That may be because it has a native population whose average age is fifty and who is willing to change only when forced. Never mind the muscle-flexing water-taxi drivers. The pace of life is so unhurried that there is little profit in rushing from place to place when an interminable ride on a sardine-packed vaporetto will get you there, too. Local custom, however, does not explain why the fifty-third edition of the Venice Biennale should provide so lethargic an experience of contemporary art.
I was impressed with the amount of titles he releases each year and how dedicated he is to getting the work of fellow photographers out there. I love doing events at the gallery…so I suggested we try one here if he felt he could get 10 publishers here.
And so he did. Amazingly enough, the Reading Room was silent for the most part with people thumbing through the titles. Each publisher positioned a few of their titles back there, so it really became a library! He also was able to create a lecture series in a very intimate setting.
The fair, the reading room and the talks all worked together and supported one another throughout the weekend. Michael reached out to me about two months ago and we put it together pretty last minute.
Graves was a veritable blur while I was there. Such is life when you wear as many hats as he does, with grace and ease. Seen so large, their presence is lifelike. Kris Graves, A Bleak Reality, Wearing his co-host hat, he introduced speakers for the lectures and discussions in the reading room.
Given how busy Mr. Graves was, his table was in excellent hands, being co-staffed by his lovely and knowledgeable wife, Sarah.
The first thing that struck me about it, something that became a theme with virtually every book at every table I looked at, was the exceptionally high quality of the production.
As I moved throughout the fair, I heard all kinds of discussions about the finer points of bookmaking- here the endpapers are well glued, or not well glued…which countries have the best bookbinders…how different bookmakers pack their books for shipment, and the ins and out of having books made in various parts of the world, including the USA.
I was even startled to learn that for those publishers who sell through that huge online retailer, notorious for not packing their books they often just put them in a box with no padding or protectionkeep any books that are returned by the customer for being received damaged!
That passion, and the fruits of their labors, was gloriously on display. And the track was fast. Knives by Jason Koxvold. Kinda hard to miss. Nothing needs to be said. At the Fair, Mr. There is a sense of loss, or impending loss. Old ways die hard.
Rocheleau how the Fair experience was for him. The visitors were engaged, and it was great meeting new people. My publisher, Gnomic Book, did quite well and is excited about the next one!
All in all, I had a great experience. Safely back in Savannah, I asked Mr. Thanks to the Foley Gallery and Kris Graves, the LES Book Fair was not only an amazing place to be, but it showed how a well organized and diverse book fair can bring practitioners of a solitary art form together.Kentridge's hauntingly beautiful series of animated black and white drawings brings viewers into the artist's unconscious.
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