Friends with Books

Art Book Fair Berlin, Europe’s leading art book fair committed to the distribution and promotion of artists’ books celebrates its sixth edition


Art in the Times of Democracy, hrsg. von GfzK Leipzig 2015.
From September 20, 2019 until September 22, 2019
Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin, Europe’s leading art book fair committed to the distribution and promotion of artists’ books celebrates its sixth edition in the iconic Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin. From September 20–22, 2019, a diverse array of over 200 international artists and publisher exhibitors will present their publications, attesting to the resurgence of the discipline. Free to the public, the fair will additionally host lectures, book presentations, panel discussions, performances and art installations that explore the evolution and visibility of this experimental field of publishing in today’s digital climate.
Established in 2014 by co-founders Vanessa Adler and Savannah Gorton, Friends With Books is a non-profit organisation dedicated to contemporary art publishing. The event draws over 12,000 visitors each year, representing a platform for
exchange between art publishing professionals and the general public.
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
20 September - 22 September 2019
Susanne Burner, Vanishing Point: How To Disappear in China Without A Trace | 消失點:如何在中國無跡可尋 (Revolver, Berlin/Small Tune Press, Hong Kong, 2011)
Imagining the Future day © Mathias Voelzke