Retard Riot buttons and zines in Glasgow, Scotland at Good Press Gallery

Announcements — Noah Lyon on November 15, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Get Retard Riot zines and buttons by Noah Lyon in Glasgow, Scotland
at Good Press Gallery
MONO, 12 Kings Court, Glasgow, G1 5RB Glasgow, United Kingdom

Doctor Ninja / RETARD RIOT RE:CDRS – table E-3 – at the WFMU Record Fair OCT. 28, 29 & 30, 2011

Announcements — Noah Lyon on October 26, 2011 at 7:43 am

Doctor Ninja will be reppin’ Retard Riot in full E.F.F.E.C.T. at table E-3 at the

WFMU Record Fair

Friday, Saturday and Sunday • October 28, 29 & 30, 2011
The Metropolitan Pavilion • 124 West 19th Street, New York City

The show will be open to the public from 4-7 p.m. on Friday for early admission, and 7-10 p.m. for regular admission. Show hours on Saturday and Sunday are 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Noah Lyon at The Whitney Museum – Desert Island Zine Party – Saturday, October 15, 2011 1–4 PM

Announcements, shows — Noah Lyon on October 4, 2011 at 9:37 am

Whitney Family Programs
and Desert Island present a comic book fair featuring some of the most up and coming independent illustrators in New York City. In conjunction with the exhibition Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World featuring Feininger’s pioneering Chicago Sunday Tribune comic strips, contemporary comic artists will be displaying and selling their work—prints, zines, buttons, and more! Kids and families can explore Feininger’s comics through drawing activities in the galleries, and each participant will receive limited edition prints by each artist to compile their own comic book.

This event will feature work by Partyka Collective (Shawn Cheng, Matt Weigle, John Mejias, and Sean McCarthy), Estrella Vega, Jen Tong, Chris Patch, Jungyeon Roh, Sto, Chris Uphues, and Noah Lyon.

Saturday, October 15, 2011  1–4 PM

The Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue at 75th St. NYC

Noah Lyon in VIEW OF OUTER SPACE FROM AN AQUARIUM at Famous Accountants – Oct. 1st

Announcements, shows — Noah Lyon on September 23, 2011 at 5:43 am


Curated by Billy Miller

Robbie Acklen • D-L Alvarez • Jonathan Berger • Matt Borruso • Elijah Burgher • Matthew Burcaw • Luke Butler • Brendan Carroll • Christophe Chemin • Wayne Coe • Ryan Cummings • Pia Dehne • Peter Eide • Carl Ferrero • Janine Gordon • Tina Hejtmanek • Charles Hovland • Scott Hug • Kysa Johnson • Gregory Kaplowitz • Brian Kenny • Lewis Klahr • Kristian Kozul • Patrick Lee • Scooter LaForge • Noah Lyon • Robert MacDonald • Michael Magnan • Peter Maloney • Darrin Martin • Rachel Mason • Mike McLeod • Slava Mogutin • Mary Nicholson • Genesis P. Orridge • Gwenaël Rattke • Jason Rodgers • Jo-ey Tang • Margaret Tedesco • Tillie • Nickolaus Typaldos • Jan Wandrag • Joel Westendorf

Famous Accountants
1673 Gates Ave
Ridgewood, NY 11385

Directions (Bushwick)

Opening: Saturday, October 1 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Opening nite art demo by TILLIE: 8pm

Video • Music Mixes • Drink Specials • Surprizes
@ The Bodega
24 St. Nicholas Ave (Btwn Scott & Troutman St.)
Jefferson “L” stop
9pm – 12am

NOAH LYON / RETARD RIOT ZINES at The Schoolyard PS1 MoMA – Sept 30–Oct 2, 2011

Announcements, shows — Noah Lyon on August 31, 2011 at 10:06 am

Printed Matter, Inc. presents
September 30–October 2, 2011
 Preview: Thursday, Sept. 29, 6–9 p.m.

22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
Long Island City, NY

Printed Matter, Inc. presents the sixth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 30 to October 2, 2011, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 29th. Free and open to the public, and featuring more than 200 exhibitors, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, contemporary art catalogs and monographs, art periodicals, and artist zines. Exhibitors include international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and independent publishers from more than twenty countries.

16,500 people attended The NY Art Book Fair 2010, the last edition of this favorite meeting place for book collectors, dealers, artists, curators, independent publishers, and other art enthusiasts.

The NY Art Book Fair 2011 will include special projects, screenings, book signings, and performances throughout the weekend. The Classroom—a curated series of artist-led workshops, readings, and discussions—and the fifth annual Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference—a dynamic, two-day symposium on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture—will engage visitors in lively conversation all weekend long.

A list of exhibitors is available online at For press inquiries, call (212) 925-0325 or write


NY Art Book Fair preview and reception: Thursday, September 29, 6 pm–9 pm

Sculpture Center celebrates the Fair:
 Saturday, October 1, 7–9 pm
44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City


The Classroom A curated series of informal conversations, workshops, readings and other artist-led programs, with continuous enrollment for all fair-goers throughout the weekend. Participants include: A-Jump Books with Nicholas Muellner (Ithaca, NY); PPP Editions with Vivien Goldman (New York); Dial Records with Nick Mauss (Berlin); Gottlund Verlag (Kutztown, PA); Kingsboro Press (Brooklyn); Paraguay Press (castillo/corrales) (France); among many others. The Classroom is organized by David Senior, Museum of Modern Art Library.

Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference A dynamic, two-day program focused on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture. This year’s sessions will feature a keynote address by artist Tauba Auerbach, and will address an array of topics, including: artists’ books from Latin America, non-commercial distribution practices, contemporary criticism, and the pedagogical use of artists’ books in the juvenile justice system. The Conference is organized by the CABC Committee and is free to the public for the first time. A schedule is available online at

Friendly Fire A diverse group of politically-minded artists and collectives focused on the intersection of art and activism, including: Autonomedia, GuerrillaGirlsBroadband (both New York); Publication Studio (Portland, OR and Canada); Red76 (Nomadic); Half Letter Press / Temporary Services (Chicago, IL); among many others. Friendly Fire is organized by Max Schumann, Printed Matter.

The Schoolyard A lively selection of international artists and zinesters will represent independent publishing at its most innovative and affordable in the MoMA PS1 courtyard. Select exhibitors include: Noah Lyon / RETARD RIOT, Cinders, Fluens Forlag and Flâneur (Brooklyn); Goteblüd (San Francisco, CA); Needles & Pens (San Francisco, CA); and ZINE’S MATE (Japan).
Focus: Photography
A curated cross-section of photo-based books and magazines, including: Blind Spot, Dashwood Books (both New York); FANTOM (Milan); FOAM Magazine (Amsterdam); Little Brown Mushroom Books (Saint Paul, MN); Mörel Books (London); and TBW Books (Oakland, CA).

Special Projects Exhibitors will organize special presentations, workshops, and other projects, ongoing throughout the weekend: AND Publishing (London) will present The Piracy Project, an exhibition and publishing project on the concept of authorship and politics of copyright; e-flux (New York) will present The Book Co-op, a mobile home featuring publications by over 200 international art centers, artist-run spaces, and independent publishers; Ryan Foerster (New York) will organize a zine swap; The Serving Library (New York) will provide temporary wi-fi, open to all; Werkplaats Typografie (The Netherlands), a Fair favorite, will present a collaborative project by its entire student body for the third year running.

Lectures, Performances, Screenings, and Other Highlights The Fair will also present special performances organized by exhibitors, including Showpaper and Swill Children (both Brooklyn), as well as a video screening program organized by EAI (Electronic Arts Intermix) (New York), and a full schedule of book signings. Dalhousie Art Gallery/Halifax, INK (Canada) and Independent Curators International (ICI) (New York) will present a panel conversation on the life and work of Martha Wilson. Fillip (Canada) will present a newspaper publication investigating the image politics of governmental and corporate accountability.


Artists’ Photography Books Printed Matter presents an historical overview of artists’ use of photography in their books, from the sixties to today. These are not your typical photo books: from Ed Ruscha’s deadpan cataloguing of the western urban landscape, to Sol LeWitt’s use of photography in his investigation of patterns, systems and sequences, these publications employ photography as a strategic component in the aggregate of the book as art work.

Feminine ZINE’S MATE (Japan) presents “Feminine,” an exhibition of zines and artists’ books published by Japanese women. The practice of self-publishing zines has flourished among women throughout Japan in recent years, not only among artists but also fashion designers, writers, students, and others, creating the rich and diverse collection of publications that form the basis for this exhibition.

Loose Leaf: Publications as Assemblage Semina, the art and literary journal published by artist Wallace Berman from 1955–1964, will be proudly featured alongside a number of other assembled magazines from the 1960–70s as part of “Loose Leaf.” This special exhibition will examine an era during which the composition of printed matter was performed, transmitted, and scrambled, generating new possibilities for published artworks. “Loose Leaf” is organized by David Senior, Museum of Modern Art Library.

We Are The Writing On The Wall
A special exhibition of one hundred vintage British Punk fanzines, also compiled and published in one volume by PPP Editions as 100 Fanzines/10 Years of British Punk: 1976-1985, featuring writings by Vic Brand and Toby Mott, and designed by Garrick Gott.

New artwork editions to benefit the NY Art Book Fair Printed Matter presents new limited-edition artworks by Marc Hundley, Colter Jacobson, Harmony Korine and Nick Relph. Purchase of these editions support the Fair, helping to ensure the event remains free.
Adventures in Living This new publication, edited by David Senior, brings together contemporary language-based artworks, poetry, and image-text dialogues, in homage to the assembling practices first developed by mid-twentieth century artists’ periodicals including Semina. Contributors include Alejandro Cesarco, Eve Fowler, Dora Garcia, William E. Jones, MPA, Carl Pope, Scott Reeder, Paul Sepuya-Mpagi, and others. Artist and designer Aaron Flint Jamison coordinated production at YU, Portland, OR. Sales of Adventures in Living will support free admission to the Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference.
For more information, call (212) 925-0325 or write

Printed Matter, Inc.
Printed Matter, Inc. is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1976 by artists and art workers with the mission to foster the appreciation, dissemination, and understanding of artists’ books and other artists’ publications.

Printed Matter, Inc. has received support, in part, through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Morris B. and Edith S. Cartin Family Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund, The Gesso Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the Schoenstadt Family Foundation, Shapco Printing, Inc., the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and individuals worldwide.

Noah Lyon / Retard Riot at THE NY ART BOOK FAIR at PS1 MoMA September 30th – October 2nd. Preview September 29th 2011

Announcements, shows — Noah Lyon on August 1, 2011 at 7:03 am

Noah Lyon and Retard Riot Zines will be at THE NY ART BOOK FAIR at PS1 MoMA
September 30th – October 2nd. Presented by Printed Matter. Come visit the zine tent!

Stickers: From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art. Written by DB Burkeman and Monica LoCascio

Announcements — Noah Lyon on July 29, 2011 at 12:00 pm

A bunch of Retard Riot stickers in this huge book about… (more…)

Retard Riot Buttons at The Menil Collection Bookstore

Announcements — Noah Lyon on July 2, 2011 at 8:40 am

Get buttons by Noah Lyon at The Menil Collection
Bookstore 1520 Sul Ross Street Houston, Texas
Wednesday–Sunday, 11:00 am–7:00 pm

New buttons by Noah Lyon at The Whitney Museum of American Art.

Announcements — Noah Lyon on May 27, 2011 at 11:58 pm

New Button Masters™ and classic Retard Riot™ designs by Noah Lyon at The Whitney Museum of American Art. 945 Madison Avenue at 75th St. NYC

Retard Riot zines in Venice // AUTOMATIC BOOKS presents THE BOOK AFFAIR Venice, 2 — 3 June 2011

Announcements, shows — Noah Lyon on May 26, 2011 at 7:49 am
Venice, 2 — 3 June 2011
Automatic Books presents The Book Affair, the two days of independent art publishers fair that will take place in Venice on June 2nd and 3rd, in the occasion of the press preview days of the 54th Venice Art Biennal.
The Book Affair gathers together some of today’s most interesting independent publishing projects, with the aim to open a new public discussion on the book as a mean of research and artistic production. In the last years, we have witnessed the flourishing of independent publishing projects, and seen a network of new editors be born, followed by new types of bookshops specialized in this market niche and subsequently by a specialized network of distributors. For this reason, The Book Affair includes a series of public lectures and conferences whose aim is to investigate the reasons why this new editorial nouvelle vague has exploded and which scenarios we ought to expect for its future developments.
More than 40 publishers from all over the world will participate whose new books released and projects realized will be subjects of daily discussions and presentations.
OMMU Distribution participates with a selection of publishers, such as:

100% / 38th Street Publishers / After Kübler-Ross / AGMA / An Art Service / Antonis Vathis / APE / Archive Books / BAS/BENT / Black Pages / Capricious / Criticism / DADDY / Dapper Dan / Dent-De-Leone / Dot Dot Dot / Doubleplusgood Books / Dynasty Zine / e-flux journal / Elk / For Further Information / Friary Road House / Fuego / FUN / Fukt / Girls Like Us / Hunter & Cook / Innen / Jung und Wenig / K48 / Kilimanjaro / Kingsboro Press / Kunstverein / Lay Flat / Libraryman / Loyal / Lubok Verlag / Making Do / Manystuff / Martha Salimbeni / Michalis Pichler / mono.kultur / Mountain / Nieves / NUDE PAPER / NUR / Œ Magazine / OHWOW / Onomatopee / PAM BOOK / Panayiotis Terzis / Peres Projects / Picturebox / Picnic / PIN-UP / Primary Information / PWR PAPER / Qompendium / Retard Riot / Ruine / Samuel Ostermann / SAN ROCCO / Schnauzer / Seems / Sleeperhold / Some Magazine / Starship / Stupendous / Taube / The Exhibitionist / The National Grid / Vague Paper / Wintergarten / Xavier Antin

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