Phibsboro Press

OK OK

PP.003.[2020]

OK OK is a photo book by photographer Myles Shelly. The series was shot over the summer of 2020, during the height of the pandemic lockdown. Unable to travel more than 5km from his house, Myles walked and cycled around the surrounding neighbourhoods of Dublin 8. The images he captured reveal a city emptied of people, traffic and normal city life. Shot just after sunset when the light takes on a strange and surreal quality, the images are imbued with the sense of uncertainty that characterised the time.

Specification

28pp, A5 Booklet

Saddle Stitched

Printed on Munken Polar Rough

Edition of 100

ISBN

978-1-9998309-2-2

Price

€ 15.00 EUR

Forgotten Frontier

PP.001.[2017]

The Forgotten Frontier is an architectural zine that critically examines the origins, construction and character of the Phibsboro Shopping Centre. This controversial building has divided opinion since its completion in 1969 and recent plans for its development have initiated similarly heated debate. This publication attempts to place the building in its proper historical context and examine its value, both to the people of Phibsboro and to the wider city. It contains an essay by writer Cormac Murray, a series of documentary photographs by Breffni Hall and an axonometric diagram of the structure by Robin Fuller.

Cosmoform

PP.002.[2020]

Cosmoform investigates the links between the work of renowned Irish architect Liam McCormick and his Swiss contemporary Justus Dahinden using Glasnevin’s Met Éireann offices and Zurich’s Ferro-haus as key examples. Dublin’s Met Éireann office has historically been considered somewhat of an anomaly in McCormick’s architectural style; however, this essay by Cormac Murray demonstrates that it is part of a wider European tradition of progressive 20th century architectural design and critical theory explored by Dahinden and his contemporaries. This 8pp booklet folds out to an A2 size poster. Illustration by Julien Gobled.

About

Phibsboro Press is an independent publishing imprint based in Dublin. We produce high quality, short run publications on a range of topics, although to date architecture has been our primary focus. We are interested in collaboration and submissions and other project proposals are welcome.