August 17, 2022
From the Studio: What a pleasure to have worked with Aperture and Brendan Embser to redesign the Aperture Ideas Series. The first publication is ‘WE WERE HERE’, A collection of Sunil Gupta’s writings from the 1980s to today, to be released in September. An honor to work with such important writing.
August 07, 2022
Forthcoming title: The Hippest Trip in America - By Land, Air and Sea documents Alake Shilling's solo exhibition with Jeffrey Deitch Gallery. Published by Pacific and Jeffrey Deitch. Photo by Genevieve Hanson.
July 29, 2022
We are pleased to show our latest design for Afterall Two Works's, Gay Betrayls, featuring artworks by Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings alongside Leo Bersani’s text.
May 07, 2022
Can I Ask You A Question
We are so pleased for the release of Can I Ask You a Question? The Art and Alchemy of Casting by Jennifer Venditti.
Designed and produced by Pacific, the publication is an in-depth exploration into Venditti’s casting process and practice.
May 05, 2022
Please join us for the launch of ‘Like It Is’ by Austin Lee, co-published with Jeffrey Deitch, on Sunday, May 8th from 2–4 pm at Pacific. Lee has made an edition of 3D printed bookmarks for the occasion.
May 03, 2022
‘Like It Is’ is a softcover publication documenting Austin Lee's recent solo exhibition at Jeffrey Deitch along with a new series of drawings and interactive AR elements.
February 27, 2022
SCULPTURE CENTER | CARA
Svetlana Kitto, Sara Penn's Knobkerry: An Oral History Sourcebook, 2021. Published by SculptureCenter and CARA. Designed by Pacific.
February 27, 2022
DAN HERSCHLEIN & MATTHEW BROWN GALLERY
Crickets in the City of Spare Parts by Artist Dan Herschlein, published by Matthew Brown gallery. Designed by Pacific.
February 27, 2022
IDENTITY DESIGN: BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART & MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART
We worked closely with The Mississippi Museum of Art and Baltimore Museum of Art to develop the identity and guidelines for A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration. This exhibition will unveil newly commissioned works across media by 12 acclaimed Black artists, including: Akea Brionne, Mark Bradford, Zoë Charlton, Larry W. Cook, Torkwase Dyson, Theaster Gates, Allison Janae Hamilton, Leslie Hewitt, Steffani Jemison, Robert Pruitt, Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Carrie Mae Weems.
February 27, 2022
Eamon Ore-Giron | MCA Denver
We are so pleased to have designed the publication for Eamon Ore-Giron: Competing with Lightning / Rivalizando con el relámpago, published by Rizzoli. The exhibition of the same title also opened at MCA Denver and marks the first presentation to examine the artist’s trajectory over more than 20 years of creative practice.
February 24, 2022
Pacific | MoMA
We are thrilled to announce that the Museum of Modern Art Library has acquired the entire Pacific catalogue! We have had the privilege to work with an amazing roster of artists, writers, editors, institutions, galleries and creative thinkers since founding Pacific in 2016. We couldn't be happier to have their publications at MoMA.
January 29, 2022
Studio: Identity and Website
Casa Cascabel is a residency and community art space in Merida, Mexico. We developed a brand and website in advance of their opening in January, 2022. See more: https://casacascabel.studio/
December 01, 2021
AFTERALL ISSUE 51
Afterall is pleased to present issue 51, ‘Mediations’. Today, rethinking the medium in art is about approaching it as a form of mediation through its technical and material dimensions and about recognising and examining the latter in their capacities to shape experience, perception as well as setting the conditions of possibilities for the production, circulation and archiving of visual culture.
November 29, 2021
PACIFIC | HARPER'S BAZAAR
May 27, 2021
STUDIO: IDENTITY & PUBLICATION
We're thrilled to be working with the New Museum and curators Margot Norton and Jamillah James on the publication and other design elements for the 2021 Triennial, "Soft Water Hard Stone.”
May 19, 2021
AFTERALL TWO WORKS
The Two Works series engages with the visual artwork's potential for productive encounter with text, and its participation in regimes of thought and communication beyond the visual. We worked with the Afterall team to design the series.
February 28, 2021
PACIFIC | PRINTED MATTER ART BOOK FAIR
February 01, 2021
HAUSER & WIRTH
Hauser and Wirth's Ursula sat down with Pacific to discuss books, our studio, and the 2021 Printed Matter Art Book Fair.
January 20, 2021
AFTERALL ART SCHOOL
An online platform for scholars and critics to join with art-workers, students and teachers to collectively reflect on the multiple histories, presents and potential futures of teaching and learning art. Art School hosts live events, critical texts, student responses and other resources. A collaboration between Afterall, Central Saint Martins and the Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, Art School recognizes the current situation calls for radical insight and imagination. VISIT
December 01, 2020
Garvey by Alvaro Barrington is the first digital iteration of the artist's expansive, multi-year project named for Jamaican political activist and global Pan-Africanist leader Marcus Garvey. The website is an open forum engaging various communities—among them the Caribbean community, artists, collectors, and Black women—around themes of Black cultural production and celebration, specifically Carnival. Garvey online will continue to expand in 2021. VISIT
October 01, 2020
Big Window is a new media platform showcasing one work and essay every month. We worked with the team to develop the identity, research and website design and development.
September 30, 2020
Susumu Kamijo & Jonas Wood
On the occasion of Susumu Kamijo's concurrent solo exhibitions at Marvin Gardens and Jack Hanley Gallery in New York, we're sharing a very special conversation between Kamijo and Jonas Wood from the 2017 publication Poodles.
August 09, 2020
Judy Chicago & Carmen Hermo
Artist, author, educator and noted feminist Judy Chicago spent six years, from 1974–79, creating her monumental offering The Dinner Party. Presented as a symbolic history of women in Western Civilization, Chicago and numerous volunteers, artists, craftsmen and students spent countless hours working in sculpture, needlework, ceramics, painting and drafting, amongst other media, to create the room-filling artwork.
August 06, 2020
Book Launch: Vanessa Thill
Please join us for the launch and signing of Balsam by artist and writer Vanessa Thill on Saturday, August 8 from 4–7pm in Cooper Park, Brooklyn. We invite you to bring friends, wine, a picnic blanket and, of course, to practice social distancing. Thill will read from her publication at 5pm.
July 26, 2020
Jim Vockler Whyte
Jim Vockler Whyte's The Big Lemon presents a family with a dream, one that blinds them to the realities of the day. Overconfidence, self-indulgence and blind passion are all here, presented in a familiar cocktail. Have you ever had a great idea that's turned out to be anything but...?
July 18, 2020
Henry David Thoreau
An abolitionist and advocate for conservation of the natural world, Henry David Thoreau lived life adjacent to the social and political systems of his day. He willingly accepted the resulting solitude—being happily "employed" by his thoughts and by nature—finding society "commonly too cheap." Read more from Walden; or Life in the Woods.
July 04, 2020
Sable Elyse Smith, Shaun Leonardo & Melody Crean
A manifesto by Sable Elyse Smith, Shaun Leonardo, and Melody Crean. Printed on the occasion of their 2019 exhibition at the New Museum, the text from Mirror/Echo/Tilt documents the artists' examination of the language and gestures used to describe experiences of arrest and incarceration, and looks to counter culturally embedded conceptions of criminality.
July 01, 2020
Hikari is a nonexclusive agency nurturing image-makers who want to expand beyond the traditional model of artist representation for photographers. A relationship-driven community who work, grow and dream together.
June 07, 2020
Author, critic, journalist and filmmaker Nelson George has been a cultural documentarian for over four decades. In 1978, while working as a young music journalist, he sat down with a "rapping deejay" named Kurtis Blow. Originally published in New York Amsterdam News, "Rappin' with Kurtis Blow" offers a snapshot of two young men at the forefront of the music genre that has come to dominate the twenty-first century.
May 31, 2020
The title essay from James Baldwin's brilliant first nonfiction collection, Notes of a Native Son, chronicles his father's death, race relations in Jim Crow America, and the 1943 Harlem Riot. The "fixed boundaries" Baldwin writes about in 1955—established by designations of race, gender, religion, and class—still dominate our society.