STEADY TRAPPIN || By: MICHAEL KRIM The playful curation of nameless and faceless women twisted and tied up in amateur fantasy evoke an appreciation and longing for a time when the world of BDSM was still much further underground. These evocative images of vintage erotic rope play were hunted and gathered by Krim from various sources over three years.
EXCEL 1979-1992 || By: SHAUN ROSS & DANIEL CLEMENTS is a photographic chronology of the Los Angeles Hardcore Punk/Thrash band EXCEL. From the collections of Shaun Ross and Daniel Clements, it serves as an abbreviated document of the experience of growing up in Los Angeles during this time period.
SMILE ENHANCEMENT CLINICAL TRIAL (III & IV) || By: ADAM TULLIE
Paper Work NYC presents 2 new limited risograph prints of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist, Adam Tullie, entitled 'Smile Enhancement Clinical Trial III & IV'. Blurring the lines between high & low cultural reference points, Tullie utilizes a mark-making vocabulary that melds loose, yet controlled calligraphic hand-work with bold linear gestures to create stylized faces that seem to convey a duality of emotional responses into singular expressions.
Come join us October 1st, 2017 at Cultural Traffic driven by the punk ethic of self publishing, It’s where vintage counterculture meets with current DIY publication, creating an exciting dynamic marketplace. Cultural Traffic is committed to championing diversity whilst establishing a platform which showcases an inclusive global community. By bringing together pioneering contemporary publishing with vintage counterculture and out-of-print material, Cultural Traffic will pave an express connection between yesterday’s cultural artefacts and the latent collectables of tomorrow. We believe in the power of print as a catalyst for social change. We look forward to working with you and together building on this community. Cultural Traffic will be held at Delicious PIzza || 5419 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Cultural Traffic — A Print Publishing Arts Fair
In preparation for our upcoming book release with Iconic Venice Punk-Metal band EXCEL. PWNYC have released a small capsule collection of some of our favorite designs the band has used throughout the years. Artwork was created by legendary artist Rick Clayton and Alexis Ross.
New 28 page 6x9 zine by Heron Preston. "HONORABLE PROFESSION" Showcases Herons fathers photography and time spent on the force serving for San Francisco Police Department. "As a officer it is deemed upon us to be lenient and have some compassion for the less fortunate in our society. But on the other hand, you have to drop the hammer, only because some people think kindness is a weakness in law enforcement. In conclusion, I do not condone excessive force, I.e. Shooting and killing unarmed civilians. We are their protectors" Barthlomew "Shaka" Johnson"
PHOTOS BY LIV HOFFMAN