dictan. Después de cumplir su tarea como escucha y como escriba, edita los libros en los días siguientes. Los libros son presentados ante los vecinos, familia y amigos del escritor en una ronda de nueve personas. El escritor lee sus poemas, se escucha y es escuchado por los demás.

La segunda parte del proyecto consiste en una extensión de los primeros actos en otros lugares. Los poemas de los escritores son leídos por portavoces, emisarios que prestan su cuerpo, ojos y voz para leer en una ronda de nueve sillas, los poemas de los ausentes. Una cadena de situaciones y encuentros, sujetos dictando y leyendo, un escriba y un escucha, libros y poemas. Acciones y procedimientos para estar con los otros.

Esta edición, titulada Frontera Norte, fue realizada entre septiembre de 2017 y octubre de 2018, en distintos lugares deMéxico, Estados Unidos y Canadá, entre ellos Tijuana, Veracruz, Texas, Florida, Nueva York, Princeton y Toronto. La fotografía de la portada expone la presentación del libro de Maritza, realizada el 29 de abril en “La Línea”, paso fronterizo entre Tijuana y San Diego. Maritza leyó su libro junto a sus compañeras de caravana, luego regalaron ejemplares a las personas que pasaban por ahí y caminaron hacia Estados Unidos a pedir asilo político.

2019
204 pages
Spanish
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
200 MXN, 20 USD, 20 €

A Manifesto on the Appropriation of Space
A Methodology for Making Architecture
APRDELESP
2019
English

A Manifesto on the Appropriation of Space

A Methodology for Making Architecture

APRDELESP
ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN
MANIFESTO

Buildings are not empty containers awaiting their inhabitants. They are composed of a large and ever-changing array of objects. During construction, prioritizing certain objects — like walls, floors, roofs, etc. — limits appropriation itself. In order to increase the opportunities of appropriation, objects that are traditionally dealt with by architects to encompass the possibility of object — such as a wall, sink, chair —would need to be augmented.

2019
44 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-5-2

Him
Alice Zukofsky
2019
-

Him

Alice Zukofsky
Artist's book
photography
narrative

Chronicle of a long night.

2019
168 pages
English
17 cm x 23 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
600 MXN, 40 USD, 40 €

Latent Spaces
Federico Pérez Villoro
2019
English

Latent Spaces

Federico Pérez Villoro
research
design
performance

In a landscape where the technologies governing our lives are increasingly obscured, this publication aims to reveal the underlying processes of a machine learning program. It seeks to mediate the “gaze” of the machine and human comprehension. The book documents the technical capabilities of an algorithm trained to analyze the formal patterns of the alphabet while it imagines other letters from that knowledge.

The resulting outputs — letters without semantic value — embraces and emphasizes the meaningless results of the machine: it is the human input and framework that imbues “sense” to these forms. Combining expository exercises with surreal typographic characters, Latent Space: Notes on Seeing Letters Like a Machine is a grounding text on the mechanics of machine learning and a visual celebration of formal possibility.

2019
140 pages
English
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
400 MXN, 30 USD, 30 €

News: 2 Domestic Orbits
Frida Escobedo
2019
English

News: 2 Domestic Orbits

Frida Escobedo
Architecture
Research
design

Domestic Orbits is a speculative essay that explores how the domestic space is configured around orbits of exclusion that shape the trajectories of domestic workers. How is the space articulated according to gender, class, or race? Organized through a series of case-studies that range from 1950s until today’s Mexico City, the book looks at the different scales in which domestic labor gets erased by architects and planners.

It reads the architectural plans of five well-known projects, giving a perspective that aims to highlight social and economical relationships. Domestic Orbits sketches a counter-history of modern architecture, questioning the duality that exists between the visible and invisible — those who count, and those who don’t.

2019
36 pages
English
40.5 cm x 26.5 cm
Printed in Offset

Coedition with instituto de investigaciones independientes and IF Publications

Retail Price
250 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-7-6

When I had my daughter, I asked my boss if she could live with me and she said no because the house isn’t big enough. The room we sleep in is very small, so I haven’t been lucky enough to live with her.

News: 3 The Radical Ally
Bouchra Khalili
2019
English

News: 3 The Radical Ally

Bouchra Khalili
politics
research
poetry

In 1984, when Jean Genet was preparing the edition of his most important articles, he chose to start with a text that did not belong with the rest of the collection. The Declared Enemy — which would become the title of Albert Dichy’s reference edition of Genet’s articles and interviews from 1964 to 1986 — was written in Tangiers the same year that Genet was invited to encourage support and bear witness to the repression suffered by the Black Panther Party (1970). Bouchra Khalili’s The Radical Ally is a visual and textual investigation on the work she undertook in Twenty-Two Hours (2018).

She follows Genet’s traces during his stay with the Panthers, and questions what remains of the party’s political memory. Through other important voices, Bouchra interrogates the different layers of history that have engulfed the struggle for liberation to which the characters in her video have committed their lives to. In this publication, we explore the position of the radical ally as the reverse of the declared enemy. To become the radical ally, as Khalili reminds us in her interview with Jackie Wang, Genet had to destroy the white man in him.

It is a form of resistance,
reclaiming history from the power.

2019
84 pages
English
40.5 cm x 26.5 cm
Printed in Offset

Retail Price
250 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-6-9

Nonverbal
Alan Sierra
2019
-

Nonverbal

Alan Sierra
illustration

Nonverbal is a book of drawings in which animals, everyday objects and parts of the body serve as short narrations that communicate physical sensations without words. Employing a similar economy that is writing, the content considers the lyrical genre, paralinguistics and the overall language of cartoons. Due to such close proximity to literary creation, the drawings are read as poems, jokes or refrains.

2019
72 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

The Leaders
Natalia Talavera
Andrea García Flores
2016-2019
-

The Leaders

Natalia Talavera
Andrea García Flores
photography
politics

2016-2019
48 pages
10.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
50 MXN, 5 USD, 5 €

Imagen divina
Toro-Goya
2018
-

Imagen divina

Toro-Goya
artist's book
photography

Imagen divina, by Chilean photographer Toro Goya, presents twenty images as allegories of different Latin American countries; each transvestite nation is exhibited as the portrait of the maiden of the family, locked in the midst of the symbols and historical conflicts that has characterized it.

2018
20 pages
40.5 cm x 26.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
1000 MXN, 40 USD, 40 €

La manzana no espera
Ricardo Carreira
2018
Spanish

La manzana no espera

Ricardo Carreira
poetry

In La manzana no espera, the Argentinian poet and artist Ricardo Carreira (1924-1993), member of “Tucumán arde” collective, experiments with the boundaries of words— a space that escapes common language so it may liberate sound; where purpose and image get to be experienced as if it were the very first time; but as well as space that demonstrates a game’s mechanism — the active margin that opens like a semantic whole in-between them.

2018
72 pages
Spanish
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
200 MXN, 20 USD, 20 €

La Pocha Nostra Manifesto
For a Post- Democratic ERa
Pocha Nostra
2018
English

La Pocha Nostra Manifesto

For a Post-Democratic Era

Pocha Nostra
politics
manifesto
Migration

The Spanish neologism “Pocha Nostra” can be translated into “our impurities” or “the cartel of culturally-betraying bastards”. It is an attitude against art and society: interracial, cross-trans-or-post-national, polygendered, post-ultra-retro-experimental, neoindio, or a remix of the same or nothing. And so what?What’s the problem? After all, national states are dysfunctional and outdated.

We claim a border/less America in
the largest sense of the term. We
live in the South of the North,
and in the North of the South.

2018
48 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97599-8-8

Song of Songs
Frosh Samo
2018
English

Song of Songs

Frosh Samo
illustration
erotica

Songs of Songs by the Mexican artist Frosh Samo, is a new illustrative version of the Old Testament which intends to reinterpret the games given to King Solomon, King David, and his friends.

2018
36 pages
English
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
250 MXN, 25 USD, 25 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-4-5

The line, lie and the lice
Diana Cantarey
2018
-

The line, lie and the lice

Diana Cantarey
illustration

The line, the lie, and the lice is a book of divination that is governed by one idea: all complex ideas are composed of simple ideas. Two ideas: if everything can be reduced to a simple idea, why do I understand less and less every time? Three ideas: due to distraction, refraction or hyper simplification. Four ideas: error — neither the one or the other, but something much worse.

2018
74 pages
10.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
50 MXN, 5 USD, 5 €

The River / El Río
A Collaboration
Zoe Leonard /
Dolores Dorantes
2018
English-Spanish

The River / El Río.

A Collaboration

Zoe Leonard /
Dolores Dorantes
artist's book
photography
politics
essay
migration

The book collects unpublished photographs that the American artist Zoe Leonard has taken along the Rio Grande (or Río Bravo) in 2017. As well, it includes commissioned texts by the Mexican poet and activist, Dolores Dorantes, who has been exiled to the UnitedStates for years.

It is an immersion into the physical context, the actual barrier; the very heart of the border between Mexico and the US: the waters of the Río Bravo or Rio Grande. A number of figures appearing in the water recall something else though: skin, scars, wrinkles, genitals, the writing of an unknown language.

It is a visual-textual attempt of conversationthat explores the tensions between thesimple, ever-changing but continuously-fluidflow of water, and all the terrible complexitiesaround, above and beneath it.

We were power, or we were once.
The water isn’t an attribute of your
circumstances. Crossing over isn’t
an attribute of your circumstances.

We were power, or we were once.
The water isn’t an attribute of your
circumstances. Crossing over isn’t
an attribute of your circumstances.

2018
156 pages
English-Spanish
23 cm x 17 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
600 MXN, 30 USD, 30 €

ISBN: 978-607-97969-3-8

ACCELERATE MANIFESTO
for an Accelerationist Politics
Alex Williams
Nick Srnicek
2017
English

ACCELERATE MANIFESTO

for an Accelerationist Politics

Alex Williams
Nick Srnicek
politics
MANIFESTO

Already by nature, manifestos are necessarily tied to time. For Alex Williams and Nick Srnicek, time is a raw material that can only be released from its obligations and contracts by means of acceleration. If Newton lived in these dark times, he might have reformulated his laws based on the concept of accelerationism.

2017
60 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97450-4-2

An Artist
Malena Pizani
2017
English

An Artist

Malena Pizani
Artist's book

In more than 1400 laconic arguments, the Argentinian Malena Pizani describes an artist’s process of becoming. The statements— lacking verb in each sentiment — depict an artist that is petrified between two moments that for now does neither act, nor do, nor execute, nor intervene. It only thinks of itself, or sees itself through the gaze of the other.

2017
112 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Offset

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97599-3-3

An artist who looks out of the corner of his eye / An artist who looks out of the corner of his eye and also eavesdrops / An artist who looks out of the corner of his eye and makes comments in passing so that everyone else will hear / A mean-spirited artist / A dark energied artist / A dark-energied who has power / A dark-energied artist who has power and distributes it among other dark-energied artists.

An Attempt at a «Compositionist Manifesto»
Bruno Latour
2017
English

An Attempt at a «Compositionist Manifesto»

Bruno Latour
manifesto

Written as an essay, An Attempt at a «Compositionist Manifesto» points toneeding a manifesto in form of genre and contemporaneity. Using The Communist Manifesto as a model, Latour constructs a manifesto using the different meanings of the word “compose” in order to think about a new world: one that is composed and decomposed into heterogeneous elements. For the author, the manifesto is the world’s composition that we need to imagine.

2017
60 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97450-5-9

Autoconstrucción: a definitely unfinished, inefficient, unstable, affective, emotional, delirious, cheerful, affirmative, sweaty, fragmentary, empirical, weak, happy, contradictory, supportive, indecent, sensual, amorphous, warm, committed index
Abraham Cruzvillegas
2017
English

Autoconstrucción:

a definitely unfinished, inefficient, unstable,
affective, emotional, delirious, cheerful,
affirmative, sweaty, fragmentary, empirical,
weak, happy, contradictory, supportive, indecent,
sensual, amorphous, warm, committed index

Abraham Cruzvillegas
manifesto

The alphabetical order implies an act of reinvention. Abraham Cruzvillegas recuperates the alphabetical order in order to organize a series of projects that otherwise would cause confusion.

2017
44 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97450-2-8

Brief
Works of art are moments in the long-term development of ideas and production. Exhibitions and projects are reports on this development.

For a Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Lexicon
of Cultural Agents
Doris Sommer
2017
English

For a Collaborative and Interdisciplinary
Lexicon of Cultural Agents

Doris Sommer
manifesto

In this book, Doris Sommer, Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University, proposes an array of semantic neologisms in order to understand the new dynamics of our world that is in constant acceleration; how to create new ideas and new construction tools. It is a double invitation: on the one hand, it develops definitions that articulate an interdisciplinary lexicon. On the other, it suggests missing words. It is vital for the new lexicon’s intuitions to move into public discourse.

Color
Structural element in the Renaissance of Tirana, Albania, Edi Rama.

Common sense
Intersubjective agreement based on aesthetic judgment, Immanuel Kant.

Connectionist
Agent who fosters collaborations, Pedro Reyes.

Constraints, hard and soft
Imposed and also chosen conditions of rational choice, Jon Elster.

Distribution of the Sensible
Range of access to and production of art, Jacques Rancière.

2017
36 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97599-5-7

I Want a President
Zoe Leonard
2017
English

I Want a President

Zoe Leonard
politics
manifesto

Written in 1992, Zoe Leonard’s I Want a President enunciates a revolutionary manifesto. She demands “a dyke for president / a person with AIDS / a fag for vice president”. We really hope it happens someday. Above all, we are convinced here is where it starts.

2017
32 pages
English
10.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97450-8-0

[…] and layed off
and sexually harrassed
and gaybashed and deported.

ManyFiestas!
Gabriela Jauregui
2017
English

ManyFiestas!

Gabriela Jauregui
politics
manifesto

In her manifesto, the young Mexican author Gabriela Jauregui thinks about the blood-soaked war of drugs. Simultaneously, she proposes a communal organization, a resistance against individualism and isolation. As a type of game, Jauregui borrows words from other manifestos. The result is a manifesto-remix, unleashing a different and new political potential.

2017
36 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97599-6-4

Call out loud
Vivid and violent ideas
To your blushing
We shout the
obscenities

The Combahee River Collective Statement
Combahee River Collective
2017
English

The Combahee River Collective Statement

Combahee River Collective
politics
manifesto

Combahee River Collective, an African-american feminist collective, presents a testimony of the reflective work since the1970s in the United States. The book discusses four major topics: the genesis of contemporary black feminism and the particularity of this very policy; the problems and the history of the collective; the black feminist practice and their issues. As feminists and lesbians, they know that sexual politics under patriarchy is pervasive in black women’s lives, as well as the politics of class and race.

We will discuss four major topics in the paper that follows: (1) the genesis of contemporary Black feminism;(2) what we believe, i.e.,the specific province of our politics; (3) the problems in organizing Black feminists, including a brief her story of our collective; and (4) Black feminist issues and practice.

2017
44 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97599-1-9

Untitled Manifesto
Juan Caloca
2017
English

Untitled Manifesto

Juan Caloca
Manifesto

Starting with the exclamation mark assumes that there is an exit on the other side. Untitled Manifesto asks: what is decomposition made off? In other words, does it take an exclamation mark in order to understand a question is taking form? For example, who can believe in the queries translated by Google? These are not questions without answers, but answers without questions. With his manifesto, the artist Juan Caloca shows how much knowledge we lack, and how little we know in order to imagine.

For the sake of humanity:
Burn this and all manifestos!
To see if someone remembers us
only with the oral memory.

2017
48 pages
English
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

ISBN: 978-607-97450-3-5

Ciudad sin nombre
Wolfgang Lehner
2018
Spanish

Ciudad sin nombre

Wolfgang Lehner
PHOTOGRAPHY

Ciudad sin nombre does not designate a specific problem in a particular city, but rather a condition of the megalopolis: indefinable spaces that challenge any possibility of delimiting, defining or limiting them. Images and abysmal landscapes of the margins of Mexico City..


2018
48 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €


Enrique 2012-2018
Alejandro Cartagena
2018
Spanish

Enrique 

2012-2018

Alejandro Cartagena
PHOTOGRAPHY
POLITICS

The deliberate use of merchandising strategies in presidential campaigns and governmental communications have in the past decade sought out ways to close the gap between the people and their candidates or government officials. The epitome of such strategies can be found in one section of the official web site of the Mexican presidency entitled “My picture with the President”. Now six years into his devastating presidency, it seems clear that the only thing president Enrique Peña Nieto has been interested in all along was looking his best with his fans.

Militares ejecutaron a los 22 civiles de Tlatlaya, acepta PGR; pero sólo 3 de 8 van a juicio

2018
60 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €


documenta 14 special
Alkisti Efthymiou
2018
English

documenta 14 special

Alkisti Efthymiou
artist's book
research

This is the diary of a curious, unsettled Athenian. The daily register of an overworked documenta employee. The notes of a bewildered art enthusiast. This is a memoir—a documentary—an anecdote—a flashback. And a dissonant guide to a so-called «hot» city and its residents, as they encountered or reacted to a major art event. All photos and quotes presented in this book were found and collected from documenta 14 press material, exhibition reviews, online blogs, social media, and the streets of Athens and Kassel.


Documenta dares to paint sheep with the blue colour of our homeland. 

—Zoe Konstantopoulou

2018
64 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €


Cuc Amo Nga
Ricardo Pohlenz
2018
-

Cuc Amo Nga

Ricardo Pohlenz
PERFORMANCE
POETRY

"Something is moving beneath the surface of the land. It´s a rabbit digging rapidly a hole along the countryside. The bunny gets out of the hole and opens up a map to check his whereabouts. He says to himself: “Let´s see now. Through Azusa, turn left at Cucamonga… till you hit Los Angeles. The straight out Wilshire Boulevard to the La Brea Tar Pits. I knew I should of taken that left turn at Albuquerque.” It´s a Warner cartoon form the nineteen forties seen once too often in my childhood, dubbed in Spanish. The left turn at Cucamonga, or more precisely, the word Cucamonga scintillated like a strange jewel, pronounced once and again, nonsensical and bombastic. I didn´t know then that it was a valley in San Bernardino. It also explains why it was used in a Warner cartoon. You´re driving down a highway in southern California and you read a sign of the next exit. You read it out loud: “Rancho Cucamonga”, you use it in a Warner cartoon, you used as a title for a concrete poetry book as nonsensical and bombastic as the word. You say the word, you inhabit the word, you make a habit of the word -any word- you choose it at random, then you choose another and another, making a sound pattern that means one thing and the next. Words run along –never moving, never standing still- between content and expression, between Deleuze and Guattari: an abstract machine, an abstract monster, an abstract."

Sense sei (mei wei)
rei -me like it ray (mondo) 
belle (mondo)—el blueberry
de giraudel blue rondo la llave turca (la batería de morello el parking en bateríala pila)

2018
56 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €


Cómo se imprime un mural
Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba
2018
Spanish

Ciudad sin nombre

Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba
essay

In the author's eyes, the use of David Alfaro Siqueiros's mural “From Porfirism to the Revolution” in the commemorative edition of the Mexican Revolution on the one hundred peso bill represents another stage in the history of muralism. Essay on the meaning of printing a mural on a ticket.

El que reina más allá es el dinero; es este el que se comunica, y lo que falta en la actualidad no es, por cierto, una crítica del marxismo, sino una teoría moderna del dinero que sea tan buena como la de Marx y la prolongue.


2018
80 pages
Spanish
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €


Piedras
Arturo Hernández Alcazar
2014
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Piedras

Arturo Hernández Alcazar
artist's book
photography
politics

Compendium of images in open confrontation: politicians placing first stones facing people protesting, throwing stones. An exercise on the constant erosion of solids as materialization of power and stone as the first and last tool.

2014
72 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €

Tercera persona
Verónica Gerber 
Bicecci
2014
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Tercera persona

Verónica Gerber Bicecci
artist's book
narrative

Written in braille, Tercera Persona is a discussion that takes place between ‘him’ and ‘her.’ The reader witnesses a conversation of misunderstandings, the impossibility that is communication and everything quotidian.

Veronica Gerber Bicecci (MexicoCity, 1980) reduces language into a less complex framework, so everything we cannot understand — but that which haunts us everyday — becomes again what it actually is and always was.

2014
32 pages
16.5 cm x 11.5 cm
Printed in Risograph

Retail Price
150 MXN, 15 USD, 15 €