ABOUT THE WORK
For their Art Night 2021 commission, OOMK (represented by collective artist Rose Nordin) produced and distributed STUART papers. STUART papers is a highly visual, free newspaper-style publication that reflects thematically on selected texts and archived ephemera from the Stuart Hall Library and connects to contemporary collectives though responsive content.
STUART PAPERS Issue Zero collects notes on the practice of care and optimism of the intellect with contributions from: Jemma Desai, Sana Badri, Abbas Zahedi, Rhea Storr, Resolve Collective, Paul Purgas, Imran Perretta, Rosa-Johan Uddoh, Simina Neagu, Hellen Starr, Aqui Thami and Hassan Vawda. With selected ancestral whispers collected by Priya Jay and Amrita Dhallu.
STUART Papers was be distributed across central London by a performative distribution team 18 June – 18 July.
The publication was accompanied by a short film directed by Rose Nordin and Rob Akin with an original score composed by Sami El- Enany, which was broadcast as part of our online programme 6 July – 8 July + as part of our marathon screening on Thursday 15 July 2021.
During the festival, OOMK distributed STUART papers every Monday and Friday from 5 – 7pm in the following locations:
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA (Week 1: 21-25 June)
Holborn Station, Kingsway, London WC2B 6AA (Week 2: 28-2 July)
INIVA, 16 John Islip St, London SW1P 4JU (Week 3: 5-9 July)
Windrush Square, Effra Rd, Brixton, London SW2 1JQ (Week 4: 12-16 July )
Commissioned by Art Night and Somerset House and in partnership with Iniva. Supported by the Adonyeva Foundation. Images
ABOUT THE ARTIST
One of My Kind, OOMK, est 2013, live and work in London. OOMK is a collaborative publishing practice led by Rose Nordin, Sofia Niazi and Heiba Lamara. They design, publish and distribute books and printed works both through commissions and self initiated action. OOMK functions as an annual publication centreing women, creative practice and activism. Together OOMK founded and run community Risograph printing studio Rabbits Road Press, London. OOMK are currently artists in residence at Somerset House Studios, represented by Rose Nordin.