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Cover of Punk: Periodical Collection and cassette tape, Jan Van Eyck Academie, 2012. English, 192 pp, 500 copies, 16.5 × 23.5 cm, offset in black. ISBN: 978-90-72076--57-1

A book on self-publishing practices assembling interviews interspersed with a series of collages made during a collective graphic experiment at the Jan van Eyck Academie.
In the series of interviews, Christophe Boutin, Didier Christen, Hans-Christian Dany, Stephan Dillemuth, Martijn Haas, Roberto Ohrt, Gee Vaucher and others speak about anarcho-punk, bohemian research, city magazines, design, Do-It-Yourself, fanzines, open houses, imposters, insults, means of production, post-punk, pre-Xerox, self-organization, the Situationist International, strategy and zines.

The first half of fanzine stands for fan as in fanatic. The fan makes a fanzine about his or her idol. The word punkzine came as a substitute at a point when punk rejected fanaticism, which has to do with adoration. Zines are not designed; rather, they are made. Making a zine could be a way to become a designer, but it may also be a way out of the position of designer. On the one hand, it is a question of self-empowerment: rather making a zine than inscribing oneself into existing magazines. On the other hand, it is about overstepping the boundaries of a profession, in order to play several roles as a dilettante. Punkzines are not solely interesting as the visual style of a bygone epoch, as a source of inspiration or for direct recuperation. Rather, things may be learned from a study of the spirit in which they were made.

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Cover of Flagship, Marcel Hiller, 2012. English and German, 176 pp, 500 copies, 17 × 24 cm, full color offset. ISBN: 978-90-7206-56-4

Contents of A Clear Black Market, Jasper Coppes and Stijn Verhoeff, WAAR, 2011. English and Dutch, 13 pp, 11.5 × 17.5 cm, 100 copies, mimeographed in black.

Spread of 2020, an agenda featuring works and contributions by Wolfgang Fütterer, Dominique Hurth, Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, Nicholas Matranga, Axel Loytved, Kristina Dittelova and Aoife Flynn, concept: Hans-Christian Dany. 2010, English, 432 pp, 13 × 18 cm, 500 copies, full color offset. ISBN: 978-90-72076-71-7. Joke from Nicholas Matranga collection.

Spread of Agora en het Netwerk van Fandangos, Marc Goethals. 2010, English, 21 × 28 cm, 96 pp, 500 copies, offset in black.

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