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Imagery of January events

Imagery of January events

The past month we celebrated the launch of two special limited edition artist books, Displace and Mother's Milk. We also had two great book events of the earlier launched publications The Civic Empowerment Toolbox and RAABJERG. Rune Peitersen. In this post we look back on these events through images.

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Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 - Catalogue & Jury report

Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 - Catalogue & Jury report

As we speak, the jury of the Best Dutch Book Designs 2022 is already busy selecting this years 33 publications. Our very own Eleonoor Jap Sam, founder and publisher of Jap Sam Books is part of the 2022 professional jury! The nominations will be revealed soon, but before that happens we would like to share last years catalogues and jury report including two publications by Jap Sam Books: Rollable Ramblings. Koen Taselaar and Repairing Earthquake Project 2011-2021.

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Upcoming book events & launches January 2023

Upcoming book events & launches January 2023

Image: Rune Peitersen

We are excited to already announce the first book events and launches of the new year! Starting off with a book presentation of RAABJERG by Rune Peitersen at Club Solo, followed by a book presentation of The Civic Empowerment Toolbox by Ben Schouten at Pakhuis de Zwijger. After this the launch of two special limited edition artist books will take place, Mother's Milk by Marie Ilse Bourlanges and Displace by Elena Khurtova at Looiersgracht 60.

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Book presentation "Labyrinth. Ton Kraayeveld" / November 13th Dordrechts Museum

Book presentation

Ton Kraayeveld will present his new publication Labyrinth. Ton Kraayeveld on November 13th, 3PM in the Dordrechts Museum. One of the authors, Marie Jeanne de Rooij will interview Ton Kraayeveld and Renate Boere, designer of Labyrinth will talk about the design.

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"Future Cities" at IABR 2022 November 5th

November 5th, as part of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam together with journalist and documentary filmmaker Stephanie Bakker, we take an innovative look at emerging global cities. In the book Future Cities, stories behind the statistics of urbanisation and growth, she focuses not on the negative effects of urbanisation, but on the strength of the city. What lurks in the DNA of the city and its inhabitants? How does that come about? And how does it help the city move forward?

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Launch "Tools for Collective Learning" 4-5 November

Launch

Friday November 4th the new publication Tools for Collective Learning wil launch at Kunstinstituut Melly. This publication about Melly's Name Change Initiative is co-published with Kunstinstituut Melly. The program is part of a weekend of celebrations featuring conversation, screening, performance and refreshments.

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Book presentation & signing "As Above, So Below 🙃" (US) 22.10

Book presentation & signing

As Above, So Below documents twenty-one works made by Amsterdam-based artist, Ruchama Noorda over a twenty-year period. With O-Town House serving as Noorda's temporary time-space PORTAL (an installation adapted especially for the rooms at O-Town House), Noorda and California-based art and cultural critic Dick Hebdige will talk about the publication and the collaborative process that lay behind it.

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