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20/ 29th October 2016
Roz Barr Gallery
111/ 113 St John St.
London, EC1V 4JA


a r c h i p e l a g o presented a new selection of artists' books at Roz Barr Studio in London last October.

The exhibition design was conceived specifically for the gallery by Benedetta Rogers.

The show included publications by Marte Aas, Regina Maria Anzenberger, Valentino Barachini, Delphine Bedel, Vanni Bianconi, Marta Bisbal, Marianne Bjørnmyr, Pietro Bologna, Julia Borissova, Lewis Bush, André Butzer, Francesca Catastini, Federico Ciamei, Umberto Chiodi, Alessandro Dandini de Sylva, Ruth van Beek , Nanna Debois Buhl, Lalu Delbracio, Jan Dirk van der Burg, Tiziano Doria, LuLu El-Tantawy, David Fathi, Sabrina Fernández, Tatiana Fiodorova, Xiaolu Guo, Nicholas Gottlund, Stefano Graziani, Pedro Guimarães, Miguel Clara Vasconcelos, Marie Jambers, Maria Kapajeva, Kensuke Koike, Yukihito Kono, Ikuru Kuwajima, Isabelle Le Minh, Tom Lovelace, Henrik Malmström, Giulia Marchi, Raymond Meeks, Evelise Millet, Jonathan Monk, Ryan L. Moule, Lia Na'ama Ten Brink, Edward Newton, Sakiko Nomura, Dina Oganova, Liz Orton, Mara Palena, Max Pinckers, Pedro Ramos, Alain Rappaport, Sophy Rickett, Antonio Rovaldi, Noe Sendas, Rosana Simonassi, Giovanna Silva, Alessandra Spranzi, The Plantation Journal, Issa Touma II, Stefano Tripodi, Nita Vera, Diane Vincent, Marie-Isabel Vogel, Daisuke Yokota.
It also presented innovative publishers’ projects from around Europe with a focus on Austria.


A programme of events explored different aspects of this burgeoning scene:

On the “haptic image” - Delphine Bedel - Talk
Friday 21st October
Delphine Bedel is an artist, editor, publisher and lecturer, specialized in emerging practices in photography, design and publishing. The founder of Meta/Books and Amsterdam Art/Book Fair, she regularly contributes to books and magazines, and is a member of the advisory board of the Mondriaan Foundation and the German Photography Academy (DFA).
Meta/Books is a publishing and academic research platform, developing cutting-edge projects at the intersection of visual and digital cultures. She teaches at the Design Academy Eindhoven and at the Piet Zwart Institute (NL) and is doctoral researcher at UCA – University of Creative Arts (UK).

Toe the line - Lalu Delbracio - Performance (40min)
Saturday 22nd October - 3pm

The publisher as commissioner - Talk
Eva Eicker (Photographers Gallery)
Laura Braun (Paper Tigers Books)
Thursday 27th October - 7pm

Bookmaking workshop - Sayako Sugawara (8/12 years old)
Saturday 29th October - 10 to 12.30am

Arts Council England, the Austrian Federal Chancellery, G.F.Smith, Das Weisse Haus and Roz Barr Architects supported the event.