Please join us at Helmhaus Zürich this week!
We have been awarded the Jan Tschichold prize 2022 and will be part of the Most Beautiful Swiss Books exhibition. Some nice things are happening:
Thursday, 23/06/22, 6pm: Opening of the The Most Beautiful Swiss Books exhibition with the 402 participants and the 23 awarded books and we will receive the Jan Tschichold Award. The opening is free and open to the public.
We will have a reading room at the museum, showing parts of our VOLUMES Archive and all of our posters and visuals. And there will be a zine, which we made for the occasion.
8.30-12pm: party under the arcades of the Helmhaus.
Friday, 24/06/22, 10am-8pm: The exhibition of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books and our reading room are open.
Saturday, 25/06/22, 12-8pm: We will host a Mini Fair in the arcades right outside of Helmhaus Zürich! 31 local and international publishers will be showcasing and selling their latest print products. Come by and indulge in books and conversations about them! There will also be a tattoo parlour by veruloremipsum.
The exhibition of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books will be open from 10am-8pm as well.
2pm: presentation of the awarded book “AS IF”, by Julia Born and Uta Eisenreich
4pm: round table on the Artist Books theme moderated by Susanne Bieri, with Denise Bertschi, Arnaud Desjardin / The Everyday Press, Teo Schifferli, and VOLUMES
Sunday, 26/06/22, 10am–5pm: the exhibition and our reading room will be open and we'll have some informal and sporadic readings with some friends based on the 402 exhibited books.
Over the weekend, there will be a temporary bookshop in the museum, selling all past and present awarded books.