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Booked: Tai Kwun Contemporary’s Hong Kong Art Book Fair

Tai Kwun Contemporary

11 Jan 201913 Jan 2019

The first edition of “Booked: Tai Kwun Contemporary’s Hong Kong Art Book Fair” at JC Contemporary in Tai Kwun is a three-day event providing for art book publishers and artists to display and sell a diverse range of art books. “Booked” aspires to enable local, regional and international publishers and artists to showcase and share their works; additionally, the art book fair features talks, workshops and performances over the three days.

Over 60 art publishers and artists from Asia, Europe, North America, as well as Hong Kong bring to this new platform photography books, art albums, art historical and theoretical texts, zines as well as artists’ books, and more.

Programme: 

Saturday 12 January 2019

10am-12pm
Pirate Deep Listening (special registration required for early entry), Clara Balaguer (Hardworking Goodlooking)
3/F Talks and Performances Area

1-2pm
Talk: Max Schumann (Printed Matter), with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

2-3pm
Fair Trade: Art Book Fairs around the World, with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

3:30-4:30pm
Self-Publishing in Asia,  with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

4-5pm
Book Launch: Ping Pong
3/F Lounge Area

5-6pm
Lecture Performance: Bending the air, again Cédric Maridet
3/F Lounge Area

5-7pm
Book-Binding Workshop (registration required), Percy So
3/F Talks and Performances Area

6-7pm
Book Launch: Tomato Grey
3/F Lounge Area

7-8pm
Lecture Performance: Outside the Hit Factory by Alexander Provan (Triple Canopy), with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

8-9pm
Music Performance: Absurd TRAX
3/F Lounge Area

registration: booked@taikwun.hk

Sunday 13 January 2019

11am-1pm
Book-Binding Workshop (registration required), Percy So
3/F Lounge Area

12-1pm
Loudspeaking: Dissemination Tactics of Sounds and Texts, with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

1-2pm
Book Launch: Boy Vereecken
3/FLounge Area

2-3pm
Lecture Performance: De-Romanticising Self-Reliance, Hardworking Goodlooking
3/F Talks and Performances Area

3-4pm
Conversation: onestar / Three Star with John Tain (Asia Art Archive)
3/F Talks and Performances Area

4-5pm
Performance: OF81, Blythe Cheung
3/F Lounge Area

5-6pm
Ephemera, at the Edge
3/F Talks and Performances Area

6-7pm
Talk: The Serving Library: From Time to Translation with simultaneous interpretation
3/F Talks and Performances Area

9-11pm
Closing Music Performances, DJ Freckles, DJ username, NYPD
at Behind Bars, Tai Kwun

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Special Events

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Tai Kwun Contemporary
Type: Performance

Opening performance. The Great △ (Makoto Oshiro / Takahiro Kawaguchi / Satoshi Yashiro) 3/F Talks and Performances Area

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
fri 1/11/19 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm; sat 1/12/19 11:00 am - 9:00 pm; sun 1/13/19 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon, tue, wed, thu

ADMISSION:
$ 20

ADDRESS:
10 Hollywood Road, Central Hong Kong, Hong Kong