Boston Art Book Fair
November 8-10 2019




Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont St Boston ︎



Presented by
Boston Center for the Arts and Bodega





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Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) and Bodega team up again to present the third annual Boston Art Book Fair from November 8-10 in BCA’s historic Cyclorama. As one of the largest Art Book Fairs on the East Coast, this curated event will feature over 130 exhibitors, artists and publishers.
With art installations, DJs, workshops, panels, and a chance to mingle with truly innovative artists and creatives of our generation, this year’s fair invites audiences of all ages to engage in an art-filled weekend to expand their ideas about print.  



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Mark



2017 EXHIBITORS


ANTHOLOGY EDITIONSD.A.P. / ARTBOOKAPERTURE FOUNDATIONBENJAMIN OGILVY PROJECTSPHAIDONCLARK GALLERYDAVID ZWIRNER BOOKSKRAKOW WITKIN GALLERYMIT PRESSAINT–BAD8-BALL COMMUNITYSAMSØN PROJECTSTRIFECTA EDITIONSART VANDELAY PRESSBORDER PATROLCHRISTINE VERRETHASSLABOOKS FOR ALL PRESSHOUSEBOATLEICA GALLERY BOSTONLIBRARY OF THE PRINTED WEBORANBEG PRESSPAPER CROWN PRESSSYBIL PRESSCARRIER PIGEON MAGAZINEWAKEFIELD PRESSROBERT KLEIN GALLERY  • AMADEUSAUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE USCARPENTER CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTSDRAW DOWN BOOKSDUST COLLECTIVEFREE WITCH PRESS GET ON DOWNHOLY CROWHOMOCATSHOW’S HOWARD?MARIA MOLTENI / FREE BLEED PRESSMAX RAZDOWMIXED GREENSPROPS PURGATORY PIE PRESS#BLKGRLSWURLD  • GREYING GHOSTHANNAH BURRHARLEQUIN CREATURE  • LIZ SUX COMICSMAGGIE JENSEN MASS LOVE DISTRORIA BRODELLROTBOMBOSTON COMPASS ADAM JASON COHENCALEB NEELONSUE MURADWING CLUBZOÁRD WELLS TYEKLÁRWIZARD SKULL  • EMILY VALLEEALYSSA MINAHANSNAKE HAIR PRESS






LIMITED EDITIONS

Kristen Texiera - City Scavenger Hunt Edition of 50 Printed by Trifecta Editions





Pat Falco / Carhartt WIP -  Tee # 1Edition of 50 Printed by AntiDesigns



PROGRAMS



FRIDAY

OCT 20 

6-9pm

Ticketed VIP Preview Party.

Complimentary Bar & DJ sets by Single Father & Cool Breeze, 8-Ball Zine, and Brek.One

  
       


SATURDAY

OCT 21

Noon-7pm

Free / All Ages



   
1:30pm       
Public Art & Graffiti - Moderated by Oliver Mak with Caleb Neelon, Karin Goodfellow, and PROBLAK

4:00pm       
A Brief History of Artists’ Books: Show and Tell
Demonstration by Gabrielle Reed and Rachel Resnik, MassArt Library

5:00pm
Library of the Printed Web 
Artist and Publisher Talk by Paul Soulellis

      
Readings by James Coarse (Free Witch Press), Alaina Stamatis (Art Vandelay Press) and More
All Day
Culture Hustlers - Mobile Incubator on the BCA Plaza featuring Special Events and Interviews by Lucas Spivey and Claire Kinton

All Day        
DJ Sets by :  Johnny Stevens (Soulelujah),  Sean McCarthy(Helms), Johnny Cupcakes




SUNDAY

OCT 22

Noon-5pm

Free / All Ages


12:30pm   
Magic Pictures: Magic Words (ages 6 and up)
Children’s Workshop with Esther K Smith

2:00pm    
A Visitor’s Guide to Reorientation on Spectacle Island
Screening and Panel with Maria Molteni, Sue Murad, Hermione Spriggs

3:00pm
Zine Making Workshop with Meghan Forbes (Harlequin Creature)

4:30pm
READERS
Collaborative Performance by Ekua Holmes and Chanel Thervil

All Day   
DJ Sets by: Dayglow, Johnny Stevens (Soulelujah) & More




ABOUT


     

Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) and Bodega team up again to present the third annual Boston Art Book Fair from November 8-10 in BCA’s historic Cyclorama. As one of the largest Art Book Fairs on the East Coast, this curated event will feature over 120 exhibitors, artists and publishers.
With art installations, DJs, workshops, panels, and a chance to mingle with truly innovative artists and creatives of our generation, this year’s fair invites audiences of all ages to engage in an art-filled weekend to expand their ideas about print.  Boston Art Book Fair is curated and founded by Randi Hopkins and Oliver Mak.

2017 ADVISORY BOARD
RANDI HOPKINS, OLIVER MAK, RICHARD GREGG, MARK PEARSON, CAMILO ALVAREZ, SAM PORTYKUS

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