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Research Network: Archipelagos in Reverse

Talk An introduction to STUART publishing: Bootlegging / blood letting Rose Nordin

22 Apr 2021
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    Thursday 22 April 2021

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    Free, livestreamed on Facebook.

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    Rose Nordin

This talk will introduce the practical and conceptual role of STUART publishing platform and design studio at iniva, through mapping relationships to the gallery and the work of STUART Hall. The studio introduction will lead to more specific enquiry into access and distribution of published material.

The conversation will explore modes of distribution, circulation and access to printed matter and the shifting potential of the publication after print. The vital and transformative roles of bootlegging/book piracy will be discussed in addition to the ongoing potential of annotation and footnoting.


Rose Nordin is a graphic designer and artist in residence at Somerset House Studios, London. She is a founding member of OOMK (One of my Kind) art publishing collective — focused on supporting self-publishing as “a vehicle to an independent validation to ones’ own culture, history, politics and sense of self” [John La Rose]. Collectively OOMK runs community Risographpress  Rabbits Road Press. Rose functions independently as an artist and graphic designer with an emphasis on publishing as creative and social practice. She produces publications and printed matter, often embedded in educational projects, research residencies or exhibitions. Rose has a focused interest in typography books as sites of  collaboration and the book as an object of representation.  

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