This Weekend two independent fairs take place asside the international Leipzig book fair. Tomorrow, March 14th through March 15th, 2015 The Millionaires Club at the GfzK – Gallery for Contemporary Art takes place.
You are invited to It’s a Book, it’s a Trace, it’s a different Place, an independent publishing and art book fair happening parrallel to the Leipzig book fair on March 15th, 2014 at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig.
“What is an art zine? How does it differ from an editorial art magazine or a blog? And why do more and more artists internationally seem to be interested in this particular publishing format?”
In 2010 Regine Ehleiter curated the wonderfull ‘Thanks For Sharing’ (TFS) exhibtion and symposium at the D21 Kunstraum. Therefore she invited zinsters, artists, collectors, distributors and curators to submit their publications and to discuss the “rising interest in zines, their popularity among contemporary artists, the revival of DIY-culture with its appealingly easy implementation of ideas and potential for stylistic experimentation”. More than 300 zines from all over the world were shown in a specially designed exhibition architecture, developed by students of the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig (Class for System Design).
In January 2011 the catalogue published in occasion of the exhibition was launched at the mzin store in Leipzig and i thought it’s high time to interview Regine Ehleiter…