Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and German Book Office in Moscow announce a joint grant program for publishers. Applications for financial support of book projects that are currently in the process of translation, manuscript editing, layout or prepress can be submitted starting July 15.
Due to the closure of bookshops during the period self-isolation, many publishers were forced to cut print runs and cancel planned titles. Instead of organizing Garage Art Book Fair, which has been postponed to 2021, the Museum decided to help publishers produce new titles by launching a program of targeted grants. Frankfurter Buchmesse in Russia has joined this initiative.
Proposed projects must be able to be implemented within an eight-month period. Applications will be accepted between July 15 and August 31. There is no limit to the number of applications a single publisher can make.
The winners will be announced on September 18, 2020.