Magazines + journals
3 zine-style artist books by @mvajoshua. Each one a reinterpretation of an on-going artistic practice: “collecting” closed captions, archiving visual ephemera, and kinda landscape photography. 1st edition of 25 numbered books.
Untitled-A-Magazine was an art-fashion hybrid editorial project published by Mike Perry. This is the swimsuit edition. A number of photographers shot swimsuit fashion stories that were then handed over to various illustrators to embellish, reimagine or undermine. Contributors include Anthony Wallace, Luke Ramsey, Brigitte Sire, Robin Cameron, Noah Sheldon, Damien Corell, Ben Fredrickson, Milan Zrnic, Jeremy Williams Josh Clancy, Theo Morrison, Wyeth Hansen, Anna Wolf, and Mike Perry.
80 pages, 3-color offset.
Printed in an hand-numbered edition of 1000.
A beautiful journal-sized catalog published back in 2010 for The Soap Factory’s Minnesota Biennial exhibition. Contains 80 pages of art work (including Alec Soth, Chris Larson, Jennifer Danos, Caroline Kent and more), as well as a conversation between the curators on what it means for an artist to stay in Minnesota rather than head for the glory of New York or LA.
100 pages printed in full-color on blue laid paper and cream linen.
A photo book that documents the experiences that formed Alexa Horochowski’s 2014 Club Disminución exhibition at The Soap Factory. 36 page visual essay with a separate bilingual index. Each copy comes with the mailer we produced as well.
36 pages, cloth-bound, hardcover, printed in an edition of 500. Designed by Alexa Horochowski and The MVA Studio.
Thick zine/catalog looking at the proliferation of black-and-white Helvetica-driven design of the 1960s and 70s with selections from Joshua’s collection of International Style / Swiss-style books and signage.
52 pages of images with two short essays by Joshua Hardisty and full image credits.
Designed and printed by Brian Walburgh for 50/50 Press.
6.75 x 9.25”, 2-color risograph printed with saddle-stitched binding.
Limited to 50 hand-numbered copies.
“Function, Restraint & Subversion in Typography” showcases and analyzes the work of 24 graphic designers and studios whose work best exemplifies the new Modernist, Brutalist, and minimalist aesthetics of the late-00s:
A Practise for Everyday Life
Graphic Thought Facility
Research and Development
Walker Art Center studio
Written, compiled and designed by The MVA Studio. Published by Princeton Architectural Press.
Cool book celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Soap Factory through the writers of TalkingImageConnection, a group that creates poetry events in Twin Cities galleries. Edited by Alison Morse and featuring 25 TIC writers working in prose, poetry and conversation. A very airy design inspired by 1950s John Cage and Joan Mîro books. Designed by The MVA Studio.
100 pages, soft-cover. Print run of maybe 100 copies.