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COMMON is a biannual print and digital magazine for those with a creative bent and an inquisitive eye.

COMMON MAGAZINE - ISSUE #1

COMMON is a biannual magazine for those with a creative bent and an inquisitive eye. It is founded on the desire to explore and document the basics of a rich life – the mix of people, work, leisure and everyday curiosities that inspire and fuel us.

The magazine consists of 120 pages of commissioned art and literature with articles on the artisans behind them. Content prioritizes the person and the process, which results in a publication that will not date; a hybrid between resource and magazine.

Issue #1 is complete and ready to publish, we just need to print and distribute. The target, along with funds we have already raised, will allow us to print 2000 copies on 120gsm offset uncoated stock with a 300gsm cover. Any funds raised over the target will go towards printing more copies!

The COMMON Magazine team for Issue #1 is:

Art editor: Mary Whalley
Literary editor: Lydia Wisheart
Creative editor: Matt Smith
Food editor: Mika Reilly

Design: Caspian Ievers

Contributors: Murray Crane, Mike Saunders, Joseph Slater, Willow Henderson, Justin McArthur.

Features
Christian Nyampeta, Sam Hartnett, Gabby O'Connor, Marcel Duchamp,
Craig Cliff, Kerry Donovan-Brown, Ross Woods, Vladimir Nabokov, Jamie McLellan (cover), Alexandra Dodds.

Illustrations: Devon Smith, Link Choi, Hugo Mathias, Saranna Drury, Jamie McLellan.

Rewards include:

COMMON MAGAZINE - Issue #1 delivered to you (pledge $25):

SARANNA DRURY - Saved By The Bell print (pledge $50):

TIM DENEE - Fantail print (pledge $50):

TIM DENEE - Hemingway print (pledge $75):

CASPIAN IEVERS - Mono Stereo prints (pledge $75):

MARY WHALLEY - Bronze Hand (pledge $100):

LINK CHOI - To The Cuckoo print (pledge $100):

ALEXANDRA DODDS - Bronze and Silver rings (pledge $195 or $265):

TIM DENEE - 8hrs of illustration work by Tim (pledge $500):

Thanks!
COMMON

(Issue #1 flipbook illustration by Jamie McLellan)

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    [ALEXANDRA DODDS + MAGAZINE] We commissioned Alexandra Dodds to make a one off COMMON ring for us. You'll get a BRONZE ring (small sizing). + COMMON magazine + supporter credit all delivered to your door. BRONZE, SMALL - ONE OF A KIND

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    [COMMON CONTRIBUTOR] Your writing or art published in COMMON. Our Literary & Art Editors will review and help you polish a piece that will be published in issue #1 of COMMON Magazine. A great chance to jumpstart your career. Plus, you will receive 2 copies of the magazine (your feature included) and supporters credit.

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    [COMMON ASSISTANCE - TIM DENEE] You will receive 8 hrs of illustrator Tim Denee's time. Tim will work with you to produce an illustration/s of your choice for your use. Plus, you will receive a copy of the magazine and supporters credit.

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    [FULL PAGE ADVERT] You will receive a full-page ad in COMMON issue #1 and on the website (subject to editors approval) You will also receive 2 copies of the magazine and supporters credit.

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