200 x 280 mm, 102 pages
Lucerne, Switzerland (English-language)
Editors: Helena Julian and Mathis Neuhaus
Graphic design: Kaj Lehmann and Raphael Schoen
Another issue, another format...
This edition of the Swiss contemporary music mag is a staple-bound, silvery affair. Smartly designed as usual and bookended with a shiny graphic index of sorts, this issue refreshingly reinterprets the trending AI conversation, instead focussing on the root of sonic and artistic expression—the voice:
‘Issue #28 of zweikommasieben centers the voice as a means of expression, and wants to expand on what is meant by that—it's not only what is heard, but also why a voice is used, and by whom. The latest edition considers what it means to voice and its physical, societal, and political dimension.’
Featuring voices queer, neurodivergent, marginalised, subversive, polyvocal and more, as well as some interesting typographic treatments to reflect the theme.
On the Journal:
‘We’ve highlighted Swiss club culture mag Zweikommasieben a few times, continually struck by the way it applies a simple aesthetic idea over and over again with ruthless rigour. Like the music it champions, the editorial design is about repetition, rhythm and the gradual build-up…’