Friday, July 14th from 5–9 pm
Saturday, July 15th from 12–7 pm
Sunday, July 16th from 12–7 pm
On Saturday, July 15 2017, the 5th Conceptual Poetics Day will
explore the imaginary border between visual art and literature.
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Miss Read: The Berlin Art Book Fair 2016 took place last June at Akademie der Künste Berlin and brought together a wide selection of 200+ publishers, art periodicals and artists/authors.
Founded in 2009, Miss Read is Europe’s Art Book Festival, dedicated to community-building and creating a public meeting place for discourse around artists’ books, conceptual publications and publishing as practice. Admission is free.
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On Sunday, May 6, the Miss Read Stage will hold lectures, and panel discussions by Jonathan Monk, Luca LoPinto (Kunsthalle Wien), Anne Thurmann-Jajes (Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen), Jan Steinbach (edcat), Wilfried Huet (GAGARIN), Rüdiger Schaper, Christian von Borries, Andreas Rötzer (Matthes & Seitz), Miyuki Kawabe (commune press), Shin Akiyama (edition.nord), Jordan Coulombe (Crooked Fagazine) and others.
Sunday / May 6 / 1 pm:
Jan Steinbach (edcat), Anne Thurmann-Jajes, (Studienzentrum für Künstlerpublikationen)
Anne Thurmann-Jajes and Jan Steinbach will discuss the potentials and obstacles of online archives. The Research Centre for Artists’ Publications covers several (physically existing) archives with approx. 80,000 publications from all around the world – the largest and most outstanding collection of published artworks in Europe. edcat.net is an open Artists’ Publication (online) catalogue and platform with the vision to create a meaningful research tool, preserve metadata and make it easily accessible, as well as to connect artists, publishers, art historians, collectors, institutions and retailers on an online platform.