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  1. It's You

    It's You, Amanda Baeza, February 2020

    Amanda Baeza created 85 portraits from images found on the internet, celebrating human diversity and a myriad of actions and feelings.

    As a composition close to the classic Tarot de Marseille, these images have now been transformed into an Oracle deck, ready to be used freely to predict your own future.

    It's You is a co-release between the author, Chili Com Carne and Kuš!

    Format: 85 full color cards on thick paper stock, 10.5 x 6cm, full color box, English, limited edition of 333 sets.

    Order: Get a set from our webshop!

    This very limited set will only be available online or at festivals directly from us, Amanda or Chili Com Carne.

  2. kuti kuš!

    Kuti #49, Latvian Special, September 2018

    kuš! guest-edited issue of the famous Finnish kuti anthology.

    Cover: Līva Kandevica Artists: Līva Kandevica, Ernests Kļaviņš, Rebeka Lukošus, Anete Melece, Oskars Pavlovskis, Ingrīda Pičukāne, Pauls Rietums, Vivianna Maria Stanislavska, Anna Vaivare, Lote Vilma Vītiņa, Zane Zlemeša and Mārtiņš Zutis.

    Format: 195x297 mm, 40 pages, newsprint, full color

    Published by: KUTIKUTI

    Download: it here!

  3. Pop Up Creators Leporellos

    19 Leporellos for the Pop-up Creators Project, March 2018

    Leporellos created by young Latvian artists during the kuš! comics summer school in 2017.

    Artists: Alise Gluškova, Diāna Jarmakova, Diāna Kaijaka, Diāna Sīmane, Gvido Vizulis, Ilze Ance Kazaka, Karlīna Marta Zvirbule, Mārtiņš Zutis, Liāna Mihailova, Lote Vilma Vītiņa, Marta Folkmane, Pauls Rietums, Rebeka Lukošus, Renāte Kloviņa, Roberts Rūrāns, Tonijs Strods, Vivianna Maria Stanislavska, Zane Zlemeša and Zozefs Diango Amadu Kulibali.

    Format: 690x200 mm, 4 folds, full color, Munken paper, print run: 200

    Co-produced with: Pop Up Projects, London

    Get them: Whole package available here.

  4. Smoke Signal #28

    Smoke Signal #28, Happiness, November 2017

    kuš! was invited to guest-edit a special international issue of Smoke Signal.

    CoverAmanda Baeza (Chile/Portugal) Contributors: Akimoto Tsukue (Japan), Akvilė Magicdust (Lithuania), Amanda Baeza (Chile/Portugal), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Cátia Serrão (Portugal), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia), Daniel Lima (Portugal), Disa Wallander (Sweden), Emmi Valve (Finland), Erlend Peder Kvam (Norway), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Heta Bilaletdin (Finland), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Jean de Wet (South Africa), José Ja Ja Ja (Spain), Katya Dorokhina (Russia), König Lü. Q. (Switzerland), Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong), Lamelos (The Netherlands), Léo Quievreux / Samplerman (France), Līva Kandevica (Latvia), Lukas Weidinger (Austria), Marlene Krause (Germany), Martín López Lam (Peru), Mārtinš Zutis (Latvia), Mathilde Van Gheluwe (Belgium) / Gabri Molist (Spain), Max Baitinger (Germany), Melek Zertal (Algeria/France), Olive Booger (France), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia), Pixin (Singapore), Søren Mosdal / Jacob Ørsted (Denmark), Zane Zlemeša (Latvia), Zosia Dzierżawska (Poland).

    Format: Newsprint, full color, 40 pages

    Publisher: Desert Island, Brooklyn, USA

    Reviews: Sequential State

    Get it: Get a copy at Desert Island, or order one here.

  5. Comics Artventures

    Comics Artventures, kuš! special, March 2015

    International comics artists interpret artworks in comics form by Latvian classical artists from the collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art.

    Comics artists: Emelie Östergren (Sweden), Mikus Duncis (Latvia), Nicolas Zouliamis (Belgium), Mari Ahokoivu (Finland), Søren Mosdal &  Jacob Ørsted (Denmark), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Renata Gasiorowska (Poland). Latvian classical artists: Teodors Zaļkalns, Rūdolfs Pērle, Vilhelms Purvītis, Johans Valters, Jēkabs Kazaks, Janis Rozentāls and Jēkabs Belzēns. Cover: Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia).

    Format: E-book, full color, DIN A5, pdf, 74 pages

    Reviews: Rookie

    Get it: Available for free, download here.

  6. Europe 1:20'000'000

    KABINETT special, Europe 1: 20'000'000, May 2011

    Kuš! was invited by the KABINETT comic passage to curate a special issue for the anniversay of the MuseumsQuartier Vienna. The result is this book with comics from artists from 34 different European countries about their country.

    Cover: Martins Zutis Artists: Anna Deflorian (Italy), Anna Hilti (Liechtenstein), Bjarni Hinriksson (Iceland), Bob Byrne (Ireland), Branko Jelinek (Slovakia), Cem Dinlenmiş (Turkey),  Damir Steinfl (Croatia), Datto Machavariani (Georgia), Edda Strobl (Austria), Emelie Östergren (Sweden), Igor Baranko (Ukraine), Irkus M. Zeberio (Basque Country), Janek Koza (Poland), Julia Grigorieva (Russia), Jyrki Nissinen (Finland), Kaja Avberšek (Slovenia), Karolis Strautniekas (Lithuania), König Lü. Q. (Switzerland), Kristel Maamägi (Estonia), Lamelos (The Netherlands), Lenka Djorojevic (Montenegro), Liesbeth De Stercke (Belgium), Lucie Lomová (Czech Republic), Maja Veselinović (Serbia), Mari Kanstad Johnsen (Norway), Marijpol (Germany), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Michael Rytz (Denmark), Mitar Vasić (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Olive Booger (France), Pedro Burgos (Portugal), Scott Jason Smith (UK), Sorina Vazelina (Romania) and Zsolt Vidak (Hungary).

    Format: 13 cm x 18 cm, 84 pages, glued binding, Pantone cover, inside b/w, original languages with English translation in back

    Reviews: Quimby's, Pictopia

    Get it: for $ 10.00 from our webshop. Only few copies left!

  7. Tell Me More...

    Tell Me More..., Exhibition catalogue, January 2009

    In February 2009 in cooperation with the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art we had an exhibition of 14 international artists (and collectives) in Andrejsala, Riga.

    Participants were
    Anke Feuchtenberger (Germany), Atak (Germany)Florent Rupert & Jerome Mulot (France), Katja Tukiainen (Finland), Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden), Lamelos (Netherlands), Moki (Germany), Matti Hagelberg (Finland), Nicolas Robel (Switzerland), Tommi Musturi (Finland), and Stripburger (Slovenia) and the Latvian artists Anete Melece, Ingrīda Pičukāne and Maija Kurševa. This exhibition catalog contains a preface by Bart Beaty, artist biographies and lots of comics samples from each artist. Cover is drawn by Ingrīda Pičukāne.

    B5, 80 Pages, full color, perfect bound, Latvian / English

    Get it: for $ 12.00 from our webshop. Only few copies left.

  8. KU foldout kuš!

    KU #1, Dark Ages, May 2009

    5 International artists lead you through a colourful journey through time. While Marcus Nyblom (Sweden) shows his view of a rather primitive stone age,  Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia) depicted the macabre Antique Age, Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong) shows a fascinating picture of a very torturous Middle Age, Patric Sandri (Switzerland) drew up a dark picture of the industrial age and Brecht Vandenbroucke (Belgium) beams us into a very colourful but harsh future.

    Format: Foldout poster, B2, 500mm x 707mm, folded, full color, English

    Get it: Order it frpm our webshop (worldwide shipping included in price).

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