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Witness is committed to the intricacies of BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ artists who explore different ideas, but when they move together are able to accomplish radical forms of expression and affection. This collection of works by sixty-four artists, and afterword by Kelsey Sucena, will rearrange preconceptions and expectations that generally cluster around hegemonic ideologies connected to race and gender, while also challenging how viewers and academia think about intersectional forms of visual photographic language. 

 

The artists included in Witness explore the personal, the psychological, the communal, and the unidentifiable. Only together with their differences will common goals and new missions come to form, be realized, and pursued. This book acts as a small step into the direction of a world cognizant of the values of critical race and gender theory.

Editor: Efrem Zelony-Mindell

Contributing Writer: Kelsey Sucena
Title: Witness
Publication Year: 2021

80 Pages, 64 images
140x216x6.35mm, 453grams
Limited Edition: 200

Collections:

Museum of Modern Art Library

Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University

Library & Archives at The New School

Krannert Memorial Library University of Indianapolis

Northwest Academy Portland, Oregon 

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Primal Sight, published by Gnomic Book, a collection of works by 146 artists, and essays by David Campany and Gregory Eddi Jones, surveys the state of contemporary black-and-white photography.

This project includes the works of intergenerational, interdisciplinary, and intersectional artists, each questioning the perceived order of things. These interrogations center on issues of race, gender, philosophy, and praxis, subverting traditional notions of black-and-white imagery into something feral and queered, possessed of previously unimagined possibilities.

These works embody a mastery of what is strengthened or weakened by the light inside them. Beyond our individual differences, there exist universal commonalities in the ways humans try to make sense of the world; as our fluency with visual vocabulary changes, these images change accordingly.

Editor: Efrem Zelony-Mindell
Contributing Writers: David Campany, Gregory Eddi Jones

Title: Primal Sight
Publication Year: 2021

Publisher: Gnomic Book
ISBN: 978-1-7338877-3-1
186 Pages, 147 images

216x280x25mm, 1300 grams
Edition: 850; First edition, first printing

Artists Included:

Bebe Blanco Agterberg, Fabrizio Albertini, Ben Alper, Nando Alvarez-Perez, Florian Amoser, Richard Anderson, Joey Aronhalt, Enayat Asadi, Arda Asena,

Alexis Aubin, Alex Avgud, Roger Ballen, Sophie Barbasch, Tal Barel, Adam Bellefeuil, Logan Bellew, Anna Belozerova, Simon Beraud, Zeke Berman, Ally Caple

Patrick Carew, Madeline Cass, Cj Chandler, Megan Christiansen, Max Cleary, Sadie Cook, Robert Andy Coombs, Salvi Danés, Sam Darby, Sybil Davis

Giandra Lucia de Castro, Ian Dempsey, Chance DeVille, Ohemaa Dixon, Paloma Dooley, Jesse Draxler, Eli Durst, Mark Elzey, Kristen Joy Emack, Mark Fitton

Allen Frame, Benjamin Freedman, Gigi Gatewood, Richard Max Gavrich, Diana Guerra, Rory Hamovit, Kip Harris, Maxwell Harvey-Sampson, Dylan Hausthor

Elena Helfrecht, Patrice Aphrodite Helmar, Alex Herzog, Meg Hewitt, Lily Anastasia Holcombe, Katherine Hubbard, Whitney Hubbs, Harrison Huse, Sam Hutchinson

Ignacio Iturrioz, Carlos Jaramillo, Liza Kanaeva-Hunsicker, Arseni Khamzin, Rola Khayyat, Mårten Lange, William Larson, Mac Lawrence, Zun Lee, Matthew Leifheit

Vincent Levrat, Dylan Lewis, Marcia Lippman, Joshua Lutz, Gui Marcondes, Mark McKnight, Patrick McNabb, Ben McNutt. Meryl Meisler, Duane Michals

Giancarlo Montes Santangelo, Laura Hart Newlon, Maja A. Ngom, Drew Nikonowicz, James Nizam, Claudio Nolasco, Nicole Norman, Ethan O'Grady, Isabel Okoro

Arturo Olmos, Adam Pape, Giulia Parlato, Cara Phillips, Jonathan Pivovar, Kristine Potter, Bärbel Praun, Manda Quevedo, Eileen Quinlan, Jared Ragland

André Ramos-Woodard, Daniel Rampulla, Bryson Rand, Lucille Reback, Richard Renaldi, Abby Robinson, Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Kyle Donald Ross,

Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera, Carlo Rusca, Anastasia Samoylova, June T. Sanders, Fernando Sandoval, Pierce Sapper, Ross Sawyers, Keisha Scarville,

Bobby Scheidemann, Sam Schmieg, Martin Seeds, Travis Shaffer, Jacqueline Silberbush, Jay Simple, Aaron Siskind, Joey Solomon, Mark Sommerfeld, Arturo Soto

Yulia Spiridonova, Caleb Stein, Angela Strassheim, Kirsten Kay Thoen, Ada Luisa Trillo, Aaron Richard-Alan Turner, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Andrés Vargas

Alexis Vasilikos, Fernando Villela, Patricia Voulgaris, Eileen Rae Walsh, Evan Blaise Walsh, Nat Ward, Lindley Warren Mickunas, Jeff Whetstone, Grant Willing

Jessica Wolfelsperger, Magdalena Wywrot, Devin Yalkin, Rana Young and Zora Murff, Tereza Zelenkova

Collections:

Museum of Modern Art Library

Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Danish National Art Library

Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library Virginia Museum of Fine Art

Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

FOMU Foto Museum of Antwerp

Center for Book Arts

Blue Sky Gallery Library

The Saxon State Library at the State and University Library Dresden

Library at the International Association of Photography & Theory, Cyprus

Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University

Hunt Library at Carnegie Mellon University

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library at Tulane University

Anne Bremer Memorial Library at San Francisco Art Institute

Pratt Institute Libraries

UArts Photo Department Collection

Missouri University Photo Department Collection

The University of Iowa Libraries

Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz

Lectures:

Printed Matter Virtual Art Book Fair

SUNY New Paltz, NY

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What does queerness look like beyond the body? n e w f l e s h, a project published by Gnomic Book in September 2019, will challenge conventional notions of gender and identity studies. A collection of works by sixty-eight artists, and essays by Charlotte Cotton and Ashley McNelis, n e w f l e s h hopes to reclaim certain ideas of what queer is capable of.

All too often, the body is used as a form of control. The works in n e w f l e s h  ascend peculiarity and convention. It’s by removing titles and preconceptions that these works question the expectations around photography that deals with the body. It’s my hope that making room to question the status quo in this way will lead to new paths of equality and interactions between us as individuals. New concepts and conversations may be hard, but it is time to start having them.

The artists in n e w f l e s h abstract the subjects and materials they use. These works embody a mastery of what is possible in front of the camera, as well as technologically once the photo has been made. These images force us to look beyond the familiar, so that we may see them for what they could become.

Editor: Efrem Zelony-Mindell
Contributing Writers: Charlotte Cotton, Ashley McNelis

Title: n e w f l e s h
Publication Year: 2019

Publisher: Gnomic Book
ISBN: 978-1-7338877-1-7
140 Pages, 72 images
160x240x14mm, 650 grams
Edition: 750; First edition, first printing

Collections:

Museum of Modern Art Library

Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Library & Archive at the Tate Britain

The Frances Mulhall Achilles Library at the Whitney Museum of American Art

The Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago

National Gallery of Art Library

Hirsch Library at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Brooklyn Museum Library and Archives

The Morgan Library & Museum

The Carter Library at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Médiatèque d'étude et de recherche at the Quai Branly Museum

Ingalls Library at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Foam Photography Museum

Kunstbibliothek at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

The Getty Research Institute Library

The Saxon State Library at the State and University Library Dresden

BibliotheksVerbund Bayern

Blue Sky Gallery Library

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Library

Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University

Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford

Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library at Columbia University

Columbia College Chicago Library

Fine Arts Library at Harvard University

Cambridge University Library

John M. Flaxman Library at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

CalArts Library

UCLA Arts Library 

Fleet Library at the Rhode Island School of Design

Ku Leuven Libraries at LUCA School of Arts

Edinburgh College of Art Library at the University of Edinburgh

Brown University Library

University of Brighton Library

Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts at New York University

Hunt Library at Carnegie Mellon University

School of Visual Arts Library

Pratt Institute Libraries

The Library at Arts University Bournemouth

W. Van Alan Clark Jr. Library SMFA at Tufts University

Decker Library at Maryland Art Institute College of Art

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Library

International Center of Photography's Library

Albert Solheim Library at Pacific Northwest College of Art

University of South Florida Library

Georgia State University Library

Holland and Terrell Libraries at Washington State University

J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University

Syracuse Universtiy Libraries

Purchase College Library 

Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz

The University of Iowa Libraries

University of Arkansas Fine Arts Library

The University of Kansas Library

Lectures:
SUNY New Paltz, NY
School of Visual Arts, NY
Red Hook Labs, NY
The Light Factory, NC
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC
Rhode Island School of Design, RI
University of Missouri, MO
Washington State University, WA
Northern Illinois University, IL
School of Visual Arts, i3 Lecture Series, NY
WKGP Presents, Blue Sky Gallery, OR
University of Arkansas — School of Art, AR
Columbia College Chicago, IL
University of Iowa, IA
University of the Arts, PA

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Photography is currently in a state of acknowledging it's colonial, patriarchal, heteronormative faults. The seventh issue of the THERE, THERE quarterly extends intersections of social theory, feminism, and queerness. Through the works of the three featured artists and an essay reflecting on these works, this issue of the THERE, THERE quarterly will venerate growth, myth, the surreal, and the lived experiences of the artists included.

 

The THERE, THERE quarterly is a serial publishing project by theretherenow. Each issue contains a curated selection of photographs by three photographers organized around a unique risograph color space. All issues are 10” x 12.5” and come unbound in a risograph printed bellyband. the THERE, THERE quarterly is printed in a hand-numbered limited edition on French Paper Co. 65C paper stock.

The artists in the THERE, THERE quarterly, issue seven, embody and extend their subjects and materials. It's up to viewers to push ourselves to see the resolution amongst these works. Only together, with those who don't look like you, will it all become something. Looking past our expectations will be key in moving forward.

Editor: Efrem Zelony-Mindell
Title: THERE, THERE quarterly; ISSUE SEVEN
Publication Year: 2020

Publisher: theretherenow
ISSN: 2643-6124

32 Pages, 21 images
254x317.5x6.35mm, 116 grams
Limited Edition: 100 + 20AP's

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