Artist Prints, Leaflets & More...
by Ken Hunt
Radioactivity, one of three new Blasted Tree poems by Ken Hunt, celebrates the life and work of Marie Curie; chemist, physicist, and winner of two Nobel prizes. In this poem, Hunt expertly draws our attention to the atomic punishment exacted on Curie's body in the pursuit of her discoveries. A limited edition of 50 folded leaflets, 5.5" x 7", is now available from The Blasted Tree's store.
Our latest addition to The Blasted Tree's line of printed media, this 3.25" x 5" folded leaflet features the visual poem Plumpump by German artist and printmaker, psw. Plumpump is a dry-transfer work of typography strung together like strands of symbolic DNA, organized alphabetically and nonsensically. 50 limited edition copies of the accordion-style leaflet are now available from The Blasted Tree's store.
An imagistic poem as cold, precise, and worldly as its chosen subject, Ilona Martonfi's Project 1: Ice Watch Paris draws beautiful parallels between the decay of an iceberg and human vulnerability. Austere and direct, detached yet tender, Martonfi's poem achieves great depth with startling economy. 50 limited-edition 4.25" x 11" longsheets of the poem are now available from The Blasted Tree Store.
Translating into modern vernacular the poetry of Catullus, ancient Roman poet with a penchant for crude and passionate verse, Zoe Lambrinakos-Raymond captures (for the first time in history) the true colour of his notoriously foul temperament. Skewing empty male entitlement in all its historical magnitude, this translation should be required reading for every college student. 50 limited-edition 11" x 17" broadsheets are now available from The Blasted Tree Store.
by rob mclennan
Presenting a limited edition 3.25" x 6" folded leaflet of 50 words for Gwendolyn, composed in honour of Gwendolyn Guth's birthday by poet and publisher extraordinaire, rob mclennan. 50 copies of the poem were printed on beautiful Classic Laid paper, and are now available from The Blasted Tree Store.
by Laura Rojas
Morning shore, is a poster series created from recent poetry by graphic designer and author Laura Rojas. Combining vivid poetic images with striking design and bold colours, Rojas' art works at the intersection of visual presentation and semantic meaning. 50 limited edition 7.75" x 13.5" posters of Morning shore, are now available for purchase from The Blasted Tree Store, and you can preview the series online using the link below.
by Jake Byrne
Byrne is a gifted poet with searing vision and a sardonic tongue lithe beyond his years. The Blasted Tree is pleased to reprint his first published poem, one of love, omens, and surrender, in 50 limited edition 4.25" x 11" longsheets. Adventure Time was printed on beautiful Classic Laid paper. Copies of the longsheet are no longer available from The Blasted Tree's Store.
The work of UK-based experimental author and publisher Anthony Etherin explores new poetic forms and constraints. Infinite Palindromes features three short, palindromic phrases which, when strung together across multiple lines, can be repeated ad infinitum. 50 limited edition 4.5" x " 7" folded leaflets were printed, copies are no longer available from The Blasted Tree's Store.
Acclaimed experimental poet derek beaulieu memorializes influential concrete and performance artists Bob Cobbing and Jennifer Pike Cobbing with his 2-part visual poem, In Memoriam..., published by The Blasted Tree in a limited edition 7.5" x 6" folded leaflet. 50 copies of the visual poem were printed on brilliant white satin paper, and the leaflet is now available from The Blasted Tree's Store.
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by Mia Poirier
Poirier's poetry is always a welcome departure from the typical pretensions of lyrical verse. The Blasted Tree is pleased to present their new poem, In Montreal, which speaks to the unexpected changes we undergo moving to a new city, in a limited edition 4.25" x 4.25" folded leaflet. 50 copies of the poem were printed on beautiful Classic Laid paper, and the leaflet is now available from The Blasted Tree's Store.
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The Blasted Tree is now accepting the submission of material of any kind with an eye toward print publication. We are looking to produce innovate print media of all sorts, from limited edition artist prints to unconventional leaflets and broadsheets. Our print media foregrounds the intersection of form and content, always looking to pair the highest quality and most appropriate materials with the most exciting art and literature. Do you make controversial graphic art and are looking to make prints? Does your poetry contain a strong visual element that demands a well-considered presentation? Are you passionate about print media and its thriving exchange economy? Send your work to The Blasted Tree for consideration - we need material from all walks of life to make into unique print media.
The Blasted Tree also accepts digital media for publication online. Audio, video, photography, and more, we curate the weird and wonderful digital creations on our website, social media, and YouTube channel. Send us your most provocative digital media for our consideration today!
Original, unpublished poems, stories, art, and digital media can be sent to: email@example.com
From artist prints to leaflets, longsheets, and beyond, The Blasted Tree provides a venue for up-and-coming and established Canadian artists to showcase their creations in print. Presented on high quality papers in a variety of formats, our print media is a great way to take home a treasure from your favorite Blasted Tree author or artist. Limited editions of our print media are available for purchase from The Blasted Tree Store.