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Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference

September 28, 2009

New York City | October 2-3 2009

In collaboration with Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair, the Art Libraries Society of New York (ARLIS/NY) announces a conference on contemporary artists’ books. The program will include speakers, panels,
artists’ presentations, and receptions, all focused on recent developments in artists’ books. Sessions this year concern zines, data-oriented artists’ books, print on demand, and criticism. These and other themes are intended to encourage dialog amongst scholars, collectors, publishers, artists, and librarians.

The Conference will be held on the third floor of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in Long Island City, Queens. For session descriptions, a full list of speakers, on-line ticketing, and information about the NY Art Book Fair, see

SESSIONS and moderators

Keynote: Maria Eichhorn and Seth Siegelaub in Conversation With Christophe Cherix

Is Print Really Dead? Artists (Still) Making Books | Carol Rusk

Furthering the Critical Dialogue | Tony White

Zines : Institutional Collecting, Zine Makers, and the Fine Line of Art | Deirdre Lawrence and Ryan Haley

Empirical Experience: The Artist, Information, and the Book | Bernard Yenelouis, organized by Matthew Carson

Print On Demand First-Hand | Jennifer Tobias


$100: Conference Pass to 6 conference sessions + entrance to Printed Matter benefit + Benefit Ticket Edition by Tom Sachs + a bonus edition commissioned by the conference (artist TBA).

$20: individual pass to any one of six conference sessions.

To arrange payment by check, please contact Printed Matter by phone at


Kate Adler, Frick Art Reference Library
AA Bronson, Printed Matter, Inc.
Matthew Carson
Deirdre Donohue, International Center for Photography Library
Ryan Haley, New York Public Library
Milan Hughston, Museum of Modern Art Library
Catherine Krudy, Printed Matter, Inc.
Deirdre Lawrence, Brooklyn Museum Library
James Mitchell
Christina Peter, ARLIS/NY President
Faith Pleasanton
Carol Rusk, Whitney Museum Library
David Senior, Museum of Modern Art Library
Jennifer Tobias, Museum of Modern Art Library
Tony White, Indiana University Library



February 19, 2009


A show and tell with letter designer and book artist Russell Maret; part of the Society of Scribes’ 2009 annual meeting. Event co-sponsored by APHA-New York and the Type Directors Club.

Thursday, Februrary 26, 6-8 pm
Type Directors Club
347 West 36th Street, Suite 603 (between 8th & 9th Aves.)
New York City

Admission $10/$5 students
* FREE for members of APHA-New York, the Society of Scribes, and the Type Directors Club.

The Second Biennial Codex Book Fair

September 6, 2008

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
Concurrent with the bookfair, the CODEX symposium at the University of California
Berkeley Art Museum, will feature lectures by prominent writers & artists including:
and four international artist presentations