VOLUMES 2019 Art Publishing Days 29/11 – 01/12 Kunsthalle Zurich

Description

VOLUMES is a non-profit association and collective, created in Zürich in 2013, to support the local and international creative practices around publishing and introduce it to a larger audience in Switzerland. The events organised by VOLUMES are made possible thanks to the involvment of artists and publishers, the funding contributions and the limitless enthusiasm and engagement of the team of organisers, technicians and helpers.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL SUNDAY, 18TH OF AUGUST 2019!

Call for Application

Classic book fair set up with long tables and benches, you can book a full table or a half table. You are responsible for the selling and invigilating of your production and expected to be present during all opening hours. All sales are retained by the participant.
Please describe your project in no more than 500 words
Table size
Classic workshop set up for kids and / or adults in a separate room next to the fair area. VOLUMES association provides a small budget for all workshops.
Please describe your workshop idea in no more than 500 words.
A system of open islands/booths on one full floor, showcasing an individual project or a curated selection by an artist, art collective, publishing Platform, independent curator etc. You are responsible for the mediation and invigilation of your display and expected to be present during all opening hours. Each Island should ideally be activated at one point through a workshop, a performance, a discussion, a guided tour etc. A full program of all activations will be released. VOLUMES association provides a small budget for all display activations.
Please describe what you would exhibit and how you would activate your display in no more than 500 words.
A format available to those who do not wish to have a permanent physical space (table or exhibition) at the event and wish to participate with a single action, during the event or during the after party on the opening night. VOLUMES association provides a small budget for all performances.
Please describe here your idea in no more than 500 words.
Every year we present a snapshot of the international self-publishing scene. You can donate one copy of an artist book or independent publication to our 2019 exhibition and archive. Please send your publication before the 1st of November 2019 to VOLUMES, Hildastrasse 11, 8004 Zürich Don't forget to include the following informations: title, credits, year of publication and ISBN (if applicable) All artist books and independent publications received will be exhibited at the VOLUMES 2019 and will remain in our archive to be activated in further events.