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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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Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition opening

Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition opening

Photo: Aad Hoogendoorn

The grand opening of the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition named Healing Sites took place last week. The healing sites the nominated architects worked on during the past months will be on show until April 9th, 2023 in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. 

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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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Eleonoor Jap Sam nominated for the Black Achievement Awards 2022

Eleonoor Jap Sam nominated for the Black Achievement Awards 2022

The nominees for the Black Achievement Awards 2022 have been announced! The Black Achievement Awards Ceremony took place on October 31st in the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam.

Eleonoor Jap Sam, founder and editor of Jap Sam Books has been nominated in the entrepreneurship category. 

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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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CHART Art Book Fair (DK) & book signing 'RAABJERG. Rune Peitersen'

CHART Art Book Fair (DK) & book signing 'RAABJERG. Rune Peitersen'

Our good friends at Really Simple Syndicate Press will be representing our publishing house at their booth at the CHART Art Book Fair in Denmark from August 26th until August 29th! A selection of our publications will be for sale. On the first day of the fair there will be a book signing by Rune Peitersen for his new publication RAABJERG, published by Jap Sam Books and beautifully designed by Edwin van Gelder (Mainstudio)

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Jap Sam Books at Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair online edition

Jap Sam Books at  Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair online edition

A selection of our publications is on view at the virtual art book & zine exhibition by Fanzineist Vienna until August 25th! Fanzineist Vienna brings together small and independent publishers. Their goal is making zines and art book smore accessible to its audience through exhibition, workshops and lectures whilst introducing newcomers to the culture of self-publication.

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