032c #37, Winter 2019
200 x 270 mm, 312 pages. Berlin, Germany (English-language)
First published in 2000 as a 16-page newspaper, 032c was one of the first of the new generation of indie mags. Today it’s a glossier publication, focused on the point at which art, fashion and culture coincide, and more influential than ever.
Editor/creative director: Joerg Koch
Art director: Mike Meiré
On the Journal:
'This climate disaster toolkit is a pastiche of Stewart Brand’s American counter-culture magazine, Whole Earth Catalogue, published between 1968 and 1972. While the Whole Earth Catalogue was infamously subtitled ‘We are as gods and might as well get used to it’, BHC’s intro page declares ‘We are not as gods and better stop fucking acting like we are’. WEC offered a positive outlook on the world, offering, according to The New Yorker, ‘a vision for a new social order—one that eschewed institutions in favor of individual empowerment, achieved through the acquisition of skills and tools.’ READ MORE