Fair — NY Art Book Fair

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From September 20th to 22nd, 2013 Printed Matter presents the eighth annual NY Art Book Fair, at MoMA PS1, New York…
“Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists‘ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. Last year, the fair featured 283 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty-six countries, and was attended by more than 25,000 people.”
— NYABF

Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference

“The sixth annual Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference presents two full days of lively debate on emerging practices and issues within art-book culture. This year’s conference will feature keynote addresses by noted critic Clive Phillpot and artist Warren Lehrer, as well as sessions covering a broad array of topics, including: Design Authors and Auteurs: Designers‘ Books and Publications, with Brian Roettinger, Lauren Mackler, Tanya Rubbak, and Adam Michaels; Text Engines, on the use of rule-based strategies to generate or reprocess text, with Craig Dworkin, Rob Fitterman, and Joey Yearous-Algozin; Experimental Comics, with Gabe Fowler, Andrei Molotiu, and David Sandlin; Furthering the Critical Dialogue, with Jennifer Krivickas, Philip Zimmermann, and Jon Evans discussing Michael Snow’s Cover to Cover; The Book Is No Image, moderated by artist Pradeep Dalal, on innovative ways to manage the relationships between photobooks and the exhibition of photographic works; a session on pedagogy featuring educators whose methodology involves taking on the increasingly fluid roles of maker, teacher, librarian, curator, and/or critic; and the return of the Pecha Kucha session, featuring ten speakers presenting for five minutes each.”

MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
Long Island City, NY

Friday, September 20th, 12 to 7 pm
Saturday, September 21st, 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday, September 22nd, 11 am to 7 pm

Preview: Thursday, September 19th, 2013