KT press has just published two new ebooks: Rina Arya’s monograph of Chila Kumari Burman: shakti, sexuality and bindi girls and Fran Cottell’s documentation of her House projects, 2001-2011, from Display to BACK to FRONT. Details on our blog and website. These ebooks are .epubs for ipad: electronic form only.
Chila Kumari Burman
shakti, sexuality and bindi girls
KT press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-9536541-3-0
Available in epub format, c.155 pages, 133+ illus.
A monograph on the artist, Chila Kumari Burman, which looks at her work in terms of her South Asian identity, her contribution to the black arts movement and Stuart Hall’s definitions of “new ethnicities” in contemporary Britain. Rina Arya examines a wide range of works made by the artist from the mid-1980s but focuses on her Ice-Cream series of works (2006-2008) and her Bindi Girls series.
Rina Arya is Reader in Visual Communication at Wolverhampton University.
This book is also available on Amazon Kindle from Amazon. You can also view the first few pages of this book on their website.
from Display to Back to Front
KT press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-9536541-4-7
Available in epub format, c. 60 pages, 100+ illust., 4 videos.
An overview of a series of installations made in the artists’ home in Greenwich, 2001-2012, supported by Café Gallery Projects. Each section of the book documents a different project. Each section is introduced by the artist. An introductory essay by Katy Deepwell is included. This epub contains extensive photo-documentation of each of the projects and video clips.
Fran Cottell is a Senior Lecturer at Camberwell College, CCW, University of the Arts London.
The DOWNLOAD OF this .epub is 93MB as it contains video and images. It was designed for ipad but it can be viewed on Kindle and other ereaders including those on computers. However, it may not be possible to view all the video clips on all these e-readers. A second version (smaller file size) using external links to the videos will be available shortly.
Epub format for ipad, ibooks, Amazon Kindle. £4.50.
Available online at www.ktpress.co.uk/ebooks.asp now.
This project is supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, New York
KT press is the publisher of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal.
Already published in the series:
Femininity in Asian Women Artists’ Work from China, Korea and USA: If the Shoe Fits
KT press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-9536541-2-3 c. 46 pages, 40 + illus.
These ebooks are available as a DRM-free .epub (a download file).They work best on an i-pad but can be read on an iphone or other devices using ibooks. They can be downloaded onto a PC or MAC and read through different colour .epub readers, e.g. Mozilla Firefox’s free epub reader/Sony e-reader/Nook for PC. These epubs can be converted to a .mobi file (for Kindle or Kindle on PC) without problems using Kindle Fire and several can also be purchased and ‘previewed’ on Amazon’s Kindle shop.