e-flux book co-op at threewalls

e-flux book co-op at threewalls

e-flux book co-op installed at threewalls, Chicago

e-flux book co-op at threewalls
February 20, 2013

On its second stop on tour, e-flux book co-op takes up temporary residence at threewalls, Chicago, programmed in collaboration with Open Practice Committee & Logan Center Exhibitions, University of Chicago.

Costly and often monopolistic approaches to the distribution of art books has resulted in a situation in which it is common for not only the author but also the publisher to receive little to no revenue from book sales. As a possible alternative, e-flux presents the book co-op: a mobile bookstore with over 600 titles on contemporary art, theory, and criticism from over 100 international art centers, artist-run spaces, and independent publishers. This temporary model for more equitable distribution in art publishing displays and sells books on behalf of the cooperative’s member institutions. e-flux book co-op was first presented in the Summer of 2011 at Art Basel as part of a larger e-flux project. It was brought to the New York Art Book Fair in the Fall of 2011 where it was located in the courtyard at MoMA PS1. At the fair’s close, MoMA PS1 invited the book co-op to stay in the courtyard where it lived until May 2012. White Flag Projects in St. Louis hosted the co-op on its first stop on tour between September 8–December 15, 2012.

co-op member publishers: 98weeks : A.R.T. Press : AND Publishing : Archis Press : Architectural Association / Bedford Press : Archive Press : Arsenal Gallery : Artspace : AS220 : BAK, basis voor actuele kunst : Ballroom Marfa : BAS : Bergen Kunsthall : Berliner Künstlerprogramm / DAAD : Bielefelder Kunstverein : Brumaria : CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo : CASCO—Office for Art, Design and Theory : Casino Luxembourg—Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg : CDA-Projects : Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) : Cultural Center of Belgrade : DeLVe, Institute for Duration, Location and Variables : Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane : EACC—Espai d’Art contempoarani de Castello : Eastside Projects : Fillip / Motto : Fondazione March : Fondazione Nicola Trussardi : Foreman Art Gallery of Bishopʼs University : Gagarin : Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic : Gallery Nova / WHW : Grazer Kunstverein : Halifax, INK : Harpune Verlag : IASPIS : ICA Sofia : Ikon Gallery : Independent Curators International (ICI) : Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation : Kadist / Kadist Paris : Kim? : Kölnischer Kunstverein : Kumu Art Museum : Kunsthalle Basel : Kunsthalle Bern : Kunsthaus Bregenz : Kunsthaus Graz : Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein : Kunstnernes Hus : Kunstverein Hamburg : LABoral Centre for Art and Creative Industries : Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers : M HKA : MACBA : MAMbo-Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna : Master in Visual Arts, Faculdade Santa Marcelina : Maumaus, Escola de Artes Visuais : Milton Keynes Gallery : Moderna Galerija Ljubljana : MUMA, Monash University Museum of Art : Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia : Museum of Contemporary Art Serralves : NKV, Nassauischer Kunstverein : MNAC, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest : NBK, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein : Nottingham Contemporary : Old Mill Society : OMMU : Paraguay Press : Pavilion : Pavilion Unicredit : Pori Art Museum : Portikus / Städelschule : Postgraduate Program in Curating, Zürich University of the Arts / Whitespace : Press to exit project space : Project Arts Centre : Publication Studio : Rakett : READ Books, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design : REDCAT : Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten : SALT : Salzburger Kunstverein : Sarai-CSDS : Serpentine Gallery : Shedhalle : split/fountain : Sternberg Press : Stroom den Haag : The Books : The New Gallery : The Power Plant : The Renaissance Society : Torpedo Press : Traffic : Van Abbemuseum : Vitamin Creative Space : Walker Arts Center : Wexner Center for the Arts : White Flag Projects : Wysing Arts Center : Zachęta National Gallery of Art and others. For further information please write to Laura (at) e-flux. com

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