Amsterdam Art/Book Fair 2011

14 May 2011
15 May 2011

The first Amsterdam Art/Book Fair will take place the 14 & 15 of May 2011, presenting a high end international selection of art publications. The fair aims to reflect on emerging practices and new development in art, through a selection of 70 Amsterdam Art/Book fairpublishers from 16 countries. Printed matter and digital media edited by independent publishers and artists, magazines and institutions, art schools and graphic design studios are featured in this first edition.

Conferences and talks by keynote speakers, book launches, artist talks and performances will take place during the Amsterdam Art/Book Fair. Guests include Kenneth Goldsmith, Metahaven, Clive Phillpot, Tiffany Malakooti / Bidoun Magazine, Mathieu Copeland, Joachim Schmid, Dan Solbach. A unique series of curated tables will offer a selection of publications and posters. Book trading and signing, encounters and conversations will take place at ‘Black Market’, an informal meeting place for artists, designers, publishers and collectors.

The Amsterdam Art/Book Fair is initiated and organised by Delphine Bedel (Monospace Press) and Yannick Bouillis (Shashin/Offprint), and is hosted by the Flemish Cultural Centre De Brakke Grond. The Amsterdam Art/Book Fair aspires to be a meeting place during the Amsterdam Art Week. The entrance to the AA/BF is free.

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 May 2011, 14.00–18.00

Kenneth Goldsmith, New York (Founding director of Ubuweb, poet, editor)
Joachim Schmid, Berlin (Artist, member of ABC Artists Books Cooperative)
Metahaven Amsterdam (Graphic design studio)
Clive Phillpot, London (Writer, curator and former art librarian)

Tiffany Malakooti (New York) / Bidoun Magazine
and guests.

Books and magazines launches:
Mathieu Copeland (London),
Rong—Wrong Magazine,
and guests.

David Keshavjee and Julien Tavelli, Lausanne, Zürich, Berlin (Graphic designers)
Dan Solbach, Basel (Graphic designer, publisher, curator)
Ramaya Tegegne, Geneva, Zürich (Graphic designer, publisher)
Yann Chateigné Tytelman, Geneva (Curator, writer, publisher)
Talks curated and Moderated by Delphine Bedel, Yannick Boullis and Mathieu Copeland.


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→ Belgium: Art Paper Editions, Gagarin, More Publishers & Sunday, Ultraviolet Magazine. → France: 1/2 Zines, Editions B42, Florence Loewy, Je suis une bande de jeunes, Peeping Tom Edition, Paraguay Press. → Germany: Apparent Extent, Book With A Beard, Dammer Magazine, Edition Taube, Hatje Cantz / Documenta 13, Relvolver Publishing, Vice Versa Vertrieb, Motto Distribution,, Scheufelen, Spector Books. → Ireland: Coracle Press. → Italy: The Soon Institute. → Korea: Graphic. → The Netherlands: Alauda Publications, Bookie Woekie, Calff & Meischke, Cannon Magazine, Club Donny, Colophon / David Bennewith, De Appel & F.R. David, Extrapool / Knust, Foam Magazine, Fonds BKVB / The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Fuckinggoodart, Fw:, Girls Like Us Magazine, Ideabooks, KesselsKramer Publishing, Kunstverein Amsterdam & Ginger & Piss, Manifesta Journal, Metropolis M, Mister Motley, Norman Bates / Arnon Grunberg, O Book Publisher, Octavo publicaties, Onomatopee, Open, Our Polite Society, Pages Magazine, Post Editions, PrintRoom Rotterdam, Robstolk, Roma Publications, Rong—Wrong Magazine, Magazine Sea Urchin Editions, Shashin, SKOR / Foundation for Art and the Public Domain, The Session, This Week, True True True,Valiz, Van Abbemuseum, Van Zoetendaal, Zapp Magazine. → Portugal: Pierre Von Kleist Editions. → Switzerland: Circuit, Hard Copy, JRP Ringier, Kodoji Press, Rollergirl. → Taiwan: Waterfall Magazine. → U.K: Book Works, Ditto Press, Mathieu Copeland Presents, Mörel Books, Woodnote. → U.S: Editions, J&L Books, PIN-UP Magazine, The Proconsul Editions. → World: ABC Artist's Books Cooperative.

HEAD / Geneva University of Art and Design (CH) /WORK.MASTER & Hard Copy (CH)/ Jan Van Eyck Academie (NL)/ Rietveld Academie / DOGtime (NL) / Rietveld Academie / Graphic Design (NL) / Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (NL) / Werkplaats Typografie (NL)
Amsterdam Art Book Fair

The AA/BF is organised by Monospace Press and Shashin, with the support of The Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond (BE/NL), Fonds BKVB (NL), HEAD/Geneva University of Art and Design (CH), WORK.MASTER (CH), Lloyd Hotel (NL). → Media partners: Art in Amsterdam (NL), Metropolis M (NL). → Sponsors: Calff en Meischke (NL), Scheufelen (DE).