— Delphine Bedel

The New York Art Book Fair 2009

2nd to 4th October 2009
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NY

The complete edition of the Publications Project is on view at The NY Art Book Fair, in the Project Room of Werkplaats Typographie.

Printed Matter, the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to publications made by artists, presents the fourth annual Art Book Fair. The Fair hosts over 200 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, and independent artist/publishers presenting a diverse range of the best in contemporary art publications. This extraordinarily democratic and far-reaching project brings together ground-breaking and unique exhibitors, speakers, and events from twenty-one countries.

Printer Matter Project Rooms:
Werkplaats Typographie (Arnhem), the Dutch super-school, brings all 17 students to New York City to undertake an onsite project: an exhibition/project/event/book stall. The complete edition of the 2009 Publications Project -published by the Dutch Art Institute and edited by Delphine Bedel- will be presented.

Gallery 360 (Tokyo) presents JAPANESE POP THEN & NOW, with works by Kiyoshi Awazu, Suzy Amakane, Keiji Ito, Erika Kobayashi, Yutaka Kuriyama, Keiichi Tanaami, Tadanori Yokoo, and Aquirax Uno. Dexter Sinister (New York), Peres Projects/DADDY THE MAGAZINE (Berlin, Los Angeles) present Bruce LaBruce. Electronic Arts Intermix (New York) presents a new video program.
Printed Matter presents a special exhibition of books and posters by Richard Prince, as well as The Contemporary Artists Books Conference, cosponsored with the Art Libraries Society of New York (ARLIS/NY); and The Classroom, a full-schedule of informal artist talks, performances, and screenings.