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2017 WEBSITE IS LIVE! vancouverartbookfair.com(Identity by Pete Florentini & Website by Christy Nyiri)
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, VABF FEATURES:
Artist projects' and reading rooms on all three floors of the site, each featuring their own series of programs and performances.
Three rooms featuring 100s of artists and publishers from around the world exhibiting their printed matter and publications.
Hourly talks by artists and publishers from across Canada and around the globe.
Free limited-edition VABF totes for the first 500 visitors each day.
Free and open to the public, VABF is the longest-running international art book fair in Canada. In 2017 the event is anticipated to attract over 5,000 visitors from across the Greater Vancouver Area and beyond.
VABF is a multi-day festival of artists' publishing featuring nearly one hundred local, national and international publishers, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, performances and installations. Featured artists travel to Vancouver from across Canada and the globe, and produce everything from books, magazines, zines and printed ephemera to digital, performative or other experimental forms of publication.
SCHEDULE OF OFFICIAL EVENTS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017Members PreviewVancouver Art Gallery Annex, 750 Hornby Street6-8pm
Members of Project Space and the Vancouver Art Gallery get an exclusive preview of VABF the night before it opens to the public by showing their Member cards at the door. Get yours at: vancouverartbookfair.com…
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017 & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017Vancouver Art Book FairVancouver Art Gallery Annex, 750 Hornby StreetFree and open to the public
**First 500 visitors get a FREE limited-edition VABF tote**
Three rooms of exhibitors, hourly talks in the Gallery's Library, artist projects and performances ongoing throughout the site. Details at: vancouverartbookfair.com
OCTOBER 9 TO 15, 2017Artist's Books WeekFull schedule coming soon at: vancouverartbookfair.com
VABF presents Artists' Books Week, a parallel series of events hosted in spaces across Vancouver by a variety of publishers, artists, collectives and institutions across the city who are actively creating and presenting work in this medium.
VABF is presented in partnership with the Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia Arts Council, City of Vancouver, Access Copyright Foundation, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, Publishing@SFU & more.
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