12.00pm — 8.00pm
WHERESingapore Art Museum
39 Keppel Road, Tanjong Pagar Distripark
Alight at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station (EW15)
1. Take Exit E and head towards bus stop no. 03217 (Opposite AXA Tower), located along Shenton Way
2. Hop onto any of the buses: 10, 97, 100 and alight at bus stop no. 14061 (Opp Former Railway Stn) along Keppel Road
3. Walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39Alight at HarbourFront Station (NE1)
1. Head towards Exit A bus stop no. 14129 (HarbourFront Station Exit A), located along Telok Blangah Road
2. Hop onto any of the buses: 10, 57, 80, 97, 131 and alight at bus stop no. 14069 (Former Railway Station) along Keppel Road
3. Cross to the opposite side and walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39
By BusHop onto any of the buses: 10, 30, 57, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 145 and alight at bus stop no. 14061 (Opp Former Railway Station) along Keppel Road.
Walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39.
FAQs can be found at the bottom of the page.
Keita Kusaka [JP]
Journal of Creative Pursuit [ID]
Aperture Brought Me Here [TH]
Further Reading Press [ID]
Onomatopee Projects [NL]
Singapore Art Museum [SG]
Libro Arte [JP]
cloud projects [MY]
K. Verlag [DE]
The Book Society [KR]
Minori Murata [JP]
Nini Sum [CN]
YeP YeP [HK]
Binatang Press! [ID]
Den Publishing Group [TH]
Mosh Mosh Books by Yukihiro Tada [JP]
Moving Flyer - Pläsnt Dschörnie [DE]
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 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 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 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 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 huruf [MY]huruf is a type collective that strives to encourage greater awareness and inspire interest in typography and type design in Malaysia.
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 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 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 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.
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.
C12 KaleidoscopeBooks [CN]
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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 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).
C17 夢厰 DREAMERFTY [CN]
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.
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]
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.
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.