CITIZENSHIP (catalog)

Citizenship: A Practice of Society  is a catalogue for an exhibition of the same title running Oct. 1 2020 – Feb. 14th 2021, co-published by MCA Denver and is PRESS, edited by exhibition curator Zoe Larkins, designed by is PRESS. (Institute of Sociometry is also featured in the exhibition with an installation titled “LLiLL, Leftist Leaflets in Little Free Libraries”. Limited edition of 300 – 25 is PRESS editions come with a letterpress print and a trimmed off spine bookmark with the Institute of Sociometry page signed by catalog designers and exhibition artists (and is agents and is PRESS partners) Heather Link-Bergman and Peter Miles Bergman.

Citizenship: A Practice of Society is a 60 page, 8×12″ perfect bound catalog with a letterpress printed cover and two paper stocks! “Citizenship: A Practice of Society observes an exhibition survey of politically engaged art made since 2016. In response to political events and the current climate, as well as recent art world trends, the exhibition posits art making as a critical civic act. The works in the exhibition exemplify how artists act as citizens, and even how citizens act as artists. The exhibition features recent work and several new commissions by more than 30 artists and organizations: Nicole Awai, Alexandra Bell, Tania Bruguera, the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), Alex Da Corte, Creative Time, Jeremy Deller, Shannon Finnegan, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Nan Goldin, Ann Hamilton, Adelita Husni-Bey, Ekene Ijeoma, the Institute of Sociometry, Ariel René Jackson, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Titus Kaphar, Kenya (Robinson), Robert Longo, Alan Michelson, Marilyn Minter, Vik Muniz, Jayson Musson, Ahmet Ögüt, Yoko Ono, Trevor Paglen, Pope.L, Pedro Reyes, Yumi Janairo Roth, Dread Scott, Laura Shill, Aram Han Sifuentes, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Nari Ward.” – MCA Denver

Citizenship: A Practice of Society is digitally printed on 70# French Poptone Snowcone and 100# uncoated white digital cougar paper at Turbo Press, Denver, CO. The covers are letterpress printed by is PRESS on 140# French Poptone Snowcone on a Chandler and Price Craftsman letterpress.

PASSAGE

PASSAGE is by Heather Link-Bergman. 1st edition 2019, edition of 40. Denver, Colorado

PASSAGE is an 18 page, 5×7″ accordion fold with letterpress printed covers from handset metal type! PASSAGE features selections from over a decade’s worth of film photography by Heather Link- Bergman. PASSAGE is a rite, a place, a time, a situation, a station and a state of being.

PASSAGE is laser printed on 80# French speckletone paper. The covers are printed on 100# French Kraft on book board with a letterpress title printed in copper ink on a Vandercook proof press.

Follow Focus #1

Follow Focus #1 is by NYC/Denver motion graphic designer, editor, painter, director, and a photographer, and painter Vincent Comparetto. Follow Focus #1, First Edition of 200, 2017 is published by Abstract City with letterpress covers printed by is PRESS.

Follow Focus #1 is a 54 page, 7.5×7.5″ perfect bound book that, “showcases street photography from recent travels through out Europe and America. Shot with both digital and film cameras.” ~ from abstractcity.org

Follow Focus #1 is digitally printed on 60# text at Publication Printers, Denver, Colorado with two color letterpress covers printed on 120# red cover stock at is PRESS, Denver, Colorado.

 

Follow Focus #2

Follow Focus #2 is by NYC/Denver motion graphic designer, editor, painter, director, and a photographer, and painter Vincent Comparetto. Follow Focus #1, First Edition of 200, 2017 is published by Abstract City.

Follow Focus #2 is a 54 page, 7.5×7.5″ perfect bound book that, “celebrates a sub culture I have been documenting for 20 years. This specific community comprised of primarily women and non binary artists performing on the periphery of the city in warehouses and live work artist cooperatives. Ultimately I would like this book to showcase the necessity for sustainable creative spaces within every city that cater to performing artists from all walks of life. ” ~ from abstractcity.org

Follow Focus #1 is digitally printed on 60# text at Publication Printers, Denver, Colorado with screenprinted covers on 120# hot pink cover stock.

 

Raw Fury #4

Raw Fury #4 (ISSN 2327-6002) 2017 published by is PRESS, Denver in conjunction with Flatlands Studio, Chicago.

Raw Fury #4 is 7.5” square, perfect-bound, 60 page annual book on mixed paper stock with rounded corners. The covers are screen printed and letterpress printed on 140lb. French construction white paper. Screen printed posters by CHema Skandal and Davi Caramelo are included.

Raw Fury #4 is a local scene ‘zine, and a ridiculously fancy annual book with professional editorial standards, that focuses on contemporary urban art from or connected to Chicago and Denver.

Raw Fury #4 includes interviews with Johnny Sampson, Molly Bounds, Kashink, and Emit and the work of Eric Von Haynes, Oscar Arriola, Heather Link-Bergman, Institute of Sociometry, Ken R. Klopack, Scot Lefavor, Lisa Pangborn, bunny M, Max Sansing, Edgar Serrano, and James Jankowiak

Raw Fury #4 | Chicago Art Book Fair Special Edition is a limited edition cover we made for the inaugural Chicago Art Book Fair with 3-color risograph and letterpress covers with hand sewn Japanese stitch binding in magenta book thread!

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Zeromile #10

Zeromile is published annually by students and faculty in the Communication Design program of the Art Department of Metropolitan State University of Denver is Denver, Colorado. Staff members of the magazine are students in the Communication Design Program pursuing BFA degrees. Peter Miles Bergman of is PRESS is the teacher of the class and the publisher of the magazine. All sales go to fund the next issue and support student artists and designers!

Zeromile issue #10 is a 60 page, 8×10.625″perfect bound magazine on the theme of Tension published in Fall 2016. Article topics are art and design focused including topics such as Islamic art, dating apps and authenticity, designing gender, Black Lives Matter, materialism and the American dream, appropriation in art.

Zeromile issue #11 is digitally printed on 100# matte paper. The covers are a stipple finished synthetic gloss 100# paper. The covers are a stipple finished synthetic gloss paper with a gold masthead.  The magazine has a postmodern design aesthetic that is colorful and expressive.

Zeromile #11

Zeromile issue #11 is published annually by students and faculty in the Communication Design program of the Art Department of Metropolitan State University of Denver is Denver, Colorado. Staff members of the magazine are students in the Communication Design Program pursuing BFA degrees. Peter Miles Bergman of is PRESS is the teacher of the class and the publisher of the magazine. All sales go to fund the next issue and support student artists and designers!

Zeromile issue #11 is a 66 page magazine, 7×10″perfect bound magazine on the theme of Movement published in Fall 2017. Themes include media criticism, plastic and the climate crisis, body autonomy, feminist theory on instagram, taking the knee and political free speech in art.

Zeromile issue #11 is digitally printed on 70# matte paper with two sheets of 120# black cardstock with white printing bound in to the magazine as a section divider. The magazine has a conceptual and minimalist design which starts with a monochrome color palette slowly adding tonality until it’s full color!

Zeromile #12

Zeromile is published annually by students and faculty in the Communication Design program of the Art Department of Metropolitan State University of Denver is Denver, Colorado. Staff members of the magazine are students in the Communication Design Program pursuing BFA degrees. Peter Miles Bergman of is PRESS is the teacher of the class and the publisher of the magazine. All sales go to fund the next issue and support student artists and designers!

Zeromile issue #12 is a 52 page, 9×12″perfect bound magazine on the theme of Presence published in Fall 2018. Article topics are culture focused including articles on consumer culture, security and privacy, the rise of atheism, burnout, and healthcare.

Zeromile issue #12 is digitally printed on 100# matte paper. The covers are a stipple finished synthetic gloss 100# paper.  The magazine has a metamodern design aesthetic that is highly readable with edgy graphic treatments.

Zeromile #13

Zeromile is published annually by students and faculty in the Communication Design program of the Art Department of Metropolitan State University of Denver is Denver, Colorado. Staff members of the magazine are students in the Communication Design Program pursuing BFA degrees. Peter Miles Bergman of is PRESS is the teacher of the class and the publisher of the magazine. All sales go to fund the next issue and support student artists and designers!

Zeromile issue #13 is a 54 page, 8.375×10.875″perfect bound magazine on the theme of commUNITY published in Fall 2020. Article topics are culture focused including articles on online education, drag queens, long distance relationships, online communication, Black Lives Matter, and the fates of the restaurant and live music industries during the global pandemic. .

Zeromile issue #12 is digitally printed on 80# matte paper with 100# matte covers. Each magazine comes with a sheet of die-cut stickers.  The magazine has a contemporary design aesthetic that is highly readable with a bright unifies color scheme, geometric design elements, and frequent illustrations.