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LOCOMOTION MAGAZINE

Editor: Ipek Burçak
Language: English
Pages: 80
Size: 20,5 x 27 cm
Weight: 224 g
Ed. of 500
Year: 2021
Print: Offset
Binding: Perfect binding
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP007
Tags: travel, immobility, artist residencies, locomotion, melting, heat, asphalt, space travel, anti-travel
Availability: In stock
Price: €12.00


Locomotion is a one-off travel zine with contributions from art-related actors, engaging with modes and troubles of travel. Featuring contributions by Samar al Summary, Fully Funded Residencies, Burak Taşdizen, Azar Pajuhandeh, Ipek Burçak, Ada Karayel and Eren Ileri. It is a wandering around (im)mobilities of non-humans, artist residencies as a way of survival, road and driving memories, heatwav...

Locomotion is a one-off travel zine with contributions from art-related actors, engaging with modes and troubles of travel. Featuring contributions by Samar al Summary, Fully Funded Residencies, Burak Taşdizen, Azar Pajuhandeh, Ipek Burçak, Ada Karayel and Eren Ileri. It is a wandering around (im)mobilities of non-humans, artist residencies as a way of survival, road and driving memories, heatwaves and meltings, and commercial space travel.

Locomotion is designed by Ada Karayel, and co-faciliated by Eren Ileri. Illustrations are made by Goodnewsforbadguys.

The magazine comes with a sticker set; a fly and the Locomotion logo.


From Editor’s and Publisher’s Note:

“…When things started to resemble sci-fi dystopia, the absurdity of writing applications for artist residencies at that time has triggered us to have a look at the issue of traveling more deeply and we found ourselves digging up different holes that leave threads for you to connect…”

“…Before we came to the idea of making a magazine, we were speculating on various issues entangled with travel: the materiality of roads, and their related social meanings, debates that can be categorized as anti-travel or travel skepticism and slowing down, inactivity or motionlessness, and also the luxury of not-to-travel by choice…”

“…Since this publication took its start with the pandemic, attentiveness towards some of the matter that are partly in our bodies, and to others that are not, brought us to the word locomotion, which means not just the motion of the human and the living but also of the non-living and the non-human, of which you will find pieces scattered all over the magazine.”


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CAT AUTONOMY TOOLS

Author: Ipek Burçak
Language: English
Pages: 16
Size: 10,0 x 16,5 cm
Weight: 12,8 g
Ed. of 50
Year: 2021
Print: Laser print
Binding: Saddle sewn
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP006
Tags: cats, gadgets, autonomy, agency
Availability: In stock
Price: €3.00


After a long time since the domestication of cats, new tools and gadgets were developed to support cats in gaining their autonomy.


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THE VIEW FROM "NO MAN'S LAND"

Author: Firas Shehadeh
Language: English, Arabic, German
Pages: 204
Size: 10,4 x 17,6 cm
Weight: 179 g
Ed. of 300
Year: 2020
Print: Offset
Binding: Perfect binding
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP005
Tags: memes study, 2020 review, online culture, hypertechnological, Palestine
Availability: In stock
Price: €14.00


In The View from "No-Man's Land", Shehadeh documents the year 2020 by using online culture's main currency—memes—to tell stories of crashes, depressions, and violence caused by acceleration and the hyper technologies of control. His position as a Palestinian artist permits him to tell such stories with ease and cleverness. Yet unlike his subjects, he doesn't convey a post-ironic attitud...

In The View from "No-Man's Land", Shehadeh documents the year 2020 by using online culture's main currency—memes—to tell stories of crashes, depressions, and violence caused by acceleration and the hyper technologies of control. His position as a Palestinian artist permits him to tell such stories with ease and cleverness. Yet unlike his subjects, he doesn't convey a post-ironic attitude; his awareness is a tool to decipher post-irony, exposing its contradictions as if fighting fire with fire. That is highlighted best in the book's cover; a kite strapped with a Molotov cocktail. The contra-drone of the oppressed. A direct, ironic answer to the oppressor's hyper-tech arsenal.

This book and its artifacts function as a memory theater for an era that doesn't want to leave, trying to outwit us by employing elements from the past. All the versos and rectos speak of the same story, reiterating after Carl "CJ" Johnson, its undeclared Angelus Novus, "Oh shit, here we go again."

- Yazan S. Ashqar


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WELL GEDACHT PUBLISHING MERCH NO.1

Type: Workwear Size: XS, S, M, L, XL
Colors: White, Grey
Very limited edition
Year: 2020
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP004
Tags: handdrawn, unknown, post-work
Availability: In stock
Price: €20.00


Taking a walk on a big sheet of speculated forms: round, intertwined, disintegrated, leaking.

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HATALI KESİM, YARIKLI KESİM FAILURE CUT, FAMILY GRAVEYARD

Author: Ayfer Karabıyık
Language: Turkish, English
Translation: Eren Ileri
Editor: Ipek Burçak
Pages: 28
Size: 10,4 x 19,4 cm
Ed. of 200
Year: 2019
Print: RISO
Binding: Saddle sewn
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP003
Tags: experimental writing, fiction/non-fiction, Istanbul, onomatopoeia
Availability: In stock
Price: €8.00


"As I was saying hum, hum was happening. I was saying haw and haw was happening. With a mildly higher voice, my chin a little bit up, eyes staring just above the horizon like trying to remember a name that was forgotten three times before, I was inside a bus traveling with 120 km/h and I was about to give advices to the passengers: “We are so different and we are right to be different”. In f...

"As I was saying hum, hum was happening. I was saying haw and haw was happening. With a mildly higher voice, my chin a little bit up, eyes staring just above the horizon like trying to remember a name that was forgotten three times before, I was inside a bus traveling with 120 km/h and I was about to give advices to the passengers: “We are so different and we are right to be different”. In fact my actual duty inside this bus was to sleep."


“Ayfer Karabıyık focuses on the suspension that results from repetition—of sounds, images, things as we know them—through the two text pieces she included in Failure Cut Family Graveyard. [This publication] is an interpretation of [those] moments when words lose their meaning, when we repeat them to ourselves, or when an image starts to become blurry and unclear upon closer inspection. Karabıyık evokes and expands these moments through claiming that suspended moment as a materiality in her texts.

Karabıyık works with the ability of text to extend and shrink sounds to produce moments of suspension that are, in turn, reflected in the physicalities we project on to what we are reading. This work serves as a subtitle to the artist’s practice, as she always deals with the fickleness of what we see or sense, stretching-out the words and sounds comprising the narratives of what we could be looking at. This gesture of making visible the artifice of language as a slippery conveyor of meaning transforms this book into a text that one can’t help but return to multiple times, each time deriving different interconnections between the words on the page.”

- Merve Ünsal, Speculation as Method


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ADVENTITIOUS RESEMBLANCE

Author: Eren Ileri
Language: -
Pages: 36
Size: 13,2 x 18,9 cm
Ed. of 75
Year: 2019
Print: RISO
Binding: Staple binding
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP002
Tags: found footage
Availability: Sold out
Price: €8.00


Adventitious Resemblance [WGP002] by Eren Ileri is a zine about self-decoration camouflage.


THE AUTISTIC TURN MINI CD

Author: Ipek Burçak, Andara Shastika
Language: English, German
Ed. of 20
Year: 2019
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP001
Tags: spoken word, acousmetre, anti-ableist, neurodiverse, autistic turn
Availability: In stock
Price: €8.00


The Autistic Turn Mini CD Audio Version leans on the previous Autistic Turn book and came into existence as Ipek Burçak's collaboration with Andara Shastika. Readings are complemented by multi-layered recordings. Mini CD includes soft foam with a download link. Listen samples here. Released at Mz. Balthazar's Lab, Vienna on 29.03.2019.


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THE AUTISTIC TURN

Author: Ipek Burçak
Language: English, German, Turkish
Pages: 96
Size: 19 x 27 cm
Weight: 432 g
Ed. of 100
Year: 2018
Print: RISO
Binding: Open thread-stitching
ISBN: -
Cat. Nr: WGP000
Tags: neurodiverse, anti-ableist, uncanny, left-field ways of beings, non-human, autistic turn
Availability: In stock
Price: €35.00


Autistic turn comes after the previous turns such as the affective turn and other western feminist turns and aims to bring a fresh wave. It deals with affective computing & idiosyncrasies of the autism spectrum and searches for possibilities of both coming together in intersectional waters.


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