200 + 32 pp / 235 × 297 mm / 800 copies
Baby Comet Face is the debut monograph of French artist Yann Gerstberger (b. 1983, Cagnes sur Mer, France), presenting more than 40 of his large scale textile tapestries and an extensive series of drawings, sketches, and collages straight from the artist's studio. Gerstberger’s work is set alongside essays by anthropologist-ethnobotanist Wade Davis and Mexican poet Gabriela Jauregui, generating hypertextual conversation between all three. In addition to the main volume, Baby Comet Face includes a 32-page annex of Gerstberger's exhibitions and large-scale murals. It was printed in a limited run of 800 copies, on 5 different paper stocks, with silk-screened cover. Published by Zulu Press c. 2018.
1:01’02” / 280 copies
Diary of Guernica, Diary of a Senseless Work LP accompanies Beatriz Gonzalez’s manuscript of the same name, giving voice to the text as if streaming from the artist’s head. The LP was produced at 280 copies, with two different silk screen sleeves.140 copies are signed by the artist, the other 140 copies are stamp-signed, and all are numbered.
128 pp / 230 × 300 mm / 500 copies
In 1981, Columbian artist Beatriz Gonzaléz (b. 1938, Bucaramanga, Colombia) realized her own version of Picasso’s Guernica—a 12-meter tile mural named Mural Para Fábrica Socialista. Over the course of its year long production, Gonzaléz documented her daily toil, unfolding research, creative process, and occasional musings. Diary of Guernica / Diary of a Senseless Work presents her original handwritten diary, with Spanish transcription and English translation, mapping the twists and turns of this kaleidoscopic mind. It was printed in a limited run of 500 copies, and published by Zulu Press with support from La Oficina del Doctor c. 2018.
108 pp / 226 × 320 mm / 400 copies
Philosophy from B to Z presents over 70 hanging sculptures by American artist B. Wurtz (b. 1948, Pasadena, California), produced between 2006 and 2017; with original artworks and texts created for the book. It was printed in a limited run of 400 copies, in full color on three paper stocks, and published by Zulu Press c. 2018.
63 × 48 cm / 148 copies
Decor, a hanging sculpture of outlet wall plates pressed on four different color papers, was commissioned to accompany B. Wurtz’s Philosophy from B to Z. It was produced at 37 copies per color and titled, numbered, and signed by the artist.
Zulu Press is an art publisher that explores the book as physical object, and conceptual and symbolic form. We work with artists, galleries, and institutions to create books that are conceived as manifestations of the artist’s practice: as documentation, as actual artwork, or as exhibition itself.