The Second Biennial Codex Book Fair

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We are gathering together at the University of California, Berkeley a congress of the world’s finest book artists and artisans, private presses, curators, collectors and scholars in the spirit of an Old West rendezvous. The CODEX book fair will showcase contemporary artist’s books, fine press and fine art editions. Exhibitors include: Artists, Printers, Publishers, Bookbinders, Papermakers, Booksellers, Bibliophile Organizations, & Educational Programs in the Book Arts. San Francisco Bay Area libraries, book arts & bibliophilic organizations, and art galleries will be hosting social events, exhibits, codex & receptions during the week. This will be a historic “book-week” in the grand San Francisco tradition!

Considering the Book as a Work of Art
FEBRUARY 8 – 1 1 , 2 0 0 9
THE CODEX SYMPOSIUM
Concurrent with the bookfair, the CODEX symposium at the University of California
Berkeley Art Museum, will feature lectures by prominent writers & artists including:
DAVE HICKEY RON KING LAWRENCE WESCHLER
and four international artist presentations
KAREN BLEITZ EMILY MCVARISH TATE SHAW
CLEMENS -TOBIAS LANGE

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