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Now in its eighth year, this curated series of informal conversations, workshops, readings and other artist-led programs is also an informal venue for artists, writers and publishers to feature new releases and present their publications. The Classroom is organized by David Senior, Museum of Modern Art Library.


6:00 – 9:00 pm
The Third Rail #8
A temporary exhibition of posters from issue # 8 of the nonprofit quarterly publication, The Third Rail, with posters by Aaron Anderson & Eric Timothy Carlson, Lise Haller Baggesen, Gina Beavers, Judith Bernstein, A.K. Burns, Cameron Keith Gainer, Sam Gould, Albert Herter & Hiro Kone, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Alfredo Jaar, Chris Kasper, Devin Kenny, Justin Lieberman, Jordan Nassar & Brendan Fowler, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Peter Rostovsky, Bruce Tapola, Jonathan Thomas, Voider, Christine Wang, and C. Spencer Yeh. Posters are free to take home.


1:00 – 2:00 pm
From moving frames to turning pages with Martha Wilson, William Stover and Marit Følstad
Can ephemeral installations and time-based media art be translated or transcribed into the space of a publication? What challenges, methods and strategies can the artist turn to? Indexicality is a phenomenon far broader than language. Defying individual interpretation, the index refers back to a phenomenon – such as smoke as a possible index of fire. The panel will discuss the role of indexing or indexicality as a method of the artistic bookmaking process. In conjunction with the launch of her new book The Marble Index, artist Marit Følstad is joined in conversation with curator William Stover, founding director of Franklin Furnace Archive, and artist Martha Wilson.  Presented by Teknisk Industri.


2:00 – 3:00 pm
Sorry to dump on you like by Christopher Clary with Paul Soulellis
Clary will perform and discuss his new commission for Rhizome with Paul Soulellis. It’s tempting to call Sorry to dump on you like a pornographic work, since an actual porn collection is embedded within it—the artist’s own archive of men accumulated in fifteen years of web browsing. But these JPGs serve only as a substrate: thin scaffolding for an epic textual work that hangs loosely from the files. The work unfolds like a desktop opera with intimate exchanges between boyfriends and lovers, alternating between dramatic betrayals, breakups, and banalities. “It’s perverse and dull at the same time and there’s so much to unpack,” says Hyperallergic Editor-in-Chief Hrag Vartanian. Come for Clary’s performance and take home Sorry to dump on you like this as a zip, ‘zine, print, or flash drive.


3:00 – 4:00 pm
‘I can see that’ by Freek Lomme
A performative book launch, a loungy reading on tactility in the framework of the book ’Can you feel it? – Effectuating tactility and print in the contemporary’, by Freek Lomme, curator/editor of the project as well as poet and founding director of the Eindhoven (NL) gallery and publisher Onomatopee. Presenting artists in the practice of making and thinkers in the development of thought here and now, the project connects to tactile characteristics, guided by a specific focus on graphic, printed matter. During the specifically tuned vocal reading by Lomme, the audience gets to wear a particularly designed sleeping mask.


4:00 – 5:00 pm
[Either side of the eye, dispersed and suspended,
via videotape, overhead projector, video projector,
sound, silver coin, metal file, and a membrane.]
Presented by Nieves.


5:00 – 6:00 pm
Image Text Ithaca
This event offers a series of works by recent Image Text Ithaca Fellows, Tony Cokes and Earl Gravy (Emma Kemp and Daniel Wroe), and the ITI Directors, Nicholas Muellner and Catherine Taylor. These presentations bring the confluence of language and image into the context of live encounter: reading, slide show, voice and video. Founded on the premise that the sustained interaction of writers and visual artists can produce an expanded horizon for printed and time-based works, Image Text Ithaca offers a summer symposium, an MFA program, and the publications of the Image Text Ithaca Press.


6:00 – 7:00 pm
The Book, the Woman and the Body Politic with Tatana Kellner and Juliana Cerqueira Leite, moderated by Corina Reynolds
The human body and its socio-political framework have been important themes in women’s artists books: both formally and conceptually. Artists Tatana Kellner and Juliana Cerqueira Leite explore an expanded perspective of women’s artists book publishing. Brazilian sculptor Juliana Cerqueira Leite will talk about the representation of female anatomy within her new artists book A Potential Space. Tatana Kellner, as both established book artist and founding member of Women’s Studio Workshop will provide insights into the socio-political content of her work and her role in supporting other female artists in this field. Corina Reynolds, founder of SmallEditions will moderate the discussion and Q and A.




12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Drawings of Susan Te Kahurangi King, with Chris Byrne, Petita Cole, Gary Panter, and Stuart Shepard. Moderated by Tina Kukielski
To coincide with artist Susan Ta Kahurangi King’s first museum exhibition (ICA Miami) and her first monograph (Lucia|Marquand), curator and editor Tina Kukielski leads a conversation with a diverse group of panelists intimately familiar with King’s life and work. King’s drawings reveal an expressiveness that brings multiple narratives and a variant of styles to the surface in a fragmented symphony of foreground and background, high and low, line and color, space and time. Her work triumphs in dialogue with contemporary painting, echoing the comic-inspired work of painters such as Sue Williams, Laura Owens, and Joyce Pensato, work that similarly pulls from the poles of unique vision and common iconography. Yet in King’s work we see the unfiltered manifestation of a self-taught artist for whom art is communication, all the more relevant because she stopped speaking as a young child. King unexpectedly stopped drawing in the early 1990s. It was not until 2008, coinciding with the filming of a documentary film about her life and work, that she began to draw again. Join New Zealand outsider art specialist Stuart Shepard, the artist’s sister Petita Cole, independent curator Chris Byrne and artist Gary Panter in conversation around the meaning and significance of King’s work.


1:00 – 2:00pm
The Source Digest by Cory Arcangel
A reading to launch Cory Arcangel’s The Source Digest, a collection of computer source code for Arcangel’s body of software work produced over the past 15 years.


2:00 – 3:00 pm
Parallel Encyclopedia #2 by Batia Suter
This publication (Roma 284) follows Suter’s first volume of Parallel Encyclopedia from 2007 (Roma 100). Suter: “In my work, I collect groups of images based on various themes and characteristics and I investigate how they can manipulate each other, depending on where, and how, they are placed. In the process of making this book, narrative lines unfolded before my eyes as I shifted images around during the editing process.” Presented by Roma Publications.


3:00 – 4:00 pm
Available to everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter with Peter Anderson.
The Australian artist Robert Jacks (1943 – 2014) began working with artists books in the late sixties, and consolidated this area of his practice after moving to New York in 1969. Among the first group of artists to sell their books through Printed Matter, Jacks developed a relationship with the organisation that continued after he returned to Australia at the end of the seventies. This presentation by writer and curator, Peter Anderson, provides a contextual introduction to Printed Matter’s current exhibition which features a selection of key book works by Jacks, as well as other significant early artist’s books from his collection. While some of Jacks’ books used low cost commercial printing methods, he is perhaps best known for the series of twelve ‘hand-stamped’ books of simple rubber stamp grids produced between 1973 and 1982. Presented by Printed Matter on the occasion of the organization’s 40th Anniversary.


4:00 – 5:00 pm
Ask New Lovers with Larissa Pham and Bettina Davis
For the launch of the latest novellas in the New Lovers series, Fantasian and One Valencia Lane, Badlands Unlimited is pleased to present a short reading followed by an open forum for sex, love & dating advice in the 21st century with authors Larissa Pham & Bettina Davis. Come with the candid questions you’ve been afraid to ask.


5:00 – 6:00 pm
DESPITE WHAT YOU MIGHT’A HEARD, I LIKE PEOPLE with Darin Mickey and Jason Fulford
Darin Mickey’s new book of photographs, Death Takes a Holiday represents a middle-aged man restlessly clinging to his youth and the hope of finding that elusive artifact to make anxiety subside and keep the reaper at bay. He shows us a community of recluses brought together by obsession and a pure love of music. This presentation will focus on Val Shively, owner of R&B Records in Upper Darby, PA. Val is one of the world’s experts and biggest collectors of 1950s vocal group 45s. Mickey and Fulford will play a selection of Val’s rare 45s along with an audio interview and photographs, both vintage and new. Presented by J&L Books.


6:00 – 7:00 pm
Confessions, by Jessica Jackson Hutchins with Gary Robbins
Confessions, an artist’s book by Jessica Jackson Hutchins, was commissioned as part of Jessica’s two-space exhibition of the same name at the lumber room and the Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College in Portland, Oregon. The book is partially a documentary of these two shows and, as well as a documentary of its own creation. It was produced collaboratively with Container Corps over the course of several months in a way that embodied Jessica’s practice of sculptural collage—intuitively, with each page influencing the next. To celebrate the release of the book, Jessica will be in conversation with Gary Robbins, publisher at Container Corps.


7:00 – 8:00pm
Felt Book
The Institute for New Feeling will present a curated video screening from their online publication, the Felt Book. Borrowing from the structure of Fluxus scores, YouTube tutorials, eHow articles, technical diagrams, home remedies, etc., the Felt Book includes text, video, sculpture and interactive works from over 150 artists around the world, each proposing an instruction for “new feeling.”


8:00 – 9:00 pm
Hello Sun Hell Sign by Suzanna Zak
Suzanna Zak presents the slideshow performance, Hello Sun Hell Sign. Originally conceived while a fellow at Image Text Ithaca, the work is an investigation of the American vernacular landscape. The images span over 5 years of photographing signage while traveling, alongside landscapes from the signs’ locations. The text is partially derived from the signs themselves, their language and commands a jumping off point. It’s the concrete poetry of the corn fields. In conjunction with this performance, there will be a new accompanying zine of the same title published by ROCK BOTTOM. Get your fill of free dirt, this one’s dedicated to those who ride alone.




11:00 – 1:00 pm
The Anamorphosis Prize
The Anamorphosis Prize was established in 2015 to celebrate self-published photobooks and photo-based artist books. The shortlist of 20 photobooks selected for its second edition will be on hand for perusal during this event. This year’s jury includes Martha Wilson and the Anamorphosis Prize co-creators Anouk Kruithof and John Phelan, and the prize’s organizers will be present to discuss this year’s shortlist selections. The winner of the Anamorphosis Prize will be announced January 1st, 2017.


1:00 – 2:00 pm
The Measure of Reality by Maija Timonen with Lizzie Homersham
Maija Timonen and Lizzie Homersham will read excerpts from Timonen’s first book length work of fiction The Measure of Reality and discuss love, sex and the awkward political relation of body and mind.  Can ideology be discussed through its physiological effects?  How does love suffer in a time of economic austerity?  Timonen and Homersham will examine the way ‘internalisation’ figures in the text, as something that isn’t just a kind of adoption of a certain ideology, social reality, or understanding of the world, but is also shown as a process of taking something into oneself, into the body, in a material way.  Presented by Book Works.


2:00 – 3:00 pm
Healing Music for a Troubled World by Rudy Shepherd, with Brian Alfred, Elia Einhorn and Christof Knoche
Rudy Shepherd will present a Healing session for the fair and its inhabitants in conjunction with the release of his new publication. This will include Rudy Shepherd (as the Healer) on midi controller, Theremin and various noise making objects, Brian Alfred on guitar, Elia Einhorn (Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Fashion Brigade) on keyboards and Christof Knoche on saxophone, performing healing music as the Black Rock Negative Energy Absorbers.  Presented by Endless Editions.


3:00 – 4:00 pm
DUETS on Nicolas Mourfarrege, with Sur Rodney (Sur) and LJ Roberts
To launch the latest volume of Visual AIDS’ DUETS series, LJ Roberts, Sur Rodney (Sur) and Alex Fialho will discuss the art and life of Nicolas Moufarrege (1947–1985). An Egyptian-born Lebanese raised in Beirut, Moufarrege lived briefly in Paris before landing in New York in the early 1980’s. He molded a complex mixture of his cultural roots into idiosyncratic embroidered artworks and a distinct curatorial and critical writing sensibility that are highlighted in the DUETS publication through an interview between curator Dean Daderko and artist Elaine Reicheck. Artist LJ Roberts writes the publication’s foreword and archivist Sur Rodney (Sur) contributes the afterword. Visual AIDS initiated DUETS to foster dialogue between artists, writers and activists about their creative process and issues around HIV/AIDS, including maintaining the legacies of those like Moufarrege lost too early to AIDS. Presented by Visual Aids and Dancing Foxes Press.


4:00 – 5:00 pm
Only Human by Jill Freedman
In celebration of her first publication in over 10 years, Jill Freedman will discuss her work as a photographer in the streets of NY and beyond. Her first publication Old News: Resurrection City took her to Washington in 1968 at the height of the civil rights movement. A sharp-witted New Yorker, Jill’s best known work had her following NYPD and FDNY officers on crime scenes and burnt buildings over several years at the end of the ’80s. Only Human, published by Printed Matter with 8-Ball Zines, is a new compilation of images taken over 4 decades, which looks at the relationships between humans on earth.


5:00 – 6:00 pm
Konantu with Ivan Navarro and Courtney Smith
Iván Navarro and Courtney Smith’s new publication Konantu is visual document that gathers intimate image-fragments from the joint life and work of artists. The book spans a decade of hands-on love and labor, an amorphous beginning of sporadic incursions and superimpositions that gradually solidifies into a unified trajectory of creative production. Konantu crystallizes into a series of “Functions” – controlled, object-cued social encounters – where the artists braid their visual and intellectual preoccupations into a live drawing of human geometry. Navarro and Smith will discuss their joint work exhibited in the book. They propose to use the material elements of the “classroom”, (chairs, boards, desks or whatever is on hand) to create a non-standard configuration. Participants will be spatially organized in a way that provokes or promotes an intended type of interaction or response yet captures a spectrum of results. The event will also involve a liquid, especially designed for the occasion, to be imbibed and shared among the participants. Presented by Ediciones Popolet.


6:00 – 7:00 pm
Tarot Readings for the Future of Artists’ Books by Zebadiah Keneally
Do you have questions about the future of artists’ books? Are you searching for answers to questions like: How will technology interact with and change the form? What is the ecological responsibility of artists working in the medium? Are books responsible for Donald Trump’s candidacy? What is the secret to publishing a great artist book? Look no further! In his interactive performance, artist Zebadiah Keneally will publicly divine THE answers to YOUR questions using his patented “Tarot” deck: Lunch Is Very Important: All the Secrets to Life You Didn’t Know You Already Knew. Keneally will use his unique system of archetypes and icons to channel the future and reveal all you need to know about what’s to come for artists’ books. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.


Sunday Classroom Sessions in the MoMA PS1 Basement Theatre


12:00 – 1:00 pm
Scrapbook of the Sixties by Jonas Mekas
Jonas Mekas, filmmaker, writer, poet, and cofounder of the Anthology Film Archives, discusses Scrapbook of the Sixties, a collection of published and unpublished texts. Every week, starting in 1958, he published his legendary “Movie Journal” column in The Village Voice, writing on a range of subjects that were by no means restricted to the world of film. He conducted numerous interviews with artists like Andy Warhol, Susan Sontag, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Erick Hawkins, and Nam June Paik. This comprehensive collection of his writings, interviews, conversations, and reflections ranges across subjects like dance, cinema, photography, music, art, philosophy and poetry from the 1950s to the present. Presented by Spector Books.


1:00 – 2:00 pm
Suellen Rocca
To mark the publication of her first monograph, Suellen Rocca will discuss the work she made in mid-to-late 1960s Chicago while a member of the Hairy Who. The group’s four self-published “comic books” are pioneering examples of contemporary artists’ books, and their eye-popping work has inspired generations of artists in Chicago and beyond. While Rocca’s art shares the group’s ecstatic approach to representation, it uniquely addresses, in her words, “the cultural icons of beauty and romance expressed by the media that promised happiness to young women of that generation.” Joining her in conversation is Dan Nadel, founder of the Brooklyn-based publisher PictureBox, who has written extensively on Rocca and the Hairy Who. Presented by Matthew Marks Gallery.


2:00 – 3:00 pm
It’s About Time: a conversation between Karel Martens and David Reinfurt, moderated by Prem Krishnamurthy
Dutch graphic designer Karel Martens joins New York-based designer David Reinfurt for a conversation around questions of time and creative practice. Touching upon multiple aspects of their individual work, the event will be moderated by designer and curator Prem Krishnamurthy. Although primarily focused on different media — Martens on printed matter, and Reinfurt on software-based works — both designers extend the core activities of the field through their independent investigations, which range from experimental prints, edited publications, video and interactive works, and spatial installations. This aspect of both Martens’ and Reinfurt’s practice has led them to develop ideas and projects over durations that span years or even decades. Clocks themselves figure prominently in each body of work, as a way to mark time while also perform its passing. Since the 1960s, motorized clock mechanisms have played a crucial role in Martens’ kinetic sculptures, which use continuous movement to create shifting optical effects. Reinfurt (as Dexter Sinister and O-R-G) has published a suite of objects and apps since 2000 that tell time in novel and often perverse ways, asking viewers to slow down. Bringing two key figures into public dialogue, this event raises questions about design, contemporary visual practice, and the long gestation period of independent ideas.


3:00 – 4:00 pm
Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015
In anticipation of the launch of Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015, an anthology of seventy-five contemporary artists’ texts, Paper Monument convenes a discussion on the history of and variations within artists’ writings. In conversation with the book’s editor, Jennifer Liese, contributors will explore the significance of artists’ writing past and present, both as an element in the context of an individual’s practice and as forerunners of the changes in writing we see today.


4:00 – 5:00 pm
The Proposal by Jill Magid with Nikolaus Hirsch
A discussion with Jill Magid to launch The Proposal with Nikolaus Hirsch, the series editor of Sternberg Press’ Critical Spatial Practice series. They will discuss Magid’s multiyear project that examines the legacy of Luis Barragán and questions forms of power, public access, and copyright that construct artistic legacy. The archive of Barragán was split in two after his death and with The Proposal, Magid attempts to bring together Barragán’s professional and personal archives by probing the architect’s official and private selves, and the interests of various individuals and governmental and corporate entities who have become the archives’ guardians. Magid’s artwork directly engages the intersections of the psychological and the judicial, national identity and repatriation, international property rights and copyright law, authorship and ownership, the human body and the body of work. Presented by Sternberg Press.


5:00 – 6:00 pm
M. Lamar
On the occasion of the release of composer M. Lamar’s first publication with RITA, M. Lamar presents We have always risen up from the Dead, a Lamentation and a Call.  Presented by RITA.



At the top of the steps in the Courtyard at MoMA PS1.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Presented by Printed Matter, Inc.


6:00 – 9:00 pm Performances by Beat Detectives and Liquid Asset.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 i>Presented by Printed Matter, Inc.


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The NY Art Book Fair is pleased to host eleven exhibitions at this year’s event. The varied exhibitions range in subject matter, from survey collections of works by individuals significant to the artist’s book medium, to curated presentations of historical ephemera.




Andrew Roth will exhibit a large selection of posters, zines and flyers from Toby Mott’s renowned PUNK collection. To accompany the exhibition of over 120 artifacts, they will launch Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980 published by Phaidon. This new, fully illustrated 500 page book (which will not be publicly released until later in the fall: ISBN 9780714872759) and the exhibition, focuses on the canonical pieces of graphic printed matter that accompanied the Punk movement and which on their own track the history of the politics that informed the music and the physical art that was left in its wake.


David Zwirner Books presents Oscar Murillo, in collaboration with Mandy El-Sayegh and Yutaka Sone, as they stage Room Service, a live multi-day drawing and printing performance specially organized for Printed Matter’s 2016 New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1.
The primary elements of Room Service will be workstations, where the three artists will generate new collaborative graphic works based on unbound book materials fabricated earlier at GHP Media, a printer located in Connecticut. Delivered on pallets, this “raw material” will be assembled on-site by Murillo, El-Sayegh, and Sone, as they continue to work with the printed sheets to create unique works, which then will be installed throughout the entirety of the space. Through the act of structuring Room Service, an operational assembly and book-production site, the artists will explore the boundaries of collaborative action, the distinct expressive potential of drawing, and the potency of the printed form.
Special thanks to GHP Media, West Haven, Connecticut.


Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present FLASH FLASH FLASH, an exhibition as tattoo parlor.  Artists (including Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Douglas Gordon, and Kim Gordon) have created original flash art for the occasion. Professional tattoo artists will be tattooing these specially commissioned designs inside the booth for the duration of the fair. Tattoos will be hand-numbered on the bodies of the purchasers, and once six people have a tattoo, the design will be retired forever. In addition to their permanence on patrons’ bodies, each original flash artwork has been produced as a limited print in an edition of six. Brian Roettinger has designed a special-edition book and relics acknowledging the authenticity of each tattoo for the project. The tattoos, prints, and books will all be available for sale on-site at the fair.

Maia Ruth Lee and Peter Sutherland present The Zine Tornado: A chaotic DIY zine-making experience!


Nicodim Gallery presents a Project Room focused around the artists featured in two new titles, OMUL NEGRU, edited by Aaron Moulton and containing texts by Aaron Moulton, Alissa Bennett, Philip Zimbardo, Jim Jones, Albert Fish, Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and more; and AKIRA 3 by Ciprian Muresan.


onestar press and Three Star Books present The Artist is Everything with works by Lisa Anne Auerbach, John Baldessari, Sébastien de Ganay, Karl Holmqvist, Parker Ito, and Mika Tajima.


EXTRA! EXTRA! Werkplaats Typografie is in the basement launching a new paper company that produces and distributes a personified and self-described coated(er) paper that reveals different degrees of its previous life. WT Pap(i)er is now available for reading, feeling, turning, discussing, and (over)printing.


Blonde Art Books and Poet Transmit present Cold Open Verse, a preview reel of newly commissioned and open call theatrical trailers for art and poetry publications. Artists and writers collaborate with BABS and PT to produce commercials for newly published (or soon to be) books from a custom built TV studio. These new works combined with open call submissions will culminate in the trailer reel, which will premiere opening night of the fair, September 15th, in the Basement Theatre.


Know-Wave (New York, NY) broadcasts live from the fair continuously throughout the weekend.




6:00pm, D12 Signing of MAN’S BEST FRIEND by KAWS. Presented by Honor Fraser.
7:00pm, A09 Signing of Where Do We Go From Here by Ian Lewandowski. Presented by Slow Youth.
7:00pm, A09 Signing of New Practices by Kelly Surdo. Presented by Slow Youth.
7:00pm, N49 Talking AUTOMAGIC with Anouk Kruithof. Get your book kissed-instead-of-signed. Presented by Anouk Kruithhof.
7:00pm, U05 Launch and signing of Masaki FUJIHATA an archive 6 by Masaki FUJIHATA. Presented by ANARCHIVE.
7:30pm, D03 Launch and signing of PARALLEL ENCYCLOPEDIA #2 by BATIA SUTER. Presented by ROMA PUBLICATIONS.




12:00pm, V05 Launch of Interleave the Final Artists. Presented by Oranbeg Press.
2:00pm, A64 Signing of A Collection of Illustrations by Jeffrey Cheung. Presented by Unity Press.
2:00pm, O12 Signing of Catalogue by Julian Faulhaber. Presented by Drittel Books.
3:00pm, O05 Signing with Torbjørn Rodland. Presented by MACK.
3:00pm, W07 Signing of Everything 1 by Kenta Cobayashi. Presented by Newfave.
4:00pm, N23 Launch of Image Objects by Artie Viekant. Presented by RRose.
4:00pm, N52 Launch of The Plan by Elisabeth Tonnard. Presented by Elisabeth Tonnard and Joachim Schmid.
4:00pm, O06 Launch of The Leviators by Stéphanie Solinas. Presented by RVB.
4:00pm, O12 Launch of Dear Clark by Sara-Lena Maierhofer. Presented by Drittel.
5:00pm, N33 Launch of Wild Turtles coming home, again!. Presented by Hakuin Verlag.
5:00pm, N56 Launch of Santa Barbara Return Jobs Back to Us by Alejandro Cartagena. Presented by Skinnerboox.
5:00pm, U05 Launch and signing of AGAINST TRANSLATION, Displacement is the new translation by Kenneth Goldsmith. Presented by JEAN BOÎTE ÉDITIONS.
5:00pm, V05 Launch of The Photography Crossword. Presented by Oranbeg Press.
5:30pm, O06 Launch of Dominique Lambert by Stéphanie Solinas. Presented by RVB.
6:00pm, B13 Launch and signing of Blinds, Walls, and Windows (Mies van der Rohe series), by Philip Tomaru. Presented by Arts & Sciences Projects.
6:00pm, O05 Signing with David Campany. Presented by MACK.




12:30pm, T04 Signing of Deeper Than Night by Coley Brown. Presented by Silent Sound.
1:00pm, O04 Launch and signing of Fate Shifts Shapes with Nicholas Muellner and Sasha Rudensky. Presented by Spaces Corners.
1:00pm, T02 Launch and signing of Walking in Place 1: New Orleans by Mike Slack. Presented by Perimeter Books.
2:00pm, A64 Signing of Into a Terrible Well by Ian Tatum.  Presented by Unity Press.
2:00pm, B08 Launch of The Atom Bomb and Other Pleasant Dreams by Miki Vukovic, and Index Card Drawings by Jordan Isip. Presented by Sergej/Move Elore.
2:00pm, I02 Launch of Doctor Seek and Mister Hide by Mirka Lugosi and Gilles Berquet. Presented by Vasta Editions.




2:00pm, O04 Launch of Anthropoides Paradiseus by Isabelle Everste. Presented by A-Jump.
2:00pm, O05 Signing with Gregory Halpern. Presented by MACK.
2:00pm, O42 Launch and signing of A Spectacle and Nothing Strange by Ahndraya Parlato. Presented by Spaces Corners.
2:00pm, S02 Signing of Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi, presented by Princeton Architectural Press.
2:00pm, S03 Signing of The Black Banal by Tony Cokes. Presented by Image Text Ithaca Press.
2:00pm, T04 Signing of Time of Nothing by Jim Mangan. Presented by Silent Sound.
2:00pm, W02 Launch and signing of Olive Juice by Molly Matalon & Damien Maloney. Presented by VUU.
3:00pm, B13 Launch and signing of Public Collection 2 by Arts & Sciences Projects & NASTYNASTY©.  Presented by blisterZine and Arts & Sciences Projects.
3:00pm, L03 Signing with Max Pinckers. Presented by Rorhof.
3:00pm, N55 Launch of Dictionary of the Possible edited by Avi Alpert and Rit Premnath. Presented by Shifter.
3:00pm, O03 Launch of Animals that Saw Me, Volume 2 by Ed Panar. Presented by the Ice Plant.
3:00pm, O05 Signing with Ron Jude. Presented by MACK.
3:00pm, PROJECT ROOM 2 Signing of Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980 by Toby Mott. Presented by Andrew Roth.
3:00pm, R07 Launch of At The National Monument / Always Today by Ted Dodson. Presented by Pioneer Works Press.
4:00pm, C18 Signing with Zoe Beloff. Presented by Electronic Arts Intermix.
4:00pm, O05 Signing with Matthew Porter. Presented by MACK.
4:00pm, O06 Launch of Observatoires by Noémie Goudal. Presented by RVB.
4:00pm, T04 Signing of Olaf Breuning by Olaf Breuning. Presented by Silent Sound.
5:00pm, B13 Signing of Contacts + Contracts by Bell + Battle by Wilder Alison and David Roesing, in Collaboration with Metropolitan Structures. Presented by Arts & Sciences Projects.
5:00pm, R07 Launch of Forty-Seven Hundred Years Advanced Spirituality by Willie Stewart. Presented by Pioneer Works Press.
5:00pm, U05 Launch and signing of Rock, New Prints by Ang, and Lique Lecaille. Presented by Lendroit éditions.
5:00pm, W02 Launch and signing of Falling by John Francis Peters. Presented by VUU.
6:00pm, B20 Signing of TULIPS by Andrew Miksys. Presented by ARÖK.
6:00pm, N56 Launch of MAA by Frederico Carpani. Presented by Skinnerboox.
6:00pm, O06 Launch of After The Image by Marina Gadonneix. Presented by RVB.
7:00pm, N27 Signing of Dyed Channel by Marina Pinsky. Presented by Triangle Books.
8:00pm, O06 Launch of Siam Guy by Tiane Doan na Champassak. Presented by RVB.




3:00pm, B06 Reading and launch Off by Jan Erbelding. Presented by Hammann von Mier.
3:00pm, B13 Signing of Passengersby Luca Piola. Presented by blisterZine.
3:00pm, B20 Signing of DISKO by Andrew Miksys. Presented by ARÖK.
3:00pm, N27 Signing of Stone Works by Sam Moyer. Presented by Triangle Books.
3:00pm, N52 Signing of The Death of the Poet by Elisabeth Tonnard. Presented by Elisabeth Tonnard and Joachim Schmid.
3:00pm, O06 Launch of Out of Order Bad Display by Penelope Umbrico. Presented by RVB.
4:00pm, N23 Launch of Samples from Seed Drawing 51 by Clement Valla. Presented by RRose.
5:00pm, N56 Launch of Eden and The First Day of Good Weather by Vittorio Mortarotti. Presented by Skinnerboox.



A curated cross-section of photo-based artist’s books and magazines, this year’s Focus: Photography includes:


A-Jump Books
Akio Nagasawa
Aperture Foundation
Dashwood Books
Drittel Books
Edition Patrick Frey
Études Books
Here Press
Hesse Press
J&L Books
Kaunas Photography Gallery
Kominek Books
Komiyama Tokyo
Kris Graves Projects
Le Roy
Little Big Man Books

Oranbeg Press
Pierre von Kleist Editions
Remote Photobooks (New Zealand)
RVB Books
Siam’s Guy Books
Spaces Corners
SPBH Editions
Spheres Publication
T&M Projects
TBW Books
The Ice Plant
Trolley Books




A lively selection of international artists, zinesters, and small presses will represent independent publishing at its most innovative and affordable in the MoMA PS1 courtyard. Exhibitors include:



643 Collective
A Love Token
Aaron Anderson
Aidan Koch
Alicia’s Klassic Kool Shoppe
Andrew Jeffrey Wright
antoine lefebvre editions
Applesauce Industries
Art Baby Girl
B&D Press
Carnage NYC
Cesura Publish
Christopher Clary
Christopher Kardambikis
Cody DeFranco
Colour Code
Crooked Fagazine
Daily Life Storage
Dale Wittig
Endless Editions
Eric Timothy Carlson
Frenemies 5: King of Queens
Gary Kachadourian
Good Press
Heather Benjamin
j. morrison
Jennifer Calandra
Jennifer Shear
Knowledge Editions
Knuckles & Notch
La Chamba Press
Lainey Waugh
Library of the Printed Web
Mark Pawson
Martian Press
Mega Press
Melinda Melmoth
Modern Women
Noley Konnello
Packet Biweekly
Panayiotis Terzis
Patrick Kyle
Pegacorn Press
Prairie Fortress
Primitive Language
Rand Paul
Research and Destroy New York City


rope press
Scott Hug
Sean Maung
Septembre Editions
Shana Sadeghi-Ray
Silent Face
Slow Editions
Slow Youth
Snöar Press
Social Malpractice Publishing
Stephen Grebinski
Tan & Loose Press
Tiny Splendor
Unity Press USA
The Small Press Dome


Arts and Sciences Projects
Big Love Tokyo
Catalogue Library
Deadbeat Club
Desert Island
Ditto Press
Emma Kohlmann
Eric Elms
Flat Fix
Hamburger Eyes
Hammann von Mier
Heavytime Books
HEX Editions
IIIII Columns
Jason Polan
Lodret Vandret
Miniature Garden
Move Elore
Pau Wau Publications
Perish Publishing
Search and Destroy
Seldom Reader
Sergej Vutuc
The Song Cave
Stefan Marx



This diverse group of politically-minded collectives and presses focused on the intersection of art and activism, curated by Printed Matter’s Max Schumann, includes:


Guerrilla Girls
Half Letter Press / Temporary Services
JustSeeds/Interference Archive
Other Forms
Press Press
Research and Destroy New York City
True Laurels
Visual AIDS
World War 3 Illustrated


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6:00-9:00 pm, Staircase
Join us on Thursday, September 17 from 6 to 9 pm, at MoMA PS1 for our opening night preview. The evening will feature special live performance on the steps of PS1 by Beat Detectives and Liquid Asset.


Entry to the Preview will cost $10, proceeds going to support NYABF16. The first 2,000 visitors to pre-pay online or to pay at the door (while supplies last) will receive a Ticket Edition by Ken Kagami.




The Courtyard Stage will be programmed by Printed Matter Inc. all day – for full schedule go online at


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10:00pm – 2:00am, OFF-SITE, Brain Dead x POWERS(Eric Elms) x Printed Matter, Inc – Party at Kinfolk, 94 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211.



The Courtyard Stage will be programmed by Know-Wave all day – for full schedule go online at


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The Courtyard Stage will be programmed by 8 Ball Zines all day – for full schedule go online at


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The Standard, East Village and Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair Sunday Night Afterparty Extravaganza.

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