Rose Nordin is an artist and graphic designer based in London with a focus on print and publishing as social practice. She is a co founder and graphic designer for OOMK zine and art publishing collective. Rose co runs Rabbits Road Press a Risograph community press in East London focused on producing small press publications through collaboration. Rose is currently an Artist in Residence at Somerset House Studios and Serpentine Galleries. Recent publishing design projects include The Place is Here — The Work of Black Artists in 1980s Britain (Sternberg Press), Still I Rise: Feminism, Gender and Residence (Nottingham Contemporary) and Shy Radicals (Book Works)
One of My Kind (OOMK) is a collaborative publishing practice led by Rose Nordin, Sofia Niazi and Heiba Lamara. Working together since 2013, they design, publish and distribute books and printed works which arise from self-initiated projects. OOMK functions as an annual publication centreing women, creative practice and activism. OOMK also commission new works by artists and co-curate DIY Cultures, one of the UK’s largest annual independent publishing fairs. Together OOMK founded and run community Risograph printing studio, Rabbits Road Press.
Rabbits Road Press is a community Risograph print studio and publishing press founded and run by OOMK. The project was commissioned by Create London and is based at Old Manor Park former Carnegie Library. The small-scale publishing press provides printing and book binding services for artists and community groups in Newham in East London and beyond. A responsive programme of workshops and events explore a contemporary model for community publishing, bringing together artists, designers, writers and neighbours.