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MONO.PUNKT #35: INDEX MEXICO 2016

Somewhere on the other side of this planet – well, Mexico City, to be precise – tomorrow evening the doors to Index Art Book Fair at Museo Jumex will open. Hundreds of our Latin American friends will pour into the space and devour the hundreds of fine publications on offer, produced with love and care. [...]

STARMAN

Reminiscent of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, David Bowie is genderless and belongs to a time that is beyond our perception… A sad day, indeed. Rest in Stars!

MONO.PUNKT #34: FRIENDS WITH BOOKS

Sometimes things can be so easy:
Winter > Christmas > Presents > Books > Friends with Books.
Friends with books indeed, and we expect plenty of both this weekend. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Friends with Books
Opening: Friday, 11 December 2015 / 18–20h
Saturday & Sunday: 11–19h
Hamburger Bahnhof
Invalidenstraße 50–51
10557 Berlin
Facebook Event

PROSE OF NO HARM

There is always place for just one more tote bag in our wardrobe, or there will have to be for Raymond Pettibon’s charity design for The New York Public Library. It comes at a price, but then again, 100% will go to the Library’s special collections. The sort of sponsorship we actually enjoy – only [...]

COMICS, BILDER & GESCHICHTEN

Comics, Bilder & Geschichten is an exhibition with the best of comic, illustration and character design from 20 years of neurotitan gallery in Berlin, featuring the work of ATAK | Danielle de Picciotto | Fehmi Baumbach | Jim Avignon | Judith Drews | Moki | Ulli Lust | Barbara Yelin | Jens Harder | John [...]

MONO.PUNKT #33: DUBLIN ART BOOK FAIR 2015

As we speak, our friends in Dublin will be flocking like sheep to the ever so popular Temple Bar Gallery for this year’s edition of the Dublin Art Book Fair. They will be touching, browsing, admiring, coveting, buying all those fine little and not so little wonders of independent publishing, and the rain will stop [...]

PARALLEL LINES CROSS AT INFINITY

Also tonight is the book launch of Parallel Lines Cross at Infinity at our friends at Do You Read Me?! – the first comprehensive catalogue of sorts of the work of Carsten Nicolai, our very first cover star. Covering the last decade plus, it offers a detailed and encompassing overview of Nicolai’s continued interest in [...]

OPEN FORM

Today, 12.11.2015, 19 h:
ARCH+ FEATURES 42: OPEN FORM
Lecture and film screening
With Axel Wieder and Florian Zeyfang
KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststrasse 69, 10117 Berlin
The concept of the “Open Form”, initially formulated by Polish architect Oskar Hansen (1922–2005) at the XI. CIAM congress in Otterlo, NL, became hugely influential as an early example of participatory [...]

STORE OF THE MONTH: PLANET BOOKS / PERTH

‘Planet Books is your local cult and culture book shop,’ it reads on their website where they emphasise their categories for Humour, Science Fiction and Tattoo. Indeed, the bookstore at the end of the world, namely Perth, Western Australia, looks like one of those jumbled, chaotic little treasure troves stacked to the ceiling with rare [...]

MONO.PUNKT #32: FOOKBAIR FRANKFURT 2015

Autumn rains are here, and so is the annual season of art book fairs. With the mother of all art book fairs leading the way a few weeks ago, publishing execs worldwide will move their smartphones to Frankfurt this week for the largest regular book gathering in the world, accompanied this Saturday by its little [...]