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the Periodical issue 10

July 29th, 2013 No Comments

Issue 10 is winging its way to subscribers across the land (and sea and air). This month I have selected another wonderful book by Gair Dunlop – Dispersals – documenting the pathos of an RAF airbase, RAF Coltishall, in the process of its abandonment and closure. Dispersals is the latest in Gair’s ongoing exploration of […]

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Bob & Roberta Smith Audio CD give away!

June 11th, 2013 No Comments

Each month we select something special from our back catalogue of projects and publications to giveaway as a special extra for new (annual) subscribers to the Periodical. This month we have unearthed an audio CD made by Bob and Roberta Smith for our 2004 project, Navigating History – “Before the TV There Was the Piano” […]

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Subscriptions Success + New Goal

May 1st, 2013 No Comments

April was a fantastic month for the Periodical – we’re very happy to report that we exceeded our goal of reaching 60 subscriptions (we actually reached 61) and are delighted to welcome 23 new subscribers into this growing community. Our new goal for May is to reach at least 80 subscribers and we have a […]

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the Periodical Issues 1 to 7

April 30th, 2013 No Comments

Here is a picture of all the different publications that have been distributed amongst subscribers of the Periodical between October 2012 and April 2013. Each month at least one publication is chosen to be printed and sent out to subscribers, and we have also been adding other goodies sourced from our own archive of previous […]


London Book Fair Special Offer

April 16th, 2013 No Comments

Since this week is the London Book Fair, we thought it only right we should offer something extra for any new annual subscribers signing up and quoting “lbf13” – a copy of the fabulous Endless Landscape Magnet set (in addition to the Professor Starling’s Thetford-London-Oxford Expedition and the Social Tapestries : Case of Perspectives sets). […]

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Modern London Cries

April 3rd, 2013 No Comments

image courtesy of Bishopsgate Institute via Spitalfields Life Artists Bookworks… Get Your Free Artists Bookworks… We’re currently on a subscriptions drive for the Periodical – we estimate that we need about 100 subscriptions to break even on printing and shipping costs, and if we can grow beyond that we’ll be able to explore starting new […]

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the Periodical issue 6

March 30th, 2013 No Comments

We’re now half-way through our first year of publishing the Periodical and we’re delighted to share another quirky gem – Hard Hearted Hannah : The World of the Strange and Bizarre by Cartoon de Salvo. Back in 2009, Alex Murdoch, Artistic Director of theatre group Cartoon de Salvo, had a residency with Proboscis to explore […]

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the Periodical issue 5

February 28th, 2013 No Comments

This month we are very excited to bring a book we helped launch back in 2011 to a new audience, Picnic : order, ambiguity and community by Kevin Harris, illustrated by Gemma Orton. It is a true gem – a thoughtful essay on the role of picnic in contemporary society and specifically on community engagement and […]

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21 and counting!

February 20th, 2013 No Comments

Four months in and we’ve notched up 21 subscriptions to the Periodical. Our target is to reach 100 within the first year (i.e. before October) – which means attracting roughly 8 new subscriptions a month, so we’re a bit behind but ever hopeful that as more people see what lovely books are being sent out […]


the Periodical Issue 4

January 28th, 2013 No Comments

Hard on the heels of the Periodical issue 3 we’re excited to announce what’s in this month’s package; The first publication is Whisker #1, edited and published by our very own Hazem Tagiuri, author of many a post here. Whisker is a pocket-sized literary magazine that showcases new poetry and short fiction, often from previously […]

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the Periodical issue 3

January 8th, 2013 No Comments

A bit late owing to the holidays, December 2012’s issue 3 of the Periodical includes two eBooks, If London Were Like Venice by Somer L. Summers and Towards an Anarchaeology of Belo Horizonte : Corners from our archive of previously printed projects, another of the books I made as part of my contribution to the […]

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the Periodical issue 2

December 4th, 2012 No Comments

In November’s issue 2 of the Periodical we have included two eBooks, Code : Forgetting Bletchley Park by Gair Dunlop and, from our archive of previously printed projects, Towards an Anarchaeology of Belo Horizonte : Street Art 2 – which I made as part of my contribution to the ArteMov Festival in Belo Horizonte, Brazil […]

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the Periodical issue 1

December 1st, 2012 No Comments

Our inaugural October 2012 issue of the Periodical included two eBooks, Material Conditions and the Field Work eNotebook. See the preceeding posts to find out more about each one, read them online or download, print out and make up your own copies. *** Subscribe to receive exciting and fabulous publications through the post each month […]

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Material Conditions: Epilogue

October 8th, 2012 1 Comment

Last December we published Material Conditions, a set of eight commissioned books exploring what it means and takes to be a professional creative practitioner. Inspired by the title of a behind-the-scenes blog post which followed, we’ve added a new chapter to the series, continuing a discussion which seems ever more relevant in the current climate. […]

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Field Work eNotebook

September 25th, 2012 No Comments

Subscribe to the Periodical to receive your own eNotebook. Complete and return it to Proboscis for digitisation. Several times a year – depending on the quality and quantity of what we receive – we will select and print a Field Work eNotebook for inclusion in a Periodical issue.

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