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X Artists' Books (5 titles)

Los Angeles
Artist Alexandra Grant, actor and writer Keanu Reeves, designer Jessica Fleischmann, and editor Florence Grant have teamed up to create X Artists' Books, a small Los Angeles based press focusing on artists' books and collaborations. Since 2017, they publish thoughtful, high-quality, artist-centered books that fit within and between genres. Their books are works of art; portals to imagined worlds; treasured companions; the fabric of a community. Generous, open-hearted, intelligent, mysterious, and styled, their publications bring sustenance and shift realities. They may occasionally break your heart.
English edition
Haiku originated in New York City in 1964, when Beat Generation poet Diane di Prima gave West Coast assemblage artist George Herms a series of seasonal poems that would lead him to create a suite of woodcuts illustrating them.

English edition
This collaborative artist's book is a work of fiction set in a Kafkaesque world where creativity is a criminal offence and artists are imprisonned. Alexandra Grant's text, the testimony of the prison's warden, is powerfully illustrated by Eve Wood's drawings.

English edition
The first full English translation of the Argentine artist León Ferrari's uncompromising literary masterpiece from 1967. A critique of the Vietnam War and American imperial politics, the book weaves together hundreds of excerpts from newspapers, periodicals, works of history, the Bible, and other sources.

English edition
High Winds is an artist's book written by Sylvan Oswald, with graphics by Jessica Fleischmann. This “western phantasmagoria” is a bedtime book for adults based on Oswald's experiences with insomnia, gender transition, and moving to Los Angeles.

bilingual edition (English / French)
In (ZUS), a visual essay by the French photographer Benoît Fougeirol, views of and views from eleven of the “Zones urbaines sensibles” (Sensitive Urban Zones) on the peripheries of Paris reveal harsh paradoxes of modern society. The series is accompanied by a text by author Jean-Christophe Bailly.