ARCHIVE FOR SMALL PRESS & COMMUNICATION (A.S.P.C.)

Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Publications documenting the activities and projects of the A.S.P.C.

 

The here presented publications document the activities of the  Archive for Small Press & Communication (A.S.P.C.), an international centre for documentation, preservation and exhibitions of artists' publications (books, records, catalogues, magazines, postcards, posters, invitations etc.) which was established before the blessings of the art system. In 1999, it was acquired by the Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen (Germany) where it forms the cadre of the there housed Centre for Artists' Publications. 

For still available publications: go to contact or order. Information can also be found in this catalogue

 


Text-Sound-Image catalogue, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

TEXT – SOUND – IMAGE.  SMALL PRESS FESTIVAL

 

Catalogue of the first exhibition organized by the A.S.P.C. Introduction by Guy Schraenen, statements by several small press publishers, a.o. Henri Chopin, Paul de Vree, Richard Kostelanetz, Ulises Carrión, 1976. 20 x 10,5 cm, 500 copies.

SMALL PRESS FESTIVAL. PROGRAMME

 

Program of the films and performance event, released as object book: the so called marginal program is literally pressed in between the official, controlled big press, represented by newspaper pages, 1976. 10,5 x 14 cm, 50 copies.


Latin America Assembling, 1977, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

LATIN AMERICA ASSEMBLING

 

18 contributions of Latin American artists with works by Paulo Bruscky, Mirtha Dermisache, Raúl Marroquín, Clemente Padin etc. Presented in an envelope, 1977. 31 x 24 cm, 100 copies.


Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Exhibition "Editions & communications marginales d'Amerique Latine" in Le Havre, 1977

STAMPS IN PRAXIS

 

Catalogue fully illustrated with rubber stamps by Eduard Bal, Michael Gibbs, Henryk Bzdok, Robert Rehfeldt. Introduction by Guy Schraenen, 1977. 21,5 x 15,5 cm, 200 copies.


 Edition: Guy Schraenen
Commonpress No. 16

COMMONPRESS # 16

 

Contribution by Guy Schraenen to the “Commonpress” project of Pawel Petasz which forms a special issue on artists’ postage stamps with 31 participants, 1979. 21,5 x 15,5 cm, 100 copies, numbered and signed.

 


LIBELLUS

 

12 fully illustrated issues of a mail art magazine, published monthly. Project by A.S.P.C. and I.C.C. Antwerp on occasion of the "International Mail Art Festival", 1980-198. 29,7 x 21 cm each issue.


MAIL (ART) STAMPS

 

Catalogue for the exhibition of the same name organized at the “Musée de la Poste”, Brussels. Text by Guy Schraenen, 1982. 21 x 14,7 cm, 300 copies.


Aeropus I, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

AEROPUS I

 

Publication with 176 contributions to the collective sound score of Aeropus I, a Mail art performance-project by Guy Schraenen, 1982. Black & White reproduction: 29,7 x 21 cm, 50 copies. Coloured reproduction: 48 x 37,5 x 24 cm, 20 copies, numbered and signed.

 

 

AEROPUS I PROGRAM: Published on the occasion of the Aeropus I live concerts at ICC Antwerp, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels, T.19 Bruges, in Poznan and Łódź, 1982. 21 x 14,7 cm.


Nieme Kino, Guy Schraenen Catalogue Poland

NIEME KINO '83

NIEME KINO '84

 

Nieme Kino ’83 and Nieme Kino ’84 (Silent Movie) are two books documenting the two artists’ film festivals organized in Lodz (Poland) during the state of war. These two entirely illustrated publications are conceived by Józef Robakowski and include numerous contributions of artists and filmmakers, 1884. 29,7 x 21 cm.  


Józef Robakowski

PST! OR SIGNS OF NEW ART

 

This fully illustrated publication documents the underground art activities in Poland between 1981 and 1984. Foreword by Guy Schraenen, 1984. 29,7 x 21 cm. 


Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
One of the one day exibitions in Poland with publications by Guy Schraenen éditeur and the A.S.P.C., Łódź, 1984, exhibition view

Documents as Statements, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

DOCUMENTS AS STATEMENT

 

Publication realized on the occasion of lectures and exhibitions about the Guy Schraenen éditeur and the A.S.P.C. publications, held in Poland, 1984. 29,7 x 21 cm. 

 


A View on Belgian Art, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

A VIEW ON BELGIAN ART

 

Publication realized on the occasion of lectures and exhibitions about the work of Leo Copers, Luc Deleu, Denmark, Filip Francis and others, held in Poland, 1984. 29,7 x 21 cm.


Belgian Assembling, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

BELGIAN ASSEMBLING

 

Assembling including contributions of 32 Belgian artists, a.o. Guillaume Bijl, Leo Copers, Luc Deleu, Bernard Villlers, Danny Devos, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, Eduard Bal, Marc Verstockt, etc., 1984.

29,7 x 21 cm, 100 copies (35 reserved for the artists), some signed.

 


OTHER SOUNDS FROM BELGIUM

 

Illustrated publication documents the work and activities of more than 30 composers and organizations involved in contemporary music and sound research. It was realized for the “Other sounds from Belgium” event organized at the “Time Based Arts”, Amsterdam, during the “Summer Festival of Music & Theatre”, 1985. 29,5 x 21 cm. 

 


Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Exhibition "Poolse Avant Garde" in C.C.B. Antwerp, 1985

Poolse Avant Garde, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

POOLSE AVANT GARDE 

 

Illustrated publication in newspaper format, realized on the occasion of the exhibition "Poolse Avant Garde", organized by the A.S.P.C. at the "Cultureel Centrum Berchem", 1985. 43 x 30,5 cm. 


Józef Robakowski

I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AT YOUR SIDE

 

Artists’ books based on a video, 1986.

21 x 29,7 cm.


Józef Robakowski

THE SLOGAN OF MY LIFE

 

Artists’ book based on a film, 1986.
21 x 29,7 cm. 


Radiofonisch Festival, 1987, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

RADIOFONISCH FESTIVAL VAN DE NIEUWE MUZIEK

 

Program published on the occasion of the music festival organized by the A.S.P.C. for Radio Centraal, Antwerp. Introduction by Guy Schraenen, 1987. 21 x 14,7 cm.


Kunst-Enaars-Publicaties, 1988, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

KUNST-ENAARS-PUBLIKATIES

 
Illustrated object catalogue published by the University of Ghent on the occasion of the exhibition devoted to A.S.P.C. collection. First release of Guy Schraenen's essay "For another Approach to Art History", 1988. 27 x 19 cm.


Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Exhibition on Ben (Vautier) in Archive Space of the A.S.P.C., Antwerp 1989

Kunstenaarsboeken, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

KUNSTENAARSBOEKEN UIT DE VERZAMELING A.S.P.C.

 

Illustrated catalogue on the occasion of the artists' books exhibition organized by the A.S.P.C. at the Provinciaal Museum Hasselt, 1990. 42 x 14 cm.


Tussen klank en beeld, 1991, Archive for Small Press & Communication Guy Schraenen

TUSSEN KLANK EN BEELD

 

Illustrated catalogue published by the Provinciaal Museum Hasselt on the occasion of the exhibition devoted to sound and visual works of the A.S.P.C., 1991. 30 x 30 cm.


FÜR DIE STIMME

 

(Engl.: For the Voice). 

A series of four sound cassettes with sound examples from the A.S.P.C. on the history of sound poetry and other audio works with the voice. Produced in the frame of the exhibition Für die Stimme, Berlin, Wiens Laden & Verlag; Antwerp, A.S.P.C., 1991.

Für die Stimme, Guy Schraenen Catalogue
Exhibition catalogue

Erratum Musical, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

ERRATUM MUSICAL

 

Illustrated catalogue published by the Institut Français Bremen on the occasion of the exhibition devoted to french sound and visual works by the A.S.P.C collection, 1994. 26 x 21 cm.


Free Access. Multiples, Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.

FREE ACCESS

 

Illustrated catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition of multiples from the A.S.P.C. collection held in the Centrale Bibliotheek KU Leuven, 1994. 15 x 21 cm.


Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Archive for Small Press & Communication, Antwerp, ca. 1985