Art Book Fair

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Dec. 11th – 13th 2015

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2015 takes place December 11–13, 2015 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin as Europe’s premier event for contemporary artists’ books and periodicals by artists and art publishers. Featuring 145+ international participants and a series of programmes: discussions, readings, presentations, performances, and artworks that explore the perimeters of today’s art publishing. Admission is free.

Are You...Friends with Books? public programmes series features Defne Ayas and Willem de Rooij (Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art); Dominikus Müller and Susanne von Falkenhausen (frieze d/e); Gundi Feyrer (Edition Patrick Frey); Black Palm; Supercommunity: Julieta Aranda, Susanne von Falkenhausen, Ana Texeira Pinto, Matteo Pasquinelli, Anton Vidokle (e-flux journal); Ingrid Chu and Slavs and Tatars (Asia Art Archive); Lisa Marei Schmidt and Daniela Bystron (Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin); Dr. Michael Lailach and Céline Duval (Kunstbibliothek Berlin), and others.

Artists whose work emanates from the book exhibit their artworks and present performances as part of I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library: Susanne Bürner, Anita Di Bianco, Natalie Czech, Dominique Hurth, Ines Lechleitner, Joachim Schmid, Erik Steinbrecher, Jonathan Monk and Elisabeth Tonnard.

The annual Friends with Books Editions series by Berlin artists features Annette Kelm, Michaela Melián, and Roman Schramm. 25 of each edition are signed and numbered, and benefit Friends with Books at a special offer.

Organizer Friends with Books e.V.
Address Berlin, Germany

Participating Publishers

Participating Publishers

946 editions by participating artists and publishers on edcat

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