December 9, 2015 - Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin - Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015
December 9, 2015

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015
December 11–13, 2015

Opening: December 11, 6–8pm
Reception: December 11, 8–10pm
Sarah Wiener Restaurant

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Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015
December 11–13, 2015

Opening: December 11, 6–8pm
Reception: December 11, 8–10pm
Sarah Wiener Restaurant

www.friendswithbooks.org
Facebook / Twitter

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015 takes place December 11–13, 2015 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin as Europe’s premier event for contemporary artists’ books and periodicals by artists and art publishers. Featuring 145+ international participants and a series of programmes: discussions, readings, presentations, performances, and artworks that explore the perimeters of today’s art publishing. Admission is free.

Are You...Friends with Books? public programmes series features Defne Ayas and Willem de Rooij (Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art); Dominikus Müller and Susanne von Falkenhausen (frieze d/e); Gundi Feyrer (Edition Patrick Frey); Black Palm; Supercommunity: Julieta Aranda, Susanne von FalkenhausenAna Texeira Pinto, Matteo Pasquinelli, Anton Vidokle (e-flux journal); Ingrid Chu and Slavs and Tatars (Asia Art Archive); Lisa Marei Schmidt and Daniela Bystron (Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin); Dr. Michael Lailach and Céline Duval (Kunstbibliothek Berlin), and others.

The public programmes schedule is available here.

Artists whose work emanates from the book exhibit their artworks and present performances as part of I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library: Susanne Bürner, Anita Di Bianco, Natalie Czech, Dominique Hurth, Ines Lechleitner, Joachim Schmid, Erik Steinbrecher, Jonathan Monk and Elisabeth Tonnard.

More about the artworks and performances here.

The annual Friends with Books Editions series by Berlin artists features Annette Kelm, Michaela Melián, and Roman Schramm. 25 of each edition are signed and numbered, and benefit Friends with Books at a special offer.

More information about Friends with Books Editions is available here.

145+ participants
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, Århus / &: christophe daviet-thery, Paris / 2G12b, Karlsruhe / 98weeks, Beirut / Afterall, London / AKV, Berlin / Bettina Allamoda, Berlin / Anagram Books, London / Archive Books, Berlin / argobooks, Berlin / atelier iii, Paris/Tokyo / ATLAS Projectos, Lisbon / August Verlag, Berlin / B/B Multiples & Planbey, Berlin/Beirut / Back Bone Books, Berlin / Bartleby & Co., Brussels / BASBOEK Publishers, Apeldoorn / Anita Di Bianco, Berlin / Beni Bischof / Laser Magazin, St. Gallen / Black Palm, Berlin / Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam / BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE, Berlin / Book Works, London / Brinkmann & Bose, Berlin / Broken Dimanche Press, Berlin / brumaria, Madrid / Susanne Bürner, Berlin / Camera Austria International, Graz / Bernhard Cella/Salon für Kunstbuch, Vienna / Chert, Berlin / Coop Fanzine, Paris / Corraini Edizioni, Milan / Natalie Czech, Berlin / doc-cd éditions, Houlgate / Doppell Edition, Berlin / Brad Downey, Berlin / Rafaela Dražić / DalMaz, Split / Drucken Heften Laden, Berlin / e-flux journal, New York / Edition Patrick Frey, Zürich / Edition Taube, Stuttgart / Edizioni Periferia, Lucerne / Elgarafi / The Postershop, Berlin / Errant Bodies Press, Berlin / The Everyday Press, London / Jesper Fabricius, Copenhagen / Fehras Publlshing Practices, Berlin / Fluens Forlag, Copenhagen / frieze d/e, Berlin / FUKT, Berlin / GAGARIN, Antwerp / GHOST Editions Lisbon / Good Press, Glasgow / Good Times & Nocturnal News, Stockholm / THE GREEN BOX, Berlin / Petrit Halilaj / Hajde! Foundation, Berlin / HAMMANN&VONMIER, Munich / HAND ART PUBLISHER, Basel / Hesse Press, Los Angeles / Homeparkpress, Hamburg / Humboldt Books, Milan / Hurricane Publishing, Copenhagen / Dominique Hurth, Berlin / Infinite Greyscale, Berlin / Inventory Press, New York / Journal of Aesthetics & Protest, Leipzig/London/Los Angeles / Miriam Jung, Berlin / Åse Eg Jørgensen, Copenhagen / Annette Kelm, Berlin / Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld / Klorofill, Budapest / Edition Helga Marie Klosterfelde, Berlin / Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin / antoine lefebvre editions, Paris / Ines Lechleitner, Berlin / LITTLE & LARGE EDITIONS, Berlin / Louise Guerra, Paris / Lubok Verlag, Leipzig / Lugemik, Tallinn / LUMEN STATION, Budapest / Sara MacKillop, London / Michaela Melián, Berlin / Melting Books, Budapest / MER. Paper Kunsthalle, Ghent / Merve, Berlin / Dan Mitchell/Hard Mag, London / Jonathan Monk, Berlin/Rome / mono.kultur, Berlin / Motto Books, Berlin / MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES, Oslo / múltiplos, Barcelona / Mute, Berlin/London / The Name Books, Chur / Neptún, Reykjavík / Galerie Neu/MD72, Berlin / nGbK, Berlin / rotem nir of qiryat gat / Occulto Magazine, Berlin / PANTOFLE BOOKS, Tilburg / The Paper Channel, Tel Aviv I The Photogether Gallery, Zlín / PogoBooks, Berlin / POPUP PRESS, Basel / Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen / possible books, Berlin / pro qm, Berlin / rakete .co, Berlin / Raum für Publikation Muthesius, Kiel / RAUM Italic, Berlin / re:surgo! (gfeller + hellsgård), Berlin / Red Sphinx, Berlin/London / Red76, Minneapolis / Salon Verlag & Edition, Cologne / SAN ROCCO Magazine, Milan / SCHLEBRÜGGE.EDITOR, Vienna / Joachim Schmid, Berlin / Hank Schmidt in der Beek, Berlin / Roman Schramm, Berlin / Slavs and Tatars, Berlin / solo ma non troppo, Paris / Space Poetry, Copenhagen / Heidi Specker, Berlin / Spild af Tid, Copenhagen & Éditions Atelier Clot, Bramsen & Georges, Paris / Spriten Forlag, Skien / Starship, Berlin / Erik Steinbrecher, Berlin / Sternberg Press, Berlin / STRZELECKIBOOKS, Cologne / T.A.M. (The Art Markets), Milan / Technologie und das Unheimliche (T+U), Budapest/Berlin/Leipzig / Texte zur Kunst, Berlin / TFGC Publishing, Düsseldorf / Theater der Zeit, Berlin / Elisabeth Tonnard, Leerdamm / Valiz, Amsterdam / Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne / Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna / von hundert, Berlin / Sergej Vutuc, Heilbronn / Weproductions, Yarrow / White Fungus, Taichung City / Wiens Verlag, Berlin / Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam / Wordpharmacy, Pietrasanta / X Marks the Bökship, London / Yard Press, Rieti / Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E., Ljubljana

Friends with Books is a non-profit organisation founded in 2014 offering greater visibility to contemporary artists’ books and art publications, including an annual art book fair, public programming, and partnerships with art organisations and institutions, facilitating the engagement of diverse audiences with the book works of artists and publishers worldwide.

We are Friends with Books
Vanessa Adler, Director
Savannah Gorton, Curator
Emily Rocher, Project Manager & Communications
Nora Gogl, Office Manager & Programme Coordinator
Hannah Galgiani, Programme Assistant
Dr. Michael Lailach, Advisor

Press inquiries
Stefanie Lockwood, BUREAU N, stefanie.lockwood [​at​] bureau-n.de

Visual identity
Designbolaget

Special thanks
Melanie Roumiguière, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin; Gaby Horn, KW Institute for Contemporary Art; Barbara Wien; Dr. Michael Lailach, Kunstbibliothek Berlin; Designbolaget; Dr. Ute Müller-Tischler, Bezirksamt Mitte von Berlin; Martin Tetzlaff, Pöge Druck; Silke Neumann and Stefanie Lockwood, Bureau N; Christina Holm and Lau Futtrup Rasmussen, Spild af Tid; Hannah Stracke and Kai Müller, Eidotech; Christine Pflanz, Sarah Wiener Restaurant; Helena Nilsson Strängberg, Artek; Daniel Lorch and Aidin Zimmermann, L&Z; Lisa Kosak, Bpigs; Julieta Aranda; Defne Ayas; Ida Benke; Yannick Bouillis, Cecilia Bianchi; Oliver Brexl; Susanne Bürner; Daniela Bystron; Jennifer Chert; Ingrid Chu; Sonja Cvitkovic; Gabriella D'Annunzio; Mariechen Danz; Anita Di Bianco; Mareike Dittmer; Céline Duval; Susanne von Falkenhausen; Gundi Feyrer; Hannah Galgiani; Nora Gogl; Julia Hölz; Matthias Hübner; Dominique Hurth; Annette Kelm; Kathleen Knitter; Gloria Kondziella; Kasia Korczak; Chris von Kunowsky; Ines Lechleitner, Stefanie Lockwood; Kathrine Lund; Anastasia Marukhina; Adeline Mannarini; Michaela Melián; Michaela Meise; Michele di Menna; Jonathan Monk; Dominikus Müller; Stan de Natris; Maria-Louiza Ouranou; Elisabeth Pallentin; Holger Pape; Sebastian Quilisch; Ben Raine; Franck Rausch; Birgit Rieger; Emily Rocher; Willem de Rooij; Stefan Scherf; Roman Schramm; Joachim Schmid; Lisa Marei Schmidt; Hanna Schwarz; Payam Sharifi; Heidi Specker; Erik Steinbrecher; Jasper Sebastian Stürup; Megan Sullivan; Elisabeth Tonnard, Anton Vidokle; Gloria Wismer; Alexis Zavialoff.

Support
Programmes made possible through District Culture Fund of Berlin Mitte.

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