Garage Art Book Fair and Vkus Bumagi Print Market

Date

From 24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Place

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
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DESCRIPTION

On the last weekend of May, Garage in Gorky Park will hold the 4th Garage Art Book Fair. With Moscow’s 8th Vkus Bumagi Market of Hand and Small-Edition Printing joining the fair this year, Garage will become a laboratory for the study of printing techniques and books as objects of art.

During the fair, Garage will become a space for large and small publishers, artists and zine projects to build horizontal connections without hierarchies. To ensure the participants’ maximum involvement in organizational issues, the team at Garage approached them for their feedback on the fair’s planned structure, stand design, and public program. 

As a result, this year’s fair will feature an improvised non-stop printing shop at Garage Mezzanine, introducing visitors to various printmaking techniques—from drypoint and linocut to relief printing, Risograph printing of zines, and Swiss binding. 

Meanwhile, in Garage Auditorium, visitors will be able to discuss books and ideas with Sofya Bagdasarova, Marc Boutavant, Dominique Goblet, Mikhail Zygar, Maria Kostyuk, Katarina Lopatkina, Nadezhda Maslennikova, Daniil Turovsky, Aleksandr Gorbachev, and Sasha Shadrina.

For the fair’s younger visitors Garage and children’s publishers have prepared an exciting program of workshops, meetings with children’s books illustrators, and a game based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.

Garage Art Book Fair and Vkus Bumagi Print Market is one of Garage’s first collaborations carried out in compliance with the Museum’s policy of sustainable development. The stands for the fair and the print market are partially produced from recycled materials. Paper recycling bins will be available at the printing shop on the mezzanine, and the paper collected will later be used to produce various paper products for the Museum. Other bins for separate waste collection will also be available, and the waste from them will later be recycled by Sfera Ekologii. In Reading Zone 1, a book swap will be organized in collaboration with Bombora, where visitors can exchange books they no longer need for new ones.

Throughout the May 25 finissage, visitors get free entry to all Garage exhibitions (with advance registration). 

PARTICIPANTS

A+A; ABCdesign; Ad Marginem Press; allapollocheese; Albus Corvus; Alpina Publisher; Sonia Andrews; Artguide Editions; Arka; Art. Lebedev Studio; ARTMOSSPHERE; Benzine; Bombora; Oleg Borodin; BREUS Publishing; Bumkniga; BuksMArt; Cookushka; CLEVER; Danila Gorodilov; Dialog Gallery; Tolya Grashenko; Roman Denisov Grafit; dienacht Publishing; DOM publishers; Evgenia Dudnikova; FLYGUR; Format Odin Gallery; Fox and Owl; Frankfurt Book Fair; Alexandra Galkina; Ground zine fest; Inna Ignatyeva; Ikuru Kuwajima; Individuum;  International Memorial; Invalid Book; Ivan Limbakh Publishing House; Karyera Press; Matvey Kayf; KD Press; Kisety; Klaudberri; Knizhniki; KompasGid; Lyudmila Krutikova; Kuchkovo pole; Lithoart; Makoveeva Studio; M&M Gallery; Mann, Ivanov and Ferber; Mayer; Moku hanga 木版画 (Japanese engraving community in Moscow); Moscow Kremlin Museums; New Literary Observer; Nosorog; No Kidding Press; Obyedineniye “Kniga”; Ofortnaya masterskaya; Sergey Oxake; PABI MURI; Petryaeva/Tantsev; Poslezavtra Gallery; Posizhu; Polyandriya; Popcorn Books; Poryadok slov; Alexander Povzner; Ptichka Print; Rante; Recurrent books; Red Swallow Books; RIP-holding; Ripol Classic; Rodchenko Art School; Rozovy Giraf; Russian Independent Selfpublished; Samopal Books; Shaltai Editions; SHIA MCSHIA; Ivan Solomin (Tochka Zhi online store);  Sputnikat; SHE DOES NOT EXIST; Samokat; Séance Magazine; Ivan Simonov (#маленькиелюди project); skoropechtnya Mamont; Lada Shapovalova;  Slovo; State Institute for Art Studies; The Art Newspaper Russia; The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts; The State Tretyakov Gallery; Tipatsekha; Treemedia; Unframed Editions; Natasha Uspenskaya/ Vika Popova; Vita Nova; V-A-C press; VisualGapGallery; Wallfree Gallery; ZANGAVAR; Zveropraktika.

HOW TO TAKE PART

All events are free. Advance registration is required in some cases.

Schedule

“International Book Fair Identity as a Manifesto and Design Concept”: A Lecture by Elena Pasoli and Masha Titova

The lecture by Bologna Children’s Book Fair Director Elena Pasoli and designer/ illustrator Masha Titova will be held as part of the 4th GARAGE ART BOOK FAIR.

REGISTRATION

Date
Friday, May 24
Time
16:00–18:00
Place
Garage Auditorium

"Boris Iofan. Before and after the Palace of the Soviets"

Art historian Maria Kostyuk speaks about the author of the iconic design for the Palace of the Soviets at the launch of the book about the architect by DOM publishers.

Date
Friday, May 24
Time
18:30–19:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Award ceremony for the winners of the Zhar-Kniga contest for book design

An international panel will choose books to represent Russia abroad.

Date
Friday, May 24
Time
20:00–21:00
Place
Garage Auditorium

"From Medieval Scrolls to Cheap Pocket Books: The History of the Book in 90 minutes"

A lecture by paper and binding restorer at Moscow Kremlin Museums, Nadezhda Maslennikova

Date
Saturday, May 25
Time
12:00–13:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"Artists’ Visions of the Apocalypse: From William Blake to Giorgio de Chirico"

A lecture by art historian, journalist and blogger Sofya Bagdasarova

Date
Saturday, May 25
Time
14:00–15:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"History for Millions"

Lecture by writer and journalist Mikhail Zygar

Date
Saturday, May 25
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"The Bastards of Cultural Relations. Western Contemporary Art Exhibitions in the USSR from the 1920s to the 1950s"

A lecture by art historian Katarina Lopatkina

Date
Saturday, May 25
Time
18:00–19:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Round table discussion: Printing in Russia

Participants will discuss the current state of the Russian market for print and the agenda formed by the questions from the print market’s participants and guests.

Date
Sunday, May 26
Time
12:00–13:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"Who are Russian Hackers and How Are They Connected to the Russian State?"

A lecture by Meduza’s special correspondent Daniil Turovsky and journalist and scriptwriter at Lorem Ipsum Aleksandr Gorbachev

Date
Sunday, May 26
Time
14:00–15:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"Expanding the Narrative in Contemporary Art"

A lecture by Belgian artist and author of experimental graphic novels Dominique Goblet

Date
Sunday, May 26
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

"Publishing and Gender: Why Do We Need Women’s Publishing Projects in 2019?"

A lecture by co-founder of No Kidding Press Sasha Shadrina

Date
Sunday, May 26
Time
18:00–19:30
Place
Garage Auditorium