IDEA #397: Encountering Books: Art Book Fairs of the world, Distribution and Communication

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LABORATORIES (Kensaku Kato, Megumi Moriya)
Seibundo Shinkosha
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IDEA #397 is largely dedicated to global art book fairs and features reviews of contemporary art book fairs around the world, accompanied by essays by publishers/bookshop owners Drawn Down Books (USA) and Book Society (KR). This issue also features 3 separate insert booklets printed using a dazzling array of spot colors, metallic inks, and special paper stocks. Two of the inserts are devoted to the Tokyo edition of the exhibition “Which Mirror Do You Want to Lick?” curated by ABAKE, Radim Pesko, and Sofie Dederen with a conversation with Jon Sueda included. IDEA #397 also features the first of a four-part series of features about the role of critique in design education by Ian Lynam.

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Shanghai Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Bananafish Books

Vancouver Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Vancouver Art Book Fair/OCW Arts

草率季 Taipei Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Double-Grass International Co.

The State of Fairs from Boston to San Francisco

A new essay about art book fairs in North America by Christopher Sleboda and Kathleen Sleboda of Draw Down Books!

Name of operating organization: Sharjah Art Foundation

Singapore Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Thing Books

The Art Book Fair as a temporary book space

A new essay by Lim Kyung Yong of Book Society!

Bangkok Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Bangkok Art Book Fair

Bergen Art Book Fair
Name of operating organization: Pamflett

Sitterwerk Catalogue:
A collection of real encounters and an art library

Translating Unanswerable Questions Which Mirror Do You Want to Lick?
Tokyo Edition Tour/Production Record

Design by Tézzo Suzuki, Mio Asai, Yuka Sato, Kanna Takeda

Which Mirror Do You Want to Lick?
Tokyo Edition Insert
Text by Betsy Bickle and Jon Sueda
Edit and design by the curators

Which Mirror Do You Want to Lick?
Tokyo Edition Insert Japanese Translation

Typojanchi 2021 Report
Interview with Jaemin Lee
Text by Tetsuya Goto
Translation by Duncan Brotherton
Design by Hyunsun You

Round table report commemorating the publication of The World on a Sheet of Paper Showing the world the way
Round table: Akio Ota, Nobuhiro Minaka and Takeo Nakano
Text by Shota Seshimo
Design by Kazuhiro Yamada (nipponia)

Sparkling Fresh Series|CRITIQUE & CONTEXT Vol. 1

Text by Ian Lynam 
Translation by Manami Yamamoto

NISSHA & IDEA Collaborative
Creativity in Digital Printing Vol. 2
Design by shiroi-rittai

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