120 publishers, 1.200 artists, 4.000 works from €10 to €10.000… After three highly successful editions at the Maison Rouge, Multiple Art Days, the fair dedicated to contemporary art publishing, will be presented at Monnaie de Paris this fall, from September 14 to 16, 2018. The change in venue offers not only an opportunity to introduce the fair to a new audience, but also a new way to cover contemporary creation, with Monnaie de Paris’ production of coin series echoing the artists’ multiples at MAD. For three days, 900 square meters of Monnaie de Paris will be devoted to some one hundred international publishers, selected for the extraordinary quality of their production. 4.000 works produced by a range of artists, from the most established to emerging young talents: a panorama of contemporary creation from zines to rare works (prints, multiples, artists’ books, films, CDs…) under the artistic direction of Sylvie Boulanger, director of the cneai= and Michael Woolworth, director of the Atelier Michael Woolworth, and of a selection committee made up of collectors, curators and other prominent members of the art and publishing world.
Norway: Guest of honour
Norway will be the focus of MAD’s fourth edition. Under the curatorial direction of the Nordic Art Press (NAP) and Torpedo Press, a collective platform will encourage the diffusion of Norwegian culture and celebrate the singularity of Nordic style, in partnership with and with the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy. For several years, MAD’s guest of honour has been developing an extremely dynamic production of artists’ publications. Inviting 6 publishers, 2 artists and a wide range of works, the Norwegian booth will highlight the quality, diversity and originality of its country’s publications, marked by a new generation of artists whose experimental artists’ books, often exploring new artistic and interdisciplinary practices and combining art and literature.
In partnership with MAD, the ADAGP, the French collective rights management society in the field of the visual arts, is launching the third edition of the Revelation Artist’s Book Prize, destined to support and promote contemporary creation in this artistic discipline. Offering €5.000 and a filmed portrait of the artist on the Arte website, the prize recognizes an emerging artist who will be announced at MAD’s opening. The jury for the prize, presided over by Philippe Ramette and Elizabeth Garouste, will reunite several figures from the art world (artists, journalists and critics, institutional figures). A selection of 20 artists’ books by the MAD selection committee, finalists for the prize, will be on display during the three days of the fair.
Artists’ performances will also be programmed throughout the fair. Discover the MAD LIve program, with performances, readings, book signings and more... that will take place throughout the MAD week-end.
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