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SEPTEMBER 20–22, 2019





Opening Night: September 19 
22-25 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

September 20–22, 2019
Opening Night: September 19

22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101

September 20 — 22, 2019


EE = Endless Editions in the Courtyard
TH = Anecdoted Topographies of Exchange, presented by After 8 Books, will take place in the Basement Theater of MoMA PS1.
AB = Artbook Bookstore Event Space

11:00—11:30 am

The Flower and The Vessel / A Forest Petrifies by Felicia Atkinson

                Felicia Atkinson presents a reading and listening session that stems from recent records and fictions published by Shelter Press. ︎

11:30 am—12:00 pm

Palme by Clément Rodzielski

                Rodzielski‘s work deals with the material relations between print and paint, and the displacements between words and the world through the editing and recontextualizing of pictures and texts. The artist will present a new issue of the irregular and diaristic zine, Palme︎

12:00—12:30 pm

Discussion between Jinhee Han and Baptiste Virot and Panayiotis Terzis

               Working beyond the limitations of Risograph and the genre of illustration, artists and publishers Jinhee Han, Baptiste Virot (Animal Press), and Panayiotis Terzis (Mega Press) will share and discuss their printed experiences and experiments. ︎

12:30—1:00 pm

Discussion between Alexandre Dimos and David Reinfurt

                Alexandre Dimos (DeValence / B42) and David Reinfurt  (The Serving Library / O-R-G) discuss graphic design, the essay form, and how self-initiated projects through independent publishing haves been an integral part of their practice for over the course of a decade. ︎

1:00 pm

Face to Face Blind Date 

                Artists Slavko Djuric and Lesley Wamsley discuss the first iteration of this digital collaboration with artists from Slovenia and Eastern Europe, along with Divya Gadangi, Khari Johnson Ricks, Shannon Finnegan. 
1:00—2:00 pm

Presentation of the Journal de l’Université d’été de la Bibliothèque Kandinsky n° 5. Artists’ Publications: From the Studio to the Library and Back Again

                The Journal is a free publication that captures within its 516 pages, the diversity of discursive energies that animated a two-week long summer school dedicated to artists’ publications, held in July 2018 at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. With contributors Chris Lee (Pratt Institute / Collective Question), Leandro Martínez Depietri (BIENALSUR), Robert Milne (Werkplaats Typografie), Marsha Taichman (Fine Arts Library, Cornell University), Rachel Valinsky (Wendy’s Subway), and Tony White (Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art).

2:00 pm

Whose Square Is This? Whose Sample Is This?, with Paul Zelevansky

              A mix-talk by Paul Zelevansky that combines text and image from his book, WHOSE SQUARE IS THIS?, with sound fragments from J Dilla’s famed hip-hop CD Donuts. The linking of past and present culture, quotation and imagination. The magnetic power and mutability of the graphic symbol and musical sample. Presented by Paul Zelevansky. 

3:00 pm

Lacuna Park: Essays and other Adventures in Photography, with Nicholas Muellner

              Nicholas Muellner presents Making Doubles, a scripted slide reading based on the opening essay of Lacuna Park: Essays and other Adventures in Photography (SPBH Editions, 2019). The essay traces links between our own appearances in images and our ongoing submission to the seductions of coercive ideology. Intertwining memoir, reportage, fiction, theory. Presented by SPBH Editions.

4:00 pm

Effects Number 2 Launch, with Jennifer Soong, Lakshmi Luthra, Noel W Anderson, Troy Michie, Mary Helena Clark, Abigail DeVille

            Readings, performances and screenings for Effects, an artist-run journal devoted to aesthetic effects, their social and political lives. The issue’s theme, “Opacity and Radiance,” was inspired by an Édouard Glissant essay. Inside the journal, explore invisible labour allowing contemporary art to shine, cultural representations of black radiance and more. Presented by Effects.