FLOOR PLAN



C01 Basheer Graphic Books [SG] 
Sendpoints [HK]
C02 NUS Press [SG]
NANG [IT]
C03 duotone [SG]
Keita Kusaka [JP]
C04 Meantime [SG]
Journal of Creative Pursuit [ID]
C05 Your Local Newsstand [SG]
Aperture Brought Me Here [TH]
C06 Aaah House [SG]
huruf [MY]
C07 RJ Paper [SG]
Further Reading Press [ID]
C08 Jason Wee [SG]
Valiz [NL]
C09 Grey Projects [SG]
Onomatopee Projects [NL]
C10 STUDIO SWELL [SG]
MM230 [JP]
S11 National Gallery Singapore |
Singapore Art Museum [SG]
C12 Plant Press [SG]
KaleidoscopeBooks [CN]
C13 Nope Fun [SG]
Libro Arte [JP]
C14 In Plain Words [SG]
cloud projects [MY]
C15 YesulBob Collective [KR]
C16 Faísca Lab [BR]
C17 夢厰 DREAMERFTY [CN]
C18 Perimeter Editions [AU]
C19 Thing Books [SG]
C20 Wendy’s Subway [US]
C21 Lugemik [EE]
C22 Jap Sam Books [NL]
C23 Each and Every Press [US]
C25 Leonorana [PT]
C26 Stolen Books [PT]
C27 The Institute of Critical Zoologists [SG]
K. Verlag [DE]
C28 Atelier HOKO [SG]
UTRECHT [JP]
C29 Temporary Press [SG]
The Book Society [KR]
C30 Hothouse [SG]
Minori Murata [JP]
C31 Sui Yao [SG]
Nini Sum [CN]
C32 KAPUTT [SG]
YeP YeP [HK]
C33 Gleam Pulp [SG]
Binatang Press! [ID]
C34 ripe [SG]
Den Publishing Group [TH]
C35 Vanessa Lim [SG]
Mosh Mosh Books by Yukihiro Tada [JP]
C36 ODDERNOON [SG]
Capricious [US]
C37 Knuckles & Notch Studio [SG]
Knust/Extrapool [NL]

S38 Asian Film Archive [SG]
S39 SUTD ASD & Asiapac Books [SG]
S40 STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery [SG]
S41 NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore [SG]
S42 OH! Open House [SG]
S43 Temasek Polytechnic School of Design [SG]
S44 Art & Market [SG]
S45 Street Report [SG]
S46 Variegated [SG]
S47 Waiting For Your Txt Back [SG]
S48 The Slow Press [SG]
S49 miloyeo [SG]
S50 OFFCUT by Allegro Print [SG]
S51 Holycrap [SG]

Z52 SCONG [SG]
Z53 Akira Nishitake [JP]
Z54 HUI PING YEO [SG]
Z55 HOLE IN THE WALL [HK]
Z56 Students for a Fossil Free Future [SG]
Z57 Benjamin [SG]
Z58 NOCEILINGxWALL [SG]
Z59 Pessimist Pies [SG]
Z60 Travel Field Notes [SG]
Z61 rrg x friends [SG]
Z62 scissor stickers zine distro [SG]
Z63 @genieheenie [SG]
Z64 Y U K I [SG]
Z65 The Orbit [SG]
Z66 Lucy Lin [US]
Z67 The Pickled Paper [HK]
Z68 InkSundae [TW]

C69THEBOOKSHOW [SG]
AKAAKA [JP]

Moving Flyer - Pläsnt Dschörnie [DE]


EXHIBITORS


C01    Basheer Graphic Books [SG]

Basheer Graphic Books is a specialised bookstore for design books and magazines related to architecture, design, animation, fashion, art & craft, typography, and photography.

C01    Sendpoints [HK]

Sendpoints is an independent publisher of design books from Hong Kong. They aim to democratise design by making books for enthusiasts and professionals alike at affordable prices.

C02    NUS Press [SG]

NUS Press publishes academic books and journals, as well as high-quality general non-fiction, in the social science and humanities disciplines. They are particularly attentive to the needs and priorities of researchers, writers and readers vitally concerned with Singapore and Southeast Asia.

C02    NANG [IT]

NANG (est. 2016) is an independent print-only magazine which covers cinema and cinema cultures in the Asian world. The aim is to publish, issue-by-issue, a rich and profound collection of words and images on cinema, for knowledge, inspiration, and enjoyment. Each issue is helmed by guest editors and structured around a specific theme. Only 1,500 copies of each issue are produced, without reprints.

C03    duotone [SG]

duotone is a duo based in Singapore focused on combining photography with editorial and typography design to create and tell stories. They utilise a mixed media format to create an immersive reading experience through print.

C03    Keita Kusaka [JP]

Keita Kusaka is a photographer and copywriter from Japan. In 2019, he published the photo book 'The Gap in the Landscape / 一窺囧鏡'.

C04    Meantime [SG]

Meantime is an independent magazine documenting local stories lost to time. Published annually, each issue uncovers Singapore’s past through personal stories.

C04    Journal of Creative Pursuit [ID]

Journal of Creative Pursuit (JoCP) is a diary of creatives that delve deeper into their creative practice, social, and cultural issues highlighted through their work. Acknowledging the systemic inequalities within the creative industries, this publication seeks to diversify the narratives it creates and bring attention to creatives who are underrepresented on the global scale through stories and discussions with creatives from different parts of the world.

C05    Your Local Newsstand [SG]

Your Local Newsstand is an independent publishing group based in Singapore that specialises in producing and publishing photography-based imprints. Their goal is to provide a platform for photographers to explore their craft through the medium of zines and other printed matter—collaborating with photographers from all over the world to produce limited edition zines that revolve around human stories, travel, social and political issues.

C05    Aperture Brought Me Here [TH]

Aperture Brought Me Here, a co-independent photography zine publisher, investigates the relationship between photographic narrative and its conceptual documentary. Taking photography beyond itself and using communication design to inspire and visually convey an intended narrative through the craft of publication design. The scope of work revolves around the prospect of how a photography book interacts with its readers without the influence of words.

C06    Aaah House [SG]

Aaah House is a design lover’s club and lifestyle shop where pleasures carry no guilt and ideas aren’t talked down to.

C06    huruf [MY]

huruf is a type collective that strives to encourage greater awareness and inspire interest in typography and type design in Malaysia.

C07    RJ Paper [SG]

RJ Paper is the trusted partner for thousands of designers, creators, artists and makers since 1987.

C07    Further Reading Press [ID]

Further Reading Press is an independent multi-format publishing platform, as well as a production and distribution unit for the independent. They seek to engage in discourse within design practices by exploring the wider contexts through various programmed experiences, such as printed periodicals, residencies, pop ups, and online activities.

C08    Jason Wee [SG]

Jason Wee is an artist and a writer. He is the author of three poetry books, including most recently 'In Short, Future Now', published by Sternberg Press.

C08    Valiz [NL]

Valiz is an independent publisher, based in Amsterdam, addressing developments in contemporary art, cultural studies, architecture and design in an imaginative and critical way.

C09    Grey Projects [SG]

Grey Projects (est. 2008) is a library, residency apartment, studio, and two galleries. Out of these spaces, they make books, hold exhibitions, host talks, residencies, reading groups, and run workshops. They are interested in new design practices, writing, curatorial research, and art propositions.

C09    Onomatopee Projects [NL]

Onomatopee Projects (est. 2006) is a curating and editorially led public gallery and publisher based in The Netherlands that is known for their self-initiated and transdisciplinary projects. Founded and directed by Freek Lomme, Onomatopee also hosts the projects of progressive individuals as well as artist-run and institutional organisations.

C10    STUDIO SWELL [SG]

STUDIO SWELL is a design practice based in Singapore that delivers printed matter, analogue, digital and experiential concepts whilst striving for an objective and honest approach. To them, design functions as means and ends—a medium of expression as well as a platform—to create ideas which are progressive, relevant and authentic.

C10    MM230 [JP]

MM230 practices the multidisciplinary areas of graphic design and visual arts like identity systems, web design, self-publication, art direction, fine art in Japan and around the world.
 

S11    National Gallery Singapore | Singapore Art Museum [SG]

National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution which oversees the largest public collection of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art. The Gallery publishes books on the visual arts of Singapore and Southeast Asia. Its core genres include exhibition catalogues, Southeast Asian art research, general titles and children’s books.

Singapore Art Museum opened in 1996 as the first art museum in Singapore, sited in the heritage buildings of the former SJI and Catholic High in Bras Basah. Known as SAM, the museum presents contemporary art from a Southeast Asian perspective for artists, art lovers and the art curious in multiple venues across the island, including public spaces and a new venue in the historic port area of Tanjong Pagar.
Plant Press is a Singapore-based print studio that collaborates, produces, and distributes botany- and art-related materials. It is run by artist and scientific botanical illustrator Loh Xiang Yun.

C12    KaleidoscopeBooks [CN]

KaleidoscopeBooks (est. 2019) is a bookstore mainly engaged in art and design books, providing readers with time-sensitive art publications. They are committed to the creation of art publishing as a platform for designers and illustrators’ original works.

C13    Nope Fun [SG]

Nope Fun is an independent publisher and platform based in Singapore. Focusing on photography and contemporary image making, Nope Fun collaborates with artists to experiment and explore artists’ books, zines, and printed matter.

C13    Libro Arte [JP]

Libro Arte (est. 2008) is a Tokyo-based publisher, largely of photography books. Libro Arte takes a particular interest in young photographers and supports them by publishing photobooks and holding exhibitions of their photography.

C14    In Plain Words [SG]

In Plain Words is a Singapore-based editorial studio that examines everyday life through food and design. 

C14    cloud projects [MY]

cloud projects is a maker and publisher of critical, intimate, and beautiful things. Based in Kuala Lumpur, with an eye towards Southeast Asia, they work at the intersection of art, architecture, and history. Through rigorous research and inventive design, they excavate knowledge networks and forge worlds of possibility.
 

C15    YesulBob Collective [KR]

YesulBob Collective is an artist group in Korea. They create and exhibit art, design art books, and hold various seminars, lectures, and workshops.

C16    Faísca Lab [BR]

Faisca Lab is a Brazilian project dedicated to zines, artist books and other formats of printed art. It is the publishing platform of the Faísca Festival. Faísca Lab is a place for collaborative initiatives and visual experiments. It was created and is directed by the cultural producer and editor Helen Murta and by comic book artist and editor Jão.

夢厰 DREAMERFTY (est. 2007) has been publishing books and collaborating with artists as the independent publishing project of art book in China (abC).

C18    Perimeter Editions [AU]

Perimeter Editions is the award-winning publishing imprint of Melbourne-based bookstore Perimeter Books and distribution house Perimeter Distribution. Releasing its first publication in 2012, Perimeter Editions has gone on to publish more than 70 titles, winning several awards and exhibiting at key art book fairs in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The imprint’s focus rests on publishing autonomous books in close collaboration with photographers, artists, curators, and writers. Its publications exhibit a criticality and sensitivity to content and form.

C19    Thing Books [SG]

Thing Books (est. 2021) is an online bookshop specialising in artists’ books, zines and self-published/independently-produced printed matter. Dedicated to the promotion and understanding of the book as an artistic medium, Thing Books organises the annual Singapore Art Book Fair, and houses a catalogue of published print materials under the SG Art Book Library.

C20    Wendy’s Subway [US]

Wendy’s Subway is a reading room, writing space, and independent publisher in Bushwick, Brooklyn. They support emerging artists and writers in making experimental, urgent work and create alternative modes for learning and thinking in community. Wendy’s Subway is dedicated to encouraging creative, critical, and discursive engagement with arts and literature. Their multi-series publishing initiative includes artist’s books, poetic texts, and hybrid-genre works by time-based artists.

C21    Lugemik [EE]

Lugemik (est. 2010) is an independent publishing initiative based in Tallinn, Estonia, founded by graphic designer Indrek Sirkel and artist Anu Vahtra. In collaboration with different artists, designers, and theorists, Lugemik has published over 90 titles to date. In 2013, Lugemik opened its first bookshop on the premises of the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM) and 2020 operates a bookshop on the premises of Tallinn Art Hall.

C22    Jap Sam Books [NL]

Jap Sam Books, headed by Eleonoor Jap Sam, is an independent, award-winning publishing house based in the Netherlands. Jap Sam Books publishes titles that explore developments in architecture, art, philosophy, design, photography and theory as well as the fields that touch them, such as urbanism, landscape, sociology and history. Jap Sam Books has been established to reflect, connect and respond to developments in these fields, by bringing out a range of critical and reflective books for an international audience.

C23    Each and Every Press [US]

Each and Every Press is a small experimental Risograph studio based in Michigan. Run by artist Brendan Page, the studio uses 3D models, audio components, and video stills to create publications that explore the way we tell stories. Pieces by this studio include one of a kind cassette tapes made just for you, a book about the show Love Island, and a zine about a shadow passing over shaped hedges.

C25    Leonorana [PT]

Leonorana is an interdisciplinary research magazine that is a tribute to Portuguese poet Ana Hatherly as they resume and update the central focus of her work. Namely, concerning the study and experimental practice of the complementarity between verbal and visual languages. Due to her vast visual, literary and academic art experience, Hatherly symbolises the relevance research has in terms of artistic practice and the way it is perceived as knowledge. Leonorana publishes essentially essays as the preferred genre as it’s the most adequate to translate the forming thought and the one that better enables to undertake speculative approaches.

C26    Stolen Books [PT]

Stolen Books is not a database of stolen or missing books, but an independent publisher out of Lisbon, Portugal. They steal (with the agreement of the authors) and publish works whose absence constitutes an offense to the international book market. Working with established names alongside up and coming talents, Stolen Books reproduces copies of visual projects, purposely designed for the book format.

The Institute of Critical Zoologists was founded by Singaporean multidisciplinary artist Robert Zhao Renhui. Zhao’s artistic practice addresses the relationship between humans and nature, challenging accepted parameters of objectivity and scientific modes of classifications. Over the years, Zhao has appropriated codes and conventions of documentary photography and visual art exhibitions to compose compelling narratives about our relationship with non-human species. His work has been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions.

C27    K. Verlag [DE]
K. Verlag is a publishing atelier advancing new forms of the “book-as-exhibition”. Their editorial-curatorial approach to bookmaking engenders provocative encounters with art, science, design, politics, and ecology. Based in Berlin, the atelier collaborates internationally with artists and institutions, developing singular volumes, whose materiality and micro architecture are never exhausted for the purpose of (exhibition) documentation alone. K. pushes the boundaries of the traditional exhibition catalogue—their publications instead open independent and/or adjacent aesthetic and discursive spaces.

C28    Atelier HOKO [SG]

Atelier HOKO (est. 2002) is an independent research lab that focuses on the study of the growing disengagement between people, things and space. The atelier hopes to cultivate in people an open-ness and ability to un-know, bringing about a heightened curiosity towards all phenomena by taking a fresh look at reality. Founded by Alvin Ho and Clara Koh.
 

C28    UTRECHT [JP]

UTRECHT (est. 2002) is an artbook shop located in Shibuya, Tokyo. They sell books by artists and independent publishers from around the world. Since its start in 2009, UTRECHT has been a co-organiser of the TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR.

C29    Temporary Press [SG]

Temporary Press is a small-scale publishing press producing content surrounding a broad definition of research in art/design practice, in collaboration with a small community of practitioners, educators, and researchers.

C29    The Book Society [KR]

The Book Society is a Seoul-based publishing collective. Since 2010, they have curated exhibitions and published and edited books under their small imprint, mediabus.

C30    Hothouse [SG]

Hothouse is a space in Singapore that supports and prototypes artistic practices by nurturing experimentation. It is housed within space and time shared between art collective INTER–MISSION, design agency Currency, and research lab formAxioms. This ever-evolving interdisciplinary setup encompasses expertise across art, technology, design, and architecture, allowing for emancipatory approaches toward knowledge building and dissemination.
 

C30    Minori Murata [JP]

Minori Murata is an art director and visual artist. Murata's practice is based on compositing, processing, collage, and she originates high-calorie visual expressions and motion graphics videos with a large amount of information. Murata primarily directed and produced visual art in advertising for fashion brands such as Adidas, NIKE, GAP, BEAMS, and fashion department stores such as Laforet Harajuku and PARCO. She has also directed art for “Imma-ten” by the virtual model imma, created the artwork and installation “GODS AND MOM BELIEVE IN YOU” for the Stealable Art Exhibition at the SAME GALLERY.

C31    Sui Yao [SG]

Sui Yao is a designer, artist, and creative from Shanghai that is now based in Singapore. She currently runs a small creative collective called Almost Fresh that preserves elements from nature and turns them into art, products, and small publications.


C31    Nini Sum [CN]

Nini Sum is a mixed-media artist based in Shanghai, China. Her work varies from limited edition art prints to mixed-media collages, mural paintings, and public arts. She is a co-founder of IdleBeats, China’s first independent screen-printing studio. Dazed and Confused magazine has described her work as “a new vision of Chinese urban art”.

C32    KAPUTT [SG]

KAPUTT is a collective focused on reconnecting with lived human experiences in a time of isolation through a plethora of mediums.
 

C32    YeP YeP [HK]

YeP YeP is an experimental fashion and art magazine published in Hong Kong, featuring original, commissioned artworks created by local artists. YeP YeP serves as a platform to showcase some of the most exciting emerging talent from Hong Kong, and to broadcast their unique creative voices to the world.
 

C33    Gleam Pulp [SG]

Gleam Pulp is a collective started by Singaporean based graphic designers @yolanda.pdf and @kool.type. The pair has evolved from an online lockdown friendship into one that shares an ever-growing interest in communicating their feelings visually through type, illustrations and bright compositions–embracing a practice of carefully recreating analogue techniques both physically and digitally.

C33    Binatang Press! [ID]

Binatang Press! is a small-scale independent publisher that focuses on art and visual culture. Their mission is to represent non-mainstream collaborators and bring them to a wider audience. They tell stories of subcultures in Indonesia, working mostly with local independent creative communities.

C34    ripe [SG]

ripe is, first and foremost, a shared space, a get-together, a lunch spread for all to gather around, share, enjoy, pass the butter, bring what they can to the table. They want to provide a platform for creatives to deepen their self-exploration, ripe places community at its pith, its very core.

C34    Den Publishing Group [TH]

Den is an independent publisher and store located in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
 

C35    Vanessa Lim [SG]

Vanessa Lim is an independent illustrator and designer based in Singapore. With a great interest in print and publication works, Vanessa has experimented with books and printmaking as a form of expression, art, and archive. Never afraid of unleashing her inner silly side, she has designed and self-published a range of playful and humorous publications from art books to zines.

 

C35    Mosh Mosh Books by Yukihiro Tada [JP]

Mosh Mosh Books is a book label in Osaka that deals with Yukihiro Tada's art books, comics, zine, and prints. Yukihiro Tada is an illustrator, comic artist and character designer. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Manga in Kyoto Seika University.
 

C36    ODDERNOON [SG]

ODDERNOON is short for “an odder afternoon”, which is a play on “another afternoon”. They make art and lifestyle things that limbo between the odd and the ordinary.
 

C36    Capricious [US]

Capricious is an arts foundation based in New York that primarily focuses on artist book publishing.

C37    Knuckles & Notch Studio [SG]

Knuckles & Notch (est. 2014) is a Singapore-based creative studio and Risograph Press. Known for their often bizarre, always maniacally colourful aesthetic, their productions are reflections of a fantastical every day and interpretations of obsessions conveyed with a tint of morbid humour.

 

C37    Knust/Extrapool [NL]

Knust is the graphic space and small shop in artist-run-organisation Extrapool in Nijmegen, NL. Founded in 1984, the Knust collective continues to be highly specialised in the stencil printing technique, printing and making books, posters, and (maga)zines in residency, DIY and consignment.

S38    Asian Film Archive [SG]

The Asian Film Archive (AFA) was founded in January 2005 as a non-profit organisation to preserve the rich Asian film heritage, to encourage scholarly research on film, and to promote a wider critical appreciation of this art form. AFA’s mission is to Save, Explore and Share the art of Asian cinema. Its programmes are designed to promote a wider critical appreciation of film, while functioning as vibrant hubs of activity.

S39    SUTD ASD & Asiapac Books [SG]

Architecture and Sustainable Design (ASD) is part of the young Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), which was established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. SUTD ASD’s publications are distributed by Asiapac Books, a Singaporean publishing house specialising in illustrated books about Asian arts and culture.
 

S40    STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery [SG]

STPI (est. 2002) is a dynamic creative workshop and contemporary art gallery based in Singapore. STPI is a not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting artistic experimentation in the mediums of print and paper and has become one of the most cutting-edge destinations for contemporary art in Asia. STPI sits alongside National Gallery Singapore and the Singapore Art Museum as part of the national Visual Arts Cluster of leading institutions in the region.

S41    NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore [SG]

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore) is a national research centre of the Nanyang Technological University. NTU CCA Singapore positions itself as a space for critical discourse and encourages new ways of thinking about Spaces of the Curatorial in Southeast Asia and beyond. Located within Singapore’s visual arts precinct Gillman Barracks, the Centre’s residencies and public programmes serve to engage with various audiences through lectures, workshops, open studios, film screenings, Exhibition (de)Tours, and Stagings. As a research centre, it aims to provide researchers and curators a comprehensive study on the contemporary art ecosystem in Singapore and the region.
 

S42    OH! Open House [SG]

OH! Open House is an independent arts organisation that tells alternative stories of Singapore through art. Since 2009, they have provided more than 25,000 people with the unique experience of appreciating art and heritage outside of museums and galleries–from strangers’ homes to underutilised public spaces. They work with artists to present art in unconventional locations, or in surprising new ways. Through their diverse programmes, OH! creates opportunities to understand and connect with the everyday on a more meaningful level.
 

S43    Temasek Polytechnic School of Design [SG]

Temasek Polytechnic School of Design is Singapore’s most comprehensive design school. It offers a wide range of design courses, ranging from fashion, film, communication design to product design and interior architecture. As Singapore’s first design school in a polytechnic, it has been a pioneer and a leader in design education since 1990, having built a reputation among industry and educators, locally and globally, as an award-winning school well-known for its high standards and creative excellence.

 

S44    Art & Market [SG]

Art & Market (A&M) is a multimedia platform presenting specialist content on Southeast Asian art, with a focus on its community’s artistic, curatorial and business practices.

S45    Street Report [SG]

Street Report is an ongoing project of accounts or statements describing in detail an event and situation(s) on the street by a Street Reporter, usually as the result of observation and inquiry. Street Report was co-founded by Atelier HOKO, gideon-jamie, Faiz Bin Zohri, and Cathy Hang. Published by Temporary Press.

S46    Variegated [SG]

Variegated is a collaborative group comprising of individuals with their own creative proclivity, unified around the common goal of producing content rooted in research, print, art, and design. The members share a spirit of independence and the desire to make their craft matter to everyday life in Singapore.
 

S47    Waiting For Your Txt Back [SG]

Waiting For Your Txt Back is the product of art freelancers from various disciplines collaborating on an art book. The limited release explores the trials and tribulations of engaging in creative work. Individual self-publications and art prints by the collaborators themselves are also available.

S48    The Slow Press [SG]

The Slow Press is an independent food magazine fixated on the rich stories behind what we eat. Through longform journalism, design, illustration, photography, and videography, the magazine seeks to bring Singapore’s vibrant food heritage to the foreground in an introspective, yet quirky and fun way.

S49    miloyeo [SG]

miloyeo, also known as Melody Yeo or even Hoiboyo to some, is an unemployed part-time model that spends most of her time pondering the important questions in life and then abruptly never thinking about them again, forgetting to write her thoughts down. Her main creative output is illustration. Through it, she explores the relationship she has with creation, the female form and censorship.
 

S50    OFFCUT by Allegro Print [SG]

OFFCUT is an initiative by Allegro Print to reduce paper waste and repurpose waste paper from their print production process into by-products like refreshed stationery.

S51    Holycrap [SG]

Holycrap is a family art collective and publisher of the bi-annual Rubbish Famzine.
 

C69    THEBOOKSHOW [SG]

THEBOOKSHOW (est. 2014) is a Singapore-based initiative that works towards becoming a mediator between the art world and the general public through the book medium. It acts as an avenue for artists to showcase self-published art books in exhibitions and art festivals in hopes to bring upon renewed perspectives of the medium.

 

C69    AKAAKA [JP]

AKAAKA Art Publishing, Inc (est. 2006) is a Japanese publisher that specialises in photography and art. AKAAKA has published more than 250 books since, featuring a diverse range of Japanese and international artists, many of whom have been awarded the Kimura Ihei Photo Prize and nominated for the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. AKAAKA sees it as their mission to explore the possibilities of photography, and employ the photobook as a vessel to question the essence of photography and our understanding of art


CUT COPY PASTE

Zine Exhibitors curated by Thing Books


Z52    SCONG [SG]

SCONG is a Singaporean illustrator by night who sees doodling as a creative outlet and pushback against the drudgery of his day job.
 

Z53    Akira Nishitake [JP]

Akira Nishitake is an experimental comic artist and chief editor of CHOJIN CLUB. Based in Matsuyama, Japan, he expands the language of comics through various genres such as paintings, illustration, animation, typography, ceramics, and AR. He has participated in art shows, conventions and art book fairs in Asia and Europe.
 

Z54    HUI PING YEO [SG]

HUI PING YEO is an illustrator and artist based in Singapore. She draws influences from her adulthood and works to communicate with her audiences.
 

Z55    HOLE IN THE WALL [HK]

HOLE IN THE WALL is a Beijing/Tokyo/Hong Kong creative collective that records the underground culture through interviews and illustrations. Largely inspired by the alternative music and art scene, they create zines, prints, wall murals and live drawing for experimental performances. They also organise creative events, workshops and zine markets within independent spaces across the cities.
 

Z56    Students for a Fossil Free Future [SG]

Students for a Fossil Free Future is a student coalition with members and supporters from various Singapore universities, calling for divestment from fossil fuels and investment in a regenerative and liveable future. They believe that this is one of the first steps towards a transition into a possible, sustainable planet. Such futures are imagined while current frustrations are illustrated in their writing and artwork to express the emotional impact of climate change and the work of systemic change that is needed today.
 

Z57    Benjamin [SG]

Benjamin is a digital studio founded by a group of creators from various backgrounds. While there is no restriction on the collective theme, the studio encourages works with a strong research and investigative focus, aided by the multiple perspectives an online studio brings. By allowing each member the freedom to investigate in the directions that they are interested in, they hope that they can push each other to further depths of research and focus.

Z58    NOCEILINGxWALL [SG]

NOCEILINGxWALL follows the form of a “post-studio” online practice as a strategic (lazy) excuse for a dynamic (convenient) site of production to accommodate oscillating schedules and lingering physicalities. Within a digital mode of operation, this collective explores peripheral positions, and considers the possibilities of research, production, and exhibition via alternative spaces.
 

Z59    Pessimist Pies [SG]

Pessimist Pies is artists Lai Yu Tong & Ryan Lim Zi Yi. They make art and art books independently but once in a while come together to make music as Pessimist Pies. They also run a project called Robin, doing exhibitions in camping tents.
 

Z60    Travel Field Notes [SG]

Travel Field Notes is a Singapore-based publishing studio. Central to its practice is the use of fieldwork to better understand the impact of tourism on societies, cultures, and heritage—issues too serious to be explored extensively in mainstream travel magazines. Its observations and non-fiction accounts are written in the style of ethnographic field notes and presented as zines—an art form that complements an alternative form of travel writing.
 

Z61    rrg x friends [SG]

radioriotgrrrl (rrg) is inspired by the 90s feminist punk movement. Resisting psychic death and creating with complete autonomy, they believe in the revival of things versus mindless production. Their zines are made with junk mail, state propaganda newsletters, teenage magazines, fruit sticker labels, nail polish and more.
 

Z62    scissor stickers zine distro [SG]

scissor stickers zine distro is a queer anarchist zine distributor that stocks zines from Singapore and beyond.
 

Z63    @genieheenie [SG]

@genieheenie is a non-binary visual artist obsessed with fan culture, ink painting, and zines. They make zines with their friends, and will feature collaborative work on grief, community accountability, the menstrual cup, and other oddities.

Z64    Y U K I [SG]

Y U K I is a free-spirited creative who, after being ground to bits by the confines of education systems, is now looking for new adventures in the world of graphic ruminations.

Z65    The Orbit [SG]

The Orbit is, above all, multidisciplinary. They're a circuit that seeks to set in motion the exploration of different artforms; for alternative perspectives to come together within a communal ecosystem where creatives thrive and imagine beyond limits. From zines, to music, to performances, to mutual aid and more.

Z66    Lucy Lin [US]

Lucy Lin is an illustrator and graphic designer based in New York. Her works revolve around the intimacies and tenderness of everyday life and identity.
 

Z67    The Pickled Paper [HK]

The Pickled Paper is an independent publisher of zines based in Hong Kong with a focus on comics and anything with a narrative. They strive to preserve the print culture, just like pickling.
 

Z68    InkSundae [TW]

InkSundae is an illustrator and zine maker. Starting in 2017, InkSundae's illustrations have since been exhibited in Taiwan Garden City Bookstore and TPL Stationery.

Moving Flyer - Pläsnt Dschörnie is a long-term, open-ended print project instigated by an interest in text-based investigations in the naïve, clunky vernacular graphic design utilized by Berlin-based moving companies. Moving Flyer - Pläsnt Dschörnie is a project by the artist Ethan Hayes-Chute.

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