GONG! monograph is a quarterly publication. Each issue is dedicated to an artist who is given 48 pages plus covers to do whatever he wants, with minimal interference from Newfoundland. In a reprint of the same format in a single ink, a thorough interview where the artist’s career and motivations that led him to do what he has done in the pages of the journal is reviewed included. The head of the magazine, which goes in the separate changes in each issue and is designed by the same artist.
This is the first issue, published in the summer of 2014 and dedicated to the illustrator Ossorno Mirena. Mirena chose to devote all pages to abstract patterns made exclusively for the publication. His idea was also limited to two colors (yellow and black) and make a complete mixture of formats, collage and India ink brushstroke to airbrush or photoshop artstudio worms. Some of the designs have also been passed by photocopy machines and risografía. The interview was the first issue Ginesta by Victor Rodriguez and portrait Yruela Alba took Mirena.
This is a brief biographical introduction by Victor Mirena:
Mirena Ossorno (Denia, 1987) is a graphic artist afin- each in Barcelona after completing illustration art school in La Massana dove headfirst into the world of desktop publishing. He is the architect of veteran fanzine Dream Samoan, now in its fourth edition, and the renowned feminist fanzine Bulbasaur, edited by Andrea Alvarado Lives and White Miró, which combines a stylish and refreshing aesthetic essays, reviews and dissemination an oasis politicized lipstick with blades.
As an artist and illustrator, work Ossorno nently emission is pop and is based on the reappropriation and conceptual romp. Inspired both by the aesthetic of the eighties as the art direction that prevailed in the seventies, his style has evolved from the filthy line of his first creations to an increasingly thin line using a work composed of gags, patterns , indoor signage, inspired by their own daily experiences.