Motto @The Fair, Vancouver, 2.6 – 5.6.2011

Posted in Fairs, Motto Vancouver on June 2nd, 2011

Motto Books at The Fair
The Waldorf Hotel
Room 129 (with Fillip)

June 2 – June 5, 2011

Pa/Per View. Wiels, Bruxelles. 31.3–3.4.2011

Posted in Events, Fairs on February 7th, 2011


The Last Zürich Zine Sezession: 12.12.2010

Posted in Exhibitions, Fairs, Motto Zürich store, Zines on November 30th, 2010
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Join us at the Last Zürich Zine Sezession on the 12th of December at Perla Mode, Zürich.

More than 40 publishers are presenting their work:

Ampel Magazin, Luzern
Eric Andersen, Zürich
Asterisk, Talinn
Automatic Books, Venezia
Beni Bischof, St. Gallen
Boa Books, Genève
Café Royale, Southport
Detektiv Bureau, Luzern
Duke Press, London
Edition Taube, Stuttgart
Famicon, London
For Further Information, London
Für Immer, Zürich
Grilli, Bern
GRRRR, Zürich
Hakuin Verlag, Zürich
Hannes Gloor, Zürich
Himaa, Tokyo
Innen Zines, Budapest
Islands Fold, Victoria
King Matto, Aarau
Je suis une Bande de Jeunes, Paris
Kodoji Press, Baden
Larry’s, New York/Berlin
Malheft, Zürich
Marsplastik , Zürich
Maximage, Lausanne
Me and my Friends, London
Motto, Berlin/Zürich
Multi Press, Hamburg
Nieves, Zürich
Nuts, Washington
Pipifax, Zürich
Retard Rio, New York
Rollo Press, Zürich
Shoboshobo, Paris
Somewhere Sometimes, Milano
The Kingsboro Press, New York
The Meta Press, Zürich
Turbo Magazine, Biel
HAHA, Arnheim
Westphalie Verlag, Berlin/Wien

In addition to the book presentations:

‘Sister’, by Harsh Patel
A long-time project by Los Angeles based zine maker, Harsh Patel will be displayed in the basement of Perla Mode.

‘Grosi’ by Walter Seiler Junior
A 20 minute long puppet show telling the story of a young man reflecting on his own life.

‘Beyond modern and Postmodern’
The Work of the Hungarian artist László László Révész, by Christian Zillner

Book launch of a new title published by innen, from Christian Zillner.
There will be a conversation between the artist and the author, as well as a video projection from László László Révész.
Drawings from the artist will also be on display.


The project is co-organized by Motto Zürich and Corner College.

Perla Mode
Langstr. 84
8004 Zürich

Motto @ Art Forum Berlin. 6-10.10.2010

Posted in Events, Fairs on October 5th, 2010


Motto @ Art Forum Berlin. 6-10.10.2010

Unter dem Motto postcards set

Posted in Fairs, magazines, Motto Berlin event, Motto Berlin store, photography on September 29th, 2010


This set of 20 postcards by
Bart de Beats, Julia Born & Laurenz brunner, Julien Carreyn, Sulki & Min Choi, Bardhi Haliti, Paul Haworth & Sam de Groot, Karl Holmqvist, Frank Koolen, Florian Ludwig, Mark Manders, Stefan Marx & Harsh Patel, Olaf Nicolai, Asher Penn, Maxwell Simmer, Josh Smith, Zach Sternwalker, Triin Tamm, Erik van der Weijde, Renato Zülli
is published of occasion of Unter dem Motto 2010, Art book fair, second edition, 3-5 september 2010.
Limited edition.

D 12€

POSTER Unter Dem Motto 2010

Posted in Fairs, Motto Berlin event, Motto Berlin store, poster on September 28th, 2010


POSTER Unter Dem Motto 2010
Limited edition, traditionally made using letter press printing method.

84 x 59.4 cm

Various colours available.

D 12€

ARTIST BOOK FAIR (17.09-18.09.2010) and BLIND DATE CONVENTION (14.09-20.10.2010) @ Ljubljana.

Posted in Events, Fairs on September 15th, 2010


ARTIST BOOK FAIR (17.09-18.09.2010) and BLIND DATE CONVENTION (14.09-20.10.2010) @ Ljubljana.

* Ljubljana Artist Book Fair 2010 – the first fair of its kind in Ljubljana – which will take place at Jakopič Gallery (Slovenska cesta 9, Ljubljana) on Friday 17 September and Saturday 18 September 2010.

Participants (Publishers, institutions, artists):
AKV Berlin Publishing (Berlin), Alja Piry (Ljubljana), Argobooks (Berlin), Cvetka Hojnik (Lendava), Carmelo Cacciato (Monfalcone), Franco Vecchiet (Trst), Hubert Kretschmer (Munchen), Lubok Verlag (Leipzig), Vlado Martek (Zagreb), MER. Paper Kunsthalle (Gent), MGLC (Ljubljana), Motto (Berlin), Radio Cona (Ljubljana), Reloading Images (Berlin), Darko Simišić (Zagreb), Space Poetry (Kobenhaven), Mladen Stilinović (Zagreb), Ugly Duckling Press (New York), Undergrad (Beograd), Sašo Urukalo (Ljubljana), WHW (Zagreb), Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. (Ljubljana).

Opening hours: Friday, 17. 09. 2010, 3 pm–7 pm, Saturday, 18. 09. 2010, 11 am–6pm.
Entrance to all events, exhibitions and the fair is free.


Friday, 17. 09. 2010
4 pm Artist books workshop
5 pm Lecture by Darko Simišić, Photobooks

Saturday, 18. 09. 2010
12-2pm Children’s Artist Book Workshops
3 pm New artist edition: Teo Spiller; Radio CONA
4 pm In discussion: Vlado Martek with Branka Stipančić
5 pm -5 minutes, 3rd Video Biennial

* Blind Date Convention – First International Festival of the Artist’s Book. Ljubljana 2010, 14 September – 20 October 2010.

Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E./ P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute is pleased to announce the Blind Date Convention, the First International Festival of the Artist’s Book and Artist’s Publications, which will unfold in Ljubljana from 14 September to 20 October 2010. The Blind Date Convention is prepared with a number of local and international partners and is a component of the UNESCO project Ljubljana – World Book Capital 2010.
The festival comprises a rich exhibition program, educational workshops, presentations of newly released artist books, a cycle of experimental music concerts, public conversations, video projections, new magazine releases, etc.
The exhibition program kicks off with an anthological overview of Slovene artist books, The Artist Book in Slovenia 1966–2010, which will open 14 September 2010 at Kresija Gallery. The exhibition was prepared in collaboration with Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, the International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana (MGLC) and numerous private partners. The exhibition is curated by Tadej Pogačar and assistant curator Sonja Zavrtanik.
On Wednesday, 15 September 2010, in KAPSULA, we present the program of independent distributor MOTTO Distribution which offers more than 3000 titles of independent artist publications and fanzines throughout bookstores in Berlin and Zürich.
On Thursday, 16 September 2010, follows the opening of the solo exhibition Book – Sculpture by Italian artist Pino Poggi in Jakopič Gallery. Pino Poggi is an important visual creator, active in a number of fields of contemporary visual creation. He is known for his social engagement in a series of works, performances and installations that he has been making since the 1970s. The exhibition is curated by Marko Košan and is a co-production with Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec.
On Friday, 17 September 2010 in P74 Center and Gallery we open the solo exhibition by Vlado Martek with the title Poetry in Action. The exhibition will be the first entire presentation of Martek’s artist books which he inventively and exceptionally fuses with philosophy and poetry. The exhibition is curated by Branka Stipančić, and created in collaboration with g-mk/Galerija Miroslav Kraljević in Zagreb.

For more information
Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E.
P74 Center and Gallery, Prusnikova 74
1000 Ljubljana

Unter dem Motto 2010

Posted in Fairs, Motto Berlin event, Motto Berlin store on September 10th, 2010


We would like to say a big thanks to everybody who helped make this year’s fair such a success. Hope to see you all next year!

tirage limité n°2_ 11.09.2010. 11h à 19h Lausanne

Posted in Events, Fairs on September 7th, 2010


tirage limité n°2_ 11 septembre 2010, 11h à 19h
Lausanne, Palais de Rumine

36° édition (Laurent Guenat, Sainte-Croix) Artistes et éditeurs romands
art&fiction (collectif, Lausanne/Genève)
Atelier Amartistes (Marguerite Ryser, Genève)
Atelier Aquaforte (Monique Lazega, Lausanne)
Ateliers Raymond Meyer (Pully)
Atelier Raynald Métraux (Lausanne)
Boabooks (Izet Sheshivari, Genève)
Cilproduction (Cécile Koepfli, Genève)
Circuit (collectif, Lausanne)
du goudron et des plumes éditions (Patricia et Romain Crelier, Chevenez)
Editions Couleurs d’encre (Virginie Jaton, Lausanne)
Editions Héros-Limite (Alain Berset, Gaia Biaggi et Georges Mishuga, Genève)
Editions de la Caille (Anne-Charlotte Sahli, Neuchâtel)
Editions nomades (Thierry Bourquin, Châtelaine)
Editions Rollmops (Carla Neis, Buttes/Berne)
Editions Soulmento (Genève)
Editions Traces (Catherine Bolle, Genève/Lausanne)
Elstir Editions (Susan Litsios, Baulmes)
Naomi Del Vecchio (Genève)
Zivo & friends (Lausanne)
ERACOM (Ecole romande d’arts et communication, Lausanne) Ecoles professionnelles
HEAD atelier micro-édition (Haute Ecole d’art et de design, Genève)
Motto (Alexis Zavialoff, Berlin/Zurich/Assens) Spécial «Revues»
Bartleby & Co (Thorsten Baensch, Bruxelles) Les Belges en renfort
Cécile Vandernoot (Bruxelles)
Editions La Taupe (Véronique Van Mol, Bertrix)
Editions Tandem (Gabriel Belgeonne, Gerpinnes)
Le Nouveau Remorqueur (Bernard Villers, Bruxelles)
La trame (Annick Blavier, Bruxelles)

Unter dem Motto 2010, September 3-5, 2010.

Posted in Fairs, Motto Berlin event, Motto Berlin store on August 24th, 2010


Septembre 3-5, 2010
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