This week we’re tabling online at the Vancouver Art Book Fair. This year, the fair has several BIPOC publishers from aroound the world who I haven’t seen at fairs in the past, and that has to be because of the work of VABF guest curator Eloisa Aquino (of B&D Press). Please visit the fair some time this week! We’re selling a pay-what-you-can edition of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report and calls to action,… read more Vancouver (virtual) Art Book Fair until October 26
We deeply miss Garry Neill Kennedy, who died earlier this year; his contributions to conceptual art, artists’ publishing, and education in Canada are huge. One of the books we made with him was this reproduction of a book originally made in the 1990s from his exhibition of the same name. Through one-panel cartoons of office life, taken from magazines of the 1950s and 1960s, Kennedy takes us through the rooms and domains of a mid-century… read more Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell and Osborn by Garry Neill Kennedy
This four-volume set edited by Mary Ellen Waithe surveys the work of women philosophers from ancient Greece to the late twentieth century. Copies of individual volumes can be found from online booksellers for up to $200. Our set costs $15 dollars per volume, for a total of $60, because in this world of Jordan Peterson stans it is increasingly important to know that women continue to contribute to philosophy, drawing on work that began before… read more (Bootleg) A History of Women Philosophers
The final report of Canada’s report into the Indian Residential Schools system, a system which was designed to destroy Indigenous culture and traditions and systematically abused, starved, and killed Indigenous children, remains one of the most important public documents in contemporary Canada. This is the executive summary of the testimonies and calls to action resulting from the work of the commission; a careful reader will note that the vast majority of the ninety-four calls to… read more Truth and Reconciliation final report, pay what you can
Presented by friends of the Studio at the Libby Leshgold Gallery: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4pm Vancouver time – free, registration required https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/in-space-launch-event-with-eleanor-vonne-brown-and-ho-tam-tickets-163924926869 In Space, a project of the Libby Leshgold Gallery and ECU Press, launches on Thursday, July 29 at 4pm Pacific Daylight Time with an online talk by Eleanor Vonne Brown (X Marks the Bökship) and Ho Tam (HoTam Press) exploring the strategies, realities, and contexts of the artist-made spaces that support artists’… read more In Space: online talk with Eleanor Vonne Brown and Ho Tam July 29
Friend of the studio Sébastien Aubin is doing an online talk Tuesday, March 16 at 4pm Vancouver/Pacific time through the Libby Leshgold Gallery, to kick off his online residency, ᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᐣ – wêpinikan – something not cared for – délaisser quelque chose. Register for free for the talk at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sebastien-aubin-something-not-cared-for-tickets-143396471707 Some people might remember Sébastien’s excellent talk at the Libby’s symposium in July 2019 that covered a range of topics but was centred on the history and typography… read more Sébastien Aubin: ᐁᐧᐱᓂᑲᐣ – wêpinikan – something not cared for – délaisser quelque chose
Here’s the video from our distanced reading and book launch of Friend Poems back on February 26, courtesy of our co-publisher Agony Klub. Friend Poems is a volume of intimate poems by Kay Higgins, Colin Osler, Tiziana La Melia, Casey Wei, and Steffanie Ling, edited and designed by Casey Wei.
PS Vancouver is participating in the online #vancouverartbookfair with some limited-time editions. See us there! #pubstud