Fair — Fourth Annual Publications and Multiples Fair


March 9th, 2013 sees the opening of Open SpaceFourth Annual Publications and Multiples Fair at D Center in Baltimore…

“This annual event is a celebration and survey of artist publications, prints, and objects produced in multiple. This year’s fair promises a wide variety of publications and objects by over 50 independent publishers, galleries and artists from Baltimore and abroad. The fair is free and open to the public.”
— Open Space

Participants: Acres · Anya Davidson · Arts & Sciences Projects · Baltimore Print Studios · Booklyn · Brian Blomerth · Caitlin Williams · Capricious · Chloe Maratta · Chris Day · Conor Stechschulte · Crankmania · Dale Beran · David Vu · Domino Books · Dylan Thadani · Eamon Espey · Emily Burtner · Family Family Tree · Friends Records · Fukt Magazine · Gary Kachadourian · Get Lost · Ginevra Shay · Guest Spot/The Reinstitute · Half Letter Press · Hannah Mandel · Happiness · ITDN · James Bouché · Jen Liu · Jessica Hans · Joe Sturm · Jordan Sondler · Lale Westvind · Litho Shop · Matthew Thurber · Mia Peterson · Mike Taylor · Milano Chow · Molly O’Connell · Mothers News · Nate Grossman · Nikholis Planck · nowork · Open Space · Otto Splotch · Public Collectors · R.M. O’Brien · Rachel Younghans · Rebus Books · Red Emma’s · Revival House Press · Sans Comics · Schematic Q · Semigloss · Slow Youth · sophiajacob · Stephen Booth · Suzie Zak · Swill Children · Temporary Services · The Kingsboro Press · Too Temporary Collective · Travis Hallenbeck · Weird Magazine


Featured Programming:
Mothers News: A Brief History Of America’s Greatest Newspaper
Jacob Berendes, editor of Mothers News (Providence, RI)

Collecting the Contemporary Publication
Tony White leads a panel discussion on collections of unique and special artist publications from a library/institutional perspective.
Tony White, Director, Decker Library, Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD)
Heather Slania, Director of the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington DC)
Jill Luedke, Art Subject Specialist, Temple University (Philadelphia PA)

Superman vs. Deconstructive Analysis: Who Would Win?
In this panel discussion, renowned Superman experts will address the problem of Superman head on, and also from the sides, in an encirclement maneuver he will not be expecting involving historical, scientific, literary, and philosophical analysis. Free to attend, but a great price will be paid by those who forget the words spoken on this day.
Ben O’Brien, Showbeast, Wham City Comedy Tour (Baltimore, MD)
Dale Beran, creator of A Lesson Is Learned But The Damage Is Irreversible, The Nerds of Paradise (Baltimore, MD)
Paul Nestadt, MD, Dept. of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute (Baltimore, MD)

Additional Lectures
Jason T. Miles, comics artist, editor and publisher (Seattle, WA)
Genevra Shay, artist, curator, and photo archivist (Baltimore, MD)

Additional Readings
Matthew Thurber, renowned cartoonist (Brooklyn, NY)
Rupert Wondolowski, owner of Normal’s Books & Records (Baltimore, MD)


Fourth Annual Publications and Multiples Fair @ D Center
16 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD, 21218

March 9th to 10th, 2013 form 12 to 6pm