Saturday, 29 May 2010
Maurice Carlin is an artist based at Islington Mill, Salford:
'My artistic practice stems from the making of groups, collaborations, events and situations. I like to experiment with the context, content and accepted ideas of method and order that exist within all of these'
Contribution to the Library:
The Self-Publishers Issue 1
The Self-Publishers Issue 2
Maria Forde is an artist and designer from San Francisco.
Contribution to the Library:
A Small Pamphlet About the Moms
Some Information in a Petite Format Concerning My Sister
My First Love: Basketball
Sleep Sleep Sleep
I Don't Think You Want to Be My Best Friend Forever
I Think Seattle is Pretty Neat Cuz of This Fella
My Story About a Dirty Magazine
A Teeny Booklet About My Pop
It Can Ruin Everything if You Kiss Someone
Knick Knack Issue 1 was compiled by Andrew Beswick between January and March 2010. It contains poetry by Emily McPhillips, Rebecca Willmott, Nick Ainsworth, Martin Taylor, John Ammirati, R L Perry, Laetita Glenton, Nick Mitchell, Miriam Avery, Michael Wilson, Laura Skilbeck, Richard Barrett and Andrew Beswick.
His work combines illustration and typography to create images that have humour, energy and optimism. Despite often being created digitally his graphics have the tactile feel of the hand made and hand printed. His time is split between commercial work and self initiated projects such as silkscreen printed books and posters that are available from his website and have been exhibited in the UK, France, USA, Italy, Japan and Australia.
Contribution to the library:
I Pretend to Work
The Rainy Season
They Quickly Ran from the Enormous Finger
Thursday, 27 May 2010
The Dark Wood
Bac Ba Phi
The Hidden Moral Agend 7
I am a Comic
Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Gym Class Magazine is a quality fanzine for creative people. It covers stuff like drawing and illustration, indie magazines and comics, scary movies, sci-fi, photography, graphic design, typography, electronic music and tall buildings. The editor is a big-time magazine geek… so expect lots of interviews with magazine makers.
Contribution Gym Class Magazine #4 and #5
Saturday, 8 May 2010
Thursday, 6 May 2010
STOMACH PUMP EXHIBITION AND LIBRARY LAUNCH
7th-12th May 2010, Islington Mill Gallery
As part of Islington Mill's HAND MAYED month of print.
Salford Zine Library present the STOMACH PUMP exhibition. Showing a collection of 788 mimeographed and xeroxed zines, publications and mixtapes featuring fandom, letters and science-fiction commentary from 1972 - 1999.
Come read, listen and copy!
Also as part of the exhibition the Salford Zine Library collection will be on show alongside original work from the recent MUSEUMS ONE release.
Opening 7pm 7th May.
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
"My work is also influenced by journeys, boundaries, memories, as well as a sense of place in the rural landscape, where fading agricultural ruins become overshadowed by architectural developments, often creating an imagined historical narrative."
(Re)defining a site at West Lodge, Wivenhoe Park
Two beautifully hand crafted books from the imagination of John Broadley. Broadley is a illustrator residing in London has been making these books since 1996, chiefly for his own pleasure. These books where recently compiled and published by Jonathan Cape.
W.F.A Comis Strip Collection Number 4 Winter 2009
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
Sunday, 2 May 2010
Tip of the Iceberg is a well illustrated and beautifully put together book all about the Clitoris. Tip of the Iceberg uncovers the truth about the clitoris: what you know of this exceptional organ may only be the "tip of the iceberg," as a majority of its mass lies beneath the surface. Learn all of the parts and functions through informed descriptions and illustrations of the g-spot, kegel exercises, the stages of sexual response, the visible and hidden parts of the clitoris, and more.