is PRESS is a Denver publishing press and studio space. is PRESS publishes short run art books and zines documenting urban art and conceptual time-based art that explores the nexus of art and everyday life that have a strong activist and political streak. is PRESS art books and zines deploy a sophisticated design aesthetic and high quality DIY printing, often featuring letterpress printed covers and hand sewn bindings.
The "is" in is PRESS is an acronym for:
Institute of Sociometry or is practices and promotes guerrilla sociometry. As the term implies, guerrilla sociometry is similar in focus to text book sociometry, yet in no way conforms to the rigorous demands of science or mathematics! Instead is deploys strategies from ’Pataphysics, Fluxus, Situationism, Neoism, Immediatism, Ontological Anarchy, and Dada Epistimology.
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