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Two new publications will be launched at the
2023 NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair

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Is an independent publishing house,established by Christos Linou in 2020. The publications are a platform for researching social/political issues through artistic provocation.




BLUFF  Vol 1 2023. ART AS WAR: This Zine arranged as a conceptual manifesto reaction to the currency of world events. This Zine freely expresses text and images as forms of ocular attention. The original material is drawn from the author's research journals spanning 2012 - 2023.  The content within these pages acts as agents of independent chaotic and anarchist  provocation.

Booklet: 21 x 15 cm.

44 pages. Colour $18 and B/W $8 retail price.

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Brunswick Drawn is a collection of illustrations that were created in 2016, with Brunswick as the focal point of inspiration. The drawings bear influence from the modernist artists of the 20th century, including works by George Grosz, Pablo Picasso, Sidney Nolan, and others.

All of the drawings are original works

using ink pen on paper.


Booklet: 21 x 15 cm.

40 pages in black and white.

$12 retail price. (inc GST)


ISBN: 978-0-6451269-3-8

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Polis Politic: Streets Guerrilla Art looks at the social/ political implications of graffiti why  street art is an important aspect of popular culture. The book examines works from Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Melbourne, New York and Paris. Guerrilla street art is a form of anti-art that defies authority. This book explores a range of methods used and an international scope of artists who occupy the streets as a way of life, taking risks to protest against rules and regulations, by marking the urban landscape with socio-political imagery and commentary.


Hardcover Book: 21 x 21 cm.

120 pages in full colour.

$40 retail price. (inc GST)


ISBN: 978-0-6451269-1-4


The first publication Jack Linou: The Art of An Outsider is a tribute to my younger brother  Jack Linou, who died in 1997 from HIV/AIDS and examines his life challenges living with the virus and drug use. He tried to overcome his hardships through art, poetry and performance as  for self-healing. The book contains short stories, Jacks' poetry and over 140 images of his artwork.

Hard Cover: 21 x 21 cm.

120 pages in full colour on gloss paper.

$50 retail price. (inc GST)

ISBN: 978-0-6451269-0-7

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Uncovers alternative perspectives on art and culture, focusing on the underbelly of social politics."

MELBOURNE STREET ART 2009 - 2022 is a chronological documentation of street art in Melbourne.  From the first scratches of graffiti on ancient Roman walls to the contemporary surfaces of today’s cities, street artists take risks, defy rules and challenge authority by voicing their opinion on their cities walls. Melbourne's street art is world-class, edgy, political, humorous and engaging. The street artists of Melbourne have expanded graffiti into dynamic works of art while maintaining a gritty relationship with the urban space.  

Hardcover Book: 15 x 20 cm.

120 pages in full colour.

$34.99 retail price. (inc GST) (Out of stock. Re-print due in late October 2023)

ISBN: 978-0-6451269-2-1           


Christos Linou is a cross-disciplinary artist with over three decades of work as a professional dancer, choreographer and filmmaker, he has toured works to Paris, Amsterdam, Singapore and in Australia. In 2013 he was awarded a scholarship to study durational performance at Melbourne University and in 2016 he graduated with first-class honors with a Masters in Fine Arts degree and published his thesis Naked Peel. In 2020 LINOU PRESS marked his development from the performing arts into publishing. Linou continues his choreographic and performative arts practice as an this experimental  and conceptual art maker, which influences  the publications

Click on the photo to see his website.


Linou Press was officially launched at 2021 NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair by presenting a street activation event, where the author painted the book cover
Jack Linou: The Art of An Outsider  in Hosier Lane. See  video.

Photo: Tobias Titz


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We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.'

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