Static – Book Launch. Thursday Dec 1st 18.00 – 20.00
‘Us and Them’ (2005) brings together the best of Static Pamphlet’s essays commissioned between 2003 and 2004. Including texts by James Heartfield, Dave Beech, John Byrne, Lewis Biggs and Bryan Davies. Design by Stathis Pertsinidis, Sheffield.
Published by Static. ISBN: 978-0-9546498-1-4
‘Seminal’ (2005). Static and Wildprojects commissioned seven art student to develop texts in response to the Liverpool Biennial 2004. Design by Alan Scroggie, pica, Liverpool. Published by Static. ISBN: 978-0-9546498-2-1
‘The Manufacture of Ultramarine Blue’ (2005) by Becky Shaw with text by Ron Mein and new essays by JJ Charlesworth and Joanna Spitzner. Published by Grizedale Arts. Design by David Hand, Burn, Liverpool. ISBN: 0-9542577-7-4
And last but not least, Static is delighted to be the Liverpool distribution point for ‘The Internationaler’, a new quarterly publication published in Sheffield, Manchester and Liverpool. The pilot issue contains texts by Mark Hutchinson, Becky Shaw and Mark Ramsden, Jaspar Joseph –Lester, Jon Traynor and an interview of Pavel Buchler by Hester Reeve. Design by Stathis Pertisnidis. ISBN: 1748-5576
Following the launch all publications will be available for browsing and sale in Static’s new complex including the recently completed coffee bar and production spaces. Static will also launch ‘Bookwall’ in January 2006. The Bookwall makes a range of texts on social and political space available to all.