Pink Laser Beam by This is a magazine
"Pink Laser Beam" Paper, Plastic, Glue, Thread, Metal-foil, Edition of 666, 2009


Pink Laser Beam is the 6th Compendium of the experimental online periodical and/or containing over 180 pages of paper (and plastic) featuring new works from in and around the internet which unfold in time and space.

The title Pink Laser Beam is a reference to the moment of exegesis in Philip K. Dick's final novel "Valis" where a beam of pink light, after travelling to earth across the cosmos, suddenly and without warning enters the narrator's brain. The compendium attempts to present activities and artworks which have the potential to circumnavigate our traditional modes of perception.

Artist multiples/extras included with each compendium:
DIY "OMG" obelisk by aids-3d / Custom 3d-vision glasses for Evolution of 3-space by Donnachie, Simionato & Son / a cardboard picture-disc for My Cat is an Alien soundtrack / DIY hex-sticker by the Center for Tactical Magic / three playing cards / star-map by Grant Willing / a complete (yet invisible) book by J.G. Ballard as served by the Amazon Noir project

A new book of netart and the likes? Elaborate publishing-prank? Giant cosmic puzzle?

Pink Laser Beam
Compendium N.6 of This is a magazine
ISSN 1721-4904 / Numbered Edition of 666
Hard-cover with foil-laminate / 180 pages with various extras
Dust-jacket opens to giant poster /
Includes Model obelisk / 3d glasses / laminated picture-disc /
hex-sticker / playing cards / star-map / various drop-ins
Printed in Italy at Nava Milano
Printed on Cartiere Garda Papers
Hand-finished and sealed in clear plastic film with vinyl pyramid-sticker
23 x 29cm (9 x 11.5") / approx. 1.2kg (2.6 lbs)

Featured artists / a.a.s group / aids-3d / Amazon Noir project / Andy Simionato / Borna Sammak / Center for Tactical Magic / Damon Zucconi / Donald Roberdeau / Grant Willing / J.G. Ballard / JODI / Karen ann Donnachie / Laura Brothers / Loshadka / Matt Robinson / My Cat is an Alien / Nikola Tosic / Oliver Laric / Shane Hope / Yoshi Sodeoka

Every internet order will include a free book (while stocks last) from the Atomic Activity imprint
You may specify a preference for which available AABook with a note at the Paypal checkout,
or just drop us an electronic message or let us surprise you.
Atomic Activity Book N.4 Dim Tricks by Billy Rennekamp
Atomic Activity Book N.5 Blue Cloud by JODI
Atomic Activity Book N.7 Heaven by Nikola Tosic

Pink Laser Beam might still be available through these nice bookshops and galleries.
More images through our Flickr page and videos through Vimeo and Youtube
Net-extension of the compendium (with a complete star-map of artists)
Press inquiries through our Press area or Info desk

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