Alphabet City Press is Avril Makula, an award-winning book designer, bookbinder, and book artist. Alphabet City Press makes one-off and editioned artists books. All the books are hand-made, and explore ideas through typography, the alphabet, numbers, colour and design.
Joy of Txt began life on a battered Nokia 3310 in London in 2002 and has been recharged for VOLUME 2015. Anthony's work explores the impact mobile phones have had on our daily lives and the way we communicate. His previous zine 'Nervous System' was featured in the Thames & Hudson book Fanzines (Teal Triggs, 2010).
Artist Collective is a group of contemporary artists with diverse insight into the concept and practice of Sydney's emerging artists. Here they present a series of self published titles, made independently and collaboratively, conveying ideals in sincerity and the belief that from process comes concept.
The Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive (APPA), is a not-for-profit physical archive of self-published and independent photobooks established to promote the production, dissemination and discussion of photobooks from the Asia-Pacific region.
The APPA provides a ‘real’ way to see photobooks with a permanent space in Melbourne open to the public, and a program of events at photography festivals, and institutions all over the world. Since 2013 the Archive has held events in Melbourne, Sydney, Tokyo, Cambodia, Malaysia, Dublin, New York, Washington DC and San Francisco.
BIG EGO BOOKS is a new Sydney based online bookseller specialising in esoteric and hard-to-find titles. Hand-picked are only the best books, covering a wide range of subjects, including art, photography, architecture, interiors, and fashion. BIG EGO BOOKS is carefully curated by artists Emily Hunt and Raquel Caballero, the duo behind DUKE Magazine, a satirical journal which spoofed traditional and current magazines.
The Big Fag Press is a Sydney-based Artist Run Initiative. We use our 4-tonne offset proofing press to print limited edition works by artists and designers. We are committed to the development of creative partnerships with artists and the wider community, providing access to high-quality offset printing, artist residencies, internships and community engagement projects.
Black Eye Gallery exhibits contemporary photography and is committed to representing the photographic art-form from both established and emerging artists. Black Eye Gallery also stocks limited edition fine art publications from Australia's leading photographers and publishers.