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Poets

A Colouring Book Anthology

illustrated by Melanie Janisse-Barlow
edition: Paperback
tagged: anthologies (multiple authors), portraits

What could happen if you put yourself aside as a poet and became willing to funnel your creative talents into a wholly other art form that bends two practices into one?

Poets: A Colouring Book by Melanie Janisse-Barlow attempts to answer this question. As a poet, painter, and proper 'Jacqueline of All Trades,' Janisse offers readers and art-enthusia …

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Not One of These Poems Is About You

by Teva Harrison
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: death, canadian

In this remarkable, frank, and gut-wrenching mix of words and images, Teva continues on her journey, grappling with what it means to live with metastatic breast cancer. She plunges deep into her inner world, shadowing the progression of the disease. Reality takes on sharp edges: the swell of cancer and its retreat with chemo. Her inner corporeal re …

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Nonaligned Modernism

Socialist Postcolonial Aesthetics in Yugoslavia, 1945-1985

by Bojana Videkanic
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: contemporary (1945-)

In less than half a century, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia successfully defeated Fascist occupation, fended off dominating pressures from the Eastern and Western blocs, built a modern society on the ashes of war, created its own form of soc

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Propaganda in Revolutionary Ukraine

Leaflets, Pamphlets, and Cartoons, 1917-1922

by Stephen Velychenko
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: russia & the former soviet union

Propaganda in Revolutionary Ukraine is a survey of domestic governmental and party printed propaganda in revolutionary Ukraine. It is based on an illustrative sample of leaflets, pamphlets, and cartoons published by different parties under the Central Rada, the left-wings of the Ukrainian Socialist Revolutionary Party, the Ukrainian Social Democrat …

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Wonder

The Art and Practice of Beatrice Blue

by Beatrice Blue, edited by 3dtotal Publishing
edition: Hardcover
tagged: digital

Wander into the immersive illustrated universe of Beatrice Blue. Filled with playful characters, enchanting natural scenery, and captivating narratives, Beatrice’s designs will appeal to everyone’s inner child. Her fantastic use of vibrant color and luminous finishes give her imaginative scenes life and vigor, while her expressive texturing tec …

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“The Spanish Element in Our Nationality”

Spain and America at the World’s Fairs and Centennial Celebrations, 1876–1915

by M. Elizabeth Boone
edition: Hardcover
tagged: modern (late 19th century to 1945), 19th century, european, spain & portugal

“The Spanish Element in Our Nationality” delves beneath the traditional “English-only” narrative of U.S. history, using Spain’s participation in a series of international exhibitions to illuminate more fully the close and contested relationship between these two countries.

Written histories invariably record the Spanish financing of Columb …

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Knowings and Knots

Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation

contributions by Randy Lee Cutler; Sarah E. Truman; Erin Manning; Natasha Myers; Owen Chapman; Rachelle Viader Knowles; Paul Couillard; Sourayan Mookerjea; T. L. Cowan; Glen Lowry; Stephanie Springgay; John Cussans; Simon Pope; Carolina Cambre & Petra Hroch, edited by Natalie Loveless
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: research, philosophy & social aspects

Knowings and Knots presents a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on the methodology of research-creation and asks how those who make knowledge think about and value it. Not just a method, but a site of ongoing contestation and experimentation around what counts as knowledge, research-creation is a meeting place of academia, artistic creation, …

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Projecting Citizenship

Photography and Belonging in the British Empire

by Gabrielle Moser
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: history, 20th century, social history, historical, modern (late 19th century to 1945)

In Projecting Citizenship, Gabrielle Moser gives a comprehensive account of an unusual project produced by the British government’s Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee at the beginning of the twentieth century—a series of lantern slide lectures that combined geography education and photography to teach schoolchildren around the world w …

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