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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.