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 has offices in Christchurch and Auckland.

FORTHCOMING

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Daniel Malone's Muddy Footprints

PUBLISHED TITLES

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Jim Allen, The Skin of Years

Anne Noble, The Last Road

Kate Newby, Incredible Feeling

Tessa Laird, A Rainbow Reader

Michael Stevenson & Jan Verwoert, Animal Spirits

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

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)

STOCKISTS

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Our publications are available from the following stockists:

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Pah Homestead/TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland
Unity Books, Auckland
University Bookshop, Auckland
Tivoli, Waiheke Island
Wheelers Books, Auckland
Gordon Harris, Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch
Unity Books, Wellington
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
Page and Blackmore Booksellers, Nelson

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 147-553
Ponsonby, Auckland 1144
Aotearoa New Zealand

+64 9 309 2604

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Nova Paul
Form Next to Form Next to Form

Form Next to Form Next to Form is a book made from stills from Nova Paulís experimental 16mm film This is not Dying (2010) that was made at the film-makerís marae Maungarongo in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. Using an early cinematic optical printing process of three-colour separation Paul's films render the landscape in prismatic shards of technicolour. In this book stills are printed using RGB colours designed to echo the optical process of the three-colour separation film itself.

The traditional Maori love song ‘Whakarongo Mai,’ played by famed Maori show band figure and Kaumatua Ben Tawhiti is played on slide and steel guitar for Paul's film and reconfigured here by Karl Steven on 7" LP.

Two pieces of writing are included: Karl Steven’s liner notes on musician Ben Tawhiti; and Gwynneth Porter and Nova Paul's essay ‘The Virtues of Trees’ that grew from conversations over a year, spanning ideas of sovereignty, resistance, film analysis and art history, genealogy and care of self and the world around us.

The publication has been made possible with support from the Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, and the School of Art and Design Research Fund, AUT University.

Texts by Nova Paul, Gwynneth Porter and Dr Karl Steven

Published by Clouds and Dent-de-Leone
ISBN: 978-0-9864628-7-0

Softcover
68 pages + 7-inch vinyl (1:12 Records)
41 colour images
English

Edition: 1000
Dimensions: 180 x 300 x 16mm
Individually shrinkwrapped

NZD$35

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Clouds publishing

PO Box 68-187
Newton, Auckland 1145
New Zealand

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