PAGES: 22nd International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair

Deadline: 14/12/2018  |  City: Leeds  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Pages Leeds

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We are now inviting submissions for participation in the 22nd International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair at The Tetley Centre for Contemporary Art in Leeds, UK, Saturday 2nd March (11am-5pm) and Sunday 3rd March (11am-4pm) 2019. DEADLINE: 11.59pm on FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 2018

Now in its sixth year at The Tetley, the fair is taking place in conjunction with a major exhibition and curated projects across the city.

Leeds’ International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair forms the core of PAGES, a rolling programme of interrelated events that aim to establish critical engagement with the medium of the artists’ book raising awareness, encouraging production and creating new platforms for display and exchange between audience and maker.

The artists’ book fair will incorporate workshops and performances throughout the weekend, and a keynote lecture. A comprehensive catalogue with documentation for each participant will be produced.

Table size: 180 x 75cm

Individual artists/imprints /publishers: £75

Colleges and Universities: £140

Trade stands: £180

Emerging Artists – as part of PAGES' support for the development of the artists' book genre, 5 tables are being made available free of charge to emerging artists and imprints based in the UK. These will be selected by the organisers from application information.

To Apply:

Please complete the online form at the ‘Make a Submission’ tab with all the relevant information by 11.59pm on FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 2018. All information and images must be current, and should not have been submitted in previous years.

Submissions will be reviewed and selected by PAGES and The Tetley. We will contact you by Friday 21st December 2018 to let you know if you have been selected for the 2019 Artists' Book Fair and to request payment.


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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Artist book makers, fine press publishers, bookbinding and paper suppliers, and e-reader technologists.
When is the deadline?
Friday 14th December 2018
How many works can I submit?
Please submit 3 full colour images of recent work that can be displayed on the PAGES website and reproduced in the artists' book fair catalogue.
How much does it cost?
There are a range of prices available depending on the type of organisation.
Prices for tables are as follows:
Individual artist/imprint/collective: £75
College/University: £140
Trade/Supplier: £180

There is also the option to submit a joint application with another exhibitor to share a table.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
The event will be held over 2 days; Saturday 2nd March and Sunday 3rd March 2019.

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