Temporary Press publishes books around art and design with an interest in ideas and practices exploring alternative or incidental notions of design. With limited resources, the press relies on economical design and production methods, often with a black-only Risograph and simple tools. Based in Singapore since 2018, Temporary Press is run by gideon-jamie and distributed internationally by Idea Books (ideabooks.nl). Contact us via email (temporarypress@gideon-jamie.com) or IG (@temporarypress

Flat Spaces: On Singapore and the Violence of Global Logistics


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by Kenneth Tay, 2019

edited/designed by gideon-jamie

edition of 100
52 pages, Risograph printed in black
113 × 180mm, saddle-stitched with jacket

ISBN 978-981-14-2013-9

Based on a lecture, this booklet contains a broad and concise version of Kenneth Tay’s research into technological, geopolitical, and logistical infrastructures and spaces of Singapore. The second half of the book features a conversation between the author and the publisher discussing overlapping ideas between Kenneth’s research and Temporary Press’ practice.

This book is designed and published as a parallel edition to The Sea is all Highway, a longer essay version of the same research.