VAST ACID WEST

Here are a few snapshots of a new work-in-process, VAST ACID WEST, a collaboration with Crane Giamo. A mixed-media suite of prints, Vast Acid West revisits some of the countercultural themes of the acid western film genre that came of age during the Vietnam War era. Bucking against US imperialism, the proliferation of nuclear weapons, […]

MARY ANN CAWS ON THE COLLAGES OF HELEN ADAM

Heartfelt thanks to Mary Ann Caws for her wonderful review of The Collages of Helen Adam (Further Other Bookworks & Cuneiform Press, 2017) edited by Alison Fraser in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail. The book is almost out of print! And please join my co-publishers and the editor for a book launch at […]

A PEOPLE’S CURRICULUM FOR THE UNITED STATES AT RINGLING COLLEGE

Political Public Poster Pedagogy comes to Floria! A People’s Curriculum for the United States is now on display at Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida as part of the Peace Paper Project exhibition. Please check it out if you’re in the area! This portfolio was produced in celebration of the first People’s […]

THE COLLAGES OF HELEN ADAM

Cuneiform Press and Further Other Book Works are pleased to announce the publication of The Collages of Helen Adam. The book was edited by Alison Fraser, and features essays by James Maynard, Lewis Ellingham, Samuel R. Delany, Robert Hershon, and Kristin Prevallet. Hardcover. 176 pages. Full color throughout. Order here. There’s a nice overview of […]

FREE LSD

FREE LSD (2017) Edition of 30. 11 x 14″ Drew Matott & Kyle Schlesinger   Free LSD is a collaboration between Peace Paper Projects and Cuneiform Press. The artists shredded and pulped American military uniforms to make thirty unique sheets of handmade paper. The wood type, from the renown Rob Roy Kelly Collection, was set […]

LARRY FAGIN (July 21, 1937 – May 27, 2017)

Yesterday, I received the sad news from Miles Champion that poet, teacher, editor, and friend Larry Fagin died peacefully in New York City. Larry always stressed the importance of looking up, and this snapshot by John Sarsgard beautifully distills that small gesture of optimism he embodied so naturally, and gently. Even thinking about death: I get […]

BLURRED LIBRARY by TATE SHAW

   Despite the fact that the field of artists’ books has grown steadily since the mid-sixties, the discourse has been largely under-theorized. Blurred Library: Essays on Artists’ Books, is a stunning collection of the most revered essays by Tate Shaw, the Director of Visual Studies Workshop. For years, Shaw’s contributions to the field of artists’ books as […]

TOM RAWORTH

Yesterday I happened to be reading an interview I conducted with Tom Raworth ten years ago and felt especially grateful to him for thoughtfully, patiently, candidly, answering my questions as a fledging poet and printer. We discussed his early literary journal, Outburst, and two of his early presses, Matrix and later, with Barry Hall, Goliard. […]