Author: Kay Higgins

ISSUE 3.5
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ISSUE 3.5 launch

Please join us at Publication Studio Vancouver on Friday, November 28, from 5 to 8pm for the launch of ISSUE 3.5. ISSUE 3.5 features contributions by Simon Fraser University’s FPA 319W: Art Writing students and provides a glimpse of cultural activities that occurred in and around Vancouver in the Fall of 2014. This special issue includes interviews with Ian Wallace, Hildegard Westerkamp, William B. Davis, Christopher Owens, and Deanna Peters as well as exhibiton, fiim,… read more ISSUE 3.5 launch

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Art, Debt, Creativity, Struggle: Resistance to Financialization in the Speculative Times

Talk by Max Haiven Thursday, October 16 2014, 7pm Presented by SFU Institute for the Humanities at Publication Studio Vancouver, 222 East Georgia Street, Vancouver BC How does debt and today’s debt-driven capitalism shape or inhibit creativity and the lives and communities of artists, poets, designers, performers and other creative people? How has debt-driven capitalism conscripted or consumed the idea of creativity for its own purposes, spinning dangerous myths of “creative capitalism,” the “creative class,”… read more Art, Debt, Creativity, Struggle: Resistance to Financialization in the Speculative Times

psv table at london art book fair 2014
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New York and London

We’re away from the studio this week with tables at both the 2014 New York Art Book Fair at PS1, and the 2014 London Art Book Fair at Whitechapel Gallery. We’ll be back in the studio on October 1st, in time to prepare a few publications that will be launching at the Vancouver Art Book Fair (October 5th and 6th at the Vancouver Art Gallery).

Rethinking Globality
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Rethinking Globally: Poetry after Globalization – A series of readings, screenings and lectures

As part of Jeff Derksen’s SFU graduate seminar Rethinking Globally: Poetry after Globalization, Publication Studio Vancouver will be holding a series of readings, screenings and talks. All these occasions are open to anyone interested in poetics and publicness. June 25 at 7pm – Documentarity and Poetics: Cecily Nicholson reading her new book, ‘From the Poplars’, in its entirety, followed by a discussion on documentary strategies in poetics. July 2 at 7pm – Screening: Documentarity &… read more Rethinking Globally: Poetry after Globalization – A series of readings, screenings and lectures

Myfanwy MacLeod - Whole Lotta Love
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Dave Allen, Lotta Antonsson, Brady Cranfield, Myfanwy MacLeod: Whole Lotta Love

Whole Lotta Love Dave Allen Lotta Antonsson Brady Cranfield Myfanwy MacLeod April 12 to June 21, 2014 Closing Party Friday June 20 at 8pm Publication Studio Vancouver is pleased to present Whole Lotta Love, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dave Allen, Lotta Antonsson, Brady Cranfield and Myfanwy MacLeod. The exhibition looks at the relationship between art and publishing through the unlikely lens of rock and roll and in particular, the music of Led… read more Dave Allen, Lotta Antonsson, Brady Cranfield, Myfanwy MacLeod: Whole Lotta Love

Every Second - cover
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James Hoff: Every Second One Hundred Bolts of Lightning Strike the Earth

ISBN 9781927385135 80pp 7.5″x9″ $15 The invocation of time in statistics is often meant to convey the urgency of a political or social cause, or at other times stun the reader with the temporal scale of a natural occurrence. Combined in this volume, the sequential incidents happening every second form a narrative that loops back from rhetoric to the everyday.  

Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan
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Bound copies of the DTES Area Plan now available, pay-what-you-can

Reading a 320-page PDF online can be awkward, especially if you want to make notes in the margins! The draft Local Area Plan for the Downtown Eastside — which encompasses Chinatown, where Publication Studio Vancouver is — goes to Vancouver City Council next Wednesday (March 12). We can print and bind copies (like the one in the picture), and are offering them for sale on a pay-what-you-can basis. The suggested price is $10 (cheap!), but… read more Bound copies of the DTES Area Plan now available, pay-what-you-can

PS Vancouver neon sign
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We’re back! Happy 2014!

We hope everyone had a good holiday! We’re open again (afternoons Monday through Saturday), and we have just installed our new neon sign.