Jun
29
4:00 PM16:00

Publishing Artists’ Books — Artist Trade Book

In Spring 2017, eight Asian recipients of Steidl Book Award were invited to make their books in Göttingen, Germany. Among them were Singaporean artists Broy Lim and Woong Soak Teng. With each concept, the artists translated their ideas and work into a book form, crafting, refining stories and visuals into book objects. This conversation will share the process, challenges, and constraints the artists had in order to arrive at the book they called their own.

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Jun
29
6:00 PM18:00

Publishing Complexes

This session discusses some of the strategies art magazine publishers adopt to present a comprehensible outlook of current developments in contemporary art, as well as evaluates the magazine’s role in generating discourse in the arts. Magazine publishers have grown beyond producing conventional printed series to delving into, not only digital platforms, but also activities such as exhibition making, fair and festival initiatives, education programmes, and other forms of artistic production while maintaining their core business in publishing.

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Jun
30
5:30 PM17:30

Publishing Geopolitics

This session centres on the scholarly periodical and the role it plays as a discursive space for writing art and cultural histories. Representatives from both established and young journals will come together to critically examine its geographical and conceptual markers.

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Jul
1
5:30 PM17:30

Publishing Independently

What is the potential of self-initiated publications as a form of artistic collaboration? What are the benefits and pitfalls of self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and how does it contribute to the cultural field? This panel will explore recent developments in self-publishing and what necessitates these forms of independent production.

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