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Publications for and about the everyday

Events

2018  
16/11 - 21/11  ◌  MEMORY. PLACE. FOOD. at Low Standards in Oslo
1/11 - 4/11  ◌  Bergen Art Book Fair at Bergen Kunsthall with Norsk Risoforening in Bergen
1/11 - 4/11  ◌  SMØR Press Risography exhibtion at BABEL during Trondheim Open in Trondheim
14/9 - 16/9  ◌  Multiple Art Days at Monnaie de Paris with Nordic Art Press in Paris
5/6  ◌  Panel discussion: artist's books and zines at Kunsthall Stavanger in Stavanger
1/6 - 2/6  ◌  Kunstbokmessen Bastard at Oppland Kunstsenter in Lillehammer
1/6  ◌  Panel discussion: Kunstnerbøker i Fokus at Norsk Litteraturfestival in Lillehammer
30/5  ◌  Why Riso? - a debate and an exhibition at Tøyen Startup Village in Oslo
23/4 - 13/5  ◌  RISOTTO'S RISO ROOM at The Lighthouse in Glasgow
20/4 - 21/4  ◌  Malmö Artists' Book Biennial at Victoriateatern in Malmö
8/2  ◌  Every Shore is a Treasury at Biblioteket på Westerdals ACT in Oslo
...




Editions


THE PAST IS A FINITE PLACE
Personal Political
Pearl (I)
Pearl (II)
From an island

Å finne stemmen
Not ready for this world
am i happy?

Oslofjord (book)
Oslofjord (print)







THE PAST IS A FINITE PLACE by Jessica Williams
Collected texts 2009-2017 featuring an interview never before translated to English, excerpts from various long out-of-print publications including 2014's Slow Education, rare exhibition texts, and a very casual recipe for kombucha.

Part of the publication series Intimate Narratives.

17 x 23cm  ◌  52 pages  ◌  5-color Riso  ◌  Pamphlet bound (sewn)  ◌  Edition of 50
Published with the help of Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond.

First edition, August 2018
ISBN: 978-82-93633-05-1

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150 NOK
       
15 EUR






Political Personal by Jessica Williams
Circa 3 hours a day, from the 12th to 18th of May, I devoured the news in search of human moments adrift in the chaos of relentless global tragedy. English / norsk.

Part of the publication series Intimate Narratives.

16 x 23cm  ◌  60 pages  ◌  Blue Riso on peach  ◌  Staple bound  ◌  Edition of 50
Published with the help of Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond.

First edition, May 2018
ISBN: 978-82-93633-04-4

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100 NOK
       
10 EUR






Pearl (I) by Jessica Williams

29.7 x 42cm  ◌  A3 print  ◌  4-color Riso  ◌  Edition of 20 (signed on back)
Dedicated to my one of my favorite RPDR queens: Pearl. 1/2 colorways.
Printed at Risotto x Corners in Glasgow, Scotland. Shipped in a tube.

First edition, April 2018

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200 NOK
       
20 EUR






Pearl (II) by Jessica Williams

29.7 x 42cm  ◌  A3 print  ◌  4-color Riso  ◌  Edition of 20 (signed on back)
Dedicated to my one of my favorite RPDR queens: Pearl. 2/2 colorways.
Printed at Risotto x Corners in Glasgow, Scotland. Shipped in a tube.

First edition, April 2018

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200 NOK
       
20 EUR






From an island by Jessica Williams
Images taken while artist in residence at Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær. In the midst of brilliant, unflinching nature, the human hand is everywhere.

Part of the publication series Intimate Narratives.

16 x 23cm  ◌  28 pages  ◌  4-color Riso  ◌  Staple bound  ◌  Edition of 50
Published with the help of Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond.

First edition, April 2018
ISBN: 978-82-93633-03-7

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150 NOK
       
15 EUR






Å finne stemmen by Jessica Williams
A tragicomic take on learning a new language as a creative, non-white immigrant.

Plus: an "Association Game" featuring 10 other voices from countries as diverse as Sweden, Brazil, Japan and Jordan. Texts in both Norwegian and English with very unusual design solutions. Printed and bound (cut, folded, sewn, stapled, glued) by the artist on residency at Pamflett Self-Publishing Workshop.

16 x 23cm  ◌  85 pages  ◌  6-color Riso  ◌  Perfect bound  ◌  Edition of 100
Published with the help of Arts Council Norway + the cities of Oslo and Bergen.

First edition, October 2017
ISBN: 978-82-93633-00-6

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400 NOK
       
40 EUR





Not ready for this world by Jessica Williams
A collection of short poems paired with images taken on Svalbard.

13 x 18cm  ◌  15 pages  ◌  2-color Riso  ◌  Bound with brads  ◌  Edition of 40
Published with the help of High Tide in Philadelphia, USA.

First edition, May 2017
ISBN: 978-82-93633-01-3

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100 NOK
       
10 EUR






am I happy? by Jessica Williams

43.2 x 61cm  ◌  A2+ print  ◌  3-color Riso  ◌  Edition of 50 (signed on back)
Printed at Extrapool in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Shipped in a tube.

First edition, March 2017

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350 NOK
       
35 EUR






Oslofjord by Jessica Williams
Broken down beach plastic masquerading as natural forms, collected in the inner Oslofjord by the artist over the course of 2016.

22.5 x 32cm  ◌  40 pages  ◌  4-color Riso  ◌  Staple bound  ◌  Edition of 200
Published through the generosity of Arts Council Norway + oslo soup

First edition, September 2016
ISBN: 978-82-93633-02-0

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200 NOK
       
20 EUR






Oslofjord by Jessica Williams

22.5 x 32cm  ◌  A4+ print  ◌  3-color Riso  ◌  Edition of 50
Published through the generosity of Arts Council Norway + oslo soup. Shipped flat.

First edition, September 2016

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150 NOK
       
15 EUR





Stockists

Kiosken  ◌  Bergen, Norway
Babel Bok  ◌  Trondheim, Norway
Mondo Books  ◌  Tromsø, Norway
Bladr  ◌  Copenhagen, Denmark
Malmö Konsthall  ◌  Malmö, Sweden
Good Press  ◌  Glasgow, Scotland
Printed Matter  ◌  New York City, USA
Ulises  ◌  Philadelphia, USA
Seite  ◌  East Los Angeles, USA





Archive

2017  
26/11  ◌  Kunst & Design Marked by Blank Space at Kulturhuset in Oslo
14/11  ◌  Book Launch at Bar Lardo in Oslo
19/10 - 22/10  ◌  Bergen Art Book Fair at Bergen Kunsthall with Risoforeningen in Bergen
21/10  ◌  Book Lunch at Bergen Art Book Fair at Bergen Kunsthall in Bergen
9/10 - 22/10  ◌  Risograph-Residency at Pamflett in Bergen
15/9 - 21/9  ◌  Fotobokfestival Oslo at Youngstorget in Oslo
1/9 - 1/10  ◌  Lofoten International Art Festival with Mondo Books at Nordnorsk Kunstsenter
23/8 - 26/8  ◌  China meets Norway in a Bookshelf at Meridian Space in Beijing
11/8 - 13/8  ◌  abC / Art book in China at Shanghai Mingsheng Art Museum in Shanghai
24/6 - 5/8  ◌  Å vokse opp på Internett og papir at Deichmanske Grünnerløkka in Oslo
7/5  ◌  High Tide Zine Release at Ulises in Philadelphia


2016
 
17/11 - 20/11  ◌  Bergen Art Book Fair at Bergen Kunsthall in Bergen
29/9  ◌  Book Launch at Galleri Storck in Oslo








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