We’re pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at Copeland Book Market in Peckham next week with Colophon Foundry. Full details about our shared stall to follow.
Issue Three will make an appearance, find us at Donlon Books' table!
coney island, may 2014
VICE: So why did you leave New York?
Erin Jane Nelson: I moved to New York a week after I turned 18 after living in the suburbs my whole life. Obviously the change was really distinct and intense. I simply did not understand the ways in which art is hugely social, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. It quickly became apparent that I was way behind the curve in terms of my knowledge of contemporary art—I only really understood it through this teen girl livejournal identity that was so fantasy-based. I knew that I wanted to grow from being in New York, but I felt ill-prepared to fit into an accepted mold, even though I tried. But I also felt ill-prepared to be resistant; I didn’t feel I had the language or the self assurance. I’m almost 25 and I feel as though I am just now able to get back to a grove with my work that feels great. I have a routine life where I spend most of my free time making things. I have an amazing small core of peers in Oakland and without them I would probably still be very confused and aimless in my making and identity.
Erin was a contributing interviewer to Issue 1 for Bobby Doherty’s booklet. Here she is, several years later, real talk with Vice.
2 Jul 2014 / 18 notes
hi marshall! we’re still shipping out to kickstarter backers— expect yours in about a month. We have to ship out all the books in waves because there’s way more than we can afford in one blast! Sorry for the delay.
1 Jul 2014 / 2 notes