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  • Heavytime Books
    Heavy Time is a publishing collaboration between Rob Cordiner, Ed Davis and Todd Jordan focusing on artist publications and exhibitions.
  • Perimeter Books
    Perimeter is a bookstore, publisher and distributor from Melbourne, Australia, with an interest in contemporary photography, art, design and architecture, and their interface with the printed form.


  • Triangle Books
    Triangle Books is an independent publisher of artist books founded in 2013 and based in Brussels, Belgium. Our current books and limited editions include Harold Ancart, Saâdane Afif, Thomas Bayrle, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Aline Bouvy/John Gillis, Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys, Robert Heinecken, Silvia Prada, Rob Pruitt and David de Tscharner & Benoît Platéus.


  • 88Books
    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. The latest issues of 88Books / XXX include Alan Belcher and Chrysanne Stathacos.
  • Alicias Klassic Kool Shoppe
    Alicia's Klassic Kool Shoppe is a Toronto based, one woman operation consisting of collage, fine 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.
  • Art Metropole
    Art Metropole is a non-profit organisation with a focus on the production, dissemination and contextualisation 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 as an artist-run centre. AM is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of the province of Ontario and a registered charitable organization.
  • 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.
  • C Magazine
    C Magazine - Contemporary Art and Criticism - is an international art quarterly devoted to promoting critical discussion about contemporary art and visual culture. C publishes intelligent and thought-provoking essays, interviews, reviews and visual art projects by both new and established writers and 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.
  • Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Contemporary Art Gallery is the longest standing independent public art gallery dedicated to presenting contemporary visual art in Vancouver, Canada. The CAG is a nonprofit public art gallery dedicated to the exhibition, education and documentation of international contemporary visual art. We have an over thirty-five year history of publishing and editions with over 250 titles with pivotal books on international contemporary artists including: Christopher Williams, Steven Shearer, Geoffrey Farmer, Stan Douglas, Frances Stark, Mungo Thomson, James Welling among many others. For LAABF2016 we present a signing and launch of The Foundation by Patrick Staff; new publications and editions by Julia Dault, Walter K. Scott, Mike Nelson, Keg de Souza and Kevin Schmidt.
    DDOOGG is the manifestation of DOG as the creator. We run a modular online vitrine & a small press that publishes comic anthologies, zines and a quarterly journal for freakers.
  • Fillip
    Fillip is a Vancouver-based publishing organization formed in 2004 to expand spaces for critical discussions on contemporary art.
  • Ho Tam
    Hotam is a quarterly artist's book series (in the form of a magazine) that is set up to test out ideas. Each is a self-contained project/experiment in exploring the relationship between form and content, produced solely by the artist. 88Books, XXX Zines and Hotam Press are three separate labels operated by Vancouver-based artist Ho Tam. The focus is experimentation, publishing and distribution.
    KIOSK is an multidisciplinary event held in Vancouver that brings together creative practitioners to pursue print-oriented projects. We all fam.
  • Late Cuts
    Late Cuts is a independent publisher whose goal is to showcase Vancouver artists that normally specialize in practices outside of print, also other things.
  • New Documents
    New Documents is a Vancouver and Los Angeles based art book publisher.
  • 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.
  • Phil Woollam
    Phil Woollam is an artist working out of Toronto. His work focuses on abstract drawing and small run publishing. Strange objects and whirling landscapes allow for extended viewing pleasure. Prints, books, and bags.
  • Presentation House Gallery
    Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, is Canada's leading non-profit public gallery devoted to the exhibition of photography, film and video. Together with Bywater Bros., 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.
  • Publication Studio Vancouver
    Publication Studio Vancouver prints and binds books using a combination of on-demand and by-hand methods, creating original artists' books, publishing short-run literature and polemics, and revivifying neglected works from the public domain.
  • 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.


  • Jiazazhi
    Jiazazhi is a photo art publisher devoted to exploring the possibilities of Eastern photography presented off the wall.
  • New Territories & Friends
    Curatorial platform New Territories Studio presents a vibrant selection from China's indie publishing scene and beyond, from zines to artist monographs to small-run journals and ephemera, with guest magazine LEAP and special artist creations to celebrate the Year of the Monkey and Valentine's Day.


  • Lodret Vandret
    A collaborative platform for independent publishing and exhibition making based in Copenhagen, founded by artists Flemming Ove Bech and Johan Rosenmunthe. Collaboration is at the very core of our practice both when working with individual artists and on group projects. We also host the One Thousand Books experimental Art Book Festival.


  • Antoine Lefebvre Editions
    antoine lefebvre editions is the publishing structure and nom de plume of artist publisher Antoine Lefebvre. Lefebvre holds a Phd in Fine Arts from the Sorbonne in Paris where he teaches. He created La Bibliotheque Fantastique (2009-2014), a publishing structure for artists' books that was exhibited as an artwork in several countries. Lefebvre curates and publishes for a small number of emerging artists from around the world and contributes to make their work visible.
  • onestar press
    onestar press, Three Star Books and OSMOS have conceived a special project for LAABF 2016 within the framework of Richard Bell's EMBASSY (2013 - 2016), a sculpture and platform reimagined to pay homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest that has been on-going since 1972. This assembly will include unique art works, books and editions presented by OSMOS — Fiona Banner, Emory Douglas, Casey Legler, Wardell Milan, Stuart Ringholt and others... and onestar press / Three Star Books — Matthew Brannon, Liam Gillick, Mika Tajima, a chair with Rirkrit Tiravanija and selection of artist's books from onestar press and Three Star Books large inventory. 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.
  • RVB Books
    RVB BOOK is a publishing house based in Paris. Books by Laurence Aëgerter, Olivier Cablat, Maurice van Es, Erik Kessels, Óscar Monzón, Thomas Mailaender, Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine, Augustin Rebetez, Lotte Reimann, Tomoko Sawada, Stéphanie Solinas, Penelope Umbrico, among Others.
  • Shelter Press
    Shelter Press is a french publishing / curatorial platform founded in 2011 by publisher Bartolomé Sanson and artist Félicia Atkinson. It works as a nomadic artist-run organization building up dialogues between contemporary art, poetry and experimental music through publications, pedagogical experiences, and exhibitions.


  • Archive Books
    Archive Books is a publishing house based in Berlin and Milan. Through the production of different formats – anthologies, essays, artists’ books and magazines – the editorial line of Archive Books takes form in collaboration with authors who make use of archival materials and documentary processes to offer perspectives – starting from the field of contemporary art – on controversial themes such as labor conditions, the psychopathologies of capitalism, post-colonialism, the relationship between historical memory and biographical memory, and processes of formation.
  • Edition Taube
    Edition Taube is an independent publisher for contemporary art and publishes artists’ books and editions by international artists including Christian Jankowski, Andrew Gilbert, Cameron Rowland, Rainer Ganahl and Thomas Jeppe. Edition Taube believes in the future and demands and promotes new positions on paper. Edition Taube was founded in 2009 by the designers Jonas Beuchert, Tilman Schlevogt and Jan Steinbach. Edition Taube is part of the Design Studio (formerly known as Studio Taube).
  • Gloria Glitzer
    OH NO — Artists who do books
    HAMMANN&VONMIER is a brand HAMMANN&VONMIER is a brand which is open to nowhere HAMMANN&VONMIER is a brand which is open to nowhere but incorporates what HAMMANN&VONMIER should become HAMMANN&VONMIER is a brand which is open to nowhere but incorporates what HAMMANN&VONMIER should become and what, with a meticulously uneconomic accuracy will be made dissimiliar to itself hereafter (via kerstin stakemeier) HAMMANN&VONMIER are two artists based in Munich.
  • Move Elöre
  • Sergej Vutuc
    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 including William Eggleston’s 10 volume The Democratic Forest.
  • 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.
  • white-press
    white-press started in 2008 coperating with / Cologne. We combine traditional pristine craftsmanship with state of the art digital printing — as close to the photographer as possible.


  • 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.


  • Redfoxpress and Antic-Ham
    Redfoxpress is run by Francis Van Maele and Antic-Ham in the West of Ireland, since 2002. In their silkscreen studio they print and publish their own artist’s books using all possible techniques: collage, photography, laser and inkjet printing, solvent transfer, mono prints, stencils, rubber stamping, drawing, frottages, found objects, ephemera..and collaboration works with artists and authors in limited hand printed editions. Redfoxpress publish also a collection of visual poetry and Fluxus named "C'est mon Dada" and Polaroid photo books.


  • BlisterZine
    blisterZine is a collection of photographic self published works; It includes the project "blisterZine m'eat art", focused on art and photography which is the result of a cooperation between NASTYNASTY© and other artists, in order to promote artist’s projects in limited edition, sometimes totally handmade. The publishing house was founded on January 2008 by NASTYNASTY©.
  • CURA.
    CURA. is a quarterly magazine, a publishing house, an exhibition space and a platform for editorial and curatorial activities.
  • Danilo Montanari Editore
    The publishing house Danilo Montanari of Ravenna has been involved in contemporary art, photography and architecture since 1980, bringing out more than 700 titles and collaborating with leading Italian and international artists such as Mario Schifano, Sol Lewitt, Jannis Kounellis, Joseph Kosuth, Luigi Ghirri, and Giulio Paolini. It published Maurizio Cattelan’s first book, as well as the first significant monograph on Alighiero Boetti. More recently, it has collaborated with artists including Andrea Botto, Olivo Barbieri, and Paolo Ventura on books and special editions.
  • Flash Art
    Flash Art is an international bimonthly magazine and publishing platform dedicated to thinking about contemporary art, exploring the evolving cultural landscape through the work of leading artists, writers, curators and others.
  • Kaleidoscope
    KALEIDOSCOPE is today’s most innovative international quarterly of contemporary art and culture, founded in 2009 in Milan at the core of a platform including an art agency, an exhibition space, and an online platform dedicated to artists video and experimental film. Distributed worldwide on a seasonal basis, over the years KALEIDOSCOPE has gained widespread recognition as a trusted and timely guide to the present. Under the visionary art direction of acclaimed Munich-based Bureau Mirko Borsche, the magazine’s signature curatorial and interdisciplinary approach combines competent authority within the inner circle of art professionals with visual audacity appealing to a larger audience from all creative industries, resulting into a beautifully-designed and crafted compendium of the best of the arts, as best epitomized by the cover tagline: "Visual Culture Now".
  • Mousse Publishing
    Mousse Publishing is an independent publishing house founded in Milan in 2006. Born as a spin-off of Mousse, the contemporary art magazine, Mousse Publishing was created to give every printed project originality, care, and respect. Mousse Publishing makes books with artists, writers, public and private institutions, galleries, and other art and cultural initiatives. The focus is on artist monographs and artist books, but we create also online content, printed ephemera, and artist editions.


  • Akio Nagasawa
    Akio Nagasawa Gallery | Publishing is a Ginza, Tokyo based gallery and publisher specializing in photography by artists like Daido Moriyama, Eikoh Hosoe, Toshio Shibata, Sakiko Nomura, William Klein, Sarah Moon and more. Ginsho bldg.6F, 4-9-5 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
  • 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.
  • Case
    CASE is a publishing house in Tokyo that was founded in 2015 for the purpose of feeding a culture which is created by the publication of the books. The subject varies Art, Design and Photography.
  • commune
    We “commune” have since closed their gallery/shop in Tokyo in order to concentrate on publishing art zines from our own label called “commune Press” and curating shows so as to stay true to our primary goal, introducing undiscovered and promising artists to as many people as possible all around the world.
    EINSTEIN STUDIO is a group promoting young Japanese photographers to all over the world, as well as planning and operating JAPAN PHOTO AWARD, publishing photo collections and workshops. X-MAGAZINE is an open design bag brand. The profit from the sales is used for cultural support for Fukushima.
  • Komiyama Tokyo
    Since 1939, Komiyama Tokyo has succeeded to its tradition of selling varieties of vintage books and artworks in the town of Jimbocho, central Tokyo. Our store has focused particularly on vintage books of photography, Tokyo subculture, contemporary and street art, as well as wide array of rare photo prints.
  • POST
    POST is a bookshop which showcases only 1 publisher's publications at a time. We focus on each publisher's uniqueness and provide exclusive opportunity to get to know interesting activities of publishing houses from all over the world, which customers usually wouldn’t see in conventional bookshops. POST also publishing the books in the occasion of exhibition at the POST Gallery.
  • Shashasha
    shashasha delivers Japanese and Asian Photography to the World. We will allow people in any country to view classic and modern photobooks. We do not replace the paper photobook. As people discover photography on shashasha many will want to own the real book and the real prints. We also reproduce classic photobooks that are no longer in print. These can be rare and expensive, but shashasha makes them accessible to all at minimal cost.
    SUPER LABO is a Kamakura (Japan) based independent publishing house focused on contemporary photograph. Founded in 2009 in Tokyo by Yasunori Hoki.
    A creative team from Tokyo known for works which are made by unique and unusual hand-manipulated images and objects will be presenting variety of art books and the art book for a Tokyo based brand SUB-AGE.


  • Datz Press
    Datz Press is a publisher of artist books specialized in photography. We run Datz Museum of Art and Magazine Gitz. Datz Press is based in Seoul, Korea.


  • 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.
  • Gato Negro
    Gato Negro Ediciones started in 2013 as an independent publishing project. Secret, destructive, urgent, and seductive. A fractious group of authors, titles and problems in the context of a collapsing era. Most books are printed with a Risograph in short run editions. We are based in Mexico City, but we appear like a ghost in the most unexpected places.


  • 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.
  • Idea Books
    Founded in 1976, Idea Books is a specialist wholesaler and distributor of books, exhibition catalogues, and DVDs on contemporary architecture, art, photography, design, fashion, and film. Our scope is international. We act as agents for publishers and institutions from many countries, and offer their books throughout the world.
  • Knust / Extrapool
    Knust in Extrapool represents a print- and bookbinding workspace. Since 1984 Knust has been highly specialized in stencilprinting aka mimeograph aka Risography. Possible in A2/A3+ with over 50 different colours together with print finishing equipment (bind, fold, cut). Printing is done in residency, DIY or commissioned.
  • 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.
  • Roma Publications
    Independent art publisher, founded in 1998 by artist Mark Manders and graphic designer Roger Willems used as a platform to produce publications in close collaboration with a growing number of artists, institutions, writers and designers.
  • 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 in 2012. During the LAABF2016 she will present 2 new books: ALPHABET and Screening, the last one she made in collaboration with Willem Van Zoetendaal.
  • 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 often establish a connection between cultural disciplines and socio-economic questions. We publish these books out of our commitment to their content, to artistic and social issues and to the artists, designers and authors.
  • Werkplaats Typografie
    Werkplaats Typografie is a two-year masters programme for graphic design that stimulates and practices critical reflection on the basis of a broad cultural perspective, engaging in artistic research involving content and form, text and image, theory and practice. The WT is supervised by leading graphic designers and located in Arnhem the Netherlands, it offers a maximum of 18 participants a well equipped studio space that is accessible 24 hours a day.

    New Zealand

  • LeRoy
    Le Roy is a magazine, a thought journal dedicated to subjectivity, self-design and dialogue surrounding the notion of selfhood.
  • Remote Photobooks (New Zealand)
    Remote Photobooks distributes select photobooks and photo-related publications from both established and emerging photographers and independent publishers in New Zealand. Founded by Anita Tótha and based in Auckland, New Zealand.


  • Cornerkiosk Press
    Cornerkiosk focuses on low cost, limited edition printed matter by emerging artists for converging worldwide distribution. Our card says hello at cornerkiosk dot net, which is the chosen channel of communication.
  • HEAVY Books
    HEAVY Books is an artist run publishing project and exhibition platform based in Oslo, Norway. We focus on limited edition photo books, zines and other printed matter. HEAVY Books was founded in 2014 by Christian Tunge
  • Teknisk Industri AS
    Teknisk Industri is a Norwegian based publisher established by Petter Snare. Since the company’s conception as an art publisher in 2008, Teknisk Industri has gained a reputation for publishing high quality art books in both print and design. The company has published some 25 books, mainly presenting Norwegian artists.
  • Trollkrem
    Trollkrem is a Norwegian artist-duo consisting of Jennie Hagevik Bringaker and Tor Erik Bøe. Working within a variety of artistic expressions such as sculpture, photography, video, theater and design, Trollkrem wants to emphasize on cross-disciplinary collaborations and non-hierarchical networking as important ingredients in their projects.


  • Knuckles and Notch
    Knuckles & 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.


  • Bandiz Studio
    Bandiz Studio is a video and design agency focused on art direction, graphic design and visual concepts. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
  • Belleza Infinita
    Founded in Bilbao in 2002, Belleza Infinita (Infinite Beauty) edits and distributes artistic publications, unclassifiable proposals reflecting on aesthetic experience, and promoting another ways of perceiving, expressing and thinking. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
  • Dalpine
    Dalpine is a publishing house dedicated to introducing contemporary works by emerging photographers. Dalpine encourages collaboration between photographers, artists, designers and editors to produce limited edition books. Dalpine has published Karma by Óscar Monzón (2013), Mediodía by David Hornillos (2014), XY XX by Fosi Vegue (2014), AMA LUR by Jon Cazenave (2015), Podría haberse evitado by Ricardo Cases (2015), GRASS by Michele Tagliaferri (2015) and Blackcelona by Salvi Danés (2015). Óscar Monzón’s book Karma won the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation First Book Award in 2013. part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
  • Kitschic
    Since 2009, Kitschic Ediciones publishes books where image is the core, paying special attention to the possibilities of a book as an object that transmits contents. Kitschic's catalogue include authors mainly from Europe and South America. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
  • Libros Mutantes
    Since 2011, the Libros Mutantes team has started a research process into the local independent publishing scene and its connections with international networks. The result of this process is a series of publications – Bulletin (2011), El Libro Mutante (2012), Q? A. (2013), Atlas: Mexico (2014) andAtlas: Spain (2015) – that include interviews, visual works, curatorial texts, spreads and reports on self–publishing. All of them will be available at the Libros Mutantes booth, as an introduction to the independent scene represented in the Focus: Spain section.
  • Terranova
    Terranova is a tiny publishing house from Barcelona, specializing in art books of young, emergent artists and focused mainly on books and, in a smaller scale, records and objects. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
    TUNICA is a creative studio, based in New York, TUNICA is a receptacle of international culture that acts as a membrane to capture and showcase various talents, combine disciplines, and share ideas and styles. The platform curates talent across a variety of mediums and practices, providing a contemporary alternative within the publishing market. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.


  • Livraison
    LIVRAISON MAGAZINE & BOOKS is an independent publisher operating from the offices of art direction agency Sandberg&Timonen in Stockholm, Sweden. Divided into a magazine and a book publishing branch, LIVRAISON embrace unapologetic artistic point of views that challenge the clear-cut boundary between commerce and high art. Approaching publishing with the uncompromisingly raw edge of fanzine culture, our main focus is projects and processes rather than established auteurs and icons.


  • a/b Books
    a/b Books is a project started in 2010 by artist Alexander Bühler, that focuses on self-publishing unique small run artist books in different visual appearances relating to their content.
  • Edition Patrick Frey
    Starting in 1986, Edition Patrick Frey has published more than 190 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.
  • Kodoji Press
    Kodoji Press is an independent art publishing project, founded in 2007 by designer Winfried Heininger. In close collaboration with a growing number of artists, writers, designers and institutions, Kodoji Press’ main objective is to offer non-commercial projects a communicative platform.
  • Motto Distribution
    Motto: Books, magazines, artists' publications and editions + events and exhibitions.
  • Spheres Publication
    SPHERES is the creative documentation between an artist and the editor Philippe Karrer. Every issue is dedicated to a young artist, exploring character, inspirations and ideas using unconventional formats to create a different approach and understanding of the artist and his or her work. SPHERES collaborated with Melanie Bonajo, Rafaël Rozendaal, Nick van Woert and Austin Lee.


  • nos:books
    nos:books is a press publisher founded in 2008 in Taipei. We strive to realize artists' ideas and concepts, publishing limited editions of artists from Taiwan and overseas. We run our online shop, and participate in book fairs from time to time.

    United Kingdom

  • 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.
  • Arcadia Missa
    Arcadia Missa focuses on contemporary art with intent, is an organisation of three parts ~ Projects | Gallery | Publisher, and began as a self-organised space in austerity Britain. Arcadia Missa publications currently are in three separate series: the journal How to Sleep Faster (and its online counterpart, Artist Books, and Anthology. As well as co-publishing with Dominica Publishers Hannah Black's new book, Arcadia Missa Publishers will be launching its latest Artist Book by Sarah M Harrison.
  • 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.
  • Bemojake
    London publishers join forces for LAABF presenting new releases, limited editions and signed copies from Archive of Modern Conflict, Bemojake, Nobody/Stephen Gill, Oodee and Trolley Books. Bemojake publishes limited edition photography books by young and emerging artists.
  • Browns Editions
    Founded in 2005 by the British artist Jonathan Ellery, Browns Editions is an independent publisher specializing in photography, art and conceptual art books. In today's world, as the pleasures of print are becoming harder to come by, Browns Editions offers a precious enclave of resistance.
  • Catalogue Library
    Catalogue Library is an independent publishing platform established in 2011. It embodies the idea that zines should be a quick representation of a subject or topic. This ethos is carried out into the production of the publications; using basic, good quality materials. Catalogue Library also publishes the bi-annual graphic design magazine Library Paper.
  • Ditto Press
    Subculture, photography & fashion.
  • frieze
    Established in 1991 frieze covers the latest in contemporary art and culture from around the globe, presenting a critical reflection on art now. Frieze d/e, from Berlin, looks at the art scenes in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Frieze Masters explores ideas from the past through a contemporary lens.
  • Hauser & Wirth Publishers
    Hauser & Wirth, a leading art publisher and international gallery of contemporary art, has an extensive list of over 100 titles, ranging from monographs and artists' books, to historic exhibition catalogues and catalogues raisonnés.
  • MACK
    Books with artists, writers and curators.
  • 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.
  • November Books
    Books/Research/Archives encompassing fashion, design, photography, fine art and subcultural material. We work with designers, stylists, photographers, institutions and private clients to undertake research, build libraries, and source or buy collections and individual items.
  • Oodee
    London publishers join forces for LAABF presenting new releases, limited editions and signed copies from Archive of Modern Conflict, Bemojake, Nobody/Stephen Gill, Oodee and Trolley Books.
  • 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.
  • Snöar Press
    Snöar Press is a British publishing house which primarily focusses on art books. These are books by and for the poor kids, the punks, the scumbags and the drop outs. Based in London but with a northern soul. Nothing is pretty, nothing is bright.
  • Stephen Gil
    London publishers join forces for LAABF presenting new releases, limited editions and signed copies from Archive of Modern Conflict, Bemojake, Nobody/Stephen Gill, Oodee and Trolley Books.
  • trolley books
    London publishers join forces for LAABF presenting new releases, limited editions and signed copies from Archive of Modern Conflict, Bemojake, Nobody/Stephen Gill, Oodee and 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
  • Wild Life Press
    Wild Life Press is an independent publisher specializing in limited edition books, printed matter & audio releases made in close collaboration with the artist or subject.
  • William Allen Word & Image
    Specialists in Concrete Poetry, South American and Eastern European Avant Gardes, Conceptual Art publications, archives, artworks, Artist’s books, prints and ephemera. Working with Concrete Poetry since 1988, William Allen is co-curating with Ann Harezlak "Linguaviagem: A Poesia Concreta Dialogue". An exhibition at Actual Size Gallery focusing on South American poets. - Open by appointment from January 23 – February 18, 2016 Open during Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair, February 12 – 14, 2016 (12 – 6pm) - William Allen on Poesia Concreta at Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA) - 2245 E Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90021 | February 12 at 7:30 pm - Curators’ reception at Actual Size Los Angeles 741 New High St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 | February 13, 7:00- 10:00pm

United States


  • Goodbye Ranch
    Goodbye Ranch is the self-publishing imprint of photographer Michael Max McLeod.


  • 2nd Cannons / 2NC Books
    Founded in 2005, 2nd Cannons Publications is an artists' book publishing project by LA based artist Brian Kennon. 2NC Books is a distribution webshop run out of the office of 2nd Cannons. Now in a partnership with Motto Books (Berlin), 2NC Books focuses on artist’s books and art small press otherwise difficult to find in the US.
  • 8535
    8535 is a collaborative organized by Paul Mpagi Sepuya presenting prints, editions and small works by
  • A Love Token
    Established in 2010 as an independent press specializing in photography.
  • Adam Villacin
    Adam Villacin's work culls from the past 50 years of comic book history and aesthetics, engaging with its formal and distributive qualities as a means towards cultural insight. Villacin creates work that explores various subjects ranging from contemporary sub-cultures to mythological archetypes. 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.
  • Alldayeveryday
  • 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.
  • And Pens Press
    & Pens is a Los Angeles based book shop and publisher specializing in art, design, and small press publications.
  • Applesauce Industries
    Applesauce Industries is a diverse group of artists hailing from southern California with an intense love for the arts. Pulling inspiration from Southern California’s diverse sub cultures, they aim to attract people from varied backgrounds and expose them to something new and interesting .The multi-discipline collective is constantly producing new and original work in photography, screen printing, watercolor, illustration, zines and are always on the hunt for new creative outlets, for there is no limit to what they can make.
  • 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 2016 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.
  • Art Catalogues at LACMA
    ART CATALOGUES AT LACMA is an art book store specializing in current and out-of-print exhibition catalogues and books on contemporary art, photography and architecture. Our specific interests enable us to acquire a very large and comprehensive inventory in these areas. New titles arrive daily, and we encourage your calls. ART CATALOGUES AT LACMA also hosts a changing program of innovative exhibitions and artists' talks. Please visit our store at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
  • Artillery
    Artillery is a bi-monthly magazine covering contemporary art and published in Los Angeles since 2006. Unique in our approach, we tap the provocative with readable articles, intelligent reviews, in-depth profiles and edgy columns. We also like to have fun, with comics, poetry, opening-night photos and an art-etiquette advice column. With national distribution and a strong web presence, Artillery is truly the only art magazine that’s fun to read. We promise not to bore you.
  • Bad Dimension Press, Inc.
    Bad Dimension Press, Inc. is a Los Angeles based collaborative publishing project founded by Aaron Curry and Brian Roettinger. We specialize in the production of artists’ books and other projects.
  • Bad Seed Collective
    always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it
  • 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.
  • blubirdchonskyandryan
    Two mildly sociopathic doodlers/artists move to Koreatown, Los Angeles in an attempt to infiltrate the world of art, music, and hipsters in the big, bad coastal city of LA equipped with only their dry senses of humor and... each other.
  • Blum & Poe
    Founded in 1994, Blum & Poe represents a dynamic program of over forty international artists, consistently producing world-class exhibitions of commercial and critical acclaim worldwide. The publications program began in 1998, encompassing artists’ books, limited edition prints, and exhibition catalogues featuring original scholarly texts and formerly unpublished historical imagery.
  • Brain Dead
  • Colpa
    Colpa is the San Francisco based publishing practice of Luca Antonucci and David Kasprzak.
    Emma Kohlmann and COME TEES strike again at the LAABF. Emma Kohlmann self-publisher of zines, water colors and illustrations. COME TEES (Sonya Sombreuil) maker of small-batch editions of conceptual jeans and t-shirts. These collaborators bring you new work, in addition to assembling their community at large & paying homage and gratitude to their idols and friends.
  • Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles
    Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (Carla) is a quarterly magazine and online art journal, committed to providing an active source for critical dialogue surrounding L.A.’s art community. Carla acts as a centralized space for art writing that is bold, honest, approachable, and focused on the here and now.
  • Creative Growth
    Creative Growth Art Center is the world's first non-profit art center dedicated to serving adult artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities. Since 1974, Creative Growth has provided a professional studio environment for artistic development, gallery exhibition and representation, and a social atmosphere among peers.
  • 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.
  • Darin Klein and Friends
    Especially for LA Art Book Fair 2016, Darin Klein & Friends have teamed up with Tiny Splendor to create Box of Books, Vol. IX. This limited edition set of twenty different fold-out style, Risograph-printed artists’ books is packaged in custom pink pastry boxes.
  • Deadbeat Club
    Deadbeat Club is an independent publishing group dedicated to the production of small run & limited edition publications rooted in contemporary photography.
  • Dominica
    Founded by Martine Syms, Dominica Publishing Company is committed to celebrating the vibrancy of Black culture by operating trusted brands and delivering products of the high quality that inform, engage, entertain, inspire, and enhance the lives of people.
  • 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.
  • Drippy Bone Books
    Drippy Bone Books is an underground comix and art zine publisher. We ooze for art.
  • Drought Collective
  • 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.
  • Eve Fowler
    Eve Fowler is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles.
  • Everlasting Secret Family
    Everlasting Family Secret presents printed artifacts and ephemera from gay worlds that don’t exist anymore. Archival magazines, chapbooks and artwork will range from pre-Stonewall ‘60s when homosexual desire was coded and underground to the full color, shout-it-out loud, liberation of the ‘70s to the baroque period right before AIDS exploded. Other media in this theme will be the gayest vinyl record collection ever assembled and a selection of homoerotic delights on hipster VHS format from LA’s infamous, now defunct Videoactive store. We proudly aim to be the gayest booth at the fair.
  • Everything Is Collective
  • Family Bookstore
    FAMILY is a bookstore in LA. Est. 2006.
  • FIST
    FIST, an ongoing art project and business platform, is an advocate for positive social empowerment. Way Wza is a conceptual interdisciplinary artist who promotes humanities, technology and culture into embodied art practices and services for conscious living.
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  • Fraenkel Gallery
    Since 1979, Fraenkel Gallery has presented almost 300 exhibitions exploring photography and its relation to other arts. In addition to its museum-quality exhibitions, the gallery has maintained a vigorous publishing program including numerous monographs and exhibition catalogues. In exhibitions such as Open Secrets, Dust Breeding, Not Exactly Photographs, and Nothing and Everything, Fraenkel Gallery has brought together work across media, juxtaposing photographs with paintings, drawings, and sculpture.
  • Gagosian Gallery
    Gagosian Gallery presents: Design Office — Kim Gordon in collaboration with Feeding Tube Records; "Living on the Edge of Obscurity." Feeding Tube Records, which once moved off the main drag in Florence, Massachusetts due to too many people knowing its location, is iconic in its resistance to the status quo—it is a petri dish for the inversion of pop culture pathology. In a celebration of the righteously avant-garde, Kim Gordon and Feeding Tube Records are sponging the essence of the seminal shop and wringing it out over the Gagosian Gallery booth. In addition to a vinyl listening station, limited edition records, and print ephemera created specifically for the fair, the space will include top-shelf items curated from Feeding Tube's own inventory by the most discerning ears and eyes.
  • Giant Robot/GR2
    Giant Robot and GR2 is a shop and gallery located in Sawtelle Japantown in West Los Angeles. The Giant Robot Store (est 2001) and GR2 Gallery (est 2003) feature artist created and designed goods, rotating art exhibitions, and a selection of rare publications with a popular culture angle.
  • 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.
  • Golden Spike Press
    Golden Spike Press is a collaborative publishing project founded at the California Institute of the Arts in beautiful VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA, and currently operating out of LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. We specialize in artists’ books and multiples.
  • Hamburger Eyes
    Hamburger Eyes began as a small xeroxed zine, turned into a magazine, and has evolved into a publisher. Publishing since 2001, they have “developed” their own signature brand of photography and provided an outlet for both upcoming and established photographers worldwide.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High Desert Test Sites
    Founded in 2002, High Desert Test Sites is a non-profit organization that supports immersive experiences and exchanges between artists, critical thinkers, and general audiences -- challenging all to expand their definition of art to take on new areas of relevancy.
  • Honor Fraser
    Honor Fraser champions aesthetically surprising and intellectually rigorous art, presenting exhibitions that challenge artistic and social conventions. With over 20 books in print, we aim to document the work of artists we represent and beyond. Our table will feature an installation of Alexis Smith’s ongoing series Chandlerisms, gallery publications and limited edition artworks.
  • 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.
  • Jezenia Romero
  • Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
    Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 30 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a social, environmental, and political stance. With members working from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Justseeds operates both as a unified collaboration of similarly-minded printmakers and as a loose collection of creative individuals with unique viewpoints and working methods. We believe in the transformative power of personal expression in concert with collective action. To this end, we produce group portfolios, contribute graphics to grassroots struggles for justice, work collaboratively both in- and outside the co-op, build installations in galleries, and wheatpaste on the street—all while offering each other daily support as allies and friends.
  • 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.
  • 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 and in 2013 KYI expanded to film production with the 'Art Of Punk' film series for MOCA Los Angeles.
  • L.A. Louver
    L.A. Louver specializes in contemporary American and European painting and sculpture and has maintained a vigorous program of museum-quality exhibition for 40 years. The gallery was founded by Peter Goulds in 1975 in Venice, California, a creative community inhabited by the likes of Ken Price, Richard Diebenkorn, Larry Bell and other artists who chose to locate their studios and homes amid its bohemian, beachfront urbanity. L.A. Louver was one of the first exhibition spaces in Venice, and since its inception, the gallery has balanced its commitment to representing local established and emerging artists, with introducing artists from across the country and across the world to a Southern Californian audience.
  • Ladybug House
    Ladybug House is an artist run gallery/store front in San Francisco's Chinatown with monthly art shows and a collection of artist made books, zines, music and clothing.
    LAND AND SEA is a small press based out of Oakland California that specializes in limited run artist monographs and experimental sound releases. Debuting at the fair will be a collection of drawings by Oakland based tattooer- Jason Mcafee titled "WILD HORSES". Editions by Tammy Rae Carland, Joseph Hart, Zachary James Watkins, Chris Duncan and Joe Coley will also be available.
  • Laurence McGilvery
    Wonderful stuff—Eleanor Antin, John Baldessari, Alan Kaprow, Martha Rosler, Ed Ruscha, Larry Sultan, Art-rite, Aspen, V TRE, etc. Ephemera, posters, books, exhibition catalogues, periodicals. Member: Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America.
  • Leisure Labor
    Leisure Labor acts as an umbrella bringing together peers with a casual approach to the idea of a collective. We sit in the cross section of what are the acts of necessity and what are the frivolous acts of rebellion against routine. There is a passion for productivity, investigation and community – and an overarching theme of connectivity throughout work and life. At least, that is what we strive for. Est. 2012.
  • 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 than be a practice. The project is named after the Twentieth Century California socialist colony.
  • 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.
  • Louis M Schmidt
    Louis M Schmidt is a Los Angeles-based artist and self-publisher, returning to the LAABF this year with many new publications, including volume 3 of his latest zine series "Fuck Our Lives". His work has been exhibited at both Needles & Pens in San Francisco, CA; Joshua Liner Gallery in New York, NY; and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, in Raleigh, NC. Schmidt recently received a grant from the Oceanside Museum of Art to self-publish a pair of photo books titled "No Entrance, No Exit". He regularly participates in the LA, NY and Tokyo Art Book Fairs.
  • Marc Selwyn Fine Art
    Do you like a dog’s breakfast? Then here’s one for you: From the Archive of Unknown Poetry and the gallery of Marc Selwyn Fine Art, comes a new edition of the EL SEGUNDO RECORD CLUB! A selection of small treasures brought to new life from an archive of recorded American artifacts spanning multiple decades of the 20th Century. Another example of who remembers what. Try sampling cuts from The Rambling Rangers, The Vivien Garry Quintet or Scarecrow singing WANT YOUR ASHES HAULED. From an obscure Delta bluesman to an all female Jazz Band this collection gets lost in a matrix between the past and it’s present. This is the 2nd collection of the club that began in 2014. You can see what is left over from the first go-round and how the whole thing works at This new collection contains multiple editions of 7 and 10 inch discs and 25 “listening CDs” which contain most of the original 78rpm transfers from which these selections were made. All of the new recordings in this edition were cut on home recording discs of the same kind: Wilcox-Gay Recordio Disc. The records were cut at The History of Recorded Sound in Culver City, Ca. under the supervision of Len Horowitz. Each individual disc comes in an originally designed sleeve for a total of 218 collectible items to choose from. So have fun with some great sounds pulled from the air across the ages in an endless musical world.
  • Matt Borruso / Visible Publications
    Visible Publications is the imprint of visual artist Matt Borruso. Producing books and prints. Based in San Francisco, CA.
  • Mirro Editions
    Mirro Editions, based in Oakland, California, is an independent publisher devoted to providing small run, limited edition artist books, zines, and prints from unique emerging and contemporary artists.
  • Mixed Greens
    MIXED GREENS is artist collaboration Emma Berliner & Amanda Scharf; committed to producing work to help foster a candid female voice in Los Angeles.
  • Modern Women
    All things modern and women, for the discerning feminist/femme in training. Printed matter + feminist gear. Moons/wombs/rooms/runes/crones/zones/zines/beams/you's/me's/us/we's. LA-based!
  • modlitbooks
    modlitbooks specializes in out of print and rare artist books, monographs and ephemera.
    Designing visual narrative for print and motion.
  • Needles and Pens
    Needles & Pens is a San Francisco based art book shop and gallery established in 2003.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ( 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.
    BRINGING TOGETHER A NEW CREW OF ARTISTS from east to west drawing inspiration from their own personal journeys through artist cosmology. One of kind zines, objects, t-shirts, prints and exclusive releases by artists such as, Jennifer shear, Vinnie smith, Coco Howard, Elijah Funk, Jasmin Romero, Ben Trogden, Sam Ryser, Eugene Terry, Darren Beck, Sara Abruña, Jonny Negron,Chloe Maratta, Claire Quilala, and Nina Hartmann.
  • Paper Chase Press
    Paper Chase Press is a second generation, family-run press and bindery producing bespoke, cutting-edge printed media for our clients since 1976. Working with artist and designer Ania Diakoff we’ve created a selection of handmade printed matter that plays on the utilitarian functions of paper in our everyday lives.
  • Pruno
    PRUNO is a completion of young artist from orange county that express in various mediums while exploring in their youth and the creative nooks it creates.
  • Publication Studio Oakland
    Publication Studio Oakland is an artist-run press focusing on artists' books, poetry and theories. We print and bind books on-demand, creating original work with artists and writers we admire. In addition to our normal projects, we are currently producing Forms, a series of projects on the problems and promises of artists' self-management.
  • RAM Publications U.S.A.
    RAM Publications is a Los Angeles based publishing and distribution company specializing in contemporary art and theory, architecture, design, graphics, photography, poetry and literature form North America, Europe and Japan.
  • 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.
  • RITE Editions
    Steven Leiber and Robin Wright founded RITE Editions in 2007 in San Francisco with the intent of commissioning artists to make limited edition publications.
    ROCK BOTTOM is an endeavor to create thoughtful artist multiples. RB seeks to create 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. Printed primarily using a xerox machine, our publications acknowledge the medium, often employing found and new material together. Welcome to the malleable landscape!
  • Secret Headquarters
    Secret Headquarters has been specializing in comic book culture since 2005. We offer the choicest graphic novels, zines, and art books around. SHQ Publishing has collaborated on books with Michael DeForge, Jay Howell, and more. Get into it.
  • Seite
    Seite is a small space in East LA opened in an effort to provide the local community with affordable access to literature and art. We currently specialize in classic and Spanish language literature as well as art books, comics, and zines.
  • 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.
  • SFAQ
    SFAQ[Projects] is pleased to release a large-format zine by Barry McGee including a limited number altered by the artist as well as a selection of smaller objects and flat works. SFAQ[Projects] + The Flop Box will co-release a large-format zine from contemporary photographer, artist, and train-hopper, Swampy. Also presented will be a curated section of Mark Flood books hand altered by the artist + a selection of smaller flat works. Various other zines and artist projects will also be available + a selection of back issues of SFAQ, NYAQ, and AQ.
  • Shabazz Projects
    Shabazz Projects is a progressive publishing platform focusing on books and objects with an emphasis on contemporary artists, photography, and design. We aim to create dialogues, recognize patterns, provoke and surprise. All releases are limited to an edition of 200 or less.
  • siglio
    Siglio is an independent press in Los Angeles dedicated to publishing uncommon books that live at the intersection of art and literature. New books by Marcel Broodthaers, Ricky Jay and Adam Pendleton are debuting at the fair this year, and we’ll have most of our backlist available including books by John Cage, Sophie Calle, Karen Green, Dorothy Iannone, Jess, Ray Johnson, Richard Kraft and Robert Seydel.
  • Silent Sound
    Silent Sound was started in late 2014 by artist Coley Brown in Los Angeles. It’s aim is to release experimental books and projects from contemporary artists and photographers from around the world.
  • SSK Press/ Jason Jaworski
    Established in 2013 by artist Jason Jaworski, SSK Press is an independent 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.
  • Stephen Cohen Books
    Cohen Gallery specializes in photographic and photo-based monographs and Limited Editions that include artist prints. The forty year old collection of artist books and out-of-print titles is extensive.
  • sweaterqueens
    sweaterqueens is an artistic think tank established in 2005 in los angeles
  • S_U_N_
    S_U_N_ is a New York City based publisher featuring a range of books, prints and multiples with a focus on photography based works. S_U_N_ works directly with artists to create works that expand the field of images as printed objects in editions large and small.
  • The Ice Plant
    The Ice Plant is a publisher of fine, illustrated books and other printed matter, with an emphasis on photography. 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).
  • The Library Store On Wheels
  • The Posters
    The Posters makes art accessible by publishing affordable, museum-quality posters with established artists and available for purchase on our website, We help support the next generation of artists by donating 10% of every sale to help fund art classes. Our first partner is Inner-City Arts located in Downtown LA.
  • 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 Jason Fulford & Tamara Shopsin, Ricky Swallow, Raimundas Malasauksas, and Leanne Shapton.
  • Tiny Splendor
    Tiny Splendor is a collective publishing press running out of Berkeley and Los Angeles, California. It was founded on the idea of finding a way to share our friends' artwork, while satisfying our obsession with and love of ink on paper. As of today we pride ourselves on continuing this perfect marriage as we work with artists and friends to create editioned prints, books, apparel, and zines.
  • Vacancy Projects
    Started by LA artist & designer duo Kristofferson San Pablo & Mary Vu, Vacancy Projects serves as a space for artists to create specialty items (zines, prints, pins, apparel, etc.) while building our artistic community through collaboration. Always open, except when we’re closed.
  • Valley Cruise Press
    Valley Cruise Press was founded in 2013 by a pair of best friends who wanted a way to get their artwork out to the world. Since then, we have been committed to partnering with artists to do the same. Valley Cruise Press collaborates with artists to publish limited edition zines and books as well as pins, patches and apparel. We seek to make art and design accessible, wearable and fun!
  • Wacky Wacko
    Wacky Wacko is a magazine, clothing brand and art space located at 1361 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles, CA
  • wHY Objects Workshop
    wHY is an interdisciplinary design practice driven by ideas. Founded in 2004 by Kulapat Yantrasast, the Los Angeles, New York and Louisville-based studio creates work that integrates culture into our everyday lives. Our most recognizable projects include: Pomona College Studio Art Hall , Grand Rapids Art Museum, Harvard Art Museums Galleries, Kordansky Gallery, L&M Arts, and the Samurai exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The wHY Objects Workshop will be debuting new decorative object multiples for the book collector as well as collaborating with artist Tanya Brodsky who will show new sculptures and editions.
  • Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW)
    Women’s Center for Creative Work, a nonprofit organization that cultivates LA’s feminist creative communities and practices, offers a community marketplace featuring books, zines, and publications made by WCCW members and our extended community. Throughout the fair, those with publications on offer will join for mini-residencies at the booth.
  • WSSF
    WSSF is an NSFW group based in Los Angeles
  • X-TRA and Project X Foundation
    X-TRA is a contemporary art journal published quarterly in Los Angeles since 1997. Edited by a collective of artists and writers, X-TRA publishes expansive essays, commissioned artist's projects, interviews, columns, and long-form reviews. Project X is the nonprofit publisher of X-TRA, and produces artist's editions, books, and public events.
  • Yes Press
    Yes Press founded by Bruce Kalberg and Ewa Wojciak veteran publishers of the early L.A. punk scene magazine. 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 published the LA punk novel Sub-Hollywood under the name Bruce Caen (2005) in which he chronicled the early underground L.A. music, art and culture scene he was a part of.


  • Derringer Books
    Derringer Books is a boutique rare book concern catering to the needs of collectors in the worlds of art, photography and design among other subjects. We focus mainly on the world of contemporary art movements of the 20th century with special emphasis on Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Fluxus and Happenings and Contemporary Art. Originally based in the San Francisco Bay Area we have a special fondness for the West Coast art scene of the 50's and 60's and try to carry a selection of books, posters and ephemera of artists such as Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, Edward Ruscha and George Herms to name a few. We are now located in Connecticut just 90 minutes from NYC. We are an accredited member of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America (ABAA) and have been in operation since 1998.
  • 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.
  • Hartford Art School MFA Photography
    Hartford Art School's Photography MFA program proudly presents the books and zines of its alumni, many of which have been recognized for their excellence and innovation, and published by, among others, Mack, Silas Finch, TIS Books and Pepperoni Books. Founded five years ago, the MFA program is the first graduate level art program with an art book focused curriculum.


  • Dale Zine Miami Fl
    Dale Zine started in 2008 as a one off zine project between friends in Miami,Fl and elsewhere. Original participants included Jen Stark, FriendsWithYou, FreeGums, Bert Rodriguez, Jack Teagle, Dyami O’Brien, Laz Rodriguez, Jack Teagle, Philipp Dornbierer, Rosie Eisor, Jay Cover, Ice Sak (DFW), Benton G, Katrina Toimil, Jason Jaworski, Guava, Little Flags and many more. The original publication titled “ Super Great vol 1” included painting, drawing and collage work. Since then Dale Zine has grown into a beacon of creativity and community in Miami, Fl as well as all over the world. Our materials range from illustrative and painting to literary works, everything is put together by us by hand in Miami, Fl. We have more than 20 titles and counting, and are releasing music on our subsidiary company “Dale Zine Tapes”. Our first cassette is titled “ Dale Bass” by “ Induce” 60 minutes of rare Miami Bass records. We recently acquired a screen printing press with support by The Rhythm Foundation, we will be featuring logo tees, totes as well as apparel for dogs and babies.
  • EXILE Books
    EXILE Books is a pop-up, artist’s bookstore that migrates throughout Miami, spending 2-3 months in each location. At every venue EXILE evolves, presenting a thematically curated selection of titles and public programing like lectures, performances, workshops, and events.
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  • Half Letter Press
    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.
  • Lainey Waugh
  • No Coast Editions & Books
  • Soberscove Press
    Soberscove Press seeks to make available art-related materials that fill a gap in the literature or are difficult to access. We also work with artists on the production of books that resonate with our growing list.
  • Tan & Loose Press
    Tan & Loose Press is an independent publisher of limited edition artists prints and zines based in Chicago, IL. We pride ourselves on producing medium quality, Riso printed ephemera for the tasteless art collector.
  • 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.
  • Western Exhibitions
    Western Exhibitions is a commercial contemporary art gallery, representing an awesome roster of conceptually-minded and visually innovative artists. In addition to gallery artist shows, Western Exhibitions presents unique artist projects, curated group shows and maintains a specific inventory of artist books and multiples, gathered together as a sister entity/website, WesternXeditions.


  • 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.


  • Frenemies 4: Escape from L.A.
    Frenemies 4: Escape from L.A. Artists Paul Shortt and Matthew Scott Gualco compete in never ending battle to sell more products during the fair. Gualco's works include: James Franco in the Middle, Art Bae poster and more. Shortt will present new books Reserved For Loitering: St. Louis and How To Be a Professional.
  • Loophole
    Loophole is a Baltimore based distribution project created by Acres Publishing and Player Press, that features zines, tapes, prints and apparel from select collaborative artists.


  • Emma Kohlmann
    Emma Kohlmann and COME TEES strike again at the LAABF. Emma Kohlmann self-publisher of zines, water colors and illustrations. COME TEES (Sonya Sombreuil) maker of small-batch editions of conceptual jeans and t-shirts. These collaborators bring you new work, in addition to assembling their community at large & paying homage and gratitude to their idols and friends.


  • Kyle Quinn
    Dense and rigid design heavily influenced by sex, emotion and Queer/Gender theory within publication.
  • The Third Rail
    The Third Rail is a free periodical devoted to a discussion of modern and contemporary art, 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.

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  • Conveyor Editions
    Conveyor Editions is a small-run publishing imprint—through collaborations with artists, writers, and designers, we experiment with the conventional methods of contemporary publishing and book production. For each project, we thoughtfully consider the how the details of the book—from design and concept, to form and material—will best convey the ideas at the heart of the work. Our books are printed and bound in-house at Conveyor Arts.
  • Matt Crabe
    Matt Crabe will sell you trash. You can find him in New Jersey living in a large hole in the ground, or in the google search bar on your mobile device.
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    New York

  • 303inprint
    303inprint presents Loud Song by Richard Prince Signed limited edition vinyl record and poster with cover art by Kim Gordon
  • 6 Decades Books
    6 Decades Books is a rare book shop specializing in books, posters, ephemera, and other forms of mass media that have been used by artists over the past 50+ years to create work capable of reaching a wide and non-exclusive audience.
  • 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.
  • Aaron Krach
  • Aidan Koch
    Aidan Koch is an artist working out of New York. Her work includes several graphic novellas including the Xeric Award winning 'The Blonde Woman' and her forthcoming story 'Little Angels,' which will be published in conjunction with the Great NY show at MoMA PS1 in February 2016. She has exhibited in Paris, Antwerp, New York, and Dallas.
  • Alden Projects™
    Alden Projects™ presents The Bus Is Back: Mason Williams in Los Angeles, a special exhibition exploring the far-flung legacy of artist, musician, writer, producer, screenwriter Mason Williams during his years in Los Angeles in the 1960s. Highlights include Bus (1967), the artist’s legendary but rarely seen icon of California Conceptualism: a 37 foot long screen print of a Greyhound bus, originally exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of Art in 1967 and The Museum of Modern Art, New York the following year. Accompanied by copious archival documentation, this exhibition also unpacks other off-the-beaten track vehicles by Mason Williams that were similarly destined for unconventional spaces, including billboards, advertisements, and an array of artist’s publications that were more numerous than the better known counterparts by his sometimes collaborator, sometimes roommate, and lifetime friend, Ed Ruscha. This exhibition is supported by Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Printed Matter, Inc., and Alden Projects™.
  • Alexander Iezzi
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  • Andrew Roth, Inc.
    Andrew Roth and PPP Editions will present a selection of recent limited edition books including Vince Aletti’s untitled anonymous, Ishiuchi Miyako’s Here and Now, Toby Mott’s Punk in Print and Leigh Ledare’s Ana and Carl and some other couples.
  • 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.
  • Art Baby Girl
    Art Baby Girl is Grace Miceli, the artist & curator behind Art Baby Gallery a digital exhibition space dedicated to showcasing traditionally underrepresented identities.
    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!
  • Artforum / Bookforum
    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 Colm Tóibín, Vivian Gornick, Adam Thirlwell, Claire Messud, and other icons of contemporary literary culture.
  • 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. Arthur Fournier is proud to present FER YOUz : The L.A. Hardcore Archive, 1980-1985, a landmark survey of the post-punk youth culture explosion in Regan-era Southern California, as viewed through the lens of Brian Tucker and Nikki Tucker's precise and profoundly intimate documentation of the scene. Drawing on methodologies learned from art historian Arnold Rubin's seminars on tribal art at UCLA, the Tuckers established a monumental collection of hardcore punk manuscripts, printed documents, artworks, sound recordings, textiles, and a massive Kodachrome slide archive featuring more 8000 unique images. For the first time ever, all sixteen color maquettes for the duo's legendary hardcore punk photozine, FER YOUz, will be on display alongside a selection of objects, images, and texts drawn from their private collections. Made possible in part through a generous donation by Brett Gurewitz and family, the exhibition coincides with Fournier's publication of a limited-release portfolio reproducing 100 of the Tuckers' rare archival photographs, as well as a Classroom session with Marla C. Berns, Director of UCLA's Fowler Museum, and special guests from the Los Angeles underground music community.
  • Ashley Hohman
  • Bad Day
    Bad Day is a biannual arts and culture interview magazine that focuses on direct conversation with the international creative community. Disregarding boundaries between film, fashion, visual art, music, high and low—categories that are becoming increasingly irrelevant in understanding culture today—Bad Day showcases some of the intimate commonalities we all share in our routines, perspectives and working practices.
  • Badlands Unlimited
    A New York-based independent publisher founded by artist Paul Chan in 2010, 
Badlands Unlimited is an artist-run press, and primarily publishes texts conceived
 of or in collaboration with other artists. These works take the form of paper books, 
ebooks, a stone book, zines, prints, holographic cards, sculptures and other various
  • Benjamin Critton Art Dept.
    Benjamin Critton Art Dept. is an art and design practice/service.
  • Black Lives Matter
    #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for his crime, and dead 17-year old Trayvon was posthumously placed on trial for his own murder. Rooted in the experiences of Black people in this country who actively resist our dehumanization, #BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that permeates our society. Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes. When we say Black Lives Matter, we are broadening the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state.
  • 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.
  • Blonde Art Books
    Blonde Art Books is a Brooklyn based organization dedicated to promoting self-published and small press art and poetry books through exhibitions, art fairs, talks, and online exposure.
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  • Booklyn
    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. Booklyn currently represents Tia Blassingame, Keg de Souza, Stephen Dupont, Ganzeer, Tim Page, Justin James Reed, Veronika Schäpers, Dana Smith, and many more.
  • 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.
  • Capricious
    Capricious is a publishing house and photography magazine based in New York, New York.
  • Christopher Kardambikis
    Christopher Kardambikis is an artist working with drawing and print-based practices. He is currently continuing his Book-A-Month project – playing with the book form while experimenting with materials, process, and space. He has co-founded three artist book and zine projects: Encyclopedia Destructica in Pittsburgh, Gravity and Trajectory in San Diego, and 90 Proof Press in Los Angeles. Christopher has been an artist-in-residence at The Art Students League, Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony, Pioneer Works, and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. He received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and MFA from the University of California, San Diego. Christopher is also the host of Paper Cuts, a program on Clocktower Radio that explores the contemporary world of zines and DIY publishing. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
  • Cinders Gallery
    Cinders is a project oriented non profit art organization based in Brooklyn, NY. Cinders has been curating exhibitions for the past 10 years. Cinders programming has always included an emphasis on artists' books, particularly handmade and limited editions. Cinders currently works with artists to publish prints.
  • Cody DeFranco
    Living and working in Brooklyn, NY.
  • David Zwirner Books
    David Zwirner Books was founded in 2014 as the stand-alone publishing house of David Zwirner. The imprint publishes catalogues, monographs, historical surveys, artist books, and catalogue raisonnés related to the gallery’s renowned exhibition program. David Zwirner Books’s publications are produced with the highest of production standards in collaboration with some of the most respected authors, designers, and printers working today, and serve as a valuable resource to curators, scholars, students, and art lovers alike.
  • Diagonal Press
    Est. 2013 Tauba Auerbach. Publications in open editions. Nothing signed or numbered.
  • Dirty Looks
    DIRTY LOOKS NYC is a roaming screening series, a salon of influences, an open platform for inquiry, discussion and debate.
  • Endless Editions
    Endless Editions is a printing and publishing project devoted to producing material by & for artists.
  • Études Books
    Études Books is an independent publisher focusing on contemporary photography, based in Paris and New York City, founded in 2012. Études Books curates and publishes books, especially a collection of photographers' monographs entitled Blue books. Études Books is part of Études Studio, a collective working in the fields of fashion, publishing and art.
  • F Magazine
    F is a periodic sculpture in magazine form published by Adam Marnie out of New York and Los Angeles.
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  • 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.
  • Gregory R. Miller and Co.
    Gregory R. Miller & Co. publishes high quality books about contemporary art and artists.
  • 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.
  • Harpers Books
    Rare Books. Harmony Korine. Ephemera and archives. Brian Belott.
  • Hassla
    Hassla is a New York-based publishing project by artist David Schoerner; founded in 2007 with a focus on artists' books and catalogues.
    Poetry, prose and editions by artists. There is always room on the broom.
  • Horses Think Press
    Horses Think Press works collaboratively with artists to create works that are realized through the book form. Projects are chosen and developed with the intention of addressing contemporary interests and concerns within the publishing and art worlds, as related to authorship, feminism, materiality, and image-making.
  • Image Text Ithaca
    Image Text Ithaca brings together an independent press, a summer symposium 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.
  • 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. Founded by Adam Michaels of Project Projects, new titles include Blueprint for Counter Education Expanded Reprint, Elephant Child by Camille Henrot, and OR by Matt Keegan.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • Killer Acid
    Rob Corradetti, AKA Killer Acid, is an artist born in Philadelphia, PA. He has called New York City his home for 16 years. His work is a jumble of intricate pen and ink drawings, cut and paste collage, and intense pop psychedelic colors. Rob has created artwork for many bands, including Thee Oh Sees, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Demarco, Man Man, Ty Segall, and The Black Lips. His clients include Buzzfeed, Etsy, VICE, Valley Cruise, MISHKA, and many more.
  • Kingsboro Press
    The Kingsboro Press was founded in New York in 2007 by Daniel Wagner and Megan Plunkett. Focusing on a publishing practice dedicated to raw art, literature, and thought, the partnership is now based in both New York and Los Angeles. KBP is anchored by a semi-regular, self-titled journal, along with books, periodicals, zines, cassette tapes, vinyl records, collaborative works, and curated exhibitions and events. Kingsboro projects are rarely thematically orientated, instead pursuing a curatorial expression balanced between the vetted and unfettered.
  • La Chamba Press
    La Chamba Press is an independent publishing collective based in Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA. We are a creative family of different diasporas from Latin America to the Caribbean working in a variety of mediums, bringing forth our unique voices and cultural perspectives. Together we share our illustrations, designs, poetry, photography, music and more.
    Delicious zines fresh from the oven of LAZY MOM.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Matthew Marks Gallery
    Matthew Marks Gallery has been publishing since 1991. In that time we have released over eighty monographs, exhibition catalogues, and artist's books, all created in close collaboration with the artists and featuring contributions by critics and art historians including Yve-Alain Bois, Michael Fried, and John Ashbery.
  • Miniature Garden
    Miniature Garden is an independent publishing project that focuses on limited edition artist books.
    New York-based Japanese artist Misaki Kawai creates playful books featuring drawings collected from her travels. Printed on colorful stock, the works incorporate 3D elements and decorative bindings including the liberal use of tassels and pom-poms. Childlike imagery and found objects are combined in whimsical collages that tell absurdist and endearing stories in a way all her own.
  • mooreartpress209
    Mooreartpress209 is the publication branch of the art studio of Pam Butler. Its publications include the magazine “Lotion”, “The Good Girl Book”, and “You Already Know”, as well as small edition photocopy books and one of a kind handmade books.
  • Mouthfeel Magazine
  • Nathaniel Matthews
    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.
  • NYAQ
    SFAQ[Projects] is pleased to release a large-format zine by Barry McGee including a limited number altered by the artist as well as a selection of smaller objects and flat works. SFAQ[Projects] + The Flop Box will co-release a large-format zine from contemporary photographer, artist, and train-hopper, Swampy. Also presented will be a curated section of Mark Flood books hand altered by the artist + a selection of smaller flat works. Various other zines and artist projects will also be available + a selection of back issues of SFAQ, NYAQ, and AQ.
  • onestar press
    onestar press, Three Star Books and OSMOS have conceived a special project for LAABF 2016 within the framework of Richard Bell's EMBASSY (2013 - 2016), a sculpture and platform reimagined to pay homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest that has been on-going since 1972. This assembly will include unique art works, books and editions presented by OSMOS — Fiona Banner, Emory Douglas, Casey Legler, Wardell Milan, Stuart Ringholt and others... and onestar press / Three Star Books — Matthew Brannon, Liam Gillick, Mika Tajima, a chair with Rirkrit Tiravanija and selection of artist's books from onestar press and Three Star Books large inventory. 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.
  • 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.
    onestar press, Three Star Books and OSMOS have conceived a special project for LAABF 2016 within the framework of Richard Bell's EMBASSY (2013 - 2016), a sculpture and platform reimagined to pay homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest that has been on-going since 1972. This assembly will include unique art works, books and editions presented by OSMOS — Fiona Banner, Emory Douglas, Casey Legler, Wardell Milan, Stuart Ringholt and others... and onestar press / Three Star Books — Matthew Brannon, Liam Gillick, Mika Tajima, a chair with Rirkrit Tiravanija and selection of artist's books from onestar press and Three Star Books large inventory. 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.
  • Packet Biweekly
    Packet is a biweekly art publication printed in Brooklyn. Packet is a collective and contribution-based publication with focus on process and experimentation in work, openly embracing stupidity and irreverence. Packet is a holding shape for immediacy and the 'par-baked.'
  • Paper Monument
    Paper Monument is a non-profit art press intent on presenting smart, serious writing that is accessible to a wide audience. Through our books and journal of contemporary art, we explore topics often overlooked by mainstream journalism. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Paper Monument is published by the n+1 Foundation and designed by Project Projects. At the 2016 LA Art Book Fair, we're excited to release a new book by the Los Angeles-based critic Jonathan Griffin.
    PAPER WORK NYC Was established in 2012 With the intention of joining collectors with both up and coming established artist. PAPER WORK NYC provides inspiration in the world of rare zines, books, photographs, prints and original art. Priding themselves on openness and innovation in production and artist selection.
  • Pau Wau Publications
    Pau Wau Publications is an independent press based in Brooklyn, NY and was founded in 2008 by photographer Andreas Laszlo Konrath & designer Brian Paul Lamotte.
  • Pegacorn Press
    Pegacorn Press is a Brooklyn based feminist, queer, "total-art-freaker" publishing adventure run solely by Caroline Paquita. Formally started in 2011 after fifteen years of self publishing, Paquita uses Risograph duplicators and silkscreening to create unique small edition publications, most of which are collaborations with fellow artists. Titles, as well as a box set which includes 30 publications made between 1996-2014, are in special collections and distributed worldwide. Nearly twenty publications will be showcased, including several new titles that will exclusively debut at the LAABF.
  • Peradam
    PERADAM is a publishing group specializing in small-run artist books. Each title is designed and produced in collaboration with the artist.
  • Petzel
    Since 1993, Petzel Gallery has been committed to developing its program upon the scope, diversity, and ambitions of the internationally renowned artists that it represents. We are delighted to support these efforts through independent publishing and our partnerships with world-class bookmakers such as Walther König, Mousse, Ridinghouse, and JRP|Ringier.
  • PPP Editions
    Andrew Roth and PPP Editions will present a selection of recent limited edition books including Vince Aletti’s untitled anonymous, Ishiuchi Miyako’s Here and Now, Toby Mott’s Punk in Print and Leigh Ledare’s Ana and Carl and some other couples.
  • Primary Information
    Primary Information is a non-profit organization specializing in the publication of historical and contemporary artists' books and writings.
  • 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 of fostering the appreciation, dissemination, and understanding of artists' books and related publications. In addition to maintaining an inventory of 12,000 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: exhibitions, lectures and talks, book launches, publishing projects, the NY Art Book Fair and the LA Art Book Fair.
  • Rand Paul
    RATSTAR is a press founded by Ryan Foerster in 2013.
  • Richardson Publications
    Richardson Magazine founded in 1998 by Andrew Richardson and Fumihiro Hayashi is an Art and Culture publication focused on Sex and Sexuality. Appearing intermittently since its inception, the new edition of Richardson, issue A8, is the America issue. Blac Chyna is the cover star shot by Steven Klein and featuring art works from William Pope L, Mark Flood, Kara Walker, Nick Waplington, Gaetano Liberatore, Gene Bilbrew, Will Boone, William Crawford, Jeanette Hayes, Glenn Ligon and Julianna Huxtable.
  • Rural Ranga
    Sex, humor and satire are what artist Rural Ranga loves. Growing up in country Australia, he hustled his way to NYC to work at MoMA and exhibit at the New York Art Book Fair at PS1. His books "Wank Bank" and "HOMOlita" are two playful documentations of human behaviour. He will launch a new book, "Beat Meat" - A how to guide to gay cruising at LAABF.
  • S.T.H. Editions
    S.T.H. Editions = publications, artists' editions and originals from S.T.H. contributors and comrades!
  • Salon94
    Since its creation in 2002 the mission of Salon 94 has grown from producing special artist projects in a non-traditional home setting, to representing emerging and established artists such as Huma Bhabha, Terry Adkins, Sylvie Fleury, Marilyn Minter, David Benjamin Sherry, Laurie Simmons, Lorna Simpson, and Betty Woodman. The gallery supports publications by gallery artists. Recent publications include Jimmy DeSana: Suburban by Aperture, a catalogue of the work Francesca Di Mattio published by The Blaffer and Takeshi Murata published by Salon 94. This past summer a new monograph by Huma Bhabha with essays by Peter Eleey and David Levi Strauss was released, as well as David Benjamin Sherry’s Earth Changes by Morel Books. Other recent publications include a monograph released by Skira on Betty Woodman looking at her work of the last decade.
  • School of Visual Arts
    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.
  • Sean Maung
    Photo zines documenting everyday life and culture in the United States.
  • Secret Behavior
    Secret Behavior is an annual contemporary art publication focused on the human condition. It is made by impassioned human beings who are on a mission to reveal what might otherwise stay hidden; who intend to sit and stare at truths and experiences that often just vanish. The third issue of Secret Behavior will be launching at the LAABF and will revolve around the theme of Exhibitionism. It will feature an empowering display of the female genitalia in Nicola Canavan’s Raising The Skirt, a personal glimpse into the intimate world of one of tumblr's coolest couples, plus tons of powerful art, poetry and fiction.
  • Shabazz Projects
    Shabazz Projects is a progressive publishing platform focusing on books and objects with an emphasis on contemporary artists, photography, and design. We aim to create dialogues, recognize patterns, provoke and surprise. All releases are limited to an edition of 200 or less.
  • Shana Sadeghi-Ray
    Shana Sadeghi-Ray, a multimedia artist from Brooklyn, puts her spin on commonly overlooked source material such as celebrity tabloids and prayer pamphlets.
  • S_U_N_
    S_U_N_ is a New York City based publisher featuring a range of books, prints and multiples with a focus on photography based works. S_U_N_ works directly with artists to create works that expand the field of images as printed objects in editions large and small.
  • Tamara Santibanez
    SUPER LABO is an independent publishing house established by Yasunori Hoki in 2009 with a focus on contemporary photography. We specialize in publishing limited edition artist books that feature the work of both emerging and established artists.
  • The Still House Group
    The Still House Group is an emerging arts organization, artist-run and based in New York. Providing its members with an environment to conceptualize, produce and exhibit their work, the group is defined by its collaborative format, using shared resources to fund off-site projects, publications and a rotating residency program.
  • Three Star Books
    onestar press, Three Star Books and OSMOS have conceived a special project for LAABF 2016 within the framework of Richard Bell's EMBASSY (2013 - 2016), a sculpture and platform reimagined to pay homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest that has been on-going since 1972. This assembly will include unique art works, books and editions presented by OSMOS — Fiona Banner, Emory Douglas, Casey Legler, Wardell Milan, Stuart Ringholt and others... and onestar press / Three Star Books — Matthew Brannon, Liam Gillick, Mika Tajima, a chair with Rirkrit Tiravanija and selection of artist's books from onestar press and Three Star Books large inventory.
  • TIS books
    TIS books and Waltz Books will co-publish dumbsaint, a cycle of three collaborative journals with work by Raymond Meeks, Ron Jude, Tim Carpenter, and Mo Costello, in 2016. Additional titles by John Gossage, Justine Kurland, Adam Ekberg, Keliy Anderson-Staley, and Steven B. Smith are currently available.
    TUNICA is a creative studio, based in New York, TUNICA is a receptacle of international culture that acts as a membrane to capture and showcase various talents, combine disciplines, and share ideas and styles. The platform curates talent across a variety of mediums and practices, providing a contemporary alternative within the publishing market. Part of SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
  • Ugly Duckling Presse
    Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit publisher for poetry, translation, experimental nonfiction, performance texts, 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.
  • Vasta
    Vasta is an international seller, based in New York City specializing in the body, the nude and the erotic arts. Focus for the fair is books, periodicals and ephemera, 1960s to the present. Center piece exhibition: SEXPAPERS Newsstand Smut 1970s ~ 1980s a presentation of erotic publications featuring provocatively illustrated covers, exceptional typography and graphic design.
  • Visual AIDS
    Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, preserving a legacy of those we lost, and supporting HIV+ artists, because AIDS is not over. Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully engaged in presenting the diversity of voices along the HIV spectrum through visual arts programs, exhibitions, public forums and publications.
  • VUU
    VUU is a Brooklyn-based studio that aims to publish new photography in small editions.
  • Waltz Books
    TIS books and Waltz Books will co-publish dumbsaint, a cycle of three collaborative journals with work by Raymond Meeks, Ron Jude, Tim Carpenter, and Mo Costello, in 2016. Additional titles by John Gossage, Justine Kurland, Adam Ekberg, Keliy Anderson-Staley, and Steven B. Smith are currently available.
  • White Columns
    White Columns, New York's oldest alternative art space, presents an ongoing program of exhibitions, projects, talks, screenings, and events. To date, White Columns has produced more than 45 'zines and publications to accompany its exhibitions, as well as releasing 13 original recordings by artists for its label The Sound of White Columns.
  • zingmagazine
    zingmagazine is an New York-based contemporary art publication Edited/Published by artist Devon Dikeou since 1995. The format is comprised of rotating curatorial projects. Each curator is invited to create a context of their choosing for each issue. Lack of parameters or limits is the impetus. Behold.


  • Ampersand Gallery and Fine Books
    Ampersand presents monthly exhibitions of contemporary artworks alongside a curated selection of books, found photography, printed ephemera and works on paper by unknown or outsider artists. Our publishing imprint serves as a corollary to exhibitions, providing a printed medium for artists to expand upon ideas and to extend their artistic vision beyond gallery walls.
  • Division Leap
    Division Leap: independent booksellers specializing in rare books on the arts. We purchase collections, represent archives, and build special collections and libraries for institutions, private collectors, readers and researchers. Our interests include the avant-gardes, artists’ periodicals, zines, architecture, utopian movements, psychogeography, graffiti, situationism, sexuality, poetry and counter-culture. Member ABAA, ILAB.
  • Monograph Bookwerks
    Monograph Bookwerks is an art, ephemera and object bookstore based in Portland, OR specializing in modern and contemporary artists. For the fair, alongside out-of-print and rare artists' books, we are presenting gallery, artists', political and counterculture ephemera from the 1960s to the 1980s, primarily in the fields of pop, minimalist, conceptual and land art, avant-garde music, and social movements - including artist and exhibition documents, posters, mail art, graphic scores, archives, flyers and announcements.


  • Andrew Jeffrey Wright
    Andrew Jeffrey Wright is a Philadelphia based artist with a BFA in animation. He is a founding member of art collective Space 1026. Andrew creates zines, videos, performance, screen prints, murals, comics and more.

    South Carolina

  • Melinda Melmoth
    Photographer/Illustrator/Textile Artist based in Charleston, SC


  • Martine Workman
    Martine Workman is a Seattle based artist making books, drawings and animation.

    Washington DC