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    Antiquarian

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arthur Fournier Fine & 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mast Books
    Mast Books is a bookstore specializing in used and rare 20th/21st century art, photography and design publications, alongside quality editions of post-WWII poetry and literature; with an emphasis on artists' books and ephemera relating to art, counterculture and the avant-garde.
  • 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.
  • Vasta
    Vasta is an international seller specializing in the body, the nude and the erotic arts. Focus for the fair will be artist’s books, periodicals, ephemera, sexpapers and vintage books circa 1960s~2000s all in our areas of specialty. We are pleased to announce the LA launch of Babelon by Grace Lang and Doctor Seek And Mister Hide both limited edition artist’s books published by Vasta Editions.

    Artist

  • 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.
  • Aaron Krach
    Born in Michigan, raised in LA, now living in NYC: Aaron works with photos, people, flowers, words, rocks, vodka and data. He makes books, prints, events, mail art, and installations. He’s shown in galleries and public spaces, but more often his work appears in bookstores, email inboxes, and on T-shirts.
  • Adam Villacin
    Adam Villacin is a Los Angeles based artist who makes small books collecting illustrations and writings about subcultural signifiers. Topics include basketball heroes, dead wrestlers, conceptual art, skinheads, conspiracy, popular music, and cultural identity.
  • 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.
  • Alicia’s Klassic Kool Shoppe
    Alicia's Klassic Kool Shoppe is a one woman artist/operation based in Toronto, Canada. She makes screenprinted posters, prints, wallpaper, books, zines and various textiles. She is member of Punchclock, a Toronto print studio, and has taught screenprinting and other DIY workshops. She also collaborates with Eunice Luk of Slow Editions.
  • 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.
  • Braindead
  • Casey Deming
    Multi-disciplinary artist whose work primarily engages CMYK-process printmaking but also extends into installation, sound art, curation, ceramics, packaging design, and book arts. Casey will be showcasing new artist publications, small art prints, and textiles at this year's book fair.
  • CASSANDRA
    CASSANDRA is a publishing project by Taylor Doran, Kandis Williams, and Jordan Nassar, producing lo-fi activist and academic texts, flyers, posters, pamphlets and readers, in hopes of spreading ideas and sharing perspectives, promoting dialogue, and inspiring further and wider-spread political and social activism.
  • Emma Kohlmann
    Emma Kohlmann, b. New York City, 1989, currently lives and works in Western Massachusetts. Kohlmann has been publishing her own zines since 2011. She is bringing some of her favorite artists work to the fair, including Claire Quilala, Eleanor Bleier, Scott Young, and many others.
  • Eric Timothy Carlson / Aaron Anderson
    Artist books, objects, and multiples by Aaron Anderson, Eric Carlson, and collaborators.
  • Goodbye Ranch
    Goodbye Ranch is the self-publishing imprint of photographer Michael Max McLeod.
  • HEINZFELLER NILEISIST
    To promote edifying growth systems and return to Sodom.
  • 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.
  • Jennifer Shear
    Jen Shear is an artist living in California. She creates work that often reflects self-identity and visual culture.
  • Jesse Fillingham
    Jesse Fillingham is a Los Angeles based self-publishing artist. His new comic is a minimalist POV dungeon crawl centered around a quest for a VR simulation kept in a labyrinthine storage facility. Other recent works include a xenomorph print and a risograph motivational poster.
  • Lainey Waugh
    Lainey Waugh manipulates original, found, and conjured images into prints, zines and books. She is currently based in the Midwest.
  • Matt Borruso / Visible Publications
    Visible Publications is the imprint of visual artist Matt Borruso. Producing books and prints. Based in San Francisco, CA.
  • Melinda Melmoth
    Melinda Melmoth is a Photographer, Textile Artist, and Illustrator. She has self-published 28 zines of drawings and three zines of photographs. She lives in Charleston, SC.
  • MISAKI KAWAI
    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," and “The Good Girl Book,” as well as small edition and one of a kind photocopy books, posters, and stickers.
  • Norma
    Norma is a studio for objects and spaces. In tandem with self-initiated projects that focus on the design of objects and furniture, the studio responds to commissions for the creation of spaces and exhibitions, and also tasks itself with editing collections of similar objects by bringing together disparate designers who have all created an object with the same function.
  • PRE-ECHO
  • 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.
  • Samuel
    Samuel is an artist-run space and press based in Chicago Illinois, run by Steven Vainberg.
  • Sean Maung
    Photo zines documenting everyday life and culture in the United States.
  • Sergej Vutuc / Move Elöre
    Black and white publications investigate the aesthetics and philosophies of everyday life within these DIY-cultures, often with photography altered through deliberate scratching and other interferences.
  • Shana Sadeghi-Ray / Art Baby Girl
    Shana Sadeghi-Ray is a Brooklyn based artist exploring the concept of worship in contemporary society, from the celebrity to religion. Grace Miceli is an illustrator and curator based in NYC. She runs the online exhibition space Art Baby Gallery and the clothing line Art Baby Girl.
  • Steve Hall & Cathee Wilkins/YOUR MOTHER underground films
    Steve Hall and Cathee Wilkins present a screening of there 1990's XXX, Full Color, Animated Blow Up Doll films. Films screened will be Deep Africa, Scout's Honor and Tonights the Night. Screening will be on Friday night from 6-7 PM with a short Q and A to follow (maybe). Steve and Cathee will be accompanied by a booth throughout the fair exhibiting Dolls and props from the films as well as T-shirts, DVD's VHS tapes and new book of stills from the movies.
  • Studio Diana
    Diana is the daughter of Lasse Wandschneider, Josephin Ritschel, Jeong Hwa Min and Maren Karlson. Born in the sign of Aquarius, she mostly spends her time drawing, painting, weaving, and airbrushing. Her favorite food is Donauwelle
  • STUGAZI
    Small editions by New York City-based artist + designer Stuart Matz.
  • Uncles
    Uncles is an artist collective presenting new editions by Daniel Ingroff, Shaun Johnson, Mark McKnight, Paul Pescador and Andrew Vottero.
  • 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.

    Book Seller

  • 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.
  • ARTBOOK
    The ARTBOOK @ Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Bookstore in the LA Downtown Arts District is celebrating it's 1st anniversary this March! Featuring an international selection of artists’ books, photobooks, monographs and exhibition catalogues, ARTBOOK is the art world’s source for books on current culture. Visit us in New York at MoMA PS1; in Minneapolis at the Walker; at fairs; or online at artbook.com.
  • BOOKMARC
    RARE BOOKS, EPHEMERA, POSTERS & PHOTOS
  • Dashwood Books
    Dashwood Books is New York City’s only independent bookstore devoted entirely to photography.
  • Ecstatic Peace Library
    Ecstatic Peace Library is the artist book and music publishing imprint love-child of Thurston Moore and Eva Prinz.
  • Family Bookstore
    FAMILY is a bookstore in LA. Est. 2006.
  • 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.
  • Mast Books
    Mast Books is a bookstore specializing in used and rare 20th/21st century art, photography and design publications, alongside quality editions of post-WWII poetry and literature; with an emphasis on artists' books and ephemera relating to art, counterculture and the avant-garde.
  • modlitbooks
    modlitbooks specializes in out of print and rare artist books, monographs and ephemera.
  • Needles and Pens/& Pens Press
    Needles & Pens is a San Francisco based art book shop and gallery established in 2003. & Pens is a Los Angeles based bookshop and publisher specializing in art, design, and small press publications owned and operated by Andrew Martin Scott. After running San Francisco’s Needles & Pens for 10 years, Scott moved to Los Angeles to start a new project.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • shashasha / NANZUKA / bookshop M
    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.
  • The Posters
    The Posters publish exclusive offset lithograph posters and silk screen prints by emerging and established artists. Ten percent of the proceeds fund arts education for underserved kids.
  • Trolley Books

    Distributor

  • 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.
  • Motto Distribution
    Motto: Books, magazines, artists' publications and editions + events and exhibitions.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    Friendly Fire

  • Half Letter Press / Temporary Services
    Half Letter Press is a publishing imprint and online store initiated by Temporary Services. Temporary Services is Brett Bloom & Marc Fischer. We have published booklets as an element of our collaborative work since 1998. We created Half Letter Press in 2008 to publish and distribute works by ourselves and others. We are particularly interested in supporting people and projects that have had difficulty finding financial and promotional assistance through mainstream commercial channels.
  • Justseeds
    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.
  • Other Forms
    Other Forms is a mobile research and design collective working in multiple intersections of architecture, graphic design, and publishing. Other Forms considers how design reflects and critiques, in semi-autonomous marginal spaces, the material and social conditions of its practice. Other Forms produces exhibitions, publications, writing, and typography, and anticipates the possibility of architecture. We/they are based in Chicago and Berlin. In every project, Other Forms seeks to open or reveal surplus spaces for the production of speech and writing. As a studio, Other Forms works contingently and dialectically, each step retroactively illuminating and reformulating the ones before, in the construction of an incomplete sentence about work, language, and politics.
  • Press Press
    Press Press is an interdisciplinary publishing initiative based in Baltimore City that uses publications (defined as any action which creates or gathers a public) in order break down hierarchical structures, foster collaborative relationships and give form to works which would otherwise be inaccessible.
  • True Laurels
    True Laurels is a quarterly print magazine dedicated to highlighting Baltimore City's most captivating musical and visual artists while integrating that often-overlooked talent with coverage of national and international creatives.

    Gallery

  • 303inPrint
  • Akio Nagasawa
    We are Ginza Tokyo based gallery and publishing company produced by Akio Nagasawa. We have been introducing mainly photographers such as William Klein, Daido Moriyama, Eikoh Hosoe, Issei Suda, Toshio Shibata, and more. We have been receiving good feedback from various parts of the world about photobooks we have published.
  • Ampersand Gallery & 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.
  • 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.
  • Boo-Hooray
    Boo-Hooray is an exhibit space and publishing company dedicated to 20th/21st century counter-culture ephemera, photography, and book arts. We publish catalogues, books, artists' books, and LPs regularly, as well as arrange readings and performances. Our exhibits and publications stem from culturally significant archives that we excavate, organize, stabilize, and ultimately place with institutions. Boo-Hooray has placed collections with institutions such as Cornell University, Yale University, Columbia University, and Oxford University.
  • Capricious
    Capricious is a publishing house based in New York.
  • 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.
  • Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Established in 1971, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver is a non-profit public art gallery dedicated to the exhibition, education and documentation of contemporary visual art. We aspire to generate significant audiences through the initiation and promotion of an innovative and diverse international program of exhibitions, publications, learning and outreach projects. We have a thirty-five-year publishing history with over two hundred titles by renowned international contemporary artists including Liz Magor, Christopher Williams, James Welling, Mungo Thomson, Frances Stark, Ryan Gander, Stan Douglas among many others. Recent publications launched at the 2017 LA Art Book Fair will be by Brendan Fernandes, Kevin Schmidt and Julia Dault.
  • David Kordansky Gallery
    David Kordansky Gallery was established in 2003 to engage with the diversity of artists working in Los Angeles. Increasingly, the gallery's program features artists of different locales and generations, so that various lineages can enter into conversation. Extending this discussion to print, the gallery regularly publishes original monographic and exhibition catalogues.
  • 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.
  • Emalin Gallery
    Emalin is a contemporary art gallery based in London, United Kingdom.
  • Fortnight Institute
    We are an institute based in the East Village of NYC. We show contemporary art, archival work and have a strong focus on books and ephemera.
  • Gagosian Gallery
  • Half Gallery
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marian Goodman Gallery
    Marian Goodman Gallery was founded in 1977 in New York and has since expanded to include exhibition space in Paris (1995) and London (2014). The gallery will also be opening a bookstore and project space in Paris in December of this year. Goodman began publishing in 1965 as a founder of Multiples, Inc. and has since continued to produce important catalogues with international artists who are leaders of their generation. Next year will be the 40th Anniversary of the gallery. At the LA Book Fair we will highlight the publications and editions of John Baldessari as well as offer a selection of recent publications on gallery artists.
  • Moran Bondaroff
    Moran Bondaroff is a contemporary art gallery founded in 2008 by Alberto Moran, Aaron Bondaroff, and Mills Moran as OHWOW.
  • New Image Art
    Established in 1994 by gallery director Marsea Goldberg, New Image Art has become a leading contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles. Since its inception, New Image Art has had the objective of supporting various creative sub-culture communities. For this reason, New Image Art’s contributions to the contemporary art world have attracted a global following - grabbing the interest of collectors and artists alike. These connections and relationships provide a distinct platform from which we intend to utilize for our participation at LA Art Book Fair showcasing an eclectic grouping of zines, prints, and books from top artists.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Regen Projects
    Regen Projects is a contemporary art gallery founded in Los Angeles in 1989. The gallery represents 38 artists who work in a variety of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, performance, and installation. From its inception Regen Projects has been committed to producing monographs, artist books, and exhibition catalogues related to the gallery’s exhibition program. In addition, the gallery has produced DVDs, ephemera, t-shirts, tote bags, pins, and other artist conceived merchandise. We would present a curated selection of offerings ranging from its most recent publications and ephemera to out-of-print titles.
  • Shoot the Lobster
    In NYC, and its newly launched LA location, Shoot The Lobster organizes exhibitions and projects by emerging artists. The space also promotes alternative programming, including book launches and music residencies, and hosts pop-up sales of original artist merchandise both in the gallery and via its webstore.
  • The Box LA
    Since opening in 2007, The Box’s mission has been to create a diverse art program surveying historical artists and their contemporaries.
  • The Community
    The Community is a Paris-based platform for multidisciplinary exchange. The collective-run art space was born in 2016 from a shared desire to encourage dialogue between different creative fields: visual and performance arts, fashion, publishing and design. The ongoing program includes cross-disciplinary exhibitions, experimental music sessions, performances and other special projects.
  • The Pit
    The Pit is a contemporary fine art gallery located in Glendale CA. Founded by artists Adam D. Miller & Devon Oder in 2014, the gallery has focused on emerging and mid career artists with an emphasis on LA based practitioners. A key element of our programming is the publishing of limited edition Risograph printed catalogs that accompany all of our exhibitions. Three unique spaces make up the Pit; two galleries and our print / zine shop.
  • VENUS
    VENUS operates two galleries with separate programming goals; the NY space is dedicated to exhibitions both historic and contemporary, which cast a unique view on the work of established artists or artists whose works have been overlooked. Exhibitions have included Alexander Calder, Billy Al Bengston, Jack Goldstein, William Copley, Raymond Pettibon, Peter Saul, and H.C. Westermann. The LA gallery hosts a primary program in a 14,500 sq ft space in the downtown arts district. It exhibits both established and emerging talent including Dan Colen, Katherine Bernhardt, Dan McCarthy, Adel Abdessemed, Marianne Vitale, and Elaine Cameron-Weir.
  • 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.

    Institution

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • LAXART
    LAXART is an independent nonprofit art space presenting experimental exhibitions and public art initiatives, offering the public access to a new generation of artists and curators, supporting both risk and dialogue, producing new work for new audiences, inciting the conversation on contemporary art in LA, animating dynamic relationships between art, artists and audiences, enhancing the cultural landscape of LA by supporting challenging work and reflecting the diversity of the city.
  • Light Work
    Light Work is a non-profit organization that has supported artists since 1973.
  • MOCA
    Founded in 1979, MOCA’s vision is to be the defining museum of contemporary art. In a relatively short period of time, MOCA has achieved astonishing growth with three Los Angeles locations of architectural renown; a world-class permanent collection of more than 6,800 objects international in scope and among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship; groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international repute that survey the art of our time; and cutting-edge engagement with modes of new media production.
  • 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.
  • Otis College of Art and Design
    Students and alumni of Art & Publication, a course taught at Otis College of Art & Design by Fine Arts faculty Holly Tempo, will exhibit artist book projects as well as BFA exhibition catalogs created in previous years.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    Magazine

  • 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.
  • BOMB Magazine
  • 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.
  • Capricious
    Capricious is a publishing house based in New York.
  • CURA.
    CURA. is a quarterly magazine, a publishing house, an exhibition space and a platform for editorial and curatorial activities.
  • F Magazine
    F is a curatiorial project the heart of which is F Magazine. The LAABF F Mag table will feature the LA release of F Mag issue 5 along with publications and projects that are featured in F issue 5. Books by NOWORK, Barbara Ess, Aura Rosenberg, Raquel Nave, Thatcher Keats, Bob Nickas, Ryan Foerster, multiples by Edgar Bryan's LA based Clay Night.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • GAYLETTER
    GAYLETTER magazine is the biannual print companion of the hugely popular weekly email newsletter to help discerning homosexuals figure out what to do with their time. Edited by Abi Benitez and Tom Jackson, GAYLETTER is the first post-gay publication to embrace the best of queer culture while disregarding labels and categories.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MATTE Magazine / NEWSPAPER
    MATTE Magazine is a platform for new ideas in photography published by Matthew Leifheit since 2010. MATTE features one artist per issue, and is and is specifically interested in (but not limited to) queer issues.
  • OSMOS
    After cofounding Fantom in 2009 in Milan and New York in 2009, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz is continuing the endeavour by launching her magazine with the new name of Osmos. Nourishing contemporary perspectives in photography and the visual arts, and delivering a unique view on the art of photography and contemporary creativity, its content is divided into recurring thematic sections.
  • PIN-UP
  • PINUPS
    Each issue of Pinups is a portrait—a queer zine which can be dismantled, and the pages tiled to reveal a single, monumental image of the subject. The zine’s two states conflict, resulting in visual and narrative abstraction: a dialogue between its physical structure and its printed content.
  • WAX Magazine
    WAX is an independent publishing and design studio based in Brooklyn. At its core is WAX Magazine, a bi-annual print publication focusing on the intersection of contemporary art and surf culture. This year marks the introduction of WAX 8 — FEAR and the release of Post-Post-Truth t-shirt series.
  • YET Magazine
    YET magazine is a biannual photography publication which showcases editorials and photographic series from artists worldwide. Our aim is to feature several different styles of photography, without any restriction in genre, medium, or theme. We showcase both emerging and well-known international photographers – our work is basically characterized by the quality of the submitted project, from its concept to the shoot, up to the final editing. Since it has been produced and managed by people operating in the photographic sector, YET wants to show “the image” from other perspectives, starting from the photography itself.
  • 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.

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  • &editions
    &editions offers exclusive artists' limited edition prints, books and zines by established and emerging artists from Baltic region. It is a unique initiative in this region that supports artists and engages with local art institutions. So far, &editions have collaborated with Contemporary Art Center in Vilnius, National Gallery of Art in Vilnius and kim? in Riga. By producing and promoting limited editions, &editions has a long-term goal to help the artists develop their work and reach new audiences across the world. At LAABF we will be presenting exclusive editions by Jonas Mekas, Deimantas Narkevicius, Egyboy and Julija Goyd among others.
  • 2nd Cannons Publications
    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), 2nd Cannons focuses on artist’s books and art small press otherwise difficult to find in the US.
  • A Love Token
    A Love Token is a publication studio founded in 2010, and based in the city of Brooklyn, New York.
  • A-Jump Books
    A-Jump Books is a small publishing house dedicated to producing photo-based books that challenge convention through understatement and artistic rigor. Using the “artist’s book” concept as a model, we publish projects that are conceived of and designed as self-contained works.
  • Actual Source
  • Amateur
    Amateur seeks the development of total awareness of the individual and critical awareness of the ground rules for society through publication and distribution. We live through sensitive engagement with our environments.
  • 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.
  • ARÖK
    ARÖK is an independent photobook publisher based in Vilnius, Lithuania founded by photographer Andrew Miksys.
  • Art Paper Editions
    APE (Art Paper Editions) is an independent publishing platform. APE was founded in 2010 by Jurgen Maelfeyt and Caroline De Malsche and focusses on the book as an exhibition space. APE works with artists and institutions
  • Atelier Éditions
    Atelier Éditions is a limited-edition publishing house based in Los Angeles. Authoring Archival monographs, contemporary art books, and exploratory printed matter, we also run an in-house creative consultancy; regularly curating exhibitions, envisaging cultural programming, implementing seminars, workshops, and memorable collaborations. New releases include projects with the Harvard Art Museums, John Cage Foundation, and photographers Aaron Farley & Ward Roberts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books for All Press
    Books for All Press is a non-profit publisher working solely with artists with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities to publish artists' books. These books provide a unique opportunity for the artists and organizations with whom they work to create affordable publications of their work. Whether the works be facsimiles of already created hand made books, works made specifically for book form, or simply a collection of works made by the artist, we hope these publications will bring awareness to the natural creativity possessed by individuals with disabilities and mental illnesses.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • CLASSIC Paris
    CLASSIC is a label covering book publishing, art curation and consulting. Since 2010, we have published art books and curated several exhibitions connecting the creative scene worldwide and bridging various environment such as art, design, music or fashion, one project after the other
  • Colorama
    Colorama is a risoprinting studio and publishing house based in Berlin - dedicated to the collaboration, the observation and the production. The publications feature the works of current comic-artists and an ongoing research about the means of cartography and storytelling.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • CPRESS
    Since 2014 Nüssli/Oeschger penetrate the mass with their international acclaimed artist books and won prizes including "Best Books from all over the World 2014". (Yes. Believe the hype.) At the LAABF17 they present their newest book: "Withheld due to:“. Its about the WarOnTerror and it does not seek to please.
  • 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.
  • Dancing Foxes Press
    Karen Kelly and Barbara Schröder are publishers and editors of Dancing Foxes Press, founded in 2012. Karen Kelly is an editor and publisher based in Brooklyn. From 1989 to 2011, she directed the publication program and organized special programs at Dia Art Foundation, New York. In addition, she has held editorial positions at the literary journal Conjunctions and at the art journal Parkett. Barbara Schröder is an art historian and editor based in Brooklyn. Previously, she served as editor for Dia Art Foundation, the Austrian Broadcast Company, and the Kunsthalle Vienna.
  • Darin Klein & Friends
    Bullhorn Press, Darin Klein & Friends, and Printed Matter present Box of Books, Vol. X. The final iteration of this 10-year annual project features 20 one-page, letterpressed artists’ books. Housed in handmade Baltic birch boxes. Unnumbered edition of 150. 2017. Also on view: Work by participating artist Tyler Matthew Oyer.
  • Dogshoppe
    Dogshoppe is a project that began in the Spring of 2014 by Alexander Wolfe. Starting as a “small ceramic teapot studio”, Dogshoppe now publishes and distributes artists’ books, zines, and ephemera loosely focused on exploring the act of collecting and archiving.
  • DoPe Press / Paris, LA
    DoPe Press is a press for artists that was established in 2008 with PARIS, LA., a journal focused on experiments in art, music, photography, design, and fashion that carries the Parisian legacy of the flâneur — an embracing eye open to surprise and new visions. Our publishing project — books, a magazine, and artists' editions — offers a unique way to engage with artists and their work.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Edgar Bryan
  • 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.
  • Eggy Press
  • 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 founded in 2012, with roots in both Paris and New York, and a will to present a new photographic and artistic scene with each publication. Its choices are always the fruit of close collaborations between the artists and publishers. Études Books is a project of Études, a multidisciplinary brand which works as a collective in the fields of fashion, publishing and art.
  • Fillip
    Fillip is a Vancouver-based publishing organization formed in 2004 to expand spaces for critical discussions on contemporary art.
  • Flat Fix
    Flat Fix (FF) is not circumspect about what it means or how it will be viewed. FF thinks if you are going to steal something, you go to the bank. FF believes that we can get at something we can not get at by creating our own images. FF embraces the idea that the absence of author is the way to transform an image, especially from its original intent. FF aren't professionals. We're lazy and anti-social and try to get away with as much as we can.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Goteblüd
    Goteblüd is a San Francisco store devoted to vintage fanzines and radical paper. Goteblüd Comics publishes "Wuvable Oaf" - a story about big hairy men, music, cats and the town that they live in.
  • Gregory R. Miller and Co.
    Gregory R. Miller & Co. publishes high quality books about contemporary art and artists.
  • Hakuin Verlag
    The Hakuin Publishing Company was founded in the year 2009. The company was founded in order to publish independently limited edition art books.
  • Half Letter Press / Temporary Services
    Half Letter Press is a publishing imprint and online store initiated by Temporary Services. Temporary Services is Brett Bloom & Marc Fischer. We have published booklets as an element of our collaborative work since 1998. We created Half Letter Press in 2008 to publish and distribute works by ourselves and others. We are particularly interested in supporting people and projects that have had difficulty finding financial and promotional assistance through mainstream commercial channels.
  • Hardworking Goodlooking
    Since 2010, The Office of Culture and Design (OCD) has functioned as a platform for artists, designers, writers and projects that investigate solutions for (primarily) developing world issues via The Philippines. Hardworking Goodlooking is the publishing arm and design studio of OCD, formed to consolidate the results of our experiments — and the experiments of others — in print and other formats.
  • Harper’s 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.
  • Hat & Beard Press
  • 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.
  • Heavytime Books
    Heavy Time is a publishing collaboration between Rob Cordiner, Ed Davis and Todd Jordan focusing on artist publications and exhibitions.
  • 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.
  • Hoxton Mini Press
    Hoxton Mini Press is an independent publishing company making collectable photography books. Based in Hackney, east London, our aim is to make photobooks affordable and accessible to a wider audience. The majority of our books are about cities / have an urban theme. Starting early 2017 our books will be distributed in shops across the USA.
  • HUMOBOOKS
    HUMOBOOKS is a Risograph print house based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It’s an experimental platform where contemporary argentinian young artists can connect with the publishing universe examining different formats, creating a new way to link with the public.
  • 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.
  • IMPRESIONANTE
    IMPRESIONANTE was the first annual art book fair held in Santiago de Chile in October 2016, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago. The international fair received more than 3,000 attendees, presenting 50 publishing projects, including launches and guest lectures linked to the world of art and publishing. In LA Art Book Fair will present a selection of outstanding Chilean publishers including prints, photo books and zines as part of the curatorial selection by IMPRESIONANTE, representing the growing art’s publisher Chilean scene.
  • improper printing
    Northern California publisher of cascading accordions & zines by billy ocallaghan + friends. LAABF2017 will feature staring at our Sun (transit of Mercury), Andromeda Galaxy (256” wide subedition), inverted rainbow (hue variations), & recent offset zines including queerer (work by 16 contemporary artists) and lucky.
  • Innen / Zug Magazine
    Innen is an independent publisher based in Geneva promoting Swiss and international contemporary artists, founded by graphic designer Aaron Fabian in 2006.
  • 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.
  • J&L Books
    J&L Books is a non-profit publisher of artists' books, founded in 2000 by Jason Fulford and Leanne Shapton. J&L produces two to five new books each year by or about contemporary artists.
  • KARMA
    KARMA is a bookstore, gallery and publisher specializing in artists’ publications, located in the West Village of New York City. In addition to its own titles, KARMA stocks periodicals, artworks, artists’ editions, rare and out-of-print items and other in-print titles by noted publishers.
  • 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.
  • Kill Your Idols / Gingko Press
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Le Roy
    Le Roy is a magazine, a thought journal dedicated to subjectivity, self-design and dialogue surrounding the notion of selfhood.
  • 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.
  • MACK
    Books with artists, writers and curators.
  • Mega Press/Panayiotis Terzis
    Mega Press is an NYC based publisher of limited edition zines, books, prints and ephemera showcasing work that captures the spirit of our turbulent present while pointing towards a variety of possible futures.
  • Miniature Garden
    Miniature Garden is an independent publishing project that focuses on limited edition artist books.
  • minutiae
    minutiae is an experimental anti-social media project in book and digital format. Launched out of the New Museum's incubator NEW INC by a photographer and artist/neuroscientist, minutiae's goal is to encourage it’s participant to document the in-between moments of life that are overlooked as too quotidien to merit documentation. The result is a 2880 page book containing all images taken by the participant over the course of 1440 days. minutiae has been for sale at Ideas City, NYABF and Offprint at Tate Modern.
  • MOOD NYC
  • 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.
  • Mount Analog / PAN
    Mount Analog is a creatively curated brick and mortar location in Los Angeles specializing in musical formats, art and books. We are also a boutique artist representation agency, proudly working with a globally based, cutting edge roster of artists spanning across a diverse palette of genre and voice. We are passionate people with over 20 years experience, excited to share important sound and vision. For its first year in participation, Mount Analog will be presenting bespoke and limited print and recorded artifacts (vinyl, zines + tapes) exclusively created for LAABF 2017. Since 2008, multi-disciplinary label PAN has been building a network of international artists with an emphasis on adaption to the rapidly changing cultural and material conditions of contemporary musicians and sound artists. Inherent to the way the label is structured is a conversation between artists working at the forefront of their field. PAN attempts to tap into and reflect the multi-national and innovative natures of the unique music scene, nurturing and connecting these experiments to a wider international audience through high quality, thoughtfully-designed physical editions of recordings, and organising musical showcases worldwide.
  • 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.
  • Nazraeli Press
    Publisher of award-winning books on the fine and applied arts, with an emphasis on contemporary photography. Established in 1991, Nazraeli Press has published over 500 titles to date with artists from the US, Europe and Asia.
  • New Documents
    New Documents is a Vancouver and Los Angeles based art book publisher.
  • No Coast
  • Norma
    Norma is a studio for objects and spaces. In tandem with self-initiated projects that focus on the design of objects and furniture, the studio responds to commissions for the creation of spaces and exhibitions, and also tasks itself with editing collections of similar objects by bringing together disparate designers who have all created an object with the same function.
  • nothingtoodoo press
    from an old wood boat on the top of a mountain we make tings for yoo
  • NYAQ / SFAQ / SFAQ[Projects]
    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/Three Star Books
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PERADAM
    PERADAM is a publishing group specializing in small-run artist books. Each title is designed and produced in collaboration with the artist.
  • Primary Information
    Primary Information is a non-profit organization specializing in the publication of historical and contemporary artists' books and writings.
  • Publication Studio Hudson
    PS Hudson is a publisher, art studio and commons space. We design and print original books by authors and artists we admire, on-demand and in small editions. Our studio also specializes in hand-bound books, screen printing, papermaking, and marbling. Events at the studio run the gamut from dinners and book launches, to workshops, film screenings, and author + artist dialogues.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Russian Independent Selfpublished
    Russian Independent SelfPublished was founded in 2015 by Natalia Baluta, Alla Mirovskaya & Elena Kholkina to represent photobooks by independent Russian authors abroad. Awareness of the photobook medium in Russia is low, and the market is small. While RIS is involved in development of the photobook medium in Russia, participation in international festivals allows to get exposure to much broader audience. RIS represents 15 independent authors, its catalogue includes over 50 book names, and as an independent publisher RIS took part in many international festivals, including Vienna Photobook Festival, Unseen Photo Fair, Cosmos Arles Books, Madrid.
  • 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.
  • Self Publish, Be Happy
    SPBH Editions is a photography publisher based in London that challenges the traditional boundaries of bookmaking to realize exceptional artist projects in the form of limited edition publications. SPBH Editions in an offspring of the curatorial project Self Publish, Be Happy, and from that community and experience comes its idea of the book as an artwork.
  • 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.
  • shashasha / NANZUKA / bookshop M
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Slow Editions
    Slow Editions is an 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.
  • Snöar Press
    DIY art books for the poor kids. Based in London but originally from the north of England where the weather is cold and grey and the people are warm and grey. Snöar makes books by the weirdos and the outsiders for the weirdos and the outsiders.
  • Soberscove Press / The Green Lantern 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.
  • 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.
  • split/fountain
    split/fountain (S/F), merges at least 3 forms of production and dissemination –– art, design, and print –– through its operation as a design studio, project space, bookshop, curatorial office, niche publishing house and pocket-scaled laboratory for urban aesthetics and collaborative thinking. S/F works with artists as well as designers and architects and has its own publishing imprint, producing publications, newspapers and artists’ editions.
  • STEIDL
    Gottingen-based STEIDL is one of the world’s most renowned publishers of art and photography books. Founded and run by master printer Gerhard Steidl, the imprint is known for its exacting attention to detail and perfection in print quality. For the LAABF, STEIDL presents an exquisite selection of new and classic artist monographs and photobooks including William Eggleston, Roni Horn, Robert Frank, Gordon Parks, Henry Wessel and many more.
  • 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.
  • STH Editions
    Artist-made publications, special editions, & original artwork by STH contributors & comrades.
  • SUPER LABO
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TBW Books
    TBW Books is an independent photography book publishing company founded by Paul Schiek in 2005. Based in Oakland CA, the company is run on a direct to customer model and is known for its annual Subscription Series, as well as its elaborately crafted and designed limited editions. TBW Books offers its customers a range of titles from artists like Wolfgang Tillmans, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Alec Soth, Jim Goldberg, Mike Brodie and many others.
  • Teknisk Industri
    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.
  • 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.
  • The Everyday Press
    The Everyday Press is a publisher of art books and artists books. Publishing is a collaborative process between various individuals, it is more than a chain of production. The Everyday Press works closely with artists, designers and writers to release publications paying particular attention to the book as an object. The outlook of the press isn’t fixed on any particular mode of production or format, some books are released in small quantities without ISBN while others are offset printed and distributed more widely via traditional commercial networks.
  • The Heavy Collective
  • 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 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.
  • The Ventriloquist Press
    The Ventriloquist Press is the spin-off publishing house and risography-driven print studio of the Ventriloquist Summerschool. We invoke Graphic Design as a field of mediation between the Visual and Performance Arts, Architecture, Music and Writing with a particular interest in matters of discourse and voice in artistic practices.
  • TIS books
    TIS books is a Brooklyn-based publisher of photobooks and occasional literature. Our catalog includes John Gossage’s A Dozen Failures; Black Threads from Meng Chiao, by Justine Kurland and John Yau; Steven B. Smith’s Waiting out the Latter Days; and TIS02, by Tim Carpenter, J Carrier, Nelson Chan, and Carl Wooley.
  • torch press
    torch press is a Tokyo-based, independent book label, publishing since 2013. We believe in books ― their joy, power, and potential ― while placing importance on finer details in book-making. Our works include collections by Rinko Kawauchi, Tomoo Gokita, Hiroshi Sugito, Futoshi Miyagi, Cy Twombly, and Darren Almond.
  • 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.
  • Um Yeah Arts
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • VUU
    VUU is a Brooklyn-based studio that aims to publish new photography in small editions.
  • white-press
    white-press started in 2008 coperating with Schaden.com / Cologne. We combine traditional pristine craftsmanship with state of the art digital printing — as close to the photographer as possible.
  • 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.
  • X MAGAZINE & EINSTEIN STUDIO
    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.
  • X-TRA and Project X
    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.
  • YUNDLER BRONDINO VERLAG

    Zines

  • Adam Villacin
    Adam Villacin is a Los Angeles based artist who makes small books collecting illustrations and writings about subcultural signifiers. Topics include basketball heroes, dead wrestlers, conceptual art, skinheads, conspiracy, popular music, and cultural identity.
  • Alexis Gross
    Zines, tapes, and special edition items exclusively made for the book fair by world reknown tastemaker Alexis Gross.
  • Anal Magazine
    Anal is a publication based in Mexico City, that talks about masculinity from many different points of view: visual arts, films, literature, pornography, fashion, etc. It aims to show the labor of Mexican and international creative people whose work deals with and talks about the meaning of manhood.
  • 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.
  • Basement
    San Francisco based artists working in drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, and photography.
  • Bred Press
    Bred Press is an artist books, comics, and zine publishing house located in Chicago. Started by Brad Rohloff in 2014, it provides a platform by which to support contemporary artists working within the medium of printed and published matter. I love you.
  • Cash Machine
    Cash Machine is an artist run project space and publisher located in Atwater Village. Cash Machine publishes short run artist monographs, newsprint publications, custom t-shirts, and zines.
  • CASSANDRA
    CASSANDRA is a publishing project by Taylor Doran, Kandis Williams, and Jordan Nassar, producing lo-fi activist and academic texts, flyers, posters, pamphlets and readers, in hopes of spreading ideas and sharing perspectives, promoting dialogue, and inspiring further and wider-spread political and social activism.
  • Christopher Kardambikis
    Christopher Kardambikis explores space, process, and form through books, printmaking, and drawing. 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 Pioneer Works, The Art Students League, The Millay Colony, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center. He received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and MFA from the University of California, San Diego. Christopher is the host of Paper Cuts, a program on Clocktower Radio that documents the contemporary world of zines and DIY publishing. In the fall of 2016, Christopher joined the faculty at George Mason University as an Assistant Professor and the Director of Navigation Press.
  • 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.
  • Colpa
    Colpa is the collaborative practice of David Kasprzak and Luca Antonucci. Together they publish books, prints and objects with artists in San Francisco, CA and are co-founders of the San Francisco Art Book Fair.
  • commune
    We “commune” have since closed our gallery in Tokyo in order to concentrate on publishing art zines and books from own label called “commune Press” and curating shows so as to stay true to out primary goal, introducing undiscovered and promising artists to as many people as possible all around the world. in 2016, we opened small store specialized to zines and art books in Tokyo.
  • Cósmica
    Cósmica is an art collective that promotes creativity in all feminine spirits.
  • Dale Wittig
    Dale Wittig is an artist, located in San Francisco CA, who draws, paints, sculpts and writes. He has also collaborated in theater and dance, both onstage and back. He's been making artist books for more than thirty years. These books are generally cheap little staple bound pamphlets or chapbooks, but sometimes they're a great deal more substantial. His overriding project over the last forty years or so has been to make art that responds to the actual conditions of our everyday lives (primarily following the teachings and examples of Raoul Vaneigem, Jack Smith and a few other like minded Individuals and collectives).
  • Deadbeat Club
    Deadbeat Club is an independent publishing group dedicated to the production of small run & limited edition publications rooted in contemporary photography.
  • Dirty Looks
    DIRTY LOOKS NYC is a roaming screening series, a salon of influences, an open platform for inquiry, discussion and debate.
  • Discipline Press
    Discipline Press is an independent publishing project based in Brooklyn, New York. Founded by artist Tamara Santibañez, Discipline is inspired by the intersection of the personal and political in creative expression, and focuses on art, subculture, and sexuality. Through publishing and curating works for artists, activists, radicals, and subcultural icons, Discipline aspires to re-inject popular imagery with the narratives and history of those who created it, giving context to trends and credit to authentic innovators.
  • Endless Editions
    Endless Editions is a printing and publishing project devoted to producing material by & for artists.
  • Everlasting Family Secret
    EVERLASTING FAMILY SECRET will be debuting a new zine called GAY BAR ADJACENT PARKING LOT and new shirt designs along with a collection of original photographs from the Dirk Yates/Bobby Garcia archives. The booth will also feature vintage LGBT literature, erotica, vinyl recordings and other ephemera from a rainbow-colored gay world that no longer exists.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Goteblüd
    Goteblüd is a San Francisco store devoted to vintage fanzines and radical paper. Goteblüd Comics publishes "Wuvable Oaf" - a story about big hairy men, music, cats and the town that they live in.
  • 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.
  • Heather Benjamin
    Heather Benjamin has been self-publishing zines and books of her work since 2008, and has exhibited her drawings, paintings, and publications internationally. She holds a BFA in Printmaking from RISD, and is currently based in Providence, RI.
  • HOMOCATS / j. morrison
    Created by Brooklyn artist J. Morrison in 2010, HOMOCATS is a visual art project appropriating the modern popularity of the feline. We aim to fight phobias, propose equal rights, combat cultural stereotypes, and challenge social norms.
  • HOTAM
    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.
  • Jennifer Calandra
    Jennifer Calandra is an NYC based artist with a focus on illustration and mask making.
  • Jess Scott / Telly Boys
    TELLY BOYS is the collected art of Californian artist Jess Scott. Scott applies seedy underground daydreaming to paintings in t-shirt, clock, ceramic, postcard, and poster formats, and premiering at LAABF: a small zine of men exercising defenestration. YEEEEEW! The band Flesh World is a soundtrack and a way in.
  • 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.
  • LAND AND SEA
    LAND AND SEA is a small press based out of Oakland California that specializes in limited run artist monographs and experimental sound releases.
  • LAZY MOM
    Delicious zines fresh from the oven of LAZY MOM.
  • Lost & Found
    Lost & Found is a collection of zines, books, and artworks from several artists and writers around the country. Each publication and product within Lost & Found is a manifestation of a multi-modal and immersive blend of new and old, sexy and disturbing, romantic and sardonic - but always informed by the act of searching and suggesting advanced faggotry. Our collection is intended to examine and elongate the trajectory of specific pockets of queer experience. Jerry Seguin, JT Bruns, Matt Morris, Kris Harzinski, Joel Parsons, Tom Roberts, Dutes Miller, and Stan Shellabarger are primary participants.
  • Louis M Schmidt
    Louis M Schmidt is a Los Angeles-based artist and self-publisher. 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.
  • Martian Press
    Martian Press is a Milwaukee-based Risograph press dedicated to creating and publishing original content as well as producing zines and prints created by other local and national artists and writers. Martian Press collects the outlandish, the otherworldly, the extraordinary and the ordinary and produces something meaningful from them.
  • MASSIVE GOODS
    MASSIVE is a lifestyle, fashion and publishing brand that showcases queer and feminist art from Japan.
  • Mixed Greens
    Mixed Greens is artist/writer collaboration Emma Berliner & Amanda Scharf. Our work explores the personal, place, and poetics. We believe in experimentation through collaboration and print. We self-publish with local artists creating zines, books, t-shirts and art objects.
  • 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!
  • Nathaniel Russell
    A collection of limited edition and hand-made publications, prints, shirts, and recordings by artist Nathaniel Russell and a selection of new projects from friends and fellow art makers.
  • NOAH LYON
    Keeping it realer than reality itself. Smash it up.
  • Pau Wau Publications
    Pau Wau Publications is an independent publishing press dedicated to the production of limited edition books & zines of contemporary photography & art, founded in 2008 in Brooklyn, NY 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 artist, Caroline Paquita. Using Risograph stencil duplicators and silkscreening, the press creates unique, affordable, and collectible editions to spread an artistic gaylord agenda to the masses, in the format of zines, limited edition prints, and ephemera.
  • Perfectly Acceptable Press
    Perfectly Acceptable Press is a publisher of short run illustration and comic books based out Chicago, IL. We publish work from artists domestic and international, focusing on new approaches to narrative and friendliness.
  • PINUPS
    Each issue of Pinups is a portrait—a queer zine which can be dismantled, and the pages tiled to reveal a single, monumental image of the subject. The zine’s two states conflict, resulting in visual and narrative abstraction: a dialogue between its physical structure and its printed content.
  • Primitive Language
  • Rand Paul
  • RAW MEAT
    RAW MEAT is a collaborative artist collective created and curated by Kyle Quinn. The content produced for the collective is a viewing lens into the topics of politics, body image and Queer frustrations within countercultures, presented through print and limited goods.
  • 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.
  • ROCK BOTTOM
    ROCK BOTTOM is an endeavor to create thoughtful artist multiples. RB seeks to create unique publications revolving around altered perception 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 the xerox machine, our publications acknowledge the medium, often employing found and new material together. Welcome to the malleable landscape!
  • Secret Headquarters
    Specializing in comic book culture, Secret Headquarters features the choicest graphic novels, trade paperbacks and monthly titles.
  • Shortt Editions: Paul Shortt
    Shortt Editions will present 3 new books. Blocked, a risograph book about access to public and private space, Modern Resumes, a packet of humorous modern resume formats and How to be a Large Child, a laser cut book on school tag board. Additionally, Shortt will present various books, multiples and prints about growing, rules and loitering.
  • 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.
  • SWEATERQUEENS
    prvtdncr and Bodega Vendetta, known as SWEATERQUEENS are exhibiting a collection of new drawings and two new zines: Phyllis vs. Judy: a nod to iconic gay folk heroes Phyllis Diller and Judy Garland, Liza's mom; and, MeatLoaf: a throwback to early work, circa 2007. Zines, posters, drawings, paypal, cash, free shipping.
  • 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.
  • Unity Press
    Unity Press is a publishing collective of artists from Oakland, California. We primarily focus on limited edition zines, artist books, prints, cassette tapes and other analog forms of media. We strive to work with artists in the queer, punk, POC, and DIY community.
  • Wacky Wacko
    Visit the Wacky Wacko / Peggy Noland shop in LA at 1361 Sunset Blvd!
  • WIZARD SKULL
  • Wormhole
    Wormhole is a zine, print, and art shop located in Montreal, Canada.
  • WSSF / Big Love
    WSSF is an NSFW group based in Los Angeles
  • Wuvable Oaf
    A story about big hairy men, music, cats and the town that they live in.
  • 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.