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    04 – 08.02.2015 • satellite
Index Art Book Fair at Zona Maco,
Mexico City, Mexico
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Program Publishers

Performance, speech and tour about artists who refuse to produce anything. The Artist Without Works, A Guided Tour Around Nothing
Dora García (born 1965) is a contemporary Spanish artist. García draws on interactivity and performance in her work, using the exhibition space as a platform to investigate the relationship between artwork, audience, and place. García transforms spaces into a sensory experiences by altering perception and creating situations of interaction, often using intermediaries (professional actors, amateurs, or people she meets by chance) to enhance critical thinking. By engaging with the binary of reality vs. fiction, visitors become implicated as protagonists either in the construction of a collective fiction or questioning of empirical constructions–sometimes knowingly, and sometimes not. Since 1999 García has created several artworks on the web.
Her work has been presented on platforms such as Documenta, Manifesta, Münsta and in biennials such as Venice, Sao Paulo and Istanbul. As well as in the Reina Sofía Art Center museums in Madrid, MACBA in Barcelona, ​​Pompidou in Paris, Tate Modern in London and SMAK in Ghent.

 

Book Launch
Artists' Cocktails, Ryan Gander (UK)
The book Artists' Cocktails by Ryan Gander is dedicated to the ancient and unique ritual of beverage preparation. Designed by Åbäke and published by Dent-De-Leone, this compendium of cocktails includes recipes invented by 100 contemporary artists ranging from Ryan himself to Allora and Calzadilla, Liam Gillick, Gabriel Kuri, Santo Tolone, Lawrence Weiner and Mario Garcia Torres.
Artists' Cocktails
Cocktail in which the drinks of the artists included in the book are prepared. A unique opportunity to "consume" a work of art.


Exhibition
Rosascape, Alexandra Baudelot (FR)
Co-director of Laboratoires Aubervilliers, Paris and founder of the contemporary art platform
Rosascape: Exhibition of artist's books: Blaue Stunde Raum by Katinka Bock, Le La Mort by Fabien Giraud, Mad Marginal by Dora García and Latent Images / Diary of a photographer by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige; all produced by Rosascape.

Performance
A man in a room spray-painting a fly ... (or at least trying to ...), Francesco Pedraglio (IT)
Curator, artist, writer and co-founder of the FormContent collective. Through performance, video and installations, Pedraglio uses storytelling dynamics, exploring topics such as the construction of subjectivities and the perception of objects. He has shown his work at the Insititute of Contemporary Arts, Kunsthalle Basel and Hayward Gallery among others. Pedraglio is a professor at the London Metropolitan University.
A man in a room spray-painting a fly ... (or at least trying to ...)
Performance based on the book of the same name recently published by Book Works.


Performance
White Fungus / The Subconcious Restaurant (TW)
White Fungus is a collective and an art magazine based in the city of Taichung, Taiwan. It was founded in 2004 by brothers Ron and Mark Hanson in Wellington as a quasi-political manifesto.
White Fungus has held interdisciplinary art events in galleries such as PPOW in New York, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, ARTSPACE in Auckland and Adam Art Gallery in Wellington.
The publication is part of the libraries of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Taipei Fine Art Museum, The Southbank Center in London, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, ​​School of the Art Institute of Chicago, among others.
The Subconcious Restaurant 3
Launch of the third issue of The Subconcious Restaurant, a magazine accompanied by a series of actions. This third issue is focused in its entirety in Mexico, influenced by the concept of "self-construction" by Abraham Cruzvillegas.


Book Launch
Amexica, Adrien Missika (FR)
Born in Paris in 1981, Adrien Missika is a graduate of the Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne. Lives and works in Berlin and Mexico City. In 2011 he was awarded the Prix Fondation d'entreprise Ricard and in 2013 with the Georg and Josi Guggenheim Foundation Prize.
Amexica
Project completed during a trip along the border between Mexico and the United States. Missika used a drone to film several natural and urban sites between Ciudad Juarez and Tijuana, offering a different point of view on this closely supervised area. The book not only documents the project but also serves as a complementary piece.


Workshop
$ 1 / Minute, Ana Llorente (CU) and Davey Whitcraft (US)
Teachers of the Master's Degree in Graphic Design at the Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles.
Activity / Performance in which based on a menu, Ana and Davey dressed as workers in a kind of assembly line produce business cards, posters and other self-promotional material to the requirements and specifications of the "clients", ie , the public of Maco. All without using a computer and charging a dollar per minute. This event seeks to highlight the commercial and public relations nature inherent in any art fair.


Talk
"The printed in the expanded field", Ryan Gander (UK), Manuel Raeder (DE)
reimagining the potential of the book within new fields of action "
Participants Ryan Gander and Manuel Raeder, moderator Kit Hammonds.
The members will discuss what kind of expansions, convergences, adjacencies or intersections we can expect between art publications.

2nd Cannons, US
Afterall, UK
AKV Berlin, DE
Alauda Publications, NL
Alias, MX
Art Paper Editions, BE
Archive Books, DE
Argobooks, DE
Arts and Sciences Projects, US
BAS, TR
Bernhard Cella and No ISBN, AT
Behind the X, UK
Bom Dia Boa tarde Boa Noite, DE
BOMB Magazine, US
Book Works, UK
Buró - Buró, MX
Bywater Bros, CA
Dent-De-Leone, UK/FR
Colpa Press, US
DoPe Press, FR
Fillip, CA
GAGARIN, BE
Ghost, PT
Gato Negro, MX
Hazel Mandujano, US
Incertain Sens, FR
Jumex, MX
Kurimanzutto, MX
L’Automatica, ES
Labour, US
LACA Archive, US
LAXart, US
Lendroit Editions, FR
Lubok Verlag, DE
MER. Paper Kunsthalle, BE
Möbius publications, BE
Mono.kultur, DE
Monocromo, MX
Mousse, IT
Nieves, CH
O Book Publisher, NL
One Star Press, FR
Osmos, US
Otis College of Art and Design, US
Paper Monument, US
Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo, MX
Persona, UK
Petunia, FR
Poursuite Editions, FR
Publication Studio Hudson, US
Publish and Be Damned
(no fixed adobe), UK
Raking Leaves, LK
Ridinghouse, UK
Roma Publications, NL
Rosascape, FR
San Rocco, IT
Schizm, UK
Semiotext(e), US
Shelter Press, FR
Taller de Ediciones Económicas, MX
Théophile’s Papers, BE/FR
Torpedo Press, NO
Tunica Magazine, US
White Fungus / The Subconscious Restaurant, TW
Wood Kusaka Studios, US

   
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