Costin Chioreanu – Departures

At the occasion of the opening of the exhibition Departures a small catalogue and textbook (edition 60, signed and numbered). Essay by Robert Proost, designed by Jinhee Kwon. Both have been digital published on ISSUU. For a closer look check our publication page.

Costin Chioreanu has been creating album artwork for over a decade. He started out illustrating his band’s demos, but would soon be influenced by circumstances in post-Communist Romania, too. In the mid-1990s, metal fans in Bucharest were lucky to find bootleg cassettes with badly photocopied covers. Undeterred, Costin simply made his own using Heavy Metal Magazine, the country’s sole heavy music publication, as a reference.

Text: Robert Proost
Translation: Heleen Klomp
Design: Jinhee Kwon
Curator: Riet van Gerven

Chapbook in two sections: catalogue and textbook,
Text: bilingual NL and EN
Pages: 2x 24 pages
Dimensions: 12x19cm
Edition: 60 copies
Price: 9 euro (excluded postage NL 2,20 euro)
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