Dublin Art Book Fair

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Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Thursday 21st November - Sunday 1st December

Dublin Art Book Fair 2019 – The 9th edition of Ireland's only Art Book Fair will take place over ten days at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. It has grown into an impressive cultural event and platform for creative and cutting-edge publishers, big and small and a centre for the contemporary artist book. As a meeting ground across disciplines, DABF reaches out to a wide audience through a curated programme of learning and discussion in a relaxed and stimulating environment. You'll discover a vibrant mix of books and publishers inclusive of art, architecture, design, visual culture, philosophy, select fiction and poetry. As a central platform for the artist book, DABF invests in commissioning and building the reputation of the contemporary artist book in Ireland.

Guest curator for the DABF 2019 main programme is Dr Kathleen James-Chakraborty, Professor of Art History at University College Dublin. In a series of talks, presentations and panel discussions, her theme, Learning from the Bauhaus will consider how the 20th century's most innovative and influential school of art, craft, design and architecture, continues to influence a hundred years on. Contributors include, Martino Stierli, Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art New York; Grant Watson, Royal College of Art, London and Kerry Meakin, Lecturer in Design and Visual Merchandising and Display at Technological University Dublin. An interdisciplinary panel featuring visual artists, architects and designers will discuss the influence of Bauhaus on their respective practices; a series of artist-led workshops taking inspiration from Bauhaus ideas including colour theory, printmaking and wallpaper design, alongside open studios with artists from Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Thursday 21st November - Sunday 1st December
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Temple Bar, Ireland

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