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