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Studio 34, Coldharbour Studios, 26-34 Southwell Road
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The plaful magazine that sees objects differently.

Published twice a year, each issue has over 150 pages of colourful illustration, intelligent comics and contagious trivia.

Issue One

 
 

ISSUE ONE

Crammed with fascinating content from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Original comics, illustration, contagious trivia,
essays and creative writing from outstanding creatives and big-thinkers.

three fascinating exhibits with surprising stories to tell PLUS,
an interview with a famous collector and loads more.

At around the same size as an iPad and over 3 times as thick, Amuseum is printed on super-fine matte uncoated stock; perfect for A quick dip on your morning commute,
or stuff it into your suitcase for a slow flick on a transatlantic flight.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

COVER ILLUSTRATION

Kristian Hammerstad

EXHIBITS

CELESTIAL CLOCK•Time Machines

A 10th Century Chinese celestial clock tells us more than just the time; with stories from 17th Century physics and the dawn of the alarm clock.

ELEPHANT IVORY DILDO•Animal Materials

An elephant ivory dildo from 17th Century France arouses our curiosity in the absurd and innovative ways we use animal materials from the cadavers of kings to and Marilyn Monroe's musky bedsheets.

THE JOLLY CHAIR•Things That Make Us

A charming chair created by the authors of classic 90s children's book The Jolly Postman, Janet and Allan Ahlberg, moves us to think about what our objects keep say about us; from JFK's rocking chair to Japanese sitting cushions.

MARTIN PARR's DICTATOR EPHEMERA

A surprising upside-down interview with the hilarious international photographer about his expansive collection, and his recent acquisition of Saddam Hussein's golden toilet roll holder.

ESSAYS

Time and The Thames

Tim Burrows follows the river to explore our modern relationship with time.
Illustrations by the wonderful Jack Cunningham and Jonathan Calugi.

OUR BEASTLY URGE

Tom McDonald PhD peels back the layers of our obsession with the sticky business of animal materials.
Illustrations by the balls-out brilliant Rami Niemi and Brad W Foster

THE WANDERJAHRE

Philip Smith takes a seat amongst the wandering carpenter clans of Berlin, exploring what it means to become a master.
Sensitive and surreal illustrations by Baptiste Alchourroun and impossible furniture by Alex Walker.

COMICS

TIME TRAVELLER

Nadine Redlich sends a dog forward through time.

Rub-A-DUB DUCK

Simon Landrein has some fun in the bath.

TRUST ME

Tim Lahan gives some ordinary chairs a leg-up.