Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: Moon Water
Release #: MIF338
Format: Video Essay
Release Date10/31/2016

Citing the works of W.G. Sebald, Robert Frank and Alvin Lucier, this video essay examines humans' role in our post-industrial world while imagining a new home elsewhere in outer space.

Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: It Took a Week for a Length of Rape to Move a Foot
Release #: MIF323
Format: Handmade Book
Release DateApril 28, 2016
Edition of: 25 + 2 AP
Price: $20.00

Photographed in Athens, Ohio on the corner of Miller and State Street while walking to work.
Screen printed at Zygote Pree in Cleveland, Ohio with Anna Tararova
Bound at Home in Cleveland Heights, Ohio (and in West Philly at Kendra's place)

Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: Salt Water
Release #: MIF310
Format: Handmade Book
Release DateDecember 8, 2013
Edition of: 53
Price: $12.50

24 pages, soft cover, saddle-stitched, 5" x 8"
Interior pages printed in Athens, OH on Barry O'Keefe's Risograph
Cover printed at The Cleveland Institute of Art
and embossed in Cleveland, OH at Zygote Press with Anna Tararova
Bound and glued at home in November, 2015

Photographed on winter walks to the bus stop in Cleveland, OH, the images of dirty snow piles and rock salt stains chart a journey though a city unfriendly to its pedestrians. Taken out of context and devoid of perspective or scale, the forms in this book turn otherworldly and represent meditation by a recent transplant to the north coast.

Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: The Only Ones // The Other One
Release #: MIF267 // MIF268
Format: Books
Release DateDecember 4, 2013
Edition of: 40
Price: $25 / set (Out of print)

pt. 1: The Only Ones
soft cover, saddle-stitched, 5.25" x 8.25"
36 pages, 25 b&w / color photographs

pt. 2: The Other One
soft cover, saddle-stitched, 5.25" x 8.25"
44 pages, 32 b&w / color photographs

Each book includes a 16.5" x 8.5" screen print, edition of 40
printed at Paper Circle Press in Nelsonville, OH

For more information and image previews,
please visit

Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: Skidmark Ingrain
Release #: MIF231
Format: Handmade Book
Release Date: February 2012
Details: On view during the group exhibition Fledgling Theory, consisting of work by Ohio University MFA candidates. February 7 - March 3, 2012 at Trisolini Gallery in Athens, OH.

Artist: Jacob Koestler
Title: Tagged, Reclaimed
Release #: MIF202
Format: Book / CD
Release Date: August 2011
Edition of: 12

Details: 36 pages, 5.5" x 7", soft cover, hand stamped, includes CD
book and compilation by Jacob Koestler, July 2011
photographed in Johnstown, PA

01. Narrow Berth - Book Block
  from the online release, Out of Rut, Please [MIF194]
02. Brandon Locher - Geo Metro
  released as an online single [MIF172]
03. Higher Fives - Employee of the Moth
  from the cassette/compact disc, Cystems [MIF201]
04. The Sunflower Spectacle - Piss Wedding
  from the Self-Titled compact disc [MIF107]
05. Dallas Zimmerman - Send Me Letters
  previously unreleased
06. Drew & the Medicinal Pen - Love Song #1
  from the self-released record, Heavy Head
07. The One and Only Matt Miller - Dreaming Collective(ly)
  originally found on the compact disc, The Vienna Noise Choir [MIF162] (2011 remix)
08. Siamese Dream - Arthur Ritis
  from the 709 Railroad Street benefit compilation, [MIF055]
09. Hark! - DNR
  from the compact disc, Halfway Ghosts [MIF117]
10. Cursed Knife - Death Rattle
  from the cassette, Blood Drive [MIF110]
11. Emmett and Mary - The Book of Idols
  from the compact disc, S/T [MIF064]
12. Endless Mike and the Beagle Club - All Points Bulletin
  from the compact disc, The Husky Tenor first released on Friends Make Records and later on Crafty Records
13. Lung Rip - Tree House
  from the compact disc, Soar Higher than Your Father Expects
[MIF067] (709 version)
14. Drought - Slaves ‘til the Grave
  from the compact disc, Time Spent Below [MIF075]
15. Hulot - Your Favorite Place
  from the Self-Titled online release [MIF141]
16. Dan Oatman - One and One
  from the compact disc/book, Carl the Eisegete [MIF190] (2010 demo)
17. Technological Epidemic - Pink Jinx
  from the online release, Hollow Cost [MIF174]
18. Fern - Mineralization
  from the compact disc, Fern’s Inner Growth [MIF182]
19. The Hit and Miss Engines - With or Without You
  from the Works and Days box set [MIF183]


Title: Something in the Way, but Barely There
Release #: MIF180
Format: Book
Release Date: May 2011
Edition of: 10 w/ 2 AP

Details: 21 pages, 8.5" x 5.5", 18 lustre photographs + 3 xerox copies, hard cover