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    Australia

  • doingbird / P.A.M.
    doingbird is an infrequently published magazine based in Sydney. PAMBOOK is a sporadic publishing project by Perks And Mini (PAM).

    Belgium

  • Triangle Books
    Triangle Books is an independent publisher of artists' books founded in 2013 and based in Brussels, Belgium. Our current books include Harold Ancart, Aline Bouvy/John Gillis, Thomas Bayrle, David de Tscharner & Benoît Platéus, Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys, Saâdane Afif, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet and Robert Heinecken.
  • Art Paper Editions
    APE (Art Paper Editions) is an independent publishing platform. APE was founded in 2010 by Jurgen Maelfeyt and Caroline De Malsche and focusses on the book as an exhibition space. APE works with artists and institutions

    Canada

  • New Documents / Fillip
    Fillip is a Vancouver-based publishing organization formed in 2004 to expand spaces for critical discussions on contemporary art. Through a magazine and publications program, Fillip provides platforms for examining the relationship between art and society. Fillip will also be showcasing books by New Documents, a Vancouver and Los Angeles-based publishing organization.
  • Presentation House Gallery
    Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, is Canada's leading non-profit public gallery devoted to the exhibition of photography, film and video. Bywater Bros. Editions is an independent publisher producing artists books and editions. Together, they publish an ongoing series of artist-edited publications titled Lynn Valley. The series was launched in September 2006 with an inaugural issue designed by Richard Prince.
  • Perish Publishing
    Perish Publishing is a small press based in Toronto, Canada. Our focus is on artists’ books by practicing contemporary artists whose content is original to the publication. Our books are printed in-house at our print shop Standard Form allowing us to take on ambitious and experimental print processes.
  • Project Space
    Project Space is a Vancouver-based non-profit organization dedicated to publication as an artistic medium. Our main projects are the Vancouver Art/Book Fair, Project Space Press, projectspace.ca and OCW Magazine. At LAABF15 we will launch a new zine series and exhibit a selection of publications produced by Project Space and artists in our community.
  • 88Books / Ho Tam
    88Books, XXX Zines and Hotam Press are three separate labels operated by Vancouver-based artist Ho Tam. The focus is experimentation, publishing and distribution. Initially started out as a series of zines and artist's books by photographers from China, we have gradually expanded to showcase a more diverse group of international artists.
  • Slow Editions
    Slow Editions is a Canadian independent publisher of artist books and multiples. Committed to producing and distributing compelling printed matter that serves as both art objects and publications by contemporary artists.
  • Colour Code
    Colour Code is an independent print studio and publishing platform based in Toronto, Canada. We specialize in high quality risograph printing, thermography and screenprinting to produce works on paper and fabric.
  • Alicias Klassic Kool Shoppe
    Alicia's Klassic Kool Shoppe is a Toronto based one woman operation consisting of collage, art prints, bookworks, posters, screenprinted wallpaper and installation, and a growing collection of found oddities. She also works collaboratively with Eunice Luk, of Slow Editions.
  • Sternthal Books
    Sternthal Books is an art group and book publishing company devoted to spreading ideas through visual culture. We believe that art provides all people with the power to express ourselves, transform our surroundings, and make the world a better place. Our mission is both to help artists conceive, produce, and distribute publications to audiences around the world, as well as to initiate a series of our own political picture books where philosophical issues are broached with images.
  • Publication Studio Vancouver
    Publication Studio Vancouver prints and binds books using a combination of on-demand and by-hand methods, creating original work with artists and writers we admire. We have produced books and editions with Dan Graham, Cadine Navarro, Dennis McNulty, Myfanwy MacLeod, James Hoff, Elspeth Pratt, Eileen Myles, and many others.
  • HEX Editions
    HEX Editions is an ongoing multiple book project by Toronto based artist Flavio Trevisan. There are currently 24 books, each with a distinct topic that contributes to the proposition of the entire set. The books contain drawings, found images and/or brief texts.
  • Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Established in 1971, the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver is a non-profit public art gallery dedicated to the exhibition, education and documentation of contemporary visual art. It aspires to generate significant audiences through the initiation and promotion of an innovative and diverse international program of exhibitions, publications, learning and outreach projects. We have a 30 year publishing history with renowned contemporary artists including: Christopher Williams, Steven Shearer, Geoffrey Farmer, Stan Douglas among others. Recent publications to launch at the 2015 LA Art Book Fair will be: James Welling and Mike Nelson. Book signing at the fair will be with James Welling.
  • C Magazine
    C Magazine is a Toronto-based quarterly devoted to exploring significant ideas and emerging perspectives in contemporary art and criticism through essays, cultural analysis, interviews, artist's projects and reviews.
  • Bywater Bros. Editions
    Bywater Bros. Editions has been publishing contemporary artworks in limited and unlimited editions since 2000. Based outside of Toronto, Bywater Bros. actively works in collaboration with established and emerging artists to create original artworks for all levels of the collecting community.
  • Art Metropole
    Art Metropole is a not-for-profit organization based in Toronto, Canada, with a focus on the production, dissemination and contextualization of artist-initiated publication in any media, especially those formats and practices predisposed to sharing and circulation. Art Metropole was founded in 1974 by the artists' collective General Idea. It consists of a shop featuring the works of thousands of artists and hosting window exhibits and events, an archive, a collection housed by the National Gallery of Canada’s Library and Archives, and a publishing house.

    China

  • China Indie Library
    "China Indie Library" is a collaborative project exploring the vibrant indie publishing scene of contemporary China. Curatorial platforms Bactagon Projects (Beijing) and New Territories Studio (Shanghai) will showcase a diverse array of zines, artist books/editions, experimental comics and small-run journals, most of which have never been shown internationally before. Through a curated display library, a selection of new and exclusive materials for sale, as well as live conversations and crossover events, we will contextualize this emerging movement in China’s contemporary art/design world, and hope to spur more exchange between Chinese zinemakers and their overseas counterparts.

    Denmark

  • Lodret Vandret
    Founded in Copenhagen 2010 by artists Johan Rosenmunthe and Flemming Ove Bech, Lodret Vandret is a bicephalous initiative showcasing new, lens based art though publications and exhibitions. Lodret Vandret also founded One Thousand Books, Copenhagen’s annual art book festival.

    France

  • Shelter Press
    Shelter Press is an independent imprint based in the french Alps. Our publishing program focuses on contemporary art, poetry and experimental music through artist books, monographs and records.
  • PiK Magazine
    Created in 2012, PiK constitutes a platform where the work of recognised Photographers and those of emerging talents converge. Each issue is part of a limited edition, 100 copies numbered and stamped. The magazine is independant and advert free. At LA Art Book fair, I would launch PiK#08 the latest issue featuring notably Alberto Lizeralde, Alexandra Lethbridge and Dafy Hagai. Alongside, I would present the previous issues which are still available to purchase (#01, #02 #06 now sold out). If possible, I would project on wall space behind me a slideshow of all the featured photographers in the magazine.
  • onestar press
    onestar press is dedicated to the production of books, movies, and multiples by artists. Three Star Books are artworks, handmade, highly finished, and luxuriously produced with materials that are globally sourced.
  • Christophe Daviet-Thery
    Established in 2001, Christophe Daviet-Thery is a publisher and bookseller based in Paris. His practive is committed to the publication and diffusion of books by contemporary artists. He organizes exhibitions of artists’ publications and curated projects.

    Germany

  • Kris Graves Projects
    Kris Graves Projects produces thoughtfully designed and beautifully executed monographs. We will be displaying three projects by Luke Abiol, Jason Hanasik, and MaryLynne Wrye.
  • Datacide
    A magazine for the grey zone of Noise & Politics, Datacide provides information on the cutting edge of technological subversion via sound and heterogeneous theory.
  • Sternberg Press
    Sternberg Press grew out of the small publishing house known as Lukas & Sternberg, founded in 1999 by Caroline Schneider. Dedicated to an expanded notion of writing on art, Sternberg Press has created a formidable platform in which practitioners from the fields of art and culture (architecture, design, film, politics, literature, and philosophy) can engage in a critical discourse. Each book is a special object celebrating creative publishing at its best. Through both commissioned and translated works, Sternberg Press seeks out the blind spots within contemporary discourse and offers a timely response to the related debates.
  • STEIDL
    Gottingen-based STEIDL is one of the world’s most renowned publishers of art and photography books. Founded and run by master printer Gerhard Steidl, the imprint is known for its exacting attention to detail and perfection in print quality. For the LAABF, STEIDL presents an exquisite selection of new and classic artist monographs and photobooks by Ed Ruscha, Robert Frank, Jim Goldberg, Roni Horn and many others.
  • Stefan Schuelke Fine Books
    We are a specialized bookstore (founded in 2007 in cologne) in artist books, editions, multiples, prints, posters and ephemera from the 1950 up to now. We did already exhibit at the New York Artist Book Fair at Moma Ps 1 and would be glad taking part at the Los Angeles Artist Book Fair next year in January 2015, We are going to show some works on artists like palermo, fred sandback, broodthaers, lawrence weiner, josepg beuys etc.
  • rhein-verlag
    rhein-verlag is a small publishing company from Düsseldorf, Germany, specializing in artist's books. We are a loose collective of artists, who share a common interest in the book as an artistic medium. Each book is considered an independent and self-contained piece of art and is devised and produced as such.
  • Drittel Books
    Drittel Books is a Berlin-based, independent publisher of photography books. The name, German for 'one third', is inspired by our belief that no artwork can truly exist alone, and books need at least three elements: an artist, a publisher and a reader.

    Greece

  • OMMU
    OMMU is a bookstore based in Athens, Greece. We stock a range of rare and historic publications, posters, and objects. OMMU Headquarters is located in a newly renovated space from the fifties in uptown Athens. A second bookshop is located at The Breeder gallery downtown.

    Ireland

  • Redfoxpress and Antic-Ham
    Francis Van Maele and Antic-Ham run Redfoxpress in Achill Island, Ireland since 2002. They make own artist’s books using all possible techniques: collage, photography, laserprinting, solvent transfer, monoprints, stencils, rubberstamping, drawing, frottages, found objects, ephemera.... They work intensively in collaboration : publishing artists' books and screen printed editions. In their silkscreen studio on the edge of the Atlantic he prints and publishes collaboration works with artists and authors in limited hand printed editions. Redfoxpress also publishes a collection named "C'est mon dada" with works of visual poetry and Fluxus. Yearly they are attending art book fairs in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Seoul and New York and others in Germany and UK.

    Israel

  • Girlfriends
    Girlfriends is a curatorial project by Dafy Hagai, focusing on all girl independent publications in the photography field.

    Italy

  • Studio Montespecchio
    We specialize in historically and visually important rare books, magazines and ephemera related to XXth century avant-garde architecture, art, design and photography.
  • Mousse Publishing
    Mousse is an independent publishing project. Established in 2006, Mousse magazine is a contemporary art journal. Mousse Publishing creates books, catalogues, zines, and digital projects in collaboration with artists, curators, writers, art institutions and initiatives.
  • Kaleidoscope
    Kaleidoscope is a platform consisting of a quarterly of contemporary art and culture, a space for exhibitions, and an independent publishing house.
  • Edizioni Corraini
    Corraini Edizioni is a contemporary Art Gallery and publishing workshop open to Italian and International artists, illustrators and designers: a sort of space where tailor-made books and projects see the light. Among them, Bruno Munari’s works stand out. The eclectic Italian artist and designer with whom Corraini set up a long lasting collaboration created a sort of workshop open to creativity and fantasy. Corraini publications are devoted particularly to graphics and design and the collaboration with Bruno Munari brought a special attention to artists’ books for children. Besides our publishing activities we are working with public bodies, museums, companies, universities and galleries, to produce books, catalogues, exhibitions and workshops.
  • CURA.
    CURA. is a curatorial platform that revolves around the production of a quarterly magazine (cura.magazine), a publishing house (cura.books) and a space (cura.basement), through which it investigates the contemporary artistic production and promotes the most up-to-date developments of the emerging practice, thanks to the collaboration with international artists and curators, the production of artists’ books, limited editions, in- and off-site exhibition projects and curatorial consulting.

    Japan

  • Édition
  • EINSTEIN STUDIO
    Einstein Studio is an organization that discovers and trains young japanese photographers.
  • commune
    “commune” is Tokyo based gallery with a cafe and shop side by side. We mainly holds exhibitions of paintings and photographs but also has a wide range of art events including fashion and music. We publish original zines with works from those exhibiting in the "commune Press" as well.
  • Booklet
    Booklet is a publisher & library in Tokyo, Japan. Our focus is on the details that make ideas legible. We support artists and cultural producers whose work positions newness.
  • X MAGAZINE
    X MAGAZINE is a charity magazine that is issued by NPO "MADE IN FUKUSHIMA(MIF)" in order to support arts and culture in Fukushima, with all profits donated to their mission.
  • SUPER LABO
    SUPER LABO is a Kamakura (Japan) based independent publishing house focused on contemporary photograph. Founded in 2009 in Tokyo by Yasunori Hoki.

    Mexico

  • Gato Negro
    Gato Negro aims to cast book-moulds-contents which otherwise could hardly find an output. This project is a method, we work with a Risograph.
  • Anal Magazine
    Anal is a publication based in Mexico City, that talks about masculinity from many different points of view: visual arts, films, literature, pornography, fashion, etc. It aims to show the labor of Mexican and international creative people whose work deals with and talks about the meaning of manhood.
  • Fundación Alumnos47
    Fundación Alumnos47 is a non profit organization that stimulates the creation and exchange of knowledge in order to explore current issues through contemporary art.   Its programs are held both in its cultural space as well as in a mobile device that goes around Mexico City. The cultural offer of the Foundation is developed by its education, curatorial, editorial and sponsorship programs all based on research processes.   Its venue, located in the San Miguel Chapultepec neighbourhood, is a Resource Center for Research and Learning (CRAI in Spanish) that houses a library and archive specialized in contemporary art and artists' books.

    Netherlands

  • Valiz
    Valiz is an independent international publisher on contemporary art, theory, critique, design, typography and urban affairs. Our books offer critical reflection, interdisciplinary inspiration, and establish a connection between cultural disciplines and socio-economic questions. We publish these books out of our commitment to their content, to social issues and to the artists, designers and authors. Our programme consists of two components: - Theory and texts on art and culture. - Books that are conceived and elaborated in close collaboration with artists, designers and art institutes. Apart from publishing Valiz organizes cultural projects in which certain topics in contemporary art are investigated.
  • Girls Like Us
    GIRLS LIKE US is a bi-annual independent journal turning the spotlight on international expanding community of women from all breeds and gender within arts, culture and activism. Through personal stories, essays and vanguard visuals GIRLS LIKE US unfolds feminist legacies in a playful radical way. Mixing politics with pleasure, the magazine is mapping new routes towards a post-gender future.
  • Werkplaats Typografie
  • Sigrid Calon
    The work of Dutch visual artist Sigrid Calon balances between the thin line of applied and fine arts. She is interested in the language and autonomous value of textiles. In the identity of 'things'. She fell-in-love with RISO while making her first book; To the extend of / \ | & - . During the LAABF she will present a selection of A3+ risoprints and her new publication; LETTERS BECOME PATTERNS.
  • Onomatopee
    Onomatopee is a publishing presentation space based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with a focus on visual culture. Its projects are disseminated through exhibitions and publications, that mediate between discourse and dialogue, between contemporary material experiment in the visual range and demystification in visual culture, producing new symptoms and symbols of and for our environment.
  • Knust / Extrapool
    Knust is specialized in stencilpress also known as Risograph or Mimeograph since 1984 and has everything in store to make posters, flyers, zines and books from print to finish. With over 50 colors and several A3 and an A2 printing machine Knust offers printing on commission and DIY.
  • Johan Deumens Gallery
    The Gallery concentrates on a conceptual and research oriented artistic approach. Artists: Laurence Aëgerter, Martin Brandsma, Annesas Appel, Edition Jacob Samuel, Anett Frontzek, Paul Heimbach, Salvo, Elisabeth Tonnard, Peter Spaans, Hans Waanders, Tim Hollander, Frans Baake, Robin Waart, Alicja Werbachowska, Lisa Vlamings, herman de vries, Mariken Wessels, Luuk Wilmering, Witho Worms, Rein Jelle Terpstra.
  • Anouk Kruithof
    Stresspress.biz is the all around versatile publishing platform of the Dutch artist Anouk Kruithof. In the summer of 2014, she launched this platform. Kruithof published 9 books and besides self-publishing she collaborates with several international publishers. On stresspress.biz she shares her love for artistbook-making, through her writings about other artists’ books as well as her short fictional stories and blog-reviews. Stresspress.biz will publish more artist books by Anouk Kruithof in the future as well as collaborations with other artists on printed matter in the extended field.

    New Zealand

  • DDMMYY / LeRoy
    DDMMYY is an independent publisher of artists publications and periodicals based in New Zealand. In 2014 they created LE ROY magazine, a thought journal dedicated to subjectivity, self-design and dialogue surrounding the notion of selfhood.

    Norway

  • Trollkrem
    Trollkrem are an artist duo based in Oslo, Norway. Their projects spans from happenings, exhibitions to film, publications and more. A Trollkrem project emphasizes on cross genre experimentation and collaboration, often involving artists from a broad specter of artistic expressions. At LAABF, they will present a series of performance-artist fan posters.

    Singapore

  • Knuckles and Notch
    Knuckles and Notch is an independent publishing and Risograph print studio based in Singapore. As creatives, We hope to explore the possibilities of print and colour, through publishing our own zines, working with artists who are attempting to achieve effects that lie beyond conventional printing processes, and collaborating with people who are willing to engage, explore, and push, the envelope when it comes to contemporary small scale publishing. We also aim to provide artists, craftspersons, art directors, presses, publications, anyone with a sense of aesthetics, an alternative to the prevailing printing processes available. Thus, a marketplace — in the very sense of an agora — for the exchange of ideas, thoughts, artistic productions, publications and images.

    Switzerland

  • Edition Patrick Frey
    Starting in 1986, Edition Patrick Frey has published more than 160 books until today. Collaborating closely with mainly Swiss but also international artists, the publishing house focuses on unique projects and produces books in small print runs, focusing mainly on photography, art and projects dealing with everyday and popular culture.
  • a/b Books
    a/b Books is a project by artist Alexander Bühler, who self-publishes unique small run artist books in different forms. We also work in collaboration with other artists.

    Taiwan

  • Lovely Daze
    Lovely Daze is a curatorial journal of artists’ writings and artworks published twice a year in limited editions by artist Charwei Tsai since 2005. For LAABF 15, we will launch a new special edition by Mark Borthwick where he creates a new body of work including photographs, artworks, and writings from his journey in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.

    United Kingdom

  • Here Press
    Here Press is an independent publisher dedicated to exploring the use of documentary photography in book form. It was founded in 2011 by Harry Hardie and Ben Weaver.
  • Bemojake
    Bemojake publishes limited edition photography books by young and emerging artists.
  • Archive of Modern Conflict
    Archive of Modern Conflict is an archive/publisher from London, who publish photography books and organise exhibitions from their own collection. Recent projects include books with Cristina de Middel and Thomas Mailaender.
  • Sam Winston
    Graphic artist based in London, Sam Winston creates sculpture, drawings and books that question our understanding of words. His work combines a playful and meticulous assimilation of contemporary information- statistics, data, computer programming – with canonical works such as Shakespeare and the dictionary.
  • Wild Life Press
    Wild Life Press is an independent publisher specialising in limited edition books, printed matter & audio releases made in close collaboration with the artist or subject matter. Wild Life Archive is an international collection of night club related ephemera, publications & memorabilia.
  • trolley books
    trolley books is an independent publisher based in London. Founded in 2001, Trolley specialises in a diverse range of unique stories told through photography, photojournalism and contemporary art.
  • SPBH Editions
    SPBH Editions is a photography publisher based in London that challenges the traditional boundaries of bookmaking to realize exceptional artist projects in the form of limited edition publications. SPBH Editions in an offspring of the curatorial project Self Publish, Be Happy, and from that community and experience comes its idea of the book as an artwork.
  • Ridinghouse
    Ridinghouse is dedicated to publishing the best of art writing and criticism, revisiting art history and exploring individual artists and specific projects. Founded in 1995, this London-based press focuses on producing high-quality, beautifully designed, engaging and informative art publications.
  • Rick Myers
    Rick Myers is an artist and publisher. Presenting zines, books and multiples. Self-published material + editions by Wallace Berman, Douglas Blazek, Peter Gizzi, and others - under the imprint, Edition Muta.
  • Mörel Books
    Mörel Books is a London-based independent publisher specializing in affordable limited edition art books and zines. Working with established artists alongside new and upcoming talents, our books are made in close collaboration with the artist, reducing the distance between the artist’s vision and that of the viewer. Many of our books can be purchased with limited edition prints.
  • MACK
    Books with artists, writers and curators.
  • frieze
    frieze magazine was established in 1991 and is the leading magazine in art and culture. frieze includes essays, reviews and columns by todays most forward thinking writers, artists and curators. We now feature three publications, frieze, frieze d/e and frieze masters.
  • Fourteen-Nineteen
    Fourteen Nineteen is a London-based publishing project run by Alex F. Webb that specialises in design, art-direction and consultancy.
  • Ecstatic Peace Library
    Ecstatic Peace Library is the artist book and music publishing imprint love-child of Thurston Moore and Eva Prinz.
  • Ditto Press
    Ditto Press is an independent publishing house and printing company based in London, specialising in the arts and creative print.Our publishing schedule covers artists' books and literary work.
  • Bedford Press
    Bedford Press was initiated by the Architectural Association in 2008 as a publishing imprint that seeks to develop contemporary models of publication practice, building upon the AA’s renowned legacy of independent publishing. As an imprint of AA Publications, Bedford Press publishes books at the intersection of architecture, visual art, graphic design and theory. Bedford Press draws on the cultural activity of the AA but also seeks to broaden this discourse through collaborations and partnerships with institutions, arts organizations and individuals.
  • 20th Century Art Archives
    20th Century Art Archives: Specialist dealers in archives, rare and elusive books, documents and reference works on 20th Century Art and Photography.

United States

    California

  • A Love Token
  • Allied Forces Press
    Allied Forces Press is a creative collective & collaborative publishing project that gives birth to physical objects of beauty, including sacred arts and secret music from other realms.
  • Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
    Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 30 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance. Our members live and work around the U.S., Canada, and Mexico creating screenprints and linocuts, art portfolios, and publishing books and zines.
  • Insane Dialectical Posse
  • RE/Search Publications
    V. Vale launched SEARCH & DESTROY punk-zine (1977) with $100 from Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti at City Lights Bookstore. Punk provided a launching pad for Vale’s cultural-anthropological explorations, including industrial music, the writings of J.G. Ballard and William Burroughs, feminism, pranksterism, studies of The Body, plus “incredibly strange” filmmaking and music in RE/Search
  • Bullhorn Press
    Bullhorn Press produces the work of artists, writers, designers, and those visually drawn to print work on a Vandercook 219 in Los Angeles, CA.
  • And Pens Press
    & Pens Press is the publishing imprint of N&P now based in Los Angeles.
  • Projekt Papier
    Projekt Papier invites artists and creative thinkers to help define, process and contextualize art on paper operating in the digital age. Exhibitions, publications and series of “idea labs” form a casual research platform and provide critical framework for a collection of ongoing inquires into materiality, archiving and digital vs. analog.
  • Mandelbaum Booksellers
    Mandelbaum Booksellers specializes in rare and out-of-print books, and ephemera with an emphasis on Fashion, Art and Photography.
  • Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
    LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art. In doing so, we further dialogue and participation between and among artists and those audiences.
  • Gingko Press
    GINGKO PRESS was established in 1985 by Mo Cohen and Julie von der Ropp in Hamburg, Germany. In 1991 we launched Gingko Press Inc. in Santa Rosa, California at the offices and warehouse of John Martin’s Black Sparrow Press. We moved to new headquarters in Corte Madera, California in 1994, distributing Taschen America to the book trade, and began accepting original manuscripts for publication in 1998. In 2009 we moved to our current facility in Berkeley, California.
  • FatherSons
    FatherSons is a limited run zine press, established in 2012, inspired by early to mid-80s Xerox-produced zines. F/S recently launched it's space in LA, hosting art exhibitions & events.
  • Georgiev and Trinder
    Montreal & New Zealand, Curator Pascale Georgiev & Writer Kingston Trinder are Georgiev & Trinder, a creative consultancy that develops exhibitions, publications, & installations.
  • AMMO Books
    AMMO (American Modern) Books publishes provocative, one-of-a-kind titles on the visual arts and pop culture. We create must-have books with great design, thoughtful writing, and exquisite printing. With our exclusive Limited Editions and accessible Popular Editions, we have proudly celebrated and highlighted the work of unique designers, photographers, illustrators, and artists.
  • Adam Villacin
    Adam Villacin creates work that explores various subjects ranging from contemporary sub-cultures to spectacular athletic figures. The encyclopedic quality of his works demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of his subjects which he often infuses with a unique brand of enlightening and enlivening humor.
  • Applesauce Industries
    Applesauce Industries represents a broad range of the varied subcultures and scenes of Los Angeles. We've created works ranging from photography, traditional paintings and illustrations to printmaking, Xerox art, zines and graffiti. Our broad range of mediums and styles provides something interesting for everyone.
  • Kingsboro Press
    The Kingsboro Press runs out of New York and Los Angeles, and is helmed by Daniel Wagner and Megan Plunkett. It focuses on raw art, theory, and literature. It is non-thematic and is anchored by a self-titled journal. KBP also publishes unique, self-produced records, and books, and exhibits internationally.
  • Golden Spike Press
    Golden Spike Press is a collaborative publishing project founded at California Institute of the Arts in 2012 and currently operating in and around Los Angeles. We specialize in artists’ books and multiples, largely produced with digital duplicators.
  • Funeral
    Funeral is an independent publishing house based out of Long Beach, CA. Porsh 911 is a small DIY press that focuses on post-millennial and hyperlocal lifestyles with a concentration on xerox, photography, design, and bootlegging. Hurtwater Press is Frogtown-based image and sound curation.
  • Bish Sports
    A collection of rare and non-rare items produced by Taylor Doran, Alexis Gross , and Emma Kohlmann. Our crew of hardworking underground females are constantly creating. We support each other and will continue to intimidate the men who hover around our tables.
  • WSSF
    WSSF is an NSFW group based in Los Angeles
  • Goteblüd
    Goteblüd is a San Francisco store devoted to vintage fanzines and radical paper. Goteblüd Comics publishes "Wuvable Oaf" - a story about big hairy men, music, cats and the town that they live in.
  • Wuvable Oaf
    A story about big hairy men, music, cats and the town that they live in.
  • JIMMY the zine
    JIMMY IS A LOS ANGELES BASED QUEER ZINE INDEPENDENTLY PUBLISHED IN THE HILLS OF SILVER LAKE AND THE HEART OF HOLLYWOOD. EQUAL PARTS SEXY AND SWEET, AND WITH THE EASE AND FREEDOM OF A TRUE CALIFORNIAN, JIMMY DOESN'T HAND OUT ASSIGNMENTS, BUT RATHER INVITES ESTABLISHED AND UNHEARD QUEER VOICES TO CONTRIBUTE PROVOCATIVE IMAGES AND THOUGHTFUL TEXTS THAT THEY FIND MEANING- FUL. IN A BLOG-CLUTTERED WORLD, JIMMY REVIVES THE FORM OF THE CLASSIC, PRINTED FAG MAG TO PRESERVE AND DOCUMENT A UNIQUE AND CITY-SPECIFIC CULTURAL MOMENT!
  • Modern Women
    Modern Women regards feminism, visual vernacular, graphic design, propaganda, hope, optimism, and herstory with the same stroke. Different parts periodical publishing house, ad hoc fashion line, design firm, teaching experiment, and visual art practice. For the LA Art Book Fair, Modern Women (Sarah Gottesdiener) is teaming up with graphic designer/visual artist/professor/writer Nicole Killian to produce a limited edition publication, as well as feature work from female artists and graphic designers from around the country.
  • Mixed Greens
    We are a small group of artists committed to producing work to help foster a new female voice in Los Angeles. We work primarily in printed matter, creating zines and illustrations specific to LA and Southern California themes, iconography and identities. We’ve been known to dabble in video.
  • Maricón Collective
    Maricón Collective is a queer Chicano/Latino collective on a mission to preserve East Los Angeles Queer History. Our goal is to bring QPOC people together through art, music, and celebration.
  • Edie Fake
    Edie Fake is an artist, designer, zine and comic maker living in L.A. His latest publication, Memory Palaces (Secret Acres, 2014) showcases the ecstatic architecture of his recent drawing work. Additionally, Fake self-publishes an assortment of zines and prints.
  • Darin Klein and Friends
    Imagine a technique whereby a small book (that may also be a poster…) is folded and cut from a single piece of paper! In Box of Books, Vol. VIII, 22 participants respond to the instructions – each imparting their own unique perspective. Edition of 150; each box contains all 22 books.
  • R A P
    RAP is Rand Renfrow, Aidan Koch and Paul Windle, three artists that come together to make an acronym.
  • Secret Headquarters / Thank You
    Secret Headquarters has been specializing in comic book culture since 2005. SHQ and our sister stores, Thank You (Highland Park) and Dungeon Dungeon (Downtown), offer the choicest graphic novels, zines, and art books around. SHQ Publishing has collaborated on books with Michael DeForge, Reginald Pean, and more.
  • Tiny Splendor
    Tiny Splendor is a small press running out of Los Angeles, and Berkeley California. They specialize in risograph, lithography, and intaglio printing and pride themselves in working with artist to promote their love and obsession with ink on paper.
  • billy ocallaghan
    northern california based artist/publisher releasing a new cascading accordion zine, staring at our sun (transit of Venus), at the 2015 laabf, i will be launching "staring at our sun (transit of Venus)" at the opening on thursday.
  • Never Press
    A Los Angeles based publisher specializing in risographed zines and prints. We facilitate artists in creating projects that reflect their unique aesthetic language, filtered through the capabilities of the risograph.
  • Basic Editions
    Basic Editions is a publisher and distributor of pamphlets and posters by artists and writers working primarily within photography, graphics and text. Many of our artists have jobs within an industry related to their art practice. So, much of the work we publish is in conversation with editorial photography, copywriting, industrial design, artist assisting and graphic design. Basic Editions is interested in how the image/editorial industry bleeds into and informs artistic practice & production. Our goal is to provide a platform for artists to engage in a critique and subversion of their respective industries.
  • Sküll Publishing
    Sküll Publishing is an umbrella label for the various media projects of Josh Donaldson and aliases. Sküll Publishing is known best for SEXTING, SHAME & SUICIDE, a surreal slogan-centric culture jamming pocket-zine series, with full sized one-offs and artist collaboration zines. Other releases include poetry books, fanzines, graphic prints and small batch music releases. Upcoming releases include a SS&S collaboration with LOSTCAUS zine and an abstract novella titled The Exposition of the Useless by Carl Jungle.
  • Dale Wittig
    Beyond their ostensible subjects, these books are intended to disrupt the socioeconomic hierarchies of the Art World and its markets. Their themes reflect the Politics of Art and Sexuality, but deal with specific matters, ranging from Imperialist Programs of our Era to the Love one may find on the Internet.
  • Planet Girl Productions
    We are a group of feminist artists, designers, performers and writers working on projects together for the last 20 years. Our current publications include new titles I’M JUST SAYIN’, REDWOODS, and UNIVERSE LADY: A FEMINIST MAGAZINE. We also have some feminist zines from the last 20 years on display.
  • Dale Zine Miami Fl
  • Yes Press
    Yes Press founded by Bruce Kalberg and Ewa Wojciak veteran publishers of the early L.A. punk scene magazine No Mag. Featuring artwork by Gary Panter, Raymond Pettibon, Fred Tomaselli, and photographs of countless L.A. underground bands and notables. Small Press publishing continues to be a viable alternative to the publishing giants demographic approach to creative writing, the good stuff is still to be found in collaborations with small press publishers. Kalberg self-published the L.A. punk novel Sub-Hollywood under the name Bruce Caen (2005) in which he chronicled the early underground LA music, art and culture scene he was a part of.
  • ROCK BOTTOM
    Rock Bottom is an endeavor to create thoughtful artist multiples.RB focuses on unique publications revolving around altered perceptions of place&space. Our projects showcase the variety of ways a place can be interpreted, from the painter’s studio to the small Northern town. Welcome to the malleable landscape!
  • LAND AND SEA
    LAND AND SEA IS A SMALL PRESS BASED IN OAKLAND CALIFORNIA RUN BY MARIA OTERO AND CHRIS DUNCAN. LAND AND SEA BEGAN DURING THE FINAL DAYS OF 2009 AND HAVE CONSISTENTLY BEEN PUBLISHING SMALL EDITIONS OF BOOKS AND RECORDS BY ARTISTS FROM THE BAY AREA AND BEYOND. UNDER THE SAME MONIKER, CHRIS AND MARIA ORGANIZE GATHERINGS THAT CELEBRATE THE ARTISTS THEY WORK WITH AS WELL AS THE COMMUNITIES THEY ARE A PART OF.
  • Kchung Radio
    Since 2011, KChung has been making people's dreams come true. KChung Radio broadcasts over 100 hours of new programming a month from the Chinatown province of Los Angeles. Additionally, KChung produces original content in a bunch of formats including books, events, zines, tapes, a pinup calendar, a television station, and other dope shit. KChung Radio is continually inventing itself.
  • Drippy Bone Books
    Drippy Bone Books is an underground comix and art zine publisher. We ooze for art.
  • Wacky Wacko
  • Deadbeat Club
    Deadbeat Club is an independent publishing group dedicated to the production of small run & limited edition publications rooted in contemporary photography.
  • Hamburger Eyes
    Hamburger Eyes started as a zine in 2001, a xeroxed and stapled collection of photography. Today , Hamburger Eyes continues to publish with multiple titles and editions of zines, magazines, and books.
  • Louis M Schmidt
  • Valley Cruise Press
    Valley Cruise Press is a small press label based in Los Angeles / Cleveland that focuses on limited edition zines, prints, art books and objects.
  • Movezine
  • DUM DUM Zine
  • Colpa
    Colpa is a a publishing and design company run by Luca Antonucci and David Kasprzak. Based in San Francisco, California, Colpa specializes in hand-made art books and limited edition prints.
  • Basement
    Basement is an artist collective based in San Francisco. Formed in 2011, this collective of artists utilizes printmaking, collage, photography, painting, and drawing to create unique books and objects.
  • Center for Sex and Culture
    Center for Sex and Culture (CSC) provides judgment-free education, art events, library/media archive, and other resources to audiences across the sexual and gender spectrum. Since 2013, we’ve published 5 zines, an erotica anthology and exhibition catalogue. Besides our titles, expect archive zines and posters, plus work by Bay Area artists.
  • Llano Del Rio Collective
    The Llano Del Rio Collective aims to expand the cultural, social, and political imagination of Los Angeles through the production of thematic guides, events, and a speakers bureau. We aim to frame practices, rather then be a practice. The project is named after the Twentieth Century California socialist colony.
  • The L.A. Anti-Authoritarian Network
  • Colectivo Acratas
    A West-coast network of anti-authoritarian Marxists and Anarchists organizing in the West Coast. We infiltrate, partake, and spread the fact that dialectics can break bricks.
  • Journal of Aesthetics and Protest
  • Womens Center for Creative Work (WCCW)
    The WCCW is a network of Los Angeles-based women engaged in conversations about contemporary feminisms & creative practices. In our most tangible incarnation we are a women lead creative co-workspace. More broadly, we are an enabling architecture which provides professional, emotional and artistic nourishment for female driven creative projects and practices.
  • Seite
    Seite is a small retail space founded in an effort to provide the East Los Angeles community with better access to literature and art. We specialize in Classic and Spanish language literature, art books, and zines.
  • ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries
    ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries is the largest repository of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) materials in the world. Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses over two million archival items. ONE regularly presents exhibitions, discussions and performances at our two spaces in Los Angeles.
  • FIST
    FIST is an advocate for positive social and cultural, individual and group empowerment. Way Wza’s work promotes the intersection of humanities, technology and culture into embodied art practices such as sculpture, dance, painting, photography, book design and publishing on all scales for conscious living.
  • Yes and No books
    Yes & No books collaborates with painters and other artists to make handmade artist books.
  • X-TRA and Project X Foundation
    X-TRA is a contemporary art quarterly, founded 1997 in Los Angeles. Independent and artist-run, X-TRA prints features, long-form reviews and artist's projects. Project X Projects produces books and events. New title: The Benefits of Friends Collected vol. 2, 45 artists writing about each other's work.
  • VIA Publication
    VIA Publication is a space for thinking about and through the cultural apparatus of Los Angeles. We document and archive these investigations through the format of a biannual print magazine, with an added focus on community building through public programs and digital media. Our diverse congregation of writers, artists and other contributors aims to move fluidly between and across our own disciplinary frameworks to foster discourse in the broadest sense. The specific projects explored in VIA are conceived of as unfinished lines of inquiry presented in conceptual formats looking for new ways to share the ever-changing history of our city from creative and ultimately personal perspectives. We will launch our 4th issue, spotlight contributor print projects, and feature a specially designed new zine/ poster available only at the fair.
  • Vacancy Projects
    Started by LA artist & designer duo Kristofferson San Pablo & Mary Vu, Vacancy serves as a space for artists to create specialty items (zines, prints, apparel, etc.) while building our artistic community through collaboration. Always open, except when we're closed.
  • UCLA MFA
    Contributors include: Michael Cataldi, Abigail Collins, Nikita Gale, Liz Conn-Hollyn, Yuji Hotta, Matalia Margulis, Ross McLain, Brittany Mojo, Mitsuko Brooks, Martyna Szczesna, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Jeff St. Andrews
  • THE THING Quarterly
    THE THING Quarterly is a periodical in the form of an object. It's like a magazine except that each issue is conceived of by a different contributor and then published on a useful object. Past contributors include Miranda July, Allora & Calzadilla, Jonathan Lethem, Starlee Kine, Dave Eggers, Mike Mills, David Shrigley and Tauba Auerbach. Current and upcoming contributors include Brian Roettinger, Gabriel Orozco, Michelle Grabner, and Jason Fulford + Tamara Shopsin.
  • TBW Books
    TBW Books is an independent photography book publishing company founded by Paul Schiek in 2005. Based in Oakland CA, the company is run on a direct to customer model and is known for its annual Subscription Series, as well as its elaborately crafted and designed limited editions. TBW Books offers its customers a range of titles from artists like Wolfgang Tillmans, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Alec Soth, Jim Goldberg, Mike Brodie and many others.
  • SSK Press
    Established in 2013 by artist Jason Jaworski, SSK Press is a small publishing house specializing in zines, photobooks and handmade artist books. Everything we make is done with the highest quality materials suited for each project, made by our hands to be held in yours. We love you.
  • SPA
    SPA, the publishing imprint of creative studio Commonwealth Projects, focuses on making books and editioned objects in close collaboration with artists. The imprint emphasizes the realization of larger conceptual projects through the design and durability of a printed platform.
  • Snow Leopard Press
    Founded in Oakland, CA in 2014 by Andrew Eargle, Snow Leopard Press is a young and exciting publishing company working with new and established artists in various forms of media. Brand new titles from artists Hobbes Ginsberg, Lindsey Filowitz, Alexander Martinez, and others.
  • Slow Culture
    Slow Culture is an independent art gallery and retail space located in the historic Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Highland Park. The retail aspect of the space has also been extended to offer a carefully curated selection of books, zines, art prints, and various curios.
  • siglio
    Siglio is an independent press in Los Angeles dedicated to publishing uncommon books that live at the intersection of art & literature. We produce trade and limited editions, artist multiples and small collections of ephemera. Artists and writers we publish include Joe Brainard, Sophie Calle, Danielle Dutton, Karen Green, Dorothy Iannone, Jess, Ray Johnson, Richard Kraft and Robert Seydel.
  • Semiotext(e)
    Founded as a journal in 1974, Semiotext(e)'s first goal was to introduce French poststructuralist theory to the United States, conjoining critical theory, underground culture, literature and art in a “high/low" aesthetic that continues to this day. Boldly mixing theory, activism, poetics, art and criticism, Semiotext(e) has been best read, and most understood, within the contemporary art world.
  • S_U_N_
    S_U_N_ is a New York City & Los Angeles based publisher featuring a range of books, prints and multiples with a focus on photography based works.
  • REDCAT
    REDCAT's gallery publishes major monographs and art books on contemporary artists. These publications serve as critical tools that contribute to the constant reinterpretation of the issues addressed in the exhibition program.
  • RAM Publications U.S.A.
    RAM Publications is a publishing and distribution company specializing in architecture, furniture, design, graphics, contemporary art and theory, photography, poetry and literature from Europe, Japan and North America.
  • Publication Studio Oakland
    Publication Studio Oakland is an on-demand press, focusing on artists' books, literature and economy. PS Oakland is part of an international network of sibling studios.
  • The Posters
    The Posters is a new e-commerce company based in Los Angeles selling excellent posters by emerging and established artists. ThePosters.co makes art accessible by publishing affordable, museum-quality prints that are only available for a short time. 10% of every purchase supports art education for underserved youth in American cities.
  • Paper Chase Press
    Paper Chase Press is a second generation, family-run press and bindery providing clients bespoke, cutting-edge printed media since 1976.
  • Owl and Tiger Books
    Owl & Tiger Books is an independent publishing company producing thoughtfully made art books. Through use of clever book design and emphasis on full artist collaboration, our books create a vehicle for engagement in today's art world, and provide an accessible platform for contemporary and emerging artists.
  • Otis Fine Arts / Art and Publication Class
    Students and alumni of Art & Publication, a course taught at Otis College of Art & Design by Fine Arts faculty Holly Tempo, will exhibit artist book projects as well as BFA exhibition catalogs created in previous years.
  • Otherwild
    Otherwild is a studio, store, community center, workshop and event space in Los Angeles, founded within a multidisciplinary community of artists and designers.
  • Ooga Booga
    Ooga Booga opened in 2004 in Chinatown Los Angeles as a small shop specializing in independent artist books, music, clothing, snacks and objects. Over the past decade we have hosted events, artist projects and performances at the space, in addition to satellite projects in other cities. We occasionally publish books, zines, records, dvds, tapes and art editions. In 2008 we created a free online database of of art book printers (printers.oogaboogastore.com) in response to frequent requests from our customers for advice on book publishing and art printing. In January 2013 we opened a second location downtown (Ooga Booga #2) at 356 S. Mission Rd in partnership with Laura Owens and Gavin Brown.
  • Night Gallery
    Night Gallery opened her doors in the winter of 2010. Since then she has established herself as a space of intimacy and texture. Infused with subjectivity that is both sincere and critical, Night Gallery is an artist-run, commercial venue that places biography on a pedestal and philosophy on a banister of poetic rhetoric. Night Gallery has recently moved to a new 6,000 sq ft space and has shifted her hours from night to day but her name remains the same, as does her demeanor.
  • Needles and Pens
    Needles & Pens is an emporium of zines, art books and a gallery located in San Francisco’s Mission district since 2003.
  • modlitbooks
    modlitbooks specializes in rare and out of print artist & photographer's books, monographs and ephemera.
  • MOCA
    Founded in 1979, MOCA’s vision is to be the defining museum of contemporary art. In a relatively short period of time, MOCA has achieved astonishing growth with three Los Angeles locations of architectural renown; a world-class permanent collection of more than 6,800 objects international in scope and among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship; groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international repute that survey the art of our time; and cutting-edge engagement with modes of new media production.
  • Material Press
    Material is a journal started by artists interested in the writings of other artists. We are a home for divergent opinions, uses, and appropriations of language. We solicit friction and conviviality both, from a wide community of artists.
  • Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA)
    Los Angeles Contemporary Archive is an artist-controlled art repository with a focus on collecting and making accessible current art activity, serving as a research and meeting space for examining what is happening now. The archive contains artist books, performance and studio ephemera or residue, video documentation, and other related material. LACA’s facilities create a unique environment for critical inquiry, research, and dialogue. LACA hosts events relevant to it’s collection in an effort to engage with it’s community.
  • Little Paper Planes
    Building connections and conversations between artists, collectors, and designers since 2004. Located in San Francisco, Little Paper Planes is an artist run organization that works with artists in a variety of ways through print editions, publications, objects, interviews, and a residency program. Visit the shop at 855 Valencia Street, SF, CA.
  • Little Big Man Books
    Little Big Man is a Los Angeles based publishing house specializing in the creation of unique and strictly controlled editions of artist books and projects. From shorter experimental editions to fully formed publications, Little Big Man is dedicated to exploring the intersection where photography and contemporary art meet.
  • Laurence McGilvery
    Unusual material in all price ranges on modern and contemporary art: books, exhibition catalogues, ephemera, posters. Member of the Antiquarian booksellers Association of America.
  • Kill Your Idols
    Kill Your Idols is an independent book publishing company and cultural creative outlet formed in 1999 with the production and release of Fucked Up + Photocopied with Gingko Press (2000 Firecracker Award Winner). KYI art exhibitions and gallery shows have displayed worldwide.
  • Juxtapoz
    Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine is one the world's largest circulated monthly art magazine, independently published in San Francisco since 1994. Founded by Robert Williams and inspired by the world of underground comics, psychedelic poster art, and outsider art, the magazine has grown to include the burgeoning fine art world, international graffiti and street art, and world class photography. For the LAABF, Juxtapoz will have a selection of magazines, books, new zines, as well as collaboration with Chandran Gallery.
  • Insert Blanc Press
    Insert Blanc Press produces innovative art & literature in Los Angeles, CA. Creating dynamic conversations among artistic disciplines and supporting emerging artists and writers in the interest of contemporary arts and letters, Insert Blanc Press produces over twelve individual projects a year across various forms of print and digital media.
  • Informational Affairs
    Informational Affairs is an ever growing index of books collected by Folder Studio.
  • The Ice Plant
    The Ice Plant is a publisher of fine, illustrated books and other printed matter. We collaborate closely with artists on all aspects of the book-making process, from concept, to design, to tangible object. Specializing in small print run artists’ books, we also produce the popular 5 Year Diary (in conjunction with Shopsin’s General Store).
  • Houseboat Press
    Houseboat Press is a small book publisher with an emphasis on photography. The central group of artists contributing to Houseboat are Dylan Nelson, Eric Ruby, Dan Boardman, and Ryan Arthurs, all of which create books of their own as well as collaborate to produce books of other artists work.
  • Hesse Press
    A Los Angeles-based publishing house founded by artists Clare Kelly and John Wiese, Hesse Press focuses on making LA's rich art scene accessible through a series of artist monographs published each fall and spring season.
  • HAMMER Museum
    The Hammer Store furthers the Museum’s commitment to the importance of art and ideas through a curated selection of books and products that celebrate the value of fine artistry, excellent design, and exceptional craftsmanship in our everyday lives. The books and products found in the Hammer Store reflect the full range of topics and issues addressed by the Hammer’s exhibitions, public programs, and public engagement initiatives.
  • Giant Robot
  • Gagosian Gallery
    Over the last three decades, Gagosian Gallery has presented an unparalleled program of exhibitions by some of the most important figures in the art world. For the 2015 Printed Matter LAABF, artist Urs Fischer has curated the gallery’s booth to resemble his studio kitchen. Chef and author Mina Stone will take up residence in the "kitchen" for the duration of the fair and distribute fresh snacks to all-comers.
  • Family Bookstore
    FAMILY is a bookstore in LA. Est. 2006.
  • Exploratorium
    The Exploratorium is a community museum dedicated to awareness. Founded in San Francisco in 1969, the museum creates exhibits, programs, projects, publications, and experiences in and around the arts and sciences. The Center for Art & Inquiry underlines the museum’s focus on art as a medium for exploration, inquiry, and discovery.
  • Eve Fowler
    Eve Fowler is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. Fowler will be showing three new letterpress text pieces as well as posters from her series A Spectacle and Nothing Strange, letterpress posters with text from Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons. Several other books made by Fowler in the past will also be available.
  • East of Borneo
    East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles. We also publish books.
  • DoPe Press
    DoPe Press is an independent publishing house that was created with the magazine PARIS, LA in 2008, and that since has grown to include the publication of books and artist’s editions. With a background in fashion and a close connexion with artists, we support strong personalities which exert a subtle influence in today’s culture.
  • Dominica
    1. What you claim, you are. 2. Accept the stranded, strange, and seemingly illegitimate. 3. Struggle. 4. Honor and ennoble. 5. Tradition is what you take, but also what you make.
  • CCOOLL
    Art directing collaborations with a community of internet friends specializing in photography, illustration and design.
  • BOOKMARC
    RARE BOOKS, EPHEMERA, POSTERS, PHOTOS AND KNICK KNACKS.
  • BOOK MACHINE (Los Angeles)
    BOOK MACHINE is an ongoing initiative by onestar press connecting emerging graphic designers and public participants through the creation of books. Follow 20 talented CalArts designers alongside their public participants, as they work together to conceive, design and complete each book project (from start to finish) within 3.5 hour work sessions! Register at the link below to create your very own book project!
  • Art Catalogues at LACMA
    Art Catalogues at LACMA specializes in current and out-of-print books and exhibition catalogues on contemporary art, photography and architecture. Our specific interests enable us to acquire a very large and comprehensive inventory in these areas, and our affiliation with the museum assures availability of the latest in LACMA's publications.
  • Arcana: Books on the Arts
    Since 1984, ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS has been one of the world's premier visual arts bookstores. Our open shop in Culver City specializes in an idiosyncratically curated selection of material on Contemporary Art, Photography, Fashion, Design, Architecture, Cinema and Music. For the 2015 fair we have again assembled a slew of Pop and Conceptual artists’ books and catalogues, (maga)’zines, artworks + multiples, and an array of coveted posters, announcements and ephemera.
  • 2nd Cannons Publications
    2nd Cannons Publications is an artists' book publishing project by LA based artist Brian Kennon.

    Connecticut

  • Draw Down Books
    Draw Down Books is an artist-run publishing house based in New England, producing small and unique books with a focus on graphic design, photography, typography, architecture and film.

    Georgia

  • J and L Books
    J&L Books is a non-profit Atlanta / New York based publisher of artists' books, founded in 2000 by Jason Fulford and Leanne Shapton. J&L produces two to five new books each year by or about contemporary artists.

    Illinois

  • Half Letter Press / Temporary Services
    Half Letter Press is a publishing imprint and online store initiated by Temporary Services. Temporary Services is Brett Bloom & Marc Fischer. We have published booklets as an element of our collaborative work since 1998. We created Half Letter Press in 2008 to publish and distribute works by ourselves and others. We are particularly interested in supporting people and projects that have had difficulty finding financial and promotional assistance through mainstream commercial channels.
  • Soberscove Press
    Soberscove Press seeks to make available art-related materials that fill a gap in the literature or are difficult to access. Our books tend to explore modes and functions of documentation and connect historical themes and issues to the present. Soberscove also works with artists on the production of artists’ books that resonate with our growing list.
  • 5 x 7
    5x7 is an independent publishing project started by Alex Fuller, created to manufacture limited edition, 5x7 inch art books. Why 5x7 inches? It just seemed like the perfect size.

    Indiana

  • Nathaniel Russell
    A collection of limited-edition publications of drawings, paintings, fake books, and music recordings by Nathaniel Russell. A seleciton of silk screen prints from the series “Promotional Posters For The Present Moment” are also available for purchase or looking at.

    Kansas

  • Prairie Fortress
    Prairie Fortress is a publishing house based in the heart of America dedicated to the creation and distribution of works by artists including books, performances, 3D prints and multiples.

    Maryland

  • Gary Kachadourian
    Gary Kachadourian makes scale pencil and pen drawings of everyday objects and scenarios that are then used for Xeroxed and laser printed books and posters. The posters are life-sized reproductions of the objects. The books contain buildable paper scale objects and places.

    Massachusetts

  • Bish Sports
    A collection of rare and non-rare items produced by Taylor Doran, Alexis Gross , and Emma Kohlmann. Our crew of hardworking underground females are constantly creating. We support each other and will continue to intimidate the men who hover around our tables.
  • Ponytale
    Ponytale is an artist publication based between Madrid and New York City that offers a fresh, audacious and multidisciplinary vision of contemporary femininity. With each annual edition acting as a published consortium on girl culture, Ponytale provides an experimental platform for young talent and consolidated artists around the globe

    Michigan

  • 12 Zines
    12 'Zines is a series of publications that examine objects, ephemera, and cultural and geographic sites from Detroit's (and America's) past that have been contested, valued, under-valued, ignored, destroyed or disfigured, but linger in some tangible form in the present. Each month for one year, our findings will be compiled into a hand-bound zine. We will be presenting our latest publications as well as a selection of releases from our collaborators, including rare letterpress editions printed at our home press, Salt & Cedar, in Detroit.

    Minnesota

  • Kyle Quinn
    Futuristic cumdump for the Queer erotic and abstract minded.
  • Mystery Spot Books
    Mystery Spot Books is a Minneapolis based publisher of artist books about geography and geology, cultural and physical. MSB is a project of artist Chad Rutter and scholar Emily Roehl. Book themes have included nature tourism, regional histories, gravesites, TV show sets, natural disasters and parking lot decor.

    Nebraska

    New Jersey

  • IIIII Columns
    IIIII Columns is a framework to develop & proliferate expanded notions of architectural thought & practice. It is about
  • Conveyor Editions
    Conveyor is a production house that specializes in small run editions of artist books, zines, and other printed matter related to photography. Under the imprint Conveyor Editions, we commission and publish several projects annually that re-imagine the form and function of the contemporary photobook.

    New York

  • Ugly Duckling Presse
    Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit publisher of poetry, translation, experimental nonfiction, and books by artists. UDP was transformed from a 1990s zine into a Brooklyn-based small press by a volunteer editorial collective that has published more than 200 titles to date. UDP favors emerging, international, and “forgotten” writers, and its books, chapbooks, artist’s books, broadsides, and periodicals often contain handmade elements, calling attention to the labor and history of bookmaking.
  • Killer Acid
  • Dave Cook
  • Matt Crabe
  • Image Text Ithaca
    Image Text Ithaca brings together an annual symposium, an independent press and an MFA program, all focused at the intersection of writing and photography. Through individual artists’ projects and collaborative publications, ITI Press seeks to articulate traditions and chart new territories in original image-text work. ITI is an initiative of Ithaca College.
  • White Columns
    Founded in 1970 as 112 Greene Street, White Columns remains New York's oldest alternative art space.
  • OSMOS
    OSMOS Address project space in the East Village was once a saloon frequented by radicals such as Emma Goldman. With OSMOS Books, OSMOS Magazine, OSMOS Editions and Exhibitions, this independent endeavor directed by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz has developed into a uniquely integrated concept for international curatorial and editorial activities.
  • Three Star Books
    Three Star Books produces artisanal book editions by the finest contemporary artists. The term "book" is interpreted loosely, as the final product often exceeds the physical and conceptual parameters of publishing.
  • WAX Magazine
    WAX Magazine is a biannual print publication focused on art, culture, and surfing. Founded by two graphic designers and a writer, WAX aims to find meaning both in and out of the water. Each issue is organized around a theme, with water serving as a central framing device.
  • Horses Think Press
    Horses Think Press is a Brooklyn based publisher of small run artist books. Collaboratively managed by Ofer Wolberger and Justin James Reed, the press produces a 3-5 new titles each year.
  • J and L Books
    J&L Books is a non-profit Atlanta / New York based publisher of artists' books, founded in 2000 by Jason Fulford and Leanne Shapton. J&L produces two to five new books each year by or about contemporary artists.
  • Lintroller
    Lintroller is a collective of artists and photographers who like to make things together. Based in New York, the collective consists of Alex Thebez, Elizabeth Renstrom, Marisa Gertz, and Lisa Gonzalez. Lintroller creates projects offline and online. Lintroller publishes small run artists publications in addition to their ongoing photography blog.
  • Paper Monument
    Paper Monument is an artist-run print journal of contemporary art intent on presenting smart, serious writing that is accessible to a wide audience and exploring topics often overlooked by mainstream journalism. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Paper Monument is published by n+1 and designed by Project Projects.
  • Cabinet
    Cabinet is a non-profit arts and culture organization based in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to its quarterly magazine, Cabinet publishes books, produces limited and unlimited editions, and organizes exhibitions, symposia, and other events.
  • Endless Editions
    Endless Editions is a printing and publishing project devoted to producing material by & for artists.
  • La Chamba Press
    La Chamba Press is an independent publishing collective based in Brooklyn, NY. Our books feature completely independent artists working in a variety of media, bringing forth their unique voices and cultural perspectives through original work.
  • For The Common Good
    For The Common Good produces books, artist editions and multiples, with an interest in making available rare and recondite materials. The primary focuses are photography and fine art.
  • Red Hand Publishing
    Red Hand Publishing began as a way for me to publish my work in the book/zine format, a way to legitimize my photography explorations, and since my first release made for NYC's first 8 Ball Zine Fair at the Grand Billiards during the summer of 2012, has grown into a platform for publishing not only my own work but that of friends and contemporaries as well. My product is generally 100 page glossy perfectbound zines of artistic photography in black & white or color, and am currently offering 7 different titles. For the recent NYABF I released two new titles, one of my own work as well as one consisting of work by another photographer whom I admire. I was sharing a table with friends in the zine tent, table A04 with my pal Alexis Gross. For the LAABF I would plan to release new titles again, including a "group show" zine, as well as offer my 7 previous titles for sale.
  • Jennifer Calandra
    Jennifer Calandra is a self taught multimedia artist with a focus on ink illustration, mask making and sculpture. She self publishes her own zines in addition to contributing to many independent art zines. Her work primarily focuses on sexual preference, anxiety, fetish and exploitation.
  • Eric Elms / AndPress
    Eric Elms is an artist and designer working out of Brooklyn NY where he creates books and artists multiples under his publishing name AndPress.
  • Tamara Santibanez
    Tamara Santibanez is a visual artist whose work is informed by her interest and background in subcultural iconography, fine art printmaking, and Chicano black and grey tattooing. She lives and works in Brooklyn.
  • Dirty Looks
    DIRTY LOOKS NYC IS A ROAMING SCREENING SERIES, A SALON OF INFLUENCES, AN OPEN PLATFORM FOR INQUIRY, DISCUSSION AND DEBATE.
  • PINUPS
    Pinups is a publication that presents portrait photography through experimentation with the book form. Pinups’ physical structure requires the reader to dismember the magazine in order to assemble the pages into a poster.
  • Original Plumbing
    Original Plumbing is the quarterly, theme-based magazine dedicated to the culture and lifestyle of trans guys. Founded in September of 2009 by Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos, Original Plumbing continues to be independently published and distributed out of Brooklyn and Los Angeles. The magazine is dedicated to documenting diversity within the trans male community through photographic portraits and essays, personal narratives, and interviews. OP gives the trans male community the opportunity to speak for and about themselves, taking the focus away from bodies and medical transition, and transferring it to a greater experience of their lives.
  • MASSIVE GOODS
    MASSIVE is a producer of gay manga-inspired goods, comics and apparel, brought to you by Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins.
  • Pegacorn Press
    Pegacorn Press is a Brooklyn based feminist, queer, "total-art-freaker" publishing adventure run solely by artist and musician, Caroline Paquita. Formally started in 2011 after fifteen years of self publishing, Paquita uses Risograph stencil duplicators and silkscreening to create unique and affordable editions, most of which are collaborations with fellow artists.
  • Scott Hug
    Artist editions by Scott Hug.
  • Straight to Hell
  • Wizard Skull
  • Nick Kline
    Kline’s installation of photographs, artist’ publications and a neon text piece in the Printed Matter window, was on view September 2014. This presentation emerged out of two recent collaborative book projects – To Be Alive and Forget This and he – both of which engage themes around boyhood and loss.
  • NOAH LYON + RETARD RIOT
    NOAH LYON is an evil genius worshiped by a gang of sweaty apes that shamelessly promote RETARD RIOT as a legitimate media conglomerate. Bootleg t-shirts, inflammatory buttons, combustible zines, and million-dollar paintings.
  • Drinkollage
    Drinkollage is a semi-regular gathering of artists/friends/strangers who make collages and drink beer together. The full color photocopy zine of the collages made during these parties is curated and edited by artists Jamie Gaul and Rachael Morrison. Parties are held in NYC + LA.
  • TXTbooks
    TXTbooks is a Brooklyn-based publisher and collective consisting of Robert Blair, Thomas Colligan, Nichole Shinn and Kurt Woerpel. The publications use the format of the small-run art book as a way in which to express errant thoughts, one-off jokes and artistic experiments in physical forms. The results often have an emphasis on typography, illustration and photography.
  • INSTIGATOR
    INSTIGATOR urges and ignites the viewer to stop, drop, roll and laugh. The studio produces zines, prints, stickers and small objects. The new division the Mini Zine invites artists from around the globe to create a one page zine. Paul Weston is the man driving the bus, so please look in your review mirror.
  • Social Malpractice Publishing
    Social Malpractice Publishing is an artist-run label based in Brooklyn, NY, founded by Sean J Patrick Carney in 2009.
  • Packet Biweekly
    Packet is a biweekly art publication printed in Brooklyn, NY. Packet is a collective and contribution-based, with focus on process and experimentation in work, openly embracing stupidity and irreverence. Packet is a holding shape for immediacy and the 'par-baked.'
  • 8 Ball Zines
    8 Ball Zines began as an independent art book fair in June 2012 at the Grand Billiard (R.I.P.) in Brooklyn. The fair, curated by Lele Saveri, now takes place twice a year (June and December) in New York City, relocating to a different billiard hall for every edition. Celebrating independent book publishers as well as self-published books on pool tables for one day, during which the fair is open and free to the public. The main table at the fair is the "drop-off" table, where anyone can bring their own self-made zines, posters, t-shirts, and patches to sell (and we sell them free of charge). For every edition of the fair, 8-Ball curates a set of zines together with a new publisher each time. Since April 2013, 8-Ball Crew started producing more books, zines, mix tapes, events, shops, zine libraries and the Newsstand, the first ever art-bookstore and project space existed in the underground system of NYC.
  • Pau Wau Publications
    Pau Wau Publications is an independent publishing house dedicated to the production of limited edition publications of contemporary photography & art.
  • Frenemies: Boy vs. Girl
    In Frenemies : Boy vs. Girl, artists Matthew Scott Gualco and Aggie Toppins will compete in a battle of the sexes to see who can sell the most books to be crowned king or queen of the fair. Matthew’s books include: “James Franco in the Middle,” “Doom/Doomed/Dooms,” and many more. Aggie is credited with: “Octagon #9: Dollywood” and “Critical Theory Cocktails, Vol.1,” among many others.
  • PAPER WORK NYC
    PAPER WORK NYC Provides inspiration in the world of rare zines, books, photographs, prints and original art. We also collaborate with independent artists to bring you the stuff that moves us. PAPER WORK NYC prides itself on openness and innovation from the Artist to the collector.
  • Paper Cuts 2
    Paper Cuts 2 is a presentation of publications by artists David Kennedy Cutler and Sara Greenberger Rafferty.
  • j. morrison
    Brooklyn based artist's new zines, screenprints, and multiples.
  • Guerrilla Girls
    We're a bunch of anonymous females who take the names of dead women artists as pseudonyms and appear in public wearing gorilla masks. We have produced posters, stickers, books, printed projects, and actions that expose sexism and racism in politics, the art world, film and the culture at large. We use humor to convey information, provoke discussion, and show that feminists can be funny. We wear gorilla masks to focus on the issues rather than our personalities. Dubbing ourselves the conscience of culture, we declare ourselves feminist counterparts to the mostly male tradition of anonymous do-gooders like Robin Hood, Batman, and the Lone Ranger.
  • The Center for Urban Pedagogy
    The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses design and art to improve civic engagement. CUP projects demystify the urban policy and planning issues that impact our communities, so that more individuals can better participate in shaping them.
  • VUU
    VUU is a Brooklyn-based studio that focuses on publishing new photography in small editions.
  • Vasta Images / Books
    Vasta Images/Books is an international seller based in New York City specializing in the body, the nude and the erotic arts. Focus for the fair will be books, periodicals and ephemera, circa 1960s~2000s in our areas of specialty. We are pleased to announce the LA launch of Hide And Seek, a limited edition artist’s book and the premiere publication by Vasta Editions, featuring the work of Mirka Lugosi and Gilles Berquet.
  • Triple Canopy
    Triple Canopy is a magazine based in New York. Since 2007, Triple Canopy has advanced a model for publication that encompasses digital works of art and literature, public conversations, exhibitions, and books. This model hinges on the development of publishing systems that incorporate networked forms of production and circulation. Working closely with artists, writers, technologists, and designers, Triple Canopy produces projects that demand considered reading and viewing. Triple Canopy resists the atomization of culture and, through sustained inquiry and creative research, strives to enrich the public sphere.
  • The Third Rail
    The Third Rail is a free periodical devoted to a discussion of modern and contemporary art, politics, philosophy, and culture, featuring critical essays and reviews, interviews, literary arts, and artist center spread projects. Fundraising editions and back issues are available at our booth.
  • School of Visual Arts / MFA Photography and Video
    School of Visual Arts, New York, has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for more than six decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, the College is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility.
  • S_U_N_
    S_U_N_ is a New York City & Los Angeles based publisher featuring a range of books, prints and multiples with a focus on photography based works.
  • Publication Studio Hudson
    PS Hudson is a publisher, art studio and commons space. We design and print original books by authors and artists we admire, on-demand and in small editions. Our studio also specializes in hand-bound books, screen printing, papermaking, and marbling. Events at the studio run the gamut from dinners and book launches, to workshops, film screenings, and author + artist dialogues.
  • Printed Matter, Inc.
    Printed Matter, Inc is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1976 by artists and art workers with the mission to foster the appreciation, dissemination, and understanding of artists' books and related publications. In addition to maintaining an inventory of 15,000 books which are sold on behalf of book artists and independent publishers, Printed Matter is a dynamic hub of services and activities offered in support of artists including: regular exhibitions, lectures and talks, book launches, publishing projects, as well as hosting the NY Art Book Fair and LA Art Book Fair.
  • Princeton Architectural Press
    Princeton Architectural Press is a world leader in architecture and design publishing. Featuring a backlist of nearly 1,000 titles, the company specializes in books and stationery that—in subject matter and design—defy easy categorization. With each new season’s offerings, Princeton Architectural Press continues to surprise, inspire, and inform those curious about the visual world.
  • Primary Information
    Primary Information is a non-profit organization specializing in the publication of historical and contemporary artists' books and writings.
  • Peradam
    PERADAM is a publishing group specializing in small-run artist books. Each title is designed and produced in collaboration with the artist.
  • onestar press
    onestar press is dedicated to the production of books, movies, and multiples by artists. Three Star Books are artworks, handmade, highly finished, and luxuriously produced with materials that are globally sourced.
  • Matthew Marks Gallery
    Since 1991 Matthew Marks Gallery has been publishing exhibition catalogues, monographs, artist's books, and posters, all with the highest standard of scholarship and visual excellence. Authors have included Yve-Alain Bois, Dave Hickey, and John Ashbery.
  • MATTE Magazine
    MATTE Magazine is a print publication that features one artist per issue. Founded in 2010 by Matthew Leifheit as a platform for new photography, MATTE is collected by the Museum of Modern Art Library, the International Center of Photography, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Kayrock Screenprinting
    We specialize in hand printed fine art editions, posters, cards, books, shirts, tote bags, graphic design, custom projects, micro registration and the metric system.
  • KARMA
    KARMA is a bookstore, gallery and publisher specializing in artists’ publications, located in the West Village of New York City. In addition to its own titles, KARMA stocks periodicals, artworks, artists’ editions, rare and out-of-print items and other in-print titles by noted publishers.
  • Inventory Press
    Inventory Press publishes books on topics in art, architecture, design, and music, with an emphasis on subcultures, minor histories, and the sociopolitical aspects of material culture. Launched in 2014 by Adam Michaels of design studio Project Projects, new titles include John Fahey: Paintings,Public Collectors by Marc Fischer, and Catalogue by Amie Siegel.
  • Hassla
    Hassla is a New York-based publishing project by artist David Schoerner, founded in 2007 with a focus on artists' books and catalogues.
  • Harpers Books
    Harper's Books specializes in rare and cool books, contemporary art, photography, archives and printed ephemera. Our primary interest is exploring the aesthetic and commercial relationships of these interrelated media. We maintain an open bookshop and gallery year round in East Hampton, New York.
  • Gregory R. Miller and Co.
    Gregory R. Miller & Co. publishes high quality books about contemporary art, architecture, and design.
  • Gratuitous Type
    Gratuitous Type is an occasional pamphlet of typographic smut. Celebrating the letter in all its forms, the magazine highlights exceptional contemporary design and art from around the world, offering a voyeuristic look into the practices of our favorite makers through interviews, studio visits, and exclusive artist projects.
  • Diagonal Press
    Established 2013 by Tauba Auerbach Publications in open editions Nothing signed or numbered For the LAABF Diagonal Press will present books, symbolic jewelry, type specimen posters and the first in a series of manipulatives.
  • Dashwood Books
    Dashwood Books is New York City’s only independent bookstore devoted entirely to photography.
  • Dan Walsh
    A selection of 5 to 10 handmade books made by the artist over the past five years.
  • Cinders Gallery
    Cinders Gallery is an artist-run non-profit gallery based in Brooklyn, NY since 2004. We have curated hundreds of exhibitions featuring underground artists from all over the world. One of our main focuses since our inception was to showcase handmade artist books and zines with an on-going curated selection. In addition, we publish handmade books as Cinders Press that are often in limited editions featuring processes such as silkscreen, letterpress, risograph, hand-drawn, and other one of a kind printing and binding methods. Come touch, feel, and even smell our latest books....
  • Christine Burgin / New Directions
    Christine Burgin and New Directions co-publish books that explore the relationship of text and image. Recent publications include Susan Howe's "Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Arhives" and "Emily Dickinson: The Gorgeous Nothings." Their collaboration began with Robert Walser's "The Microscripts."
  • Capricious
    Capricious is a magazine, publishing house and gallery located on 88 Eldridge Street in Manhattan.
  • Booklyn
    Founded in 1999, Booklyn is an artist-run, non-profit 501 (c) (3), consensus-governed, artist and bookmakers organization headquartered in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Booklyn’s mission is to promote artists’ books as art and research material and to assist artists and organizations in documenting, exhibiting, and distributing their artworks and archives Wall Street and the Zapatistas (EZLN).
  • Boo-Hooray
    Boo-Hooray is an exhibit space and publishing company dedicated to 20th/21st century counter-culture ephemera, photography, and book arts. We publish catalogues, books, artists' books, and LPs regularly, as well as arrange readings and performances. Our exhibits and publications stem from culturally significant archives that we excavate, organize, stabilize, and ultimately place with institutions. Boo-Hooray has placed collections with institutions such as Cornell University, Yale University, Columbia University, and Oxford University.
  • Blackberrys Press
    Blackberrys Press is a Brooklyn based publisher of editioned works on fabric by female identified artists. The press also produces books and multiples.
  • Bidoun Projects
    Bidoun was created as a platform for ideas and an open forum for exchange, dialogue, and opinions about arts and culture from the Middle East. Bidoun’s primary goal is to bring together cultural expressions from a vast and nuanced region and also address some of the widespread misconceptions about the region and its Diaspora by inciting readers to take a fresh look at the Middle East and its peoples, too often presented as one-dimensional or stagnant.
  • Benjamin Critton Art Dept.
    Benjamin Critton Art Department is a design and typography practice / service.
  • Bad Day
    Bad Day is an arts and culture quarterly that focuses on direct dialogue with today's international artists. Disregarding boundaries between film, video, visual art, music, high & low, Bad Day showcases some of the commonalities we all share in our routines, perspectives and working practice.
  • Arthur Fournier Fine and Rare
    Arthur Fournier Fine & Rare, LLC is an independent dealer of books, manuscripts, archives and collections in all fields and genres, with particular emphasis on music and the visual arts, cultural movements, disruptive technologies and societies in conflict.
  • Artforum / Bookforum
    Artforum For over 50 years, Artforum has remained the leading contemporary art magazine. In addition to exploring contemporary art, Artforum covers fashion, film, photography, architecture and music, lending a unique perspective to the broad range of today’s popular culture. Bookforum A sister publication of Artforum, Bookforum reviews the best titles in fiction, current affairs, and the arts, covering the breadth of the publishing industry. Recent contributors include award-winning authors William T. Vollmann, Vivian Gornick, Luc Sante, Mary Gaitskill, and other icons of contemporary literary culture.
  • ARTBOOK | D.A.P.
    ARTBOOK presents a special selection of books and ephemera related to Semina culture and the Beat Generation, including the long-awaited reprint of Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle and classic and out-of-print books by related artists such as George Herms, Cameron, Ed Kienholz, Jess, Bruce Conner and many more. In addition, the booth features new books by Alex Israel, Aaron Curry, Matthew Monahan, Ryan Trecartin, Kaari Upson, Kathryn Andrews and Sterling Ruby, all published by UCCA/Koenig Books and debuting at the fair. Plus, new limited edition zines and editions from the Haas Brothers, John Baldessari and more!
  • Aperture Foundation
    Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.
  • Andrew Roth, Inc.
  • Alden Projects™
    Alden Projects presents a selection of rare Pop, Conceptual and other books, prints, multiples, and ephemera.
  • A-Jump Books
    A-Jump Books is a small publishing house dedicated to producing photo-based books that challenge convention through understatement and artistic rigor. Using the “artist’s book” concept as a model, we publish projects that are conceived of and designed as self-contained works.
  • 6 Decades Books
    6 Decades Books deals in rare artists' books and related material from 1960 to present.
  • 205-A
    205-A is a gallery, curatorial and publishing projected founded by photographer Aaron Stern and author and photographer Jordan Sullivan in 2014. 205-A organizes fine art and documentary photography exhibitions and publishes limited edition books and zines.

    Oregon

  • Lisa Schonberg
    Lisa Schonberg is a musician, composer, artist and natural historian from Portland. She looks forward to sharing her various publications at the LAABF, including the DIY Guide to Drums, and The Hylaeus Project, a science/travel book on the rare native bees of Hawaii.
  • J and C Arts
    J&C Arts produces artworks and ephemera by artists Johanna Jackson and Chris Johanson
  • Iris Porter
    I am a text-based artist and small press publisher of collaborative book projects. I have been making letterpress printed propaganda and ephemera for 14+ years and would like the LA Art Book Fair be an outlet for some of my projects including my latest book, DIYinLAX.
  • Awesome Vistas
    Awesome Vistas is a record label curated by Chris Johanson that produces limited-edition publications and vinyl records in collaboration with musicians and artists.
  • Monograph Bookwerks
    Monograph Bookwerks is an art bookstore in Portland, Oregon focusing on modern and contemporary artists. For the fair, alongside out-of-print and rare artists' books, we are presenting gallery and artists' ephemera from the 1960s to the '70s, primarily relating to the fields of pop, counter-culture, minimalist, conceptual and land art, and including exhibition documents, posters, mail art, flyers and announcements.
  • Division Leap
    A gallery and rare bookstore devoted to the preservation, exhibition and placement of archives and libraries related to art and social conflict. Through our exhibitions and publications we seek to involve other artists and the public in bringing attention to overlooked narratives to inform the future. We welcome visitors.
  • Container Corps
    Container Corps is a publication design studio, printshop, bindery, and exhibition space that serves as a platform for the creation, distribution, and discussion of new arts publications. We publish books-as-projects, or books-as-works in themselves, or primary sources. Our publications use the means of their production as an avenue of expression.
  • Ampersand Gallery and Fine Books
    Ampersand is a gallery, specialty bookstore & printed matter archive located in Portland, Oregon. We are collectors, readers & believers in the promotion & preservation of visual culture, both high & low, past & present.

    Pennsylvania

  • Gottlund
    The Gottlund publishing project was started in 2006 by the artist Nicholas Gottlund. It seeks to produce limited edition books and multiples collaboratively with artists with an emphasis on experimentation, materiality and the role of the hand in production. Gottlund is based in both Los Angeles, CA and Kurztown, PA.

    Rhode Island

  • Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
    Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 30 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance. Our members live and work around the U.S., Canada, and Mexico creating screenprints and linocuts, art portfolios, and publishing books and zines.
  • Headmaster
    Headmaster is the biannual art magazine for man-lovers.

    Virginia

  • Studio-Set
    Studio-Set is a collaboration between Jasio Stefanski and Lauren Thorson. The duo have been working together since 2012 on a variety of commissioned and self-initiated projects.

    Washington

  • Psycho Feeling
    Psycho Feeling: A Symbiogenesis of Spiritual Guidebooks and Punk Iconography. Olympia, Washington.