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Preview: “Broken Flowers” – A New Photo Book by Jenne Grabowski at JB. Paper


Preview: “Broken Flowers” – A Photo Book by Jenne Grabowski

We will release new products in December 2016. One of the new projects at JB. Institute is a hardcover photography book by Jenne Grabowski with all new and unreleased color photos. We will celebrate the release of our new JB. Paper item at our friends’ book store Zabriskie.

Release: December, 17 2016 at Zabriskie Bookstore, Berlin-Kreuzberg
“Broken Flowers” by Jenne Grabowski, color photographs (JB. Paper #10)
Hardcover, 17 x 24 cm, 52 pages
Comes with a 16-pages supplement with b/w drawings by Quentin Chambry



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JB. Paper Available at Soda Books, Berlin


Another week, another shop! If you can’t get enough of our wonderful stuff – the great folks from Soda Books – based in Munich, opened another outlet in Berlin a while ago – are now stocking JB. Paper #04 and #05.

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JB. Paper — Publications Now Available in Book Stores


JB. Paper — Our publications are now available in selected book stores
As you all know, we love photography. That’s one of the reasons we are making books. And we do like the work of Stephen Shore who has a huge retrospective showing at C|O Gallery Berlin at the moment. Correspondingly, our JB. Paper photo books L.A Is Round The Corner and Cali Coast In Current Colours by Tobias Bärmann from Hamburg are now available at C|O’s own book store. The store is curated by doyoureadme!? so you will find our releases #04 and #05 in the magazine section.

If you happen to be there and also buy one of our books – send us a photo! We will say thank you with a batch of JB. stickers & postcards!

JB. Paper books are now available here:
Heftraum, Hamburg
Gudberg Nerger, Hamburg
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Zabriskie, Berlin
doyoureadme!?, Berlin
C|O Berlin

And of course – day and night:

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Photobook Release: JB. Paper #07 – 29 Palms (by Car)


JB. Institute Berlin presents JB. Paper #07:
“29 Palms (by Car)”

Photos and artwork by Jenne Grabowski. All photos shot in March 2014, passing through the small town Twentynine Palms and the Mojave Desert. Inspired by Lee Friedlander
24 pages, 19,5 x 27 cm, b/w risograph print by We make it

Release on Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin – 12. + 13. December 2015 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin.
Opening: Friday 11 Dec, 6pm.



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Photobook Release: JB. Paper #06 – I Heard You Looking


We are pleased to announce the release of one of our new photobooks this weekend!

JB. Institute Berlin presents JB. Paper #06:

We asked six artists to contribute their explorations in public spaces — inhabited, shared, hidden, organized or unknown territories.

Featuring Jonathan Peters (Berlin), Stromer Kid (Berlin), Benjamin Deberdt (Paris), Jenne Grabowski (Berlin), Christian Nilsen (Berlin) & Jai Tanju (San Jose)
60 pages, 17 x 23 cm, full color

Release Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin – 12. + 13. December 2015 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin.
Opening: Friday 11 Dec, 6pm.
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Recap: JB. Paper #05 Book Launch & Exhibition


Thanks a lot to all who came out last Friday and made this day a special one. Great to see you all hanging out and spreading good vibes on this warm summer night, chatting, drinking, reading or buying our new books at Zabriskie book store in Kreuzberg. Thanks to Lorena and Jean for hosting us.

The exhibition can be viewed until 03.09.2015, the books and zines from JB. Paper plus a few of the prints (framed) are available for purchase.

Manteuffelstr 73
10999 Berlin

You can order our books and the print edition in our webshop:
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August 21, 2015: JB. Photobook Release — ‘L.A. IS ROUND THE CORNER’ by Tobias Bärmann


We’re back from a long (digital) summer break and want to invite you to the release of our recent project this week. Upcoming Friday, we are going to present the photo book ’L.A. IS ROUND THE CORNER‘ with JB. Paper by Hamburg-based photographer Tobias Bärmann at the lovely book store Zabriskie in Berlin-Kreuzberg. They will host the release and a small exhibition. The book and a limited print edition will be available for purchase.

Release of ’L.A. IS ROUND THE CORNER‘, JB. Paper #05
Friday, August 21, 5 pm
Manteuffelstr. 73

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Release: JB. Magazine #03 — “Same Space/New Light”


It’s on! We’ve just picked up the first fresh copies of our new issue from the printer. It will be available on our launch event and opening of the group show this Friday.

JB. Magazine #03.
“Same Space / New Light”
52 pages on newsprint, tabloid format + 12-page photo special

Interviews and stories with Ed Templeton, Leslie Shows, Rasa Todosijevic, Joel Meyerowitz, Boogie, Andrew Schoultz, Julie Oppermann, Erosie, John Maloof/Vivian Maier, Ian Johnson, Esh.
Featured artists: Tim Head (exclusive piece for JB.), India Hobson, Sebastian Haslauer, Celeste Najt, Francisco Saco, Simone Rubi, Jo Peters, Jody Paulsen, Graphic Surgery, Tobias Bärmann.

Release event: 12/12/2014 at HVW8 Gallery Berlin, 7–10 pm. It is also the opening of the group show “Same Space/New Light” we curated in collaboration with Berlin art publishers Draw A Line.


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12/12/2014: JB. Magazine Release & Group Show


Something’s going on! 12/12/2014 is the day we are releasing our next issue and opening a group show in collaboration with our friends from Draw A Line, presented by HVW8 Berlin. Celebrate with us!

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JB. Summer Sale in Our Webstore


Yes! We are having a summer sale in our webshop! Free shipping on all our products. And as it’s summer out there we’re having this awesome offer for you: get our collaborative t-shirt we made with the design studio and JB. friend Give Up Art for € 19, including a free copy of JB. #02 and a bunch of our brand new and really sweet stickers.

Also available are all three photo zines in our JB. Paper series. Black and white photographs by Jenne Grabowski, b/w digital printing in three different editions.

#01 — “Shelter” comes with an A3 poster + postcard, 20 pages, signed and numbered.
#02 — “BOUND” is a 20-pages zine with photos from the “Wall On Wall” open air exhibition a year ago, which reveals a very bizarre setting.
#03 — “Out / About” (pre-release) is a new 24-pages zine with tales from a foggy day in January in the middle of now/here which also comes with a postcard.

Just Give Up. and get your personal JB. goods in our webshop and be a happy human being.

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JB. Store Sale — 25 % Off!


Thank you for giving up with us in 2013!

Thank you for celebrating the amazing 10 3/4 Years of JB. party last summer. For all the support by liking our features and posts in our online magazine. For a good time on Miss Read with our Sergej Vutuc X JB. stand. A big thank you to all who are wearing our Just Give Up. T-shirt with style. And also a big, big thank you to all the artists that we had the chance to meet, talk and work with over the past year.

That’s why our sweet T-shirts are NOW FOR SALE ’til the end of the year. Get yours, or purchase the most awesome present for your beloved ones in our online shop on

A new print issue of JB. Magazine is already in progress. Of course we are going to install another club event. The recently created division JB. Paper is about to grow with new zine and photo book projects.

Much love! Enjoy the now and just give up…
Your JB. team

/ In the photo above you can see our friend Vince from the band Foool. Photo © by Jenne Grabowski

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JB. Paper #02 — “(BOUND)”


This is good news: JB. Paper #02 is here. (BOUND) is a black and white photo zine with 20 pages (laser print copies), all photos shot by Jenne Grabowski. It will be available at the Miss Read art book fair, where we will share a table with our friend Sergej Vutuc. Come by and get a copy or soon in our online shop.
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Miss Read Berlin 2013

We are on Miss Read this week. It’s a nice art book and zine fair happening in the same rooms as abc in Berlin. We are going to share a stall with Sergej Vutuc, who we are also representing as he will be out in London taking care of his exhibition at Wayward Gallery. He has a whole lot of different zines and other art stuff.

Visit us from Friday till Sunday (20.-22.09.) and check our new zines, JB. Paper #01 and #02Shelter and (BOUND). We will also have a bunch of copies of the State Of Now issue as well as our brand new T-Shirts, JUST GIVE UP.

Would be nice to see you!


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JB. Magazine Online Shop — Now Open!


Yes, we have an online shop and it’s now open. We have everything you need. And what you don’t find today will be invented by us in the future as we are growing our publishing and product family. Get the superhuman T-shirt, our collaboration with Give Up Art – JUST GIVE UP. — in two different versions, grab an issue of our magazine or be pleased with a great photo zine. You can have it all!

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A Photo Zine: “Shelter” — JB. Paper #01


Here comes our new project JB. Paper with issue #01, “Shelter” — a copied black and white photo zine, 20 pages, with photographs all shot on 35 mm film by our very own Jenne Grabowski. It will be available through our website at a street price of 4 Euros. Send a mail to mag(at) if you’re interested. Shipping internationally. We slow down as you know… so, we are still kind of analog but working hard on an online shop system to provide all the JB. goodness in the most simple way pretty soon.
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