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ss-008: ON / Rules
ss-007: Daniel Champion Drawings
ss-006: Disruptor Issue Six
ss-005: Rooms 1–6
ss-004: A Book that is a Bag
ss-003: ON / Being Read
ss-002: Poetics of the Ordinary
ss-001: Disruptor Issue Five

Contango Issue Two: Sanctions
ON / The Art of Failure
Disruptor Issue Four
Contango Issue One: Auctoritas
Disruptor Issue Three
The Designer as a Creator of Content
Disruptor Issue Two
Disruptor Issue One

ss-008: ON / Rules September 2019

$20.00 USD

132 pages, perfect-bound, Risograph-printed, 6.75 × 9 inches, first edition of 200 copies

The third issue of ON Journal takes the “rule” as its critical through-line, offering an interdisciplinary array of works by contemporary artists and writers. Edited by Gabrielle Welsh, featuring contributions by Faysal Altunbozar, Daniel Brookman, Susana Cardenas-Soto, Jeff Eaton, Maria Gaspar, Max Hart, Johanna Hedva, Zachary Hutchinson, Matt Joynt, James Massiah, Chloe Munkenbeck, Joshua Plekkenpol, Josh Rios, Paul Tmutarakan, Ali Tomek, Wendy Trevino, Sendra Uebele, Tong Wang, and Guanyu Xu.