Special edition of "You can’t always win" by Edward Nightingale
This is the special edition of Ed’s book "You can’t always win".
The special edition is limited to 25 pieces and consists of the book, including an exclusive, individually handwritten page and a framed print.
Both print and book are numbered and signed.
About failure in graffiti.
In November 2019 a group of friends traveled to Tashkent in Uzbekistan to paint the local subway system.
Their lack of chance is captured in this book.
Edward’s most emotional and intimate publication to this day is a visual essay about failure in graffiti. As trainwriting happens to be illegal, trains often are protected against unwanted visitors. With high-security levels, success is not always guaranteed. Sometimes there can be even a complete lack of it. Every graffiti writer experienced those moments. But yet it is a topic hardly talked about. Out of a writer's perspective, nothing happens.
Follow four friends around remote areas of Tashkent, trying their luck with the subway for a week.
But nothing happens.
Designed by the amazing Deutsche & Japaner using "Chap" by Schick Toikka.
43 x 31 cm
Signed, numbered & embossed contains the framed print and the book.
Format: 30 x 24 cm;
Pages: 88 Stitched binding;
Paper: 170g Sappi RAW, Gmund Heidi;
Signed and numbered.
"Jarek, Tashkent 2019"
Signed and numbered on the back.
Framed in a wooden frame with acrylic glass.
UV-Proof & Anti-glare.
Edition of 25.