Press Releases : 2014/09

Norway Focus at the NY Art Book Fair

Published 2014/09/17

Eline Mugaas and Elise Storsveen, ALBUM (2008–14).
Courtesy of the artists


'Norway Focus: Kunstnerbøker'
at the NY Art Book Fair

22-25 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

26–28 September 2014
Preview: Wednesday, 25 September / 18:00–21:00

As part of the NY Art Book Fair 2014, Printed Matter presents ‘Norway Focus: Kunstnerbøker’, a curated selection of Norwegian booksellers, institutions, artists and independent publishers, accompanied by talks, presentations and artist interventions.

Exhibitors within Norway Focus include: ALBUM, Apis Press, Bergen Art Book Fair + Bergen Zines, Bergen Kunsthall / INK, Cornerkiosk press, Entrée, Feil Forlag, FRANK, Fukt Magazine, HEAVY Books, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Hordaland Art Centre, Jessica Williams + Friends, Kuk & Parfyme, Kunsthall Oslo, Kurt Johannessen, Morten Andersen / Shadowlab, Multipress, RoboPrint, Sturla Heggdalsvik – ROV Publication Series, Teknisk Industri AS, Torpedo Bookshop / Torpedo Press, Trollkrem, Young Artists Society (UKS), VECTOR Artists Journal and VI, VII.

The annual NY Art Book Fair is the world’s largest event for artists’ books, catalogues, monographs, periodicals and zines. The ninth edition will present more than 350 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions and independent publishers from 28 countries. For more information, please click here or here.

The NY Art Book Fair 2014 has been curated by Shannon Michael Cane and coordinated by Jordan Nassar. Norway Focus has been coordinated by Randi Grov Berger. It has been generously supported by the Norwegian Consulate General in New York, and through OCA’s International Support Programme.

Office for Contemporary Art Norway 

OCA is a foundation created by the Norwegian Ministries of Culture and of Foreign Affairs in Autumn 2001 with the aim of developing collaboration projects in the cultural field between Norway and the international arts scene. The foundation aims to become one of the main organs in the contemporary arts debate through initiatives such as exhibitions, seminars, publications, as well as by providing support to Norwegian artists for their activities on the international art arena.