What Problems Can Artist Publishers Solve?

What Problems Can Artist Publishers Solve?

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Chelsea College of Arts

Harvard University, Fine Arts Library

Parsons, The New School

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

What Problems Can Artist Publishers Solve?; Josh MacPhee, Eric Von Haynes, Time Devin, Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, Booklyn, Press Press, Llano del Rio Collective, Thick Press, Alex Arzt, AND Publishing, JanSteinbach/ Edition Taube, Antoine Lefebvre Editions, Simon Worthington, Onomatopee, Hardworking Goodlooking, Nina Prader/Lady Liberty Press, Eleanor Vonne Brown;

Risograph; 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches, Saddle stitch, 38 pages, Edition of 701.

Temporary Services booklet #118 is a collaboration with our old friends at PrintRoom in Rotterdam, produced in advance of a mini-showing of our Self-Reliance Library in July 2018. For this booklet we invited 17 artist publishers to respond to the question: Thinking locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally: What are some social, political, economic and ecological problems that artist publishers are equipped to address or solve using their knowledge, skills, and resources?

The result is a strong collection of texts (and images) with two pages given over to each contributor. To us, these represent some particularly vital thoughts about what artist publishers are capable of in this particular moment, with some great calls for solidarity, generosity, sharing, and experimentation.