Miss Read 2013

MISS-READ_2013

© Lawrence Weiner

 

abc – art berlin contemporary
Luckenwalder Strasse 4–6
10963, Berlin

September 19 to 22, 2013

Opening hours
Thursday, 19.9.2013, Preview 12–4pm, Opening 4–9pm
Friday, 20.9.2013, 12–7 pm
Saturday, 21.9.2013, 12–7 pm
Sunday, 22.9.2013, 12–7 pm

Free Entry

MISS READ 2013 opens on the 19th of September and brings together for the fifth time the most important protagonists of art book publishing. In addition to some 100 international exhibitors, a series of talks, panel discussions, and presentations will explore the cutting edge of art publishing today.

Books being a great medium to embody and disseminate ideas, artists use the book form to elaborate visual stories, generate archives, depict collections, present research results, or even practice book piracy. When artists, authors, and designers collaborate on production, the complex books that often result enable fresh perspectives. At best, an “artist’s book” is an artwork in its own right.

[ 2nd floor projects ], San Francisco
AKV, Berlin
Anagram Books, London
AND Publishing, London
Apparent Extent, Cologne
Archive Books, Berlin
argobooks, Berlin
Art Paper Editions, Ghent
Artlink Australia, Adelaide
ATLAS Projectos, Lisboa
August Verlag, Berlin
Bartleby & Co., Brussels
B/B Multiples & PlanBey, Berlin/Beirut
blisterZine, Ravenna
Boabooks, Geneva
Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE, Berlin
Book Storage, Tokyo
Book Works, London
Brad Downey, Berlin
Broken Dimanche Press, Berlin
Bücher & Hefte, Berlin
Cabinet, Brooklyn
Camera Austria, Graz
CasCo – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht
Crux Desperationis/Gegen, Montevideo
Der Wedding, Berlin
die nacht Magazin, Leipzig
Edition Fink, Zürich
edition.nord, Niigata
Edizioni Periferia, Lucerne
Edition Taube, Stuttgart
e-flux journal, New York
Fluens Forlag, New York
frieze, Berlin/London
From Me To You Publications, Antwerp
FUKT, Berlin
GAGARIN, Antwerp
Gloria Glitzer, Berlin
Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Half Letter Press/Temporary Services, Chicago/Copenhagen/Philadelphia
Hank Schmidt in der Beek, Berlin
Heidi Specker, Berlin
Infinite Greyscale, Berlin
information as material, Old York
INNEN/Zug Magazine, Budapest
Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld
Kunstverein Publishing, Amsterdam
LemonMelon, Londo
Little & Large Editions, Berlin
Lubok Verlag, Leipzig
Mark Pezinger Verlag, Vienna
Merve, Berlin
Michael Baers & Friends, Berlin
Michalis Pichler & „greatest hits“, Berlin
mono.kultur, Berlin
Mousse Publishing, Milan
NERO, Rome
no press/Derek Beaulieu, Calgary
Occulto, Berlin
OEI magazine/OEI editör, Stockholm
OMMU, Athens
Otras Obras, Tijuana
Quick Magazine, Berlin
PogoBooks, Berlin
rakete.co_E.Steinbrecher/S.Müller, Berlin
Re:Surgo!, Berlin
Red Sphinx, London
Raum für Publikation/Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel
Revolver Publishing, Berlin
Scriptings/Achim Lengerer, Berlin
Sergej Vutuc, Heilbronn
Space Poetry, Copenhagen
Spector Books, Leipzig
Spike Art Quarterly, Vienna
springerin, Vienna
Starship, Berlin
Sternberg Press, Berlin
Susanne Bürner, Berlin
Texte zur Kunst, Berlin
THE GREEN BOX, Berlin
The Vanity Press, London
Ugly Duckling Presse, Brooklyn
Westphalie, Vienna
Wien Lukatsch, Berlin
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Wordpharmacy, Copenhagen
X Marks the Bökship, London
Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E, Ljubljana
ztscrpt, Berlin/Vienna
and many more…

MISS READ 2013 opens on the 19th of September and brings together for the fifth time the most important protagonists of art book publishing. In addition to some 100 international exhibitors, a series of talks, panel discussions, and presentations will explore the cutting edge of art publishing today.

Books being a great medium to embody and disseminate ideas, artists use the book form to elaborate visual stories, generate archives, depict collections, present research results, or even practice book piracy. When artists, authors, and designers collaborate on production, the complex books that often result enable fresh perspectives. At best, an “artist’s book” is an artwork in its own right.

MISS READ will be hosted by abc – art berlin contemporary for the second year, after taking place at KW Institute for Contemporary Art for the previous three years.

The poster for MISS READ 2013 was created by Lawrence Weiner.

The tables for MISS READ 2013 are provided by L & Z.


MISS READ STAGE
In addition, a series of talks, panel discussions, and presentations will explore the cutting edge of art publishing today.

Friday, September 20, 5.00pm
A presentation by Book Works, London with Rike Frank, Tom Holert and Sarah Pierce to launch Sketches of Universal History Compiled from Several Authors by Sarah Pierce

Friday, September 20, 5.30pm
Martha Rosler in conversation with Pelin Tan, Introduced by Julieta Aranda, e-flux Journal, NY, to launch Culture Class, a book by Martha Rosler

Friday, September 20, 6.30pm
A book launch and Panel discussion by Witte de With, Rotterdam with AA Bronson and others on Queer Zines


Saturday, September 21, 5.30pm
panel discussion by Sternberg Press, Berlin with Laurel Ptak, Marysia Lewandowska, Matteo Pasquinelli, Antonia Hirsch and others to launch Undoing Property?

Saturday, September 21, 6.00pm
Lecture by Tony White, Director of the Decker Library, Baltimore on publication and distribution of artists‘ books (and related contemporary publication types) in the last decade

Saturday, September 21, 6.30pm
Panel Discussion by Dr. Michael Lailach, Kunstbibliothek Berlin and Tony White on Policies of Buying, Collecting and Archiving artists‘ books and the like

 

Sunday, September 22, 5.00pm + (2.00–6.00pm) Conceptual Poetics Day

with Simon Morris (fantastic artists talk about conceptual writing), Nick Thurston, Eleanor Brown, Swantje Lichtenstein, Michalis Pichler, Cecilia Grönberg & Jonas (J) Magnusson (Some Notes on Conceptual Writing in the Nordic Countries), John Holten, Derek Beaulieu, Jeroen Nieuwland and others

 

MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair 2013 was organized by argobooks, Michalis Pichler and KW Institute for Contemporary Art. Advisor: AA Bronson