The Third GARAGE ART BOOK FAIR

Date

From 18 May 2018 to 20 May 2018

Place

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
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DESCRIPTION

This year, GARAGE ART BOOK FAIR take place over three days—from May 18 to May 20—bringing together more than fifty Russian and foreign publishers. Visitors are invited to attend presentations, workshops, and lectures by famous illustrators, authors, art theorists, artists, and professional publishers and, as always, see a great selection of books on art and culture.

ART BOOK FAIR will start on May 18 with a professional day which will consist of various public events held by professionals from the publishing industry. Experiences will be shared by the representative of the first fully transactional rights and licensing marketplace IPR Martin Jack, marketing director of the publishing house BOMBORA Lyudmila Maksalieva, and co-owner of the comic book store Chook&Geek Vasily Koretsky. A discussion on book distribution in Russia will gather together representatives of the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications, regional book networks of Voronezh, Irkutsk, Kazan, and Tyumen, the Association of Book Distributors of Independent States, and Mikhail Ivantsov, the director of the retail network Chitai-Gorod-Bukvoed.

On Saturday, May 19, the presentation will take place of the catalog book AVANGARDSTROY. The Architectural Rhythm of the 1917 Revolution and 10. The History of the Moscow House Told by its Inhabitants, the joint project of the publishing house Kuchkovo Pole and Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum Bolshaya Sadovaya. A public talk with Galina Andreevna Balashova, architect of Soviet cosmic program and the first interior designer of Souz, Salut, Mir space stations, and Lunar Orbital Craft.  Brecht Evans, Flemish illustrator and comic book author will give a lecture, and American art theorist Bruce Altschuler who is now a professor at New York University will use his lecture to celebrate the release of his book The Avant-Garde in Exhibition.

On Sunday, May 20, publisher Art-Volkhonka will open the public program with the presentation of a new book about the graphic style of the epoch of 1956–1969. Also in the program are planned discussions with the editor-in-chief of the Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie (New Literary Review) Irina Prokhorova, and artists Georgy Kizevalter and Grisha Bruskin about the art of the 1980s; a conversation about the practices of reading in Soviet times with literary critic Anna Narinskaya, and literary historian, journalist Gleb Morev with the participation of the Russian Book Pavilion. A special event at GARAGE ART BOOK FAIR will be the public talk by Martin Gayford, British art critic and co-author of David Hockney’s book A History of Pictures, published in 2017 by Garage and Ad Marginem.

Throughout the weekend a special program for children and teenagers will be available. Visitors may take part in a Quest, where the historical and educational society Memorial will present table games 74 and Queue based on the history of Russia in the twentieth century. There will also be a Mini-publishing house Workshop to create an author's book under the guidance of a professional editor and artist. Students will receive a lecture on the history of comics in visual culture and the secrets of creating illustrations, as well as master classes with illustrators. Adults will be able to listen to excerpts from their favorite childhood books performed by young actors and share their own memories. On May 19, a meeting with the French art critic Françoise Barb-Galfor will be held for teachers, museum workers, parents, and all those interested in pedagogy.

To get acquainted with new arrivals or bestsellers, search for advice on the selection of literature, or just for relaxation, Garage will organize two reading zones in the Garage Atrium.  

PARTICIPANTS

ABCDesign, АСТ Non-fiction, Ad Marginem, Albus Corvus, Alpina Publishers, ARCA, Art. Lebedev Studio, Art Volkhonka, Artguide Editions, AVC Charity, Belyi Gorod Publishing, BOMBORA, Book Alliance, BooksMArt, Boslen, BREUS Publishing, Bulgakov museum, Career Press, Chook&Geek, CLEVER MEDIA GROUP, Corpus, DELO Publishers RANEPA, Dvadtsat' Vos'moy Moskva, Elena Shubina Publishers, European University at St. Petersburg, Frankfurt Book Fair, Gaidar Institute Press, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, HSE Publishers, Institute of Russian Realist Art, Ivan Limbakh Publishing House, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Jupiter-Impex, Klaudberri, KompasGuide, Kuchkovo Pole Muzeon, MAGMA, MAIER, MIF (Mann, Ivanov and Farber), Memorial International, Molodaya gvardiya, Moscow Kremlin Museum, NOVOE LITERATURNOE OBOZRENIE, Pink Giraffe, Polyandria, POLYTECH, Publishers "ROSCHA", Red Swallow Publishing House & Lab, Russian Book Pavilion, Samokat, SLOVO, State Institute for Art Studies, TD “BELYY GOROD”, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, The State Museum of V.V. Mayakovsky, Tretyakov Gallery, V-A-C press, Word Order, ZANGAVAR.

how to take part

Free admission with advance registration

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Schedule

Training: Economy of Impressions. Book as a Product

BOMBORA Publishing House Marketing Director Mila Maksalieva will deliver a training session on book marketing as part of the professional day at Garage Art Book Fair.

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Date
Friday, May 18
Time
15:00–16:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Discussion: Book Distribution in Russia. Regional Problems

The Publishers Association of Russia, Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication, representatives of regional book networks and distributors will discuss together with the publishers the most significant book market issues. The partner of this round table is “Knizhnaya Industriya” (Book Industry).

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Date
Friday, May 18
Time
17:00–18:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Do not Lose Yourself. Survival Guide for a Small Comics Publishing House and Shop. A lecture by Vasily Kistyakovsky

Vasily Kistyakovsky the founder of the Chook & Geek comic shop will talk about the current condition and specifics of graphic novels and comics existing in the Russian book market.

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Date
Friday, May 18
Time
19:00–20:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Meeting with Galina Balashova—designer of the Soyuz, Salyut and Mir space stations, and the Lunar Orbital Spaceship

During the Art Book Fair, Garage is running a small show featuring designs of Galina Balashova, architect and designer of the Soviet space program.

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Date
Saturday, May 19
Time
14:00–15:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Presentation of the book series Art Essentials. What kind of books are the general audience looking for?

Art Essentials is a new joint project of the Thames & Hudson publishing house and A+A imprint, a series of illustrated handbooks on the history of art and the art world.

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Date
Saturday, May 19
Time
15:30–16:30
Place
Garage Screen summer cinema

Brecht Evens’s Public Talk about Comics and Illustrations

This public talk with the renowned Flemish author of comics and illustrator Brecht Evens will focus on how to make comics today, as well the unique culture of graphic novels comprised of both words and images.

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Date
Saturday, May 19
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Book Launch:  AVANGARDSTROY. The Architectural Rhythm of the 1917 Revolution

Kuchkovo Pole publishing house and the A.V. Shchusev State Museum of Architecture present the catalog book for a unique exhibition project introducing drawings, archival photographs and documents on architectural avant-garde.

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Date
Saturday, May 19
Time
17:00–18:30
Place
Garage Screen summer cinema

The History of Contemporary Art Exhibitions and Curating since the 1960s. A lecture by Bruce Altshuler

Bruce J. Altshuller’s book The Avant-Garde in Exhibition: New Art in the 20th Century will be released within Garage Museum’s joinmt publishing program with Ad Marginem.

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

Book launch: Dmitry Oparin, Bolshaya Sadovaya, 10. The History of a Moscow Building Told by its Tenants

The book spans over a hundred years of history of the famous building on Bolshaya Sadovaya, 10 in Moscow.

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Date
Saturday, May 19
Time
20:00–21:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Book Launch: Vladimir Krichevsky. Graphic Signs of the Thaw

This book by the Moscow designer and graphic arts specialist Vladimir Krichevsky is dedicated to the graphic style of the 1956–1969 period, also known in Russian history by a remarkable poetical name.

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Date
Sunday, May 20
Time
12:00–13:30
Place
Garage Screen summer cinema

Book Launch: The Time of Hopes, the Time of Illusions. Soviet Nonofficial Art of the 1950–1960s.

A new book by George Kiesewalter continues his cycle of documentary publications investigating Soviet nonofficial art and published by NLO (New Literary Observer).

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Date
Sunday, May 20
Time
14:00–15:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Discussion: The Culture of Reading in the Late Soviet Period: What and How Russians Read in the 1980s

Today almost any book can be found in a bookshop or downloaded via the Internet. Thirty years ago the situation was totally different.

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Date
Sunday, May 20
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Book launch: How a Thing Becomes a Symbol?

The presentation of the book series How a Thing Becomes a Symbol will bring together the author Lana Grineva, editor Olga Kosyreva, and Dutch artist Ralph Nauta, founder of Studio Drift.

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Date
Sunday, May 20
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Screen summer cinema

Public Talk. Martin Gayford presents A History of Pictures

David Hockney’s co-author, art critic Martin Gayford will speak in detail about the book’s creation, the selection of material, and lengthy conversations and arguments between the two authors.

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Date
Sunday, May 20
Time
18:00–19:30
Place
Garage Auditorium