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Ker-bloom! Vol. III Issues 43–63

Artnoose

Ker-bloom! Vol. III Issues 43–63

Date

2007

Edition Size

40

Media

Letterpress

Binding

Coptic

Dimensions

5.75 × 4.5 × 1.75 in

Collection

$ 480.00

Out of Print


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College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University

Dartmouth College, Rauner Library

DePaul University

Harvard University, Fine Arts Library

Kansas City Art Institute

Occidental College

Temple University

The University of the Witwatersrand, Wits Art Museum (WAM), Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

University of Connecticut (UCONN)

Wesleyan University, Olin Library

Ker-Bloom! Volume III is a bound set of twenty Ker-Bloom! zines, numbers 43-63. Ker-Bloom! is a regularly issued, bi-monthly zine, which first came out over eight years ago. Each issue contains a personal essay that relays an event or situation, from the epic to the banal and everything in between, while simultaneously exploring an underlying socio-political theme. Topics over the past eight years include: bicycles, love lost, substitute teaching, zine conferences, anarchism, and domestic violence. Each issue is set letter by letter in lead type and printed on a Vandercook flat-bed printing press. Due to the labor-intensiveness of the endeavor, each issue is only eight quarter-size pages long. But what Ker-Bloom! lacks in size it more than makes up for in passion!

20 letterpress zines. Letterpress printing on cover boards. 5.75″ x 4.5″ x 1.75.” Edition of 40. 2010.