Workshop: Publication as Process

Posted on Oct 26, 2011 in Education, Research | No Comments

Karen Lacroix of Uncanny Editions hosted a workshop at X Marks the Bökship exploring the illustration/ design process archived in Uncanny Magazine 3. The workshop was a platform for experimenting with the medium of publication, reproduction and manipulation as a form of enriching and challenging the illustration process. Inviting illustrators, designers and artists with work […]

Uncanny Magazine no. 3

Posted on Aug 23, 2011 in Research, Uncanny Magazine | No Comments

The aim of this issue is to document and archive an essentially visual account of ‘publication as process’. The idea of making several publications during the illustration/ design process is a way of creating a platform for critical awareness. Not only does it generate space for discussion with other people, but promotes a big variety […]

Publication as Process 2

Posted on Apr 23, 2011 in Research, Uncanny Magazine | No Comments

The making of publications and the exploration of different printing processes are used in order to inform the process of designing an illustration. Publication forces a confrontation of the imagery collected during the research process and can have an important impact during the process of ‘illustrating’. Control is often lost while using different printing methods […]

Uncanny Magazine 2 Launch & Exhibition

Posted on Jan 20, 2011 in Exhibition, Uncanny Magazine | No Comments

Uncanny Editions launched the 2nd issue of Uncanny Magazine and hosted a one-day group exhibition on the 20th January 2011. The exhibition included work by Karen Lacroix and guest artists Page Tsou, Therese Vandling & Luke Frost and Tom Owen. The event took place at Four Corners Gallery (Bethnal Green, London, UK).

Uncanny Magazine no. 2

Posted on Dec 11, 2010 in Uncanny Magazine | No Comments

This issue explores the relationship the Surrealist authors André Breton and Paul Eluard had with religion, particularly with Catholicism. It approaches the subject using the book The Immaculate Conception (1930), questioning the authors’ anti-religious orientation through a new series of handmade collages. Uncanny Magazine is the visual output of Karen Lacroix’s ongoing research on Surrealism. […]

Uncanny Magazine no. 1

Posted on Jul 15, 2010 in Uncanny Magazine | No Comments

Uncanny Magazine is the visual output of Karen Lacroix’s ongoing research on Surrealism and its methods of production. All illustrations are hand-made collages. Dimensions: 29.5 x 20.5 cm, 20pp. Numbered edition of 60. Sold Out. Correct, correct yourself, be corrected, polish, tell off, find fault, never plunge blindly into the subjective treasury purely for the […]