Author: Kathy Slade

pulling the plug on a legend
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Goodbye to Selectors’ Records

Selectors’ Records closed their doors today after a near three-year run. The brainchild of artist/musician Brady Cranfield and his musician brother Josh Rose, Selectors’ began as a record store and performance space dedicated to electronic, dub, and experimental music. Over time it grew into more of a social space with Publication Studio Vancouver moving in in the summer of 2016 and even a community centre, as at one time Brady moved some of the record… read more Goodbye to Selectors’ Records

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The Scorpion and Felix Prize

  A new artist book prize for emerging artists! Deadline for submission February 1, 2017 Publication Studio Vancouver is pleased to announce a call for submissions for The Scorpion and Felix Prize, a new book prize for emerging artists. One artist will be selected by a jury to receive an honorarium of $500 and to have their book published by PSV. Submissions are open to all emerging artists who have demonstrated an interest in publication… read more The Scorpion and Felix Prize

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Due to Injuries… Book Launch

Due to Injuries… Brady Cranfield and Jamie Hilder Book Launch Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7pm Publication Studio Vancouver Please join us at Publication Studio Vancouver for the launch of the publication Due to Injuries…. This book extends and completes the eponymous exhibition by Vancouver-based artists Brady Cranfield and Jamie Hilder, presented at 221A in the fall of 2013. Alongside new artwork in the gallery, Cranfield and Hilder organized a public lecture by Italian Marxist… read more Due to Injuries… Book Launch

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Lorna Brown: Carets, strike-outs, underlines, circles and dots

  September 13 to November 2, 2014 Opening September 12 at 8pm Publication Studio Vancouver is pleased to present Carets, strike-outs, underlines, circles and dots, a solo exhibition by Vancouver-based artist Lorna Brown. Read the Georgia Straight review

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Review of Some Woolly Buzz in the Georgia Straight

  From the review: Digital technology is what enables the Publication Studio network, which extends across the United States, Canada, and Europe, to function. It is also what makes Some Woolly Buzz possible. Contributing artists sent PDFs to Higgins and Slade, who printed them and mounted them, unframed, on the walls. Slade points out that this inaugural exhibition harks back to the mail-art networks of the 1960s and ’70s. In the case of Some Woolly… read more Review of Some Woolly Buzz in the Georgia Straight

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Kevin Killian ‘Some Woolly Buzz’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Kevin Killian Some Woolly Buzz, 2013 San Francisco poet, Kevin Killian wrote and illustrated this poem to be presented as a print especially for the exhibition. Kevin Killian is an American poet, author, editor and playwright of primarily LGBT literature. Killian co-founded the Poets Theater in San Francisco. His novel, Impossible Princess, won the 2010 Lambda Literary Award as the best gay erotic fiction work of 2009. Killian’s novel Spreadeagle is published by Publication Studio… read more Kevin Killian ‘Some Woolly Buzz’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Rodney Graham ‘Lunch Break’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Rodney Graham Lunch Break, 2013 Rodney Graham is one of Canada’s leading artists. The Globe and Mail called him ‘a national treasure’. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50

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Fiona Banner ‘Snoopy Versus the Red Baron’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Fiona Banner Snoopy Versus the Red Baron, 2013 Fiona Banner presents a work that combines lyrics from the1966 song by the group The Guardsmen with an image of the von Richthofen family crest that has been altered by the edition of snoopy. Banner is an English artist, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2002. In 2010, she produced new work for a Duveen Hall commission at Tate Britain. She is one of the… read more Fiona Banner ‘Snoopy Versus the Red Baron’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Tim Lee ‘Back to Black’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Tim Lee Back to Black, 2013 In 1967, Ad Reinhardt produced the last of his “Ultimate paintings”. Created at a moment parallel with the nascent Black Power Movement in the United States, the two radical autonomies – one formal and abstract, the other political – are combined here. Tim Lee is an artist who lives in Vancouver. Working with photography, video, text and sculpture, his work both replicates and reimagines seminal moments in art history… read more Tim Lee ‘Back to Black’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Sonia Leimer and Nino Sekhnishvili ‘Eins Zwei Drei, God Bless You Belgium’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Sonia Leimer and Nino Sekhnishvili Eins Zwei Drei, God Bless You Belgium, 2013 The collage shows an Austrian letter pigeon and the miniscule dot in the distance is planet Earth as seen from Voyager 1 in 1990. This work is made by Italian artist Sonia Leimer and Russian artist Nino Sekhnishvili and was originally shown at Sekhnishvili’s artist-run gallery in Tifilis. 11 x 8.5 inches, published in an edition of 50