BROOKLYNART BOOK FAIR2018
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
McCarren Play CenterMay 25, 6-9 PMMay 26, 12-6 PM
ABOUTThe second annual Brooklyn Art Book Fair is an art book fair dedicated to showcasing publications, original artwork, and editioned work by underrepresented and emerging artists and writers. BKABF seeks to invert the typical book fair model by providing tables and space to all of its exhibitors free of cost.
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All occurring on the Pool Deck
FRIDAY, MAY 257:00 PM
That Felt Phenomenal: A Taste of That Was Fantastic with Amy Zimmer; Friday’s performance will be a short curation, offering a flavor tonally akin to the monthly show I host, That Was Fantastic. We will have two performers to help delight, entertain, and build the world of That Was Fantastic, with myself as humble host and guide.
FRIDAY, MAY 258:00 PM
YUCAMAX; Dance and object manipulation are in the center of this vibrant explosion of colors. Beigns are birthed and transformed as they interact with the audience and architecture.
SATURDAY, MAY 262:00 PM
Peter BD presents: Milk & Henny; a reading and performance from the recently released book and mixtape Milk & Henny.
SATURDAY, MAY 263:00 PM
BROOKLYN ART BOOK FAIR READING; Poetry, prose, and a proprioception workshop featuring readings by Madison Davis, Nate Ingham, Nick Gamso, Tracy May Faud, and Alya Albert.
SATURDAY, MAY 264:00 PM
NO DANCING; We make dance about no dancing because we love dancing, in a culture of scarcity and capitalist agenda, which often makes the ephemeral feel irrelevant even when it’s so clear that the ephemeral is all we have.
SATURDAY, MAY 265:00 PM
RAFIA’S WORLD; Singing and live projection VJ on the pool deck.
EXHIBITORS#Blkgrlswurld ZINE 8 Ball Zines Alyssa Kazew Anthony CudahyThe Betty’s Bitters Black Chalk/Reading ZimbabweBoo-HoorayBon-GahBrickman PublicationsCasual Science Christina MartinelliCooperative Editions Cory Emma SieglerDesert Island Comics Disclaimer Gallery Draw Down BooksEdiciones Daga Endless Editions Flight Of Black Angels Fully Booked Grassroots Art Fund Homie House PressHomocats Ink Cap PressIrrelevant PressJo Rosenthal + FriendsKevin O'Meara Khari Johnson-RicksLuna Rio
Mega PressAngel Tirado of MiguelfingrMcNally Jackson WilliamsburgNatalie AndrewsonOpen Projects Pegacorn PressPILE OF TEARS (Lorelei Ramirez)Pioneer BooksPioneer Works Press Printed Matter protozoa booksRafiaRaw Meat RisoLAB at SVA EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Roman NvmeralsSecret Riso Club Small Editions Soft City PrintingTaRtARSS2027 (Ryan Foerester)TE APRECIO FOTOThe Free Black Women's Library TXTbooks unbag Unity PressWendy’s Subway Wingclub Press
Captured from BKABF’s inaugural year, 2017
SPONSORSMade possible in part by SVA MFA Visual Narrative, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, McNally Jackson Books, Two Boots Pizza, Williamsburg Pizza, and Trader Joe's.
SITE NOTES DESIGN: TXTbooks ILLUSTRATION: Thomas Colligan TYPEFACE: Standard Book by Bryce Wilner SITE: Built with LayTheme