Bruno

Bruno is a Venice-based Graphic design studio, publishing house and bookstore initiated in 2013 by Andrea Codolo and Giacomo Covacich. Concurrently with its activity as a publisher, Bruno works in editorial consulting, graphic design, and art direction—mostly for art and design projects. Dedicated to magazines, artists' publications and independent editions, its bookstore also functions as a space for book presentations and exhibitions.
 
Venice
 
22 titles
 
Into the City, Onto the Stage - Unlikely Collaborations in the Performing Arts
2020
English edition
Curating performing arts (a research project by Reykjavik-based curators Alexander Roberts and Ásgerður G. Gunnarsdóttir).
Altrove - New Fiction
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Choosing Venice as the most suitable place to describe natural and social complexities, this publication sets the outcomes produced by a group of scholars and artists during their residencies in the Venetian lagoon. The contributions, in fact, from crossing the stimuli proposed by Altrove Project (2018-19) and from recognizing art and its narrations as a powerful tool to reach newer and more coherent disciplinary hybridizations.
Giovanna Silva - UN
2020
English edition
A photographic diary by Giovanna Silva guiding us through the United Nations Office headquarters in Geneva.
Louis De Belle - Disappearing Objects - With a short story by Jordan Hruska
2018
English edition
This publication combines a series of photographs by Louis De Belle with a story by writer Jordan Hruska, both echoing Bergson's reflections on perception modes of idealism and realism.
 Kinkaleri - All for All!
2018
English edition
All for All! is a trip through All! (2012-2017), a project conceived by Kinkaleri and instigated by the voracious attacks on language committed by William Seward Burroughs. It intentionally strays beyond the limits of theatre and dance, suggesting an outside and setting the possible into motion along an undecidable boundary between the body and language.
Giovanni Anselmo - Senza titolo, invisibile, dove le stelle si avvicinano di una spanna in più, mentre oltremare appare verso Sud-Est, e la luce focalizza…
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
This publication documents a site-specific work by Giovanni Anselmo at the Carlo Scarpa space of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, in the framework of the Venice Biennale.The project takes the form of a route of trajectories and directions, weights and energies which represent five moments in which a meaning is implied: the visitors become participants. It is a work in progress because it is lived and lives through the viewer.
Elisabetta Di Maggio - Natura quasi trasparente
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
This publication documents a site-specific work by Elisabetta Di Maggio at the Museum Portego of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, in the framework of the Venice Biennale. Ivy plants invade the palace's private rooms and create a relationship with past and present time, placing the viewer inside a visual alienation.
Jacopo Benassi - Paris is in Asia
2017
English edition
Collection of black & white photographs celebrating Italian actress and filmmaker Asia Argento in Paris. The volume is risograph-printed and enclosed in a silk-screened slipcase. With a quite striking foreword by no-wave priestess Lydia Lunch.
Bart Julius Peters - Tricks
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
(last copies available!)
Tricks brings together a new selection of works from the early 2000s through 2017 by Dutch photographer Bart Julius Peters. The book's starting point is a series of photographs taken in the spring of 2008 depicting the green landscape and the empty pavilions at the Venice Biennale's Giardini.
Sara Marini - Venice - 2nd Document
2017
English edition
Venice: a cultural and urban investigation on a city with two faces, between the reality and the logo.
Heritage - Orchestra Rehearsal
2017
English edition
This reader is the result of a cycle of seminars and an exhibition developed by the Iuav University of Venice around the notion of heritage. The publication focuses on issues related to the status of heritage in the contemporary; the study and use of archives; restoration strategies; and heritage as a place of transformation.
Alberto Bertagna - The Dark Side of the City
2016
English edition
A history of the hidden and the forbidden in the urban landscape, born out of a research project conducted on Genoa's night life.
Christiano Lepratti - Durban - Real and Dystopias
2016
English edition
This prospective study places Africa and the city of Durban at the heart of a project to reconnect the interrupted paths of modernity and of people's emancipation. A singular reflection on architecture and spaces interlocking contemporary issues and dystopian narratives.
Nina Fuga - Pink Canyons
2016
no text
This artist's coloring book is a silent illustrated narrative of a sudden lust-filled encounter between a cowgirl and an Indian girl and their threatening journey through a psychedelic Wild West at night.
Ping Zhu - Blackout
2016
no text
An erotic coloring artist's book juxtaposing scenes of intimacy and loneliness in the city at night.
Bellissima - Italy and High Fashion – 1945-1968
2016
English edition
Investigating the complex and ever-changing story of Italian fashion from 1945 to 1968 through a contemporary lens, this catalogue offers a symphonic account of the many creative components that continue to interact and shape the success and enormous appeal of the “Made in Italy” brand.
Marco Mazzoni - Atlas Soccer
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
A rich and diverse panorama of football gestures selected from newspapers' photographs dating from 1990 to 2010. The aesthetic classification of these gestures opens to wider reflections on sport as choreography and artistic performance.
Maria Ludovica Santini - The Last Lands – Scenario – Glossary – Atlas Manual – Box – Lands\' Books
2016
English edition
In the last of the wild lands: an exploration of the world's least hospitable territories which have made and still make human settlement difficult or impossible. The study is conducted by means of three work tools: a Glossary, an Atlas and a travel guide.
Piero Vereni - Slices of Life - 52 recipes from 31 perfects strangers
2015
English edition
This cookbook is the outcome of a collective project for which random people opened the door of their kitchen to share their favorite recipe and tell their life experience. A celebration of life and cooking in 52 recipes and 31 portraits illustrated with colir photographs.
Rob Pruitt - Rob Pruitt\'s eBay Flea Market - Year 1
2015
English edition
An unconventional autobiography based on the American artist's sales catalogue of personal belongings on eBay.
Jacopo Benassi - Morte a Venezia
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
currently out of stock
The nocturnal strolls of the Italian photographer in the empty streets of Venice
Andrea Pertoldeo - Blue Dust
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
sold out
This publication presents a photographic project by Andrea Pertoldeo which consists of a series of full-length portraits of immigrants working on industrial sites in the desert of Bahrain. Images of landscape and labour coincide in order to reveal aspects of the construction of contemporary society. Featuring four texts by artists and scholars.
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