Friday 14 October: PrintRoom’s Pick from the NY Art Book Fair 2016

Join us for an evening with performances, talks drinks and snacks to celebrate the harvest of this year!

Friday 14 October, 7 – 10 pm

doors open at 7 pm, program starts at 7.30 pm

 

Special guests:

**supersupersuperSUPER

**Zoe Beloff

**Freek Lomme / Onomatopee

**Werkplaats Typografie (NL) : Presentation by Sabo Day, Eloise Harris and Robert Milne, among others

*sneak sonic preview at 9.30 pm!!*

PrintRoom joined the NY Art Book Fair organised by Printed Matter and hosted by MoMA Ps1, from September 11 – 18 2016. It  featured 370 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions, and independent publishers from 28 countries—and was attended by more than 35,000 people.
Our Post Internet service was there to run an internal mail system among publishers. We attended the weekend long series of events, talks, lectures and met up with publishing friends. We looked carefully at the presented books and made a selection for PrintRoom.

 

François Girard-Meunier  / supersupersupersuper

supersupersupersuper is a label, a distributor, a showcaser, a selector, an enabler… or briefly a tool for (their member’s own) public visibility, present sporadically at public events such as book fairs. François Girard-Meunier, associate at supersupersupersuper, will offer an insight on the permeability of professional and amateur practices within book publishing and its resulting economic implications with its participation at the NYABF in mind. No ISBN (yet) but still a business.
 

 

Zoe Beloff
A World Redrawn is an exploration by the artist Zoe Beloff of Sergei Eisenstein and Bertolt Brecht’s experiences in Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s, what their time in Hollywood meant to them then and what it might mean to us now. Beloff focuses on two unrealized films written during this time: “Glass House” by Eisenstein and “A Model Family” by Brecht.

The book reproduces many important and little-known documents from the period, including a large selection of previously unpublished drawings by Eisenstein discovered by Beloff in the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art in Moscow and facsimile reproductions of the writings of Eisenstein and Brecht as they contemplate the politics and culture of Hollywood.

Published by Christine Burgin

 

Freek Lomme
A performative book launch, a loungy reading on tactility in the framework of the book ’Can you feel it? – Effectuating tactility and print in the contemporary’, by Freek Lomme, curator/editor of the project as well as poet and founding director of the Eindhoven (NL) gallery and publisher Onomatopee. Presenting artists in the practice of making and thinkers in the development of thought here and now, the project connects to tactile characteristics, guided by a specific focus on graphic, printed matter. During the specifically tuned vocal reading by Lomme, the audience gets to wear a particularly designed sleeping mask.
EXTRA! EXTRA! Werkplaats Typografie Dutch launch of a paper company that produces and distributes a personified and self-described coated(er) paper that reveals different degrees of its previous life. WT Pap(i)er is now available for reading, feeling, turning, discussing, and (over)printing.
Presentation by Sabo Day, Eloise Harris and Robert Milne, among others.
The Werkplaats Typografie (WT) is a paper company and multifaceted anomaly (previously known and occasionally operating as a two-year graduate program in graphic design, as well as a (summer) school, studio, meeting place, (facsimile) library, bar, living room, cinema, publisher, distributor, buchmesse, perambulating bookshop, art institution, printer/copy-shop/bindery, nightclub, workshop, archive, office, garden, brewery, restaurant, gift shop, (phantom) radio station, secret society, band, qigong club, basketball team, and website) based in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

 

Books by:

Soberscove Press, Rafaël Rozendaal, 4478ZINE, Library of the Printed Web, antoine lefebvre editions, Diagonal Press, Printed Matter, The Ice Plant, Lugemik, MER. Paper Kunsthalle, Onomatopee, Fukt Magazine, Aaron Krach, Elisabeth Tonnard, DIABP, Book Works, Hato Press, Misaki Kawai, Mark Pawson, RE/Search / Search and Destroy, Roma Publications, Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E, Knust / Extrapool, The White Review, Anouk Kruithof, Zoe Beloff, Temporary Services / Half Letter Press, Guerilla Girls, Primary Information, Stefan Marx, Hakuin Verlag, Martha Wilson, Research and Destroy New York City, Gato Negro, A.R.T. Press, David Horvitz, Paper Monuments, New Documents, Martha Helion, Gloria Glitzer, supersupersuper, Christine Burgin, New Directions, ao

The Post Internet project is a collaboration between Eleanor Vonne Brown / X Marks the Bökship and Karin de Jong/PrintRoom

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