Belfast-based photographer Billy Woods caught our eye through his self-published zines capturing the faces of Belfast DIY music venues. With the same energy behind the camera, Billy found himself in Reykjavik, Iceland, where he came to learn through conversations with locals, of genetic ties between Irish and Icelandic people. From behind the camera, this trip saw Billy documenting the architecture, landscapes, and people of Reykjavik, delving in to their city and gaining an understanding of the ways that these two cultures have been interwoven, be it through shared DNA or shared experiences of the harsh economic struggles. The resulting zine, ‘Papar’ is a beautifully crafted and considered photo book that we were delighted to have produced.
Risograph printed on Fedrigoni Freelife White, Sirio Colour Celeste, and Woodstock Nero recycled papers. Printed using Blackand Aqua inks. 195 x 243mm. 40 pages.
Ross Carvill’s illustrations possess an energy and personality that stands out amongst the best of them. In April of 2020, we invited Ross to do some live drawing on our instagram, where Ross drew creations that merged animals and objects based on viewers’ suggestions, and we loved them so much that we thought they needed to be printed! “Mystical Magical Maths” collects some of our favourites, in this zine that’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Risograph printed on Fedrigoni Freelife Oikos and Munken Polar rough papers. Printed using Black and Bright Red inks. 111 x 132mm. 16 pages.
“fieldnotes“ is a photo zine by Clare Lyons, focussing on spatial relationships in domestic and suburban settings; using them to depict the slow overwhelming and encroaching sensation of living with anxiety in a day-to-day context.
Risograph printed on Fedrigoni Freelife Vellum and Munken Lynx papers. Printed using Black, Yellow, Aqua and Fluorescent Pink inks.
First Edition of 50. November 2019. Signed and numbered by the artist.
“The Treachery Of Architecture” collects images surrounding construction and demolition in urban spaces, to reflect on changing landscapes in modern society. This book is a part of the first releases by Damn Fine Press, the publishing arm of Damn Fine Print.
Risograph printed on Context Flint and Black Nettuno Papers. Printed using Black, Aqua, Yellow, Metallic Gold and Fluorescent Pink inks.
First Edition of 50. November 2019.
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