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Volume 1 MTL Art and the Book 2018

13.05.2019

Volume 1 MTL : Art and the Book, October 15 – 21 2018.

Volume 1 MTL was the first edition of ARCMTL’s newest project: a fall week dedicated to art publishing and artist books. Workshops, conferences, discussions, presentations and a fair bringing together more than 50 publishers and creators were held in various places important for this environment in Montreal. Here is an overview of the various activities that made Volume 1 MTL a great success!

You can see a beautiful gallery of pictures of Volume 1 MTL taken by our friends at Baronmag here: A first appointment with art books at BANQ, A fair to celebrate the art book in all its forms, Discussions at Artexte.

Here are some pictures taken by ARCMTL from the show held on October 20th and 21st at SAT as part of Volume 1.


The collection of artists’ books at the BAnQ, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ), 2275 Holt Street, October 15, 2018.

Guided tour of the conservation center of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and presentation of artists’ books from the collections.

Innovation of Concordia University’s Concordia Fine Arts Reading Room (FARR) Concordia EV, 1515 Ste. Catherine O., October 17, 2018.

Discussion “Innovation of the Artist Book” Presentation of the Fine Arts Reading Room (FARR), the Center for Expanded Poetics and presentation of the “Boundless Dialogues” project by Jenny Lin. Concordia, October 17, 2018.

Artexte on tap: What is an artist’s book? Artexte, 2 Sainte-Catherine Street East, Room 301, October 17, 2018.

Artexte on tap: presented a discussion / debate “What is an artist’s book? “. The contemporary art documentation center, Artexte, exposed the challenges that may mark its publication and the issues surrounding its nature. Artexte, October 17, 2018

Art publishing and self-distribution, in French. 9:00 – 17:00, Oboro, 4001 Berri, October 16, 2018.

Professional training, “Art publishing and self-distribution”. Participants received practical tips for distribution and studied the different forms of art publishing. At Oboro, October 16, 2018.

Augmented Reality and Art Publishing. Digital Lab of the Circular Workshop, 5445, av. Gaspé, October 18, 2018.

Presentation of the digital printing workshop and Riso Boto project. Presentation “The use of augmented reality in art publishing” by Harley Smart, editor at Anteism. Atelier Circulaire, October 18, 2018.

Co-op Coup d’Griffe visit, Gaetan Dostie Literary Library, 5037 Rue Saint-Dominique, October 18, 2018.

Serigraphy workshop visit of Co-op Coup d’Griffe, presentation of their last production of artist’s book. Presentation of the first artists’ books produced in Quebec. Media Gaétan Dostie, October 18, 2018.

Visit of the Atelier-Galerie A. Piroir, 5333, avenue Casgrain, October 18, 2018.

Visit of the production and exhibition space of the art of printmaking and the artist’s book. Equipment for hand-made prints, presentation of the stages of production of an artist’s book. Workshop-gallery A. Piroir, October 18, 2018.

PICA, Dare-Dare and La Chose Imprimée at the Espace de diffusion, UQAM School of Design, 1440 Sanguinet, October 19, 2018.

Presentation of the 10 years of the magazine PICA, collective review of the students of the School of Design, by the publishing collective – production and conservation of artists’ books at the Dare-Dare center – presentation “La Chose Imprimée,” a research and creation in design. Uqam, October 19, 2018.

 Montreal Printed Arts Festival 2019

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