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Fair — It’s a Book…

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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.

Interview — Regine Ehleiter ‘Thanks For Sharing’

‘Thanks For Sharing’ Exhibition View

Thanks For Shar­ing’ — Exhib­i­tion View

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…

Launch — Thanks for Sharing Reader

The D21 gal­lery and the Sys­tem Design class at HGB Leipzig invites you to the launch of the ‘Thanks for Shar­ing’ read­er on Fri­day, Janu­ary 21st at the Mzin store. After the present­a­tion (that will take about an hour) they’ll skype in Ben­jamin Som­mer­halder from Zurich for a Q&A ses­sion on zines and self-pub­lish­ing.

Lecture — Marcus Dresen

Last year artzines wrote about the great “A Read­er” lec­ture series. Tomor­row Mar­cus Dreßen will hold the last lec­ture of this pro­ject…

Event — (dis-)array

(dis-)array is an artist book-mak­ing work­shop by stu­dents of the Academy of Visu­al Arts Leipzig that focusses on mak­ing prac­tices pub­lic through the form of the artist’s book. On Fri­day Novem­ber 26th, 2010 they’ll present their res­ults at Mzin, Leipzig…