ARCHIVE FOR SMALL PRESS & COMMUNICATION (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.) before it was acquired by the Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen (Germany) in 1999 where it forms the cadre of the Centre for Artists' Publications Bremen. Still available publications: go to CONTACT or ORDER. Information can also be found in this CATALOGUE

 

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

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

Size 20 x 10,5 cm, 500 copies.

 

SMALL PRESS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Object program of the films and performance event.

The so called marginal program is literally pressed in between the official, controlled big press, represented by newspaper pages. 

1976

Size 10,5 x 14 cm, 50 copies.

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

LATIN AMERICA ASSEMBLING

18 contributions of Latin American artists, including the catalogue “Editions & communications marginales d’Amerique Latin” with works by Paulo Bruscky, Mirtha Dermisache, Raúl Marroquín, Clemente Padin etc. Presented in an envelope.

1977

Size 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

Size 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. Spessial issue on artists’ postage stamps with 31 participants. 

1979

Size 21,5 x 15,5 cm, 100 copies, numbered and signed.

 

 

LIBELLUS

12 full 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".

1980-81

Size 29,7 x 21 cm

Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Libellus, A.S.P.C., 1980-1981

MAIL (ART) STAMPS

Catalogue for the exhibition organized at the “Musée de la Poste”, Brussels. Text by Guy Schraenen.

1982 

Size 21 x 14,7 cm, 300 copies.

 

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

AEROPUS I

176 contributions by the sound score for the Mail Art Concert Performance Aeropus I, a project by Guy Schraenen.

1982

Black & White reproduction: Size 29,7 x 21 cm, 50 copies.

Coloured reproduction: Size 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 a.o; at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels.

1982

Size 21 x 14,7 cm.

Guy Schraenen Catalogue Poland
Nieme Kino

NIEME KINO 1983/

NIEME KINO 1984

The two publications 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 

Size 29,7 x 21 cm.  

 

 

JOZEF 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 

Size 29,7 x 21 cm. 

 

 

Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Publications by Guy Schraenen éditeur and the A.S.P.C., exhibition view, Łódź, 1984
Guy Schraenen Archive for Small Press & Communication A.S.P.C.
Documents as Statements

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

Size 29,7 x 21 cm.

 

 

 

 

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

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 

Size 29,7 x 21 cm.

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

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

Size 29,7 x 21 cm.

100 copies (35 reserved for the artists), some signed.

 

OTHER SOUNDS FROM BELGIUM

Publications realized for the “Other sounds from Belgium” event organized at the “Time Based Arts”, Amsterdam, during the “Summer Festival of Music & Theatre”.

This illustrated publications documents the work and activities of more than 30 composers and organizations involved in contemporary music and sound research.

1985

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

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

Size 43 x 30,5 cm.

 

 

JÓZEF ROBAKOWSKI

I have always been at your side

Artists’ books based on video.

1986

Size 21 x 29,7 cm.

 

 

JÓZEF ROBAKOWSKI

The Slogan of my Life

Artists’ book based on a film

1986

Size 21 x 29,7 cm. 

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

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

Size 21 x 14,7 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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 the essay "For Another Appraoch to Art History" by Guy Schraenen.

1988

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

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

Size 42 x 14 cm.

 

 

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

Size 30 x 30 cm.

 

 

 

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

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

Size 26 x 21 cm.

 

 

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

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

Size 15 x 21 cm.

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