new york: le cercle book launch

if you're in new york, check out the book launch + signing of le cercle on fri - sep 9 [5pm-7pm]. a collab publication of skateboarder + artist mark gonzales and photographer benjamin deberdt. in 2009 gonzales revisited his project circle board, a sequence of nine skateboards joined end to end to form a complete loop while deberdt riding his creation before dawn in front of the eiffel tower, producing grainy black + white prints. these photos were then shipped to new york and drawn directly upon by gonzales in his idiosyncratic style. le cercle is a limited run artist book, conceived by the artists and izrock pressings. it includes a mix of 4-colour cover and 2-colour risograph printing throughout, with printing by blood & thunder press in sydney. launch location: printed matter, 195 tenth avenue [chelsea].