MISS READ: Berlin Art Book Festival 2018

Geschrieben am 27.04.2018
Kategorie(n): ARCH+ news, Miss Read, Book Fair, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Fachmesse

May 4th – 6th, 2018
at Haus der Kulturen der Welt
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
10557 Berlin

Friday 5–9 pm // Opening party 9 pm till late
Saturday 12–7 pm, Sunday 12–7 pm

Join ARCH+ at MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair 2018!

It brings together a wide selection of 260+ publishers, art periodicals and artists/authors. MISS READ 2018 will have a special focus on Japanese publishers. In conjunction, the sixth Conceptual Poetics Day will explore the imaginary border between visual art and literature.

Founded in 2009, MISS READ is Europe’s major Art Book Festival, dedicated to community-building and creating a public meeting place for discourse around artists’ books, conceptual publications and publishing as practice. It brings together a wide selection of the most interesting artists/authors, artist periodicals and art publishers and is accompanied by a series of lectures, discussions, book launches and workshops exploring the boundaries of contemporary publishing and the possibilities of the book.

In conjunction, the sixth Conceptual Poetics Day will explore the imaginary border between visual art and literature. Full program here

Publishing Manifestos

Miss Read: The Berlin Art Book Fair is celebrating the 10th year of its existence by bringing together 263 exhibitors and with the publishing of an anthology called Publishing Manifestos.

It features key texts of critical engagement with publishing from protagonists of the field. The book also features a comprehensive WHO IS WHO of publishers, as they showed up in 10 years Miss Read, with 600 separate entries, as well as information about activities of Miss Read since its inception in 2009.

Texts: Tauba Auerbach, Michael Baers, Derek Beaulieu, Riccardo Boglione, Jorge Luis Borges, Kate Briggs, Ulises Carrión, Paul Chan, Anita Di Bianco, Craig Dworkin, Constant Dullaart, Zenon Fajfer, Karl Holmqvist, John Holten & Ida Bencke, Annette Gilbert, Gloria Glitzer, Lisa Holzer & David Jourdan, Ray Johnson, Sharon Kivland, Kione Kochi, Tan Lin, El Lissitzky, Alessandro Ludovico, Sara MacKillop, Steve McCaffery & bp Nichol, Jonathan Monk, Aurélie Noury, Clive Phillpot, Michalis Pichler, Vanessa Place & Robert Fitterman, Seth Price, Leon Munoz Santini, Joachim Schmid, Paul Soulellis, Matthew Stadler, Gertrude Stein, Paul Stephens, Mladen Stilinovic, Temporary Services, TIQQUN, Elisabeth Tonnard, Erik van der Weijde, Lawrence Weiner, Eric Watier, Eva Weinmayr, Jan Wenzel, Stephen Willats.

Editor: Michalis Pichler
Co-editors: Yaiza Camps, Moritz Grünke
Footnotes: Elisabeth Tonnard, The Bird from They were like Poetry
Inside Covers: Karl Holmqvist
Design: Moritz Grünke, we make it
May 2018, English
17 x 24 cm, 292 pages, b/w ill., softcover
ISBN: 978-3-86874-104-9



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