We are now serving both our first AND second printed Compendia
as free PDF downloads, complete and unabridged.
Please direct your browsers here:Compendium 2: Fashion equals fiction
and here:Compendium 1: Love, the universe and everything
Published in 2002 and 2003 in editions of 1,000 copies each, both books quickly sold out and until now have only been available to view in exhibitions and conferences. At over 200 pages each, these volumes contain custom artworks by Boogie (USA) , Takeshi Hamada (JP), Antonio Riello (IT), Jon Burgerman (UK), Asizaka Koji (JP), Frederique Daubal (FR), Slavimir Stojanovic and Futro (SLO), Clay Weiner (USA), Anthony Burrill (UK), and many other artists working in and around the internet.
These publications were featured in leading magazines including i-D, Dazed&Confused, Creative Review, Computer Arts, Tokion, Graphics International, Monument, X-funs, étapes, +81 and newspapers such as La Liberation, De:Bug, and D della Repubblica as well as discussed in a number of books on contemporary art and culture such as Jeremy Leslie's "MagCulture" (Lawrence King Publishers), Lauren Parker's "Interplay" (V&A Contemporary) and Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic's "Handwritten" (Thames & Hudson).
"A magazine like a toy"
i-D Magazine, U.K.
“A fierce and ferocious antidote to all that is commercial, conservative and complacent in magazine publishing, this is a must-see.”
“This is a magazine non scherza quanto radicalità”
(“This is a magazine isn’t joking when it comes to being radical”)
Exibart, National art newspaper, Italy
“This is a magazine take the art of print and visuals and flirt with them like no artists before them...”
Cream Magazine, Australia
“Il più bel giornale del web”
(“The most beautiful magazine on the web”)
D della Repubblica, Weekly Magazine supplement to the National newspaper La Repubblica,
“A showcase for creative talent”
Dazed & Confused, U.K.
Thankyou for reading.This is (not) a magazine.
Above image is by Karen ann Donnachie,
from Compendium 2: Fashion equals fiction (2003)