IT’S A BOOK, Independent Publishing Fair, HGB Leipzig, March 19 2016

IT’S A BOOK, IT’S A CHANCE, IT’S A TIMES NEW ROMANCE

Independent Publishing Fair
Leipzig, 19th of March, 2016
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst ,Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig
Wächterstr. 11;04107 Leipzig, Germany

12 AM – 9 PM
Admission is free.

»It’s a Book« is an independent publishing fair taking place on 19th of March 2016. The fair will be hosted at the Academy of Fine Arts, Leipzig, simultaneously taking place with the official Leipzig Book Fair held at the Leipzig Messe.
Practitioners from the international independent publishing scene look forward to meeting with visitors interested in exchanging books and ideas.
Originally initiated by Leipzig based publishing house Spector Books in 2010, the organization and management of the fair was handed over to the students from the graphic design department of the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig three years ago. »It’s a Book« showcases 40 publishing houses and around 20 student projects.
 

PUBLISHERS

adocs
Ambergris Editions
AKV
argobooks
Art Paper Editions
August Verlag
BLEK
blocbooks
boabooks
BOATBOOK
BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE
Bricks from the Kiln
Brinkmann und Bose
Camera Austria
Doppell Edition
ecal
Edit e.V.
Edition Büchergilde
edition.nord
edition fink, Verlag für zeitgenössische Kunst
Edition Taube
Edizione Multicolore
Fehras Publishing Practices
Fotohof edition
gutleut verlag
kookbooks
king dracula
Kodoji Press 
Lubok Verlag
Merve
Michalis Pichler
MMKoehn
mzin
parasitenpresse
RAUM Italic 
Roma Publications
Ricochet.cc
Space Poetry
Spector Books
supersupersupersuper
Technologie und das Unheimliche
Textem Verlag
Universität der Künste
zero sharp
2g12b

 

SYMPOSIUM

12.00 Begrüßung / Introduction: Prof. Oliver Kossack, Prorektor, HGB Leipzig
Einführung: Prof. Markus Dreßen, Albrecht Gäbel, Teresa Rudolf, Teresa Schönherr
12.15 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Johannes Schneider: »Drucker kämpfen«
13.00 Pause
13.30 Prof. Dr. Michael Giesecke: »Die Gutenberggalaxy und die Krise der Nationalstaaten«
14.30 Christoph Knoth: »Screenager – The history and possible future of the screenshot«
15.15 Pause
15.30 Experimental Jetset: »Playlist«
16.30 Jan Blessing: »Büro-Offsetdruck«

Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst ,Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig
Wächterstr. 11;04107 Leipzig, Germany
12 AM – 9 PM
Admission is free.

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