Clouds is a small publishing house involved in the publication of art books in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We are primarily interested in increasing the supply of interesting tomes and slimmer volumes both about and by artists.

We are Warren Olds and Gwynneth Porter. Clouds is based in Newton, Auckland.

NEW

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Kate Newby, Incredible Feeling

Tessa Laird, A Rainbow Reader

FORTHCOMING

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Anne Noble, The Last Road

RECENT

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Michael Stevenson & Jan Verwoert, Animal Spirits

Nova Paul, Form Next to Form Next to Form
(with Dent-De-Leone)

PUBLISHED TITLES

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Fiona Jack, Living Halls

Layla Rudneva-Mackay, Green with Envy

Daniel Malone, Black Market Next To My Name,
co-published with Hopkinson Cundy

Louise Menzies, Pursuit of an Ideal

Anne Noble, Ice Blink

Volume 2., a document-extension of the Artspace project, co-published with Artspace

Dan Arps, Affirmation Dungeon

025 Jan Bryant and Leonhard Emmerling,
PX: Thoughts on Painting

026 Incredibly Hot Sex with Hideous People: the Book of the Zine

020 Julian Dashper, This is not writing,
co-published with Michael Lett

023 Pūrākau / Myths and Legends / Mitos y Leyendas

022 Sean Kerr, Bruce is in the garden; so someone is in the garden

017 Peter Robinson’s Ack and other Abdications,
co-published with Artspace

018 Sriwhana Spong, Nijinsky,
co-published with Michael Lett

016 Bruce Russell Left-handed Blows: Writing on sound, 1993–2009

015 Daniel Knorr Pukapuka Tohunga Mahi Toi,
edition published with Artspace

014 Sean Kerr Pop, co-published with Michael Lett

013 Joseph Churchward, an extended biography on New Zealand type designer Joseph Churchward, co-published with Jan van Eyck Academie and Colophon

012 The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, co-published with Aotearoa Digital Arts

011 Dan Arps' Sun Seeker, co-published with The Physics Room, Neon Parc and Michael Lett

010 Paul Winstanley Threshold: Paintings 1989–2007,
co-published with Artspace

009 Volume 1., a document-extension of the Artspace project, co-published with Artspace

008 Teststrip: a history of an artist-run space (1992-1997)

007 Meg Cranston, Hot Pants in a Cold Cold World,
co-published with Artspace

006 Ava Seymour, The White House Years

005 Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

004 Judy Darragh, Arts Society

003 Tessa Laird, Shards of the Jealous Potter

002 Sweet Punch: recent Nordic video

p001 Bruce Barber & Emma Bugden, Party Without Party

DISTRIBUTION TITLES

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All the Cunning Stunts, SO GAY!,
published by All the Cunning Stunts

Connect, published by Colophon

Ruth Buchanan Lying Freely, published by Jan van Eyck Acadamie and Casco

Louise Menzies & Warren Olds, Mushroom magazine poster

David Bennewith, Suggestions poster, Joseph Churchward's suggested designs for TV 2 logo

Speculation, NZ Venice Project 2007,
published by Artspace

UNDER DEVELOPMENT

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Peter Robinson: Modern Standards (essays by Francis Pound, Lauren Winstone and Luke Willis Thompson)

A book of interviews with Jim Allen conducted by Tony Green and Phil Dadson

Daniel Malone's Muddy Footprints

STOCKISTS

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Our publications are available from the following stockists:

Motto, Berlin
W139, Amsterdam

Artspace, Auckland
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Pah Homestead/TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland
s/f, Auckland
Unity Books, Auckland
University Bookshop, Auckland
Tivoli, Waiheke Island
Wheelers Books, Auckland
Gordon Harris, Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch
Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Pakuranga, Manukau
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Bruce McKenzie Booksellers, Palmerston North
City Gallery, Wellington
Unity Books, Wellington
Parsons Books & Music, Wellington
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
Page and Blackmore Booksellers, Nelson
Christchurch Art Gallery
Scorpio Books, Christchurch
The Physics Room, Christchurch
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a stockist. We offer standard trade terms to retail partners.

INTERNATIONAL

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Our publications are distributed in the USA and Canada by RAM.

In Germany, Austria and Switzerland our publications are distributed by Vice Versa Vertrieb.

CONTACT

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PO Box 68-187
Newton, Auckland 1145
Aotearoa New Zealand

+64 9 309 2604

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David Bennewith
Suggestions Poster

'Suggestions' is an A0 size silkscreen poster produced by David Bennewith as part of his ongoing research on New Zealand type designer Joseph Churchward. The poster illustrates two inter-connected aspects of Churchward's work: 'suggestions' and variations. It is accompanied by a short compiled text reproduced as a sticker:

Suggestions, Joseph Churchward

How do you know when something is finished? Do you like to propose a lot of different variations?
They are all suggestions; they have to pick one.
[...]
These works are not commissioned works are they?
Many of my works are suggestions. I call them suggestions. I send it to them and never hear from them again...
[...]
This was a suggestion [for TV2].
How long would something like this take?
Ages. But when you believe in something you don't care how long it takes. When I was a bit younger I was fast too. Look at these colours — jumping up!
Did you get any feedback about these?
I don't think I sent them in. But they would look beautiful on TV.
Are these from a while ago?
Yes, I think when I came back from Samoa [1995].


The poster was officially launched at the Research on Research lecture and discussion series, 7.12.2007 @ Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL: www.janvaneyck.nl

A0 poster (841 x 1189mm)
4 colour process (CMYK)
White lithopaak 115 g/m2 paper
Edition: 75 (numbered)

Printed by Mazon Screen, Maastricht
Poster design by David Bennewith (www.colophon.info)
Thanks: Jan van Eyck Academie & Jo Frenken

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Clouds publishing

PO Box 68-187
Newton, Auckland 1145
New Zealand

+64 9 309 2604
www.clouds.co.nz