06/05/2016 – 07/05/2016


icw Be-Part & Riot

Following the successful debut of the GHENT ART BOOK FAIR in May 2015, 019, Be-Part, Platform voor actuele kunst and RIOT present the second edition of the GHENT ART BOOK FAIR, on 6th – 7th May 2016 at 019 Ghent, DOK-NOORD 5L, 9000 Ghent.


Opening hours:

FRI: 14:00–22:00 & SAT: 11:00–19:00

In the rough-and-tumble docks of Ghent the fair will showcase contemporary art books by more than 45 (inter)national independent publishers.
Besides manifold book launches and signings, this year the side program will include international publishers’ and designers’ lectures, artists’ performances, exhibitions and a little Kids Corner for the younger art publishing aficionados.



Friday 6th

14.30: FAK /Feminist Collective (DE), “Rachel – the Pleasure Seeker”, reading performance

15 – 17h: KIDS bookmaking workshop with Gill Van Eeckhout & Kelly Vermeiren

17h: Mathew Kneebone (AU), “The Inner Workings of Cloud”, lecture

18.30h: Yana Foqué & Thomas Min (BE), “The Perfect Document”, lecture

20 – 22h: Yana Foqué (BE), djset


Saturday 7th

12.30h: Dexter Sinister (US), “Universal Serial Bus” + Tauba Auerbach (US), “¿Quantum Yin Yang?, flag ceremony

13h: Kasper Bosmans (BE), “Smalt (Cobalt Filter and Cream”, billboard presentation

13.30h: FAK / Feminist Collective (DE), “Rachel – the Pleasure Seeker”, reading performance

14 – 15.30h: KIDS zine workshop with Martha Verschaffel

16h: Hana Miletic (HR/BE), “Little Blues Booklet”,

book presentation and singing performance by Virginie Honvoh

17h: Publication Studio Rotterdam & Hou Chien Cheng (TW/BE), “Green”, reading by Emi Kodama

19.30h, Pauwel De Buck (BE), closing party concert

20.30h, Mathieu Serruys (BE), closing party concert



4478 Zine, 8 Ball Zines, a/b Books, a+m bookstore edizioni, Accattone, Adolfo, Alma Matters, Animal Press, Art Paper Editions, Bandiz Studio, Be-Part, Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite, Dew Press, Diagonal Press, Editions Menard, FAK / Feminist Collective, Frans Masereel centrum, From Me To You Publications, Für dich Verlag, Fw: Books, Gagarin, Gloria Glitzer, Grafische Cel, Humboldt Books, Inconsistant Face-Body Relationship, Jan van Eyck Academie, Kask, Kitschic Ediciones, Kunstverein, La Houle, Le Bal, LeMegot Editions, Lubok Verlag, Malenki.net, Matière Primaire, MER. Paper Kunsthalle, Mert Sen, Occasional Papers, Onomatopee, Pantofle Books, Posture Editions, Publication Studio Rotterdam, Remorqueur, Roma Publications, San Rocco magazine, Silvio Ebner, Sleeperhold Publications, Smoke & Dust, Spector Books, Subbacultcha, Théophile’s Paper, Valiz, Werkplaats Typografie, YellowPress



Selection of magazines, Centerfold editions, Capricious, Cura, Dashwood Books, Dent De Leone, Edition Patrick Frey, Extra Extra, Inventory Press, Kodoji, MacGuffin, Mousse, New Documents, Purple, Rollo Press, RVB Books, Sternberg Press, Syndicat, Motto, Triangle Books,…



Tauba Auerbach (US), ¿Quantum Yin Yang?

Kasper Bosmans (BE), Smalt (Cobalt Filter and Cream)

Dexter Sinister (US), Universal Serial Bus

Filip Dujardin (BE), Sequence n°3 bis

Mathew Kneebone (AU), Singing Light #4

Ine Meganck (BE), The Secret Portal

Hana Miletić (HR/BE), Little Blues Booklet

Thomas Min & Yana Foqué (BE), The Perfect Document

019 (BE), Flags



Word-Things in Time-Space:

A retrospective exhibition

OPENING NIGHT THU 05.05.2016 — 19:00



GABF’s Kids Corner is a space conceived for the younger art publishing aficionados, where children are invited to read, play and draw with free-access and on sale books by Verhalenhuis.

+ Friday at 15 – 17h: book-making workshop with Gill Van Eeckhout & Kelly Vermeiren

+ Saturday at 14 – 15.30h: zine workshop with Martha Verschaffel


– “Het enige echte ‘de Tekenaar is echt superlui’-Tekenboek”, by Leslie Saurus

– table cloths, posters and “Coloring”, by Laura Bergans



with Mathieu Serruys and Pauwel De Buck

SAT 07.05.2016 at 019


The works of Filip Dujardin, Mathew Kneebone, Dexter Sinister, Ine Meganck & Tauba Auerbach are part of SORRY, NOT SORRY, a street art track initiated by Circa Cultuur-centrum Gent, in cooperation with Topo Copy, Kapow & 019, comprising murals, graffiti, performances and art installations, using the city as bearer and crossbeam.