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Blanco

1. In 2005, Jean-Christophe Menu, the publisher of L’Association publishes a biting manifesto, Plates Bandes. In an attempt to insulate his own catalogue from the sensibilities of the mainstream, Menu christens the term 48cc to describe the industrial national standard for Francobelgian comics, from its material properties (48 pages, hardcover). 2. In offset printing jargon, a dummy is an unprinted book, which allows the publisher to test the finished object before its manufacture especially when a book goes out from conventional formats. My book Blanco, is an ode to standardization, 48cc dummy printed in 5000 copies and distributed in bookstores. By multiplying a publishing artifact, whose use is nulled by the popularity and ubiquity of its format, Blanco celebrates the signifying force of the industrialization of comics.


48 pages | hardcover edition
unprinted | 2018 | 210mm x 297mm

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Tintin Akei Kongo

Noirs

Harvested

Katz

Balinese Beast LP

Undeveloped: Uncovering Of A Liminal Space

Blanco

Balinese Beast-Wham Jah LP

Riki Fermier

Écologie Forcée

Un monde un peu meilleur

Eprouvette #3

Frag

Metakatz

Glacial – Hardcore Lounge EP

Glacial – Entropy EP

We All Go Down

Skeleton Drafts

Glacial – Hotel Costes présente…

Les lieux et les choses qui entouraient les gens, désormais

Wry Trio

Limbo Sketchbook

The Horseheaded Statue

Limbo Textbook

Honey, I shrunk our playlist

Balinese Beast / TBC & Guy Saldanha – Thunderbird Hotel 7”

Balinese Beast / Fusiller, Les Géométries Souterraines [Split] LP

Balinese Beast – Soft Offerings Maxi 7”

Balinese Beast / Gabola, Riviere – SchengenShenzen [Split] LP

VSAdH, EdWB, IpAN (uDdPK)

Both Sides of a Wall

Frédéric Magazine 4

Fug Gum, Vol ii

Multitudes 37/38

Le Coup de Grâce

Massive

Glömp 9