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BOOKSHOP CHALLENGERS NEWS
Martin La Roche
21 Sept. 2016 – 21 Sept. 2017

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Quick Crossword Nº13.692 Vº7
19.4 × 28.1 × 0.3 cm, 28 pages, edition of 150

Riso-printed and published by Calipso Press in Cali, Colombia. This version, numbered seven of the Quickcrossword Nº13.692 series, uses the images from the first book of the series to find images with the google reverse image search engine.

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Chapter III
[folded] 20 × 38.5 × 4.5 cm, [unfolded] 600 × 38.5 cm, 30 numbered and signed copies

Leporello or concertina book, printed in an A2 Riso duplicator at the Charles Nypels Lab, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Munken Lynx paper 120 + 120 grams.

Chapter III is an edition of selected images from the artist's personal archive in a publication with the shape of a leporello.
The elements in this collection were found in different concrete encounters along three years while studying other archives and collections. Particularly the archive of the planet (Paris 1909-1929) with its autochromes and gardens, initiated by the french banker Albert Kahn and the popular culture objects shown in Civilização do Nordeste (Salvador 1963) gathered by Italian/brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi.

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No Title (After Karesansui)
14.3 × 20.5 x 0.3 cm, unique

This book comes from the process of printing the book Karesansui published by Mark Pezinger Verlag. All the masks used to print the Karesansui on an old Asbern Press, were saved and afterwards reused to produce this book.



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Samizdat
24.7 × 35 × 0.2 cm, 34 pages, edition of 15

Samizdat is the resulting publication from a printing workshop made during Missread art book fair in Berlin. Printed in the mimeographic Gestetner machines of Erwin Blok, participants were asked to take material from actual books in the fair to be copied and bound in this publication. Made in collaboration with Calipso Press.


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Los Libros y Las Cosas (Catalogue)
16.9 × 20.1 × 0.6 cm, 52 pages, edition of 800

Designed by Pozo Marcic Ensamble, this is the catalogue for the exhibition of the same name at Galeria Gabriela Mistral in Santiago, Chile




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Diógenes Anónimos
22.8 × 30.5 × 1.2 cm, 53 pages, edition of 11

This book was made during a workshop held at La Mar de Letras, a music, literary and art festival in Cartagena, Spain.

Its name makes reference to the anonymous people who gather stuff.


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Genova In Transit Pascale
9.7 × 13.7 × 0.15 cm, 9 page booklet, edition of 60

This booklet was made in collaboration with Miguel Etchepare as part of the Genova project. A soup recipe by Pascale, the host of the event, is included in the publication and was served during its launch. It was released in an apartment on Genova street, Santiago, Chile.

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Ghost Pavillion
18.8 × 26.8 × 1 cm, 108 pages, edition of 250

Published in collaboration with Ediciones Popolet and Reflektor M.

Designed by Ignacio Gatica and Martin La Roche and edited by María Inés Plaza Lazo, it compiles the contributions of 32 artists and writers. In the context of the 2017 Venice Biennale, this publication folded the absent Latin American pavilion in the form of a publication.