Roma 1-272 (Seoul 2016)
Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition Artists' Documents: Art, Typography and Collaboration at MMCA in Seoul (May 26 - August 31, 2016), organized by Roma Publications and mediabus.
In addition to exhibition views, this book contains a full and richly illustrated catalogue of Roma Publications at the time of printing—from Roma 1, published in 1998, to this book itself (Roma 272), published in August 2016.
Roma Publication, based in Amsterdam and specializing in artist and art books, was founded in 1998 by graphic designer Roger Willems and artists Mark Manders and Marc Nagtzaam. It is used as a platform to produce and distribute autonomous publications made in close collaboration with artists, institutions, writers and designers. Every issue has its own rule of appearance and distribution. Publications have editions between 2 and 150,000.
With essays by Min Choi and LIM Kyung yong
Cover illustration by Karel Martens
Designed by Table Union (Na Kim and Min-young Yang) and Roger Willems
Published by Roma Publications, 2016
In Korean and English
Softcover, 224 pages, full color, 6.75 × 9.45 inches