Our Reading Room is open during gallery opening hours and everyone is welcome. We have a range of zine titles and also art publications from around the world for your reading pleasure! The Reading Room provides a quiet escape from the bustle on the University of Sydney campus, where students and visitors can relax in the peaceful Verge Gallery space.

WE WELCOME SUBMISSIONS TO OUR READING ROOM – PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION


ZINES IN STOCK:

+ ADAM LEVIN – “The instructions”
+ SAFDAR AHMED – Alam al-Mithal, the imaginal world, The Good Son and MUSLIM ZOMBIES
+ ALEXANDER MCKENZIE – “Acarsaid, Guida del giardine”
+ ANDREW KENNEDY & HUTCHISON BYOD – “Early morning at the station”
+ ANNE HARRIS – Lovingly Interrupted
+ A SILENT ARMY PRINT CONCERN – “Where do I belong”
+ 55 The Bag. The Biennale arte guide
+ BASTIAN FOX PHELAN – “Ten Trans Tanka” and “How to be alone”
+ BEEF KNUCKLES – Issue 2, Issue 5
+ BEN RAK – “Pictures of Scratches”
+ BEN, JENIFER, KATRIN, LIZ ET EL. – “The leftovers”
+ BETWEEN HERE AND THERE – “Home”
+ BREWSTER – Brewster Issue 1: The Finest Walk in the World, Brewster Issue 2: Under the Branches of the Blossoming Cherry, Brewster Issue 3: My First Summer in the Sierra
+ BRYCE PEMBERTON – Crystals, Hull, Boors
+ CHRIS MCCORMACK- “Voce de Testa”
+ Harsh Realm Issue 1, Harsh Realm Issue 2
+ HUBERT – “Catfish #1,2,3 & 4”
+ DEXTER FLETCHER – Huffin’ Texas
+ ERIN COATES – “Arête”
+ GEMMA WESTON – “Anyday now”
+ GEORGE PATON GALLERY – “Unmade, Photostas”
+ GILES IVAN & STEVE TOM – “Babara International”
+ GILLIAN KAYROOZ – “Scan, Signal, the Parts”
+ ANIMAL BRO– Goat Boy, Le Psycho Cat (in bundles of 5)
+ INTERLUDE ZINES –
MEILISSA HAMLYN- “In Defense of Imagination – In response to Julien Bowman”
HARRIET MACINERNEY – “La Jocosidad Open Invite” in response to Laura Meza Orozco
EMILY CROCKER – “Google Recursive” in response to Chris Sutevski
SERAFINA LEE – in response to Kaspar Kagi
KATHLEEN LINN – in response to Honey Long
MOLLY MORPHEW – in response to “Dead Man Guess” by Bryden Williams
MO JOHNSON – In response to “Hard but Soft” by Avery Wheless
ELYSE GOLDFINCH – in response to Kai Wasikowski
KATE O’BOYLE – “Worth / Less – David Birks and the power of place”
+ JACK LEVITT – Complex Zine Issue 1, Complex Zine Issue 2
+ JUTCHY YAYA  – One Day the Wind Blows Hard and Cold, What a Fool Believes, From 9 to 5 I have to spend my time at work, my job is very boring, I am an office clerk
+ KARYS MCEWEN – You Can’t Sell Art Wearing Jellies, Small Town Gal, Love and Other Indoor Sports #3, Love and Other Indoor Sports #4
+ *KARYS RHIANN MCEWEN – Letter
+ Lee Tran Lam – Speak-easy #10: The City of Sydney Mapped Out,  Speak-easy #11: The French Issue,Speak-easy #12: The Food Issue, Speak-easy #13: The Japan Issue
+ LINDA LEW – Moments in Japan, I asked my mother what I will be, A time of procrastination
+ LIZZIE NAGY – “Places for busy people”
+ L.P EAREL – “Jungle Geronimo”
+ *LUKEUTIM SOWAZA – “Look out fot the Ocean”
+ MAGGIE LEMERE & ZOE WEST – “Ma Su Mon”
+ MANDY BEAUMONT – “Boundary Poems, All That Glitters, Drinking makes your heart ache more…, Many a Broken Hearted Woman, Blood Haiku, Aperture”
+ MARIA ZARRO – “Astro Babble”
+ MARY VAN REYK – “My Dog Rusty”
+ MARY VAN REYK – “My Turkey Baster Family”
+ MARY VAN REYK – “Helen We Could Live Here” (further south edition)
+ MARY VAN REYK – “Helen We Could Live Here” (8/20)
+ MARY VAN REYK – “Houses In Linden That I Broke Into As A Kid”
+ MAT ADAMS – “Indie Kids” 1, 2 & 3, “Topless”
+ MATT EMERY – “Adversaries”
+ MATT HUYNH – “CAB, Chinatown, MA”
+ MEGAN ALICE CLUNE – “World’s Only #3”
+ MEG O’SHEA – “The Wolves of King St, Beer & Longing, All Day”
+ MICHAEL CHABON – “Fountain City”
+ MICHELLE CAWTHORN & PETER SHARP – “This is not a solo show”
+ Moffitt.Moffitt – “Realisations of Grandeur”
+ NAKAKO HAYASHI – “Here and There: vol. 9 Her Life”
+ NICK SELEMITSCH – “Play”
+ NEIL FRASER – “Melt”
+ THE NEW POST DOLLS – “Underworld milk”
+ NOISE – “How comics can change the world”
+ ONOMATOPEE – “Global villaging”
+ THE REFUGEE ART PROJECT – “Refugee Art Project Zine, Refugee Art Project Zine #4, Refugee Art Project Zine #5, Refugee Art Project Zine #8”
+ SAFARI LEE – “BOX (Babes on X-Terms)”
+ SOFIE DIEU – “On The Great Alpine Road”
+ SOPHIA CARA FRYDMAN – “Don’t get distracted”
+ SUBURBOPHOBIA – Issue #10, Issue #11, Scenes from Suburbophobia
+ THOMAS MAILAENDER – “Cyanotypes”
+ TIM HEIDELKER & GREGG TURKINGTON – “Bicycle built for two”
+ Timothy McSweeney’s – Issue 36
+ UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY – “Fugitive forms and grand designs”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “I had another baby on the floor”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “Did Helen’s high school break her heart”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “Thomas the human photocopier”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “Fierlo, BMI”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “Plastic knife #1, 12”
+ UNKNOWN AUTHOR – “Fulsome prism #6”
+ VANESSA BERRY – “Band T-Shirt, Fern Zine”
+ White Fungus – Issue 10
+ WAJAHAT ALI – “The domestic crusaders”
+ YOU – “Assorted zines”
+ You are here – “Chippendale Local Brew”

CATALOGUES IN STOCK:
+ Adelaide Festival – Paul Grabowsky, 2012
Against a degree of blind-ness – Isobel Parker Phillip (Curator)
+ Articulate – Art Gallery of South Australia, Nick Mitzenich(Director), 2012
Artists’ Books – George Paton Gallery, Tim Guest (curator), July 1983
A New Feminine? – AirSpace projects,  Rafaela Pandolfini (curator); April 2015; edition of 250
+ *Assemble papers: The culture of living closer together, Issue 3, 4, 2015
+ *Alam al- Mithal: The imaginal world – Safdar Ahmed
+ All our relations – 18 Biennale of Sydney, 2012
+ Atelier paris: The power studio – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, Ann Stephen (Curator), 2013
+ 2011 Campbelltown Arts Centre – Lindy Deitz
+ Artafrique, Collection de la Foundation, 2009
+ Bailed Up: Bushrangers at Darlinghurst Gaol, Deborah Beck (Historian), National Art School, 2014
+ Bold New Voices in Contemporary Art, National Art School, Underbelly Arts Festival, 2017
Chromatic Visions – Sydney College of the Arts, Matthys Gerber (curator); September 2008; 978-0-9751151-8-3
+ Curating Feminism – Sydney College of Arts, The university of Sydney, 2014
+ Diaspora Pavillion Catalouge, 57th Venice Biennale, 2017
+ Documenta 14: Daybook, Prestel, 2017
+ Doing Dancing, Rhiannon Newton, Firstdraft, 2017
+ Doing Time, Tehching Hsieh, 57th Venice Biennale, 2017
+ Ferns and Palms – Pomona Couege Museum of Art, Sam Falls, 2014
+ Fortune – George paton Gallery/ The Institute of Modern art, 1987
+ Freedom Riders: Art and activism 1960s to now – University Art Gallery, + The university of Sydney, Matt Poll & Katie Yuill (Curator), 2011
+ Girls at the tin sheds: Sydney Feminist posters 1975-90 – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, Katie Yuill (Curator), 2015
+ Here and There Volume 9: Her life – Nakako Hayashi, 2009
Honours – UTS Photography & Situated Media, Natalya Hughes (Editor), 2015
+ How to Live Together: Production Notes, Koki Tanaka, Skulptur Projekte Munster, 2017
+ Into the light – The university of Sydney, 2010
J.W. Power: Abstraction – Création paris 1934 – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, 2012
+ John Fries Award – UNSW Galleries, 2017
+ Landseasky, MAAP (Media Art Asia Pacific), 2014
+ Louise Zhang’s New Year Rot – Luke Letourneau (Curator)
+ Mirror Mirror Then and Now – Institute of Modern Arts, Ann Stephen (Curator), 2010
+ Monsters. A photographic journal of America– Kate Disher-Quill, 2015
+ Music for the Gift, James Richard, Cymru Yn Fenis Wales in Venice, 2017
+ My Horizon, Tracey Moffat, 57th Vennice Biennale, 2017
+ Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, Luke Parker & Ann Stephen (Curator)
+ Next Wave Magazine – Emily Sexton (Director), 2012
Objectifying Elsewhere – Luke Letourneau (Curator)
+ Opium: A Portrait of The Heavenly Demon – Babara Hodgson, 1999
The Paper Mill Residency Program 2011 – Four X Four
+ Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints – A manly Art Galery & Museum and Cleada Press Touring exhibition
+ Photomedia: SCA Degree Show 2017, Sydney College of the Arts, 2017
+ Prima Materia, Punta Della Dogana, Caroline Bourgeois and Michael Govan (Curators), 2014
+ Reasons to be cheerful documents #1 – George Paton Gallery, Juliana Engberg (Director)
+ Reprsentative Aesthetics: Rosângela Rennó & Fiona Pardington – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, Susan Best (Curator), 2015
+ Realisation of Grandeur – Moffitt. Moffitt. & Stephen Wad project, 2006-2009
+ Robert Campbell JNR: History Painter – National Library of Australian Catalogning-in-publication, Djion Mundine OAM (Curators), 2015
Samuel Hodge – Sometimes I just need quiet
Seen | Unseen – Michael Kempson (Artist)
+ Second Circulation: An exhibition of zine making artists and art making zinesters, Verge Gallery, Dexter Flexter (Curator), 2015
+ Seoul – Sydney: Contemporary Korean and Australian Prints – UNSW Gallery, Jeong Heonjo, Jung Unchul, Michael Kempson (Curator), 20154-2015
+ Sigma Polke: Music from an unknown source – Exhibition by the Institute
+ Slideshow, UTS Gallery, Isobel Parker Philip (Curator), 2014
+ Skulptur Projekte Munster 2017
+ 4 Solos – Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Carrie Kibbler (Curator), 2015
+ Sookmyung and Sydney Exhibition – International Exhibition exchange project
+ Soft Topologies, Kate Scardifield, UTS Gallery, 2018
+ Soundtracks, Dylan Martorell, Asialink, 2011
South – David Corbet (Curator)
The Stain – Verge Gallery,  Leah McPherson (curator), June 2011, 978-1-921558-82-5
Strangers: a retrospective of Joan Brassil (Campbelltown Art Centre)
+ Studio Venezia, Xavier Veilhan, 57th Venice Biennale, 2017
+ Sundown/Outa Place, Sydney Guild (Amelia Wallin, Christopher Hodge, Hossein Ghaemi), 2011
+ System of Objects, Jaime Tsai (Curator), National Art School, 2017
+ The Aalto Natives, Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen, Frame Contemporary Art Finland, 2017
+ The Economy is Spinning – Kris Dittel (Editor), 2016
+ The list – Campbelltown Arts Centre, Megan Monte (Curator), 2014
+ The moral meaning of wildness: Juan Davila – The Australian National University, Drill Hall Gallery, 2010
+ The University of Sydney Exhibition: Pictures from the collections – Pamela Bell, 18 May – 12 June, 1988
+ Tracing Echoes-Nicky Bird, 2001
+ Turtle dove – Nicholas Kleindienst (Curator)
+ TV Moore: Welcome to rumjungle – Campbelttown Arts Centre, Michael Dagostino (Director)
Twenty/20 – Tania Creighton (Curator)
Txt – Catalogue for Slide to Unlock – Melissa Canbaz (Curator)
+ Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker, Australian Centre for Photography, Cherie McNair (Director), 2017
Untitled (the edifice. restored. veers/exalts but was not total) – Del Lumanta (Artist)
+ Vibration, Vibraçào, Vibración: Latin American Kinetics Art at the 1960s and 70s – University Art Gallery, Susan Best (Curator), 2012
+ We Are Here, Firstdraft and NAVA (National Association of Visual Arts),  Georigie Meagher and Brianna Munting (Co-conveners)
+ Woman in power – University Art Gallery, The university of Sydney, Ann Stephen (Curator), 2015
+ YaJi – Jiang Su Province Socialism college, HePing Zhou (Director), 2016
+ Zhong Guo Mei Shu Jia Da Xi: LiMing Xu – WenHua Wang (Director)
+ Zones of Contact – 15th The Biennale of Sydney, 2006

SERIAL PUBLICATIONS IN STOCK:
+ Accidental Discharge issue 1 2016.
Afterall issue No. 35 Spring 2014, No. 36 Summer 2014
Art Almanac issues 2013-2018
Art and Australia volumes 44 No. 1 Spring 2004, No. 2 Summer 2006, No. 3 Autumn 2007; 46 No. 2 Summer 2008, No. 4 2009; 47 No.1 2009, No.2 2009, No. 3 Autumn 2010, No. 4 Winter 2010; 48 No.1 2010, No. 2 Summer 2010; 49 No. 2 Summer 2011
Artand issues No. 51.1 2013, 51.4 2014
+ Art Guide Australia issues No. 65-68 2010, No. 71 2011
Artasiapacific issues No.77-96, 2012-2015, issue 107-108, 2018; Artasiapacific Almanac volumes No. 6-10, 2011-2016,
+ Artist Profile Issue No.15
Artlink volume 13 No. 2 1993; volume 14 No. 3 1994; volume 15 No. 4 1995; volume 17, No 1 1997; volume 22 No. 1 2002; volume 28 No. 2 2008; volume 29 No. 1, No. 2, No. 4 2009; volume 30 No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 2010; volume 31 No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 2011; volume 32 No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 2012; volume 33 No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 2013; volume 34 No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 2014; volume 35 No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 2015. 
Art Collector issues No. 67 Jan-Mar 2014; No. 68 Apr-Jun 2014; No. 73 Jul-Sep 2015
Art Monthly issues No. 246-257, 268, 270, 273, 275-283, 2012-2015
Artforum International issues Jan 2015 – Jan 2016
+ Art World Issue No.4 2008, Issue No.9 2009
+ COLORS, issue No.58, 2003
Contemporary Visual Art + Culture Broadsheet volumes No. 41.4, 42.3, 43.4 2014; 44.1, 44.3 2015
Das Superpaper issues No. 29 December 2013, No. 32 August 2014, No. 33 November 2014
Discipline issues No.1 Winter 2011, No.2 Autumn 2012, No.3 Winter 2013
Frieze issues No. 143, 2011
+ Happen Stance Volume 1 Issue No.120 2009
+ Heavy Volume 1 2015, Volume 2 2016
+ Interlude Annual Almanac, 2015-2017
Juxtapoz issue No. 129, 2011
Manuscript issue No. 9 and 11, 2013-2014
Mousse Magazine issue No. 38-39, 2013
MUSE issues No. 2 July 2012, No. 4 March 2013, No. 5 June 2013, No. 7 March 2014, No. 8 June 2014, No. 12 October 2015, No. 13 February 2016, No. 14 June 2016, No. 19 March 2018, past issues online
Photofile volume 94 Autumn/Winter 2014, volume 95 Spring/Summer 2014-15, volume 96 Autumn/Winter 2015, volume 97 Spring/Summer 2015-16
+ Portrait, Issue Autumn 2018
Runway issues No. 2 October 2003, No. 3 March 2004, No. 4 October 2004, No. 6 October 2005, No. 7 April 2006, No. 8 October 2006, No. 9 June 2007, No. 10 Autumn 2008, No. 11 Winter 2008, No. 12 Summer 2008-9, No. 13 Autumn 2009, No. 14 Winter 2009, No. 15 Summer 2009-10, No. 17 Summer 2010-11, No. 18 Autumn 2011, No. 19 Winter 2011, No. 20 Spring 2011, No. 21 Autumn 2012, No. 22 Spring 2012    
San Rocco issues No. 5 Autumn 2012, No. 6 Spring 2013, No. 7 Summer 2013, No. 8 Winter 2013, No. 9 Spring 2014
Sturgeon issue No.1, 2013, issues No. 2-4, 2014-5
un. Magazine issues No. 4.2-9.1, 11.2, 2010-2018
+ OBERON issue 1, September 2015
+ Odds and Ends Issue No.3 Winter 2008
Vault issues No.1-9, 2012-2015

GRAPHIC NOVELS IN STOCK:
+ Adrian Tomine – Shortcomings

ARTIST’S & SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS IN STOCK :
+ Erik Kessels – In Almost Every Picture
+ Jason Phu – Little fish and some crabs
+ Luke You – You (Paperback)
+ Vanessa Berry – Strawberry Hills Forever

ANTHOLOGIES IN STOCK:
+ Album – Eline Mugaas and Elise Storsveen

ONE OFF TEXT IN STOCK:
+ A World History of Art, Sixth Edition – Hugh Honour & John Fleming, 2002, published by Laurence King Publishing Ltd. London.
+ Album – Primary Information, 2014
+ Brought to light II: Contemporary Australian Art 1966-2006 – Lynne Seear & Julie Euington (Editor), 2007
+ Current: Contemporary Art From Australia and New Zealand – Arts and Australia (Editor), 2008
+ Dictionary of Fashion And Fashion Designers – Georgina O’Hara Callan, 1986
+ Drawn Volume 1 – Apsules #For creatures by creative
+ The Fifties in Vogue – Octopus Books (Publisher), 1987
+ Folding Techniques For Designers From Sheet To Form – Paul Jackson, 2011
+ One hundred and sixty five degrees – The university of Melbourne, 2016
+ Pure and Dirty – Claire Raynold’s & Chrissie Hall, 2011
+ The 20th century art book – Phaidon Press, 1996
+ When you think about art: The Ewing & George Paton Galleries 1971-2008 – Helen Vivian (Editor)
+ Women Artists: An Illustrated History(4th edition) – Nancy G. Heller (Editor), 2003

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