KALEID 2013 London // Saturday 20th July 2013
KALEID 2013 London will exhibit one hundred artists’ books, focusing on the form of the book as an interdisciplinary activity; combining visual arts with new technology, contemporary ideas and traditional book arts. They encourage artists practising in different disciplines to apply, including installation, drawing, printmaking, art writing, photography, painting, sculpture, book arts, video, digital media and performance. Deadline: May 1, 2013 — For artist submission information, click here.
KALEID editions invites submissions from European based artists who do books, for an exhibition and book fair, to be held in London on Saturday 20th July 2013.
KALEID 2013 London is the second annual curated event, showcasing the best of artists’ books to an international audience of collectors. Awards and acquisitions will be held on Friday 19th July, supported by The Art Academy, Frans Masereel Centrum, the British National Art Library and English Arts Council’s Saison Poetry Library.
KALEID editions supports ‘artists who do books’ and will further represent twenty-five artists at the London Art Book Fair, hosted by the Whitechapel Gallery in September 2013.
Artists are invited to submit by email. Galleries and publishers may also submit on behalf of an artist, however exhibition catalogues will not be considered.
DEADLINE – 1st May 2013
– Complete a PayPal payment of 10€ for each artist’s book submission and place the receipt number in the subject line of the email
– Attach a maximum of four digital images in JPEG format (maximum file size 1MB)
– Attach a completed Submission Form
Sofie Dederen, Director, Frans Masereel Centrum for Print, Belgium
Elizabeth James, Senior Librarian for Artists’ Books, Word and & Image Department, National Art Library, V&A Museum, UK
David Senior, Bibliographer, MoMA Library, USA.
KALEID 2013 London takes place at The Art Academy in London Bridge, close to White Cube, Jerwood Space and Tate Modern. Bookstands run by artists are located on the ground floor (100sq m). Singular works, installations, digital media and performances feature in a curated exhibition on the first floor (100sq m). A participatory book arts demonstration will be facilitated in the print studio and the top floor hosts the panel discussion, to seat fifty people during the private event.