Fixated Press

ABOUT FIXATED PRESS: Small press focused on handmade, sometimes Risograph printed, zines, artist books, and broadsides covering an assortment of topics with a lot of cats and food in the mix. Formerly “Fixed Orifice Press”; debuted at APE 2004. 


PIGEON • Risograph print 11 3/8″ x 11″; 3 layers

 


CONO NO TAZO • Artist Book, single object, 6.25″ x 3.75″ closed. This book explores the differences between gelato and ice cream, the decision behind a cone or a cup, and surveys the most popular gelato flavors.

 


GELATO AND OTHER FOODS • Zine, edition of 45, 5.5″ x 4.25″, 2019. This zine explores traveling and eating in Florence, Italy. Gelato and pizza are among the topics discussed, as well as a few of my favorite restaurants, and the sparkling water fountain in a piazza! Black and white interior, with 18 hand-drawn illustrations. Cover illustration is either gelato on a cone, or in a cup. 

 


CATS IN MY HOUSE • Zine, edition of 75, 5.5″ x 4.25″, 2019. This single-sheet structure introduces the reader to the cats I’ve shared a home with through photographs.  The zine opens to show two of the cats, unfolds further to the centerfold with two additional cats, and the back cover closes with the last feline. Two color (burgundy and green) Risograph printed on cream paper. 

 


WHAT IS THAT/COME CLOSER! • Zine, edition of 60, 2.5″ x 3.75″, 2019. This single-sheet uses clip art to explores the authors’ apprehension surrounding matters relating to the eye. Two color (fluorescent pink and teal) Risograph printed on cream paper.

 


COLLECTION #1• Zine, edition of X, X” x X”, 2017. This single-sheet structure shares a selection of my office supplies: staplers, a vintage pencil sharpener, and a staple-less stapler. Hand-drawn illustrations. Two color (orange and teal) Risograph printed on cream paper. 

 


SQUEAKY THE BAD CAT • Zine, edition of 40, 5.5″ x 4.25″, 12 pages, stapled, 2018/2019. Text and Images by Megan Adie, Production and Printing by Meri Brin. Squeaky the cat does a lot of bad things in this zine. Why is she so bad, and does that make us love her less? Three color (orange, teal, green) Risograph printed on cream paper.

 


 

DECEASE “Exploring the Culture of Death” #1 • Zine, edition of 260, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 44 pages, stapled, 2004. This non-fiction zine investigates the subject of death through a variety of interpretations. Contributors  examined burial traditions, human cadavers, various slang words for death, the writing of obituaries, a morgue viewing, and other explorations.