BOOKED: Hong Kong Art Book Fair at Tai Kwun Contemporary from 16th to 19th January


6th January 2020 – (Hong Kong) BOOKED: Hong Kong Art Book Fair, a leading art book festival in Asia, returns for its second edition from 16th to 19thh Jan 2020 to Tai Kwun at 10 Hollywood Road, Central!

With over 80 local, regional, and international exhibitors taking part, BOOKED: will serve as a platform for the diverse range of artistic and publishing practices at the intersection of “art” and “books”. What is presented includes (but is not limited to) artists’ books, photography books, art albums, zines, art catalogues, art history and theoretical texts, artists’ editions and gallery editions (e.g. prints), texts by artists, book arts and book sculptures, as well as art-related ephemera such as tote bags, pins and badges.

Alongside a programme of talks, live events, displays, workshops, among others, BOOKED: Hong Kong Art Book Fair will also be accompanied by a special project, OVERBOOKED, which extends beyond the art book fair until 28 January 2020, and features the work of nine international and local artists: Fiona Banner aka the Vanity Press (London, UK), Karl Holmqvist (Berlin, Germany), Toshio Matsumoto (Japan), Aleksandra Mir (London, UK), Mai-Thu Perret (Geneva, Switzerland), Kay Rosen (Gary, Indiana & New York, US), Aïda Ruilova (New York, US), Tsang Kin Wah (Hong Kong SAR), and Wan Lai Kuen Annie (Hong Kong SAR).

Tickets | Regular $30 (Adults)  
Concession $15 (Full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above and people with disabilities and the companion)
Preview $100 (Coming soon; Valid for entry on 16 Jan 2020 only)


Hong Kong

Academy of Visual Arts (HKBU), ACO Books, ArtAsiaPacific, Asia Art Archive, Beautiful Land, brownie publishing, Camille Chan, Chan Wai Kwong, Chan Wai Lap, CHAT (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Chow San, Display Distribute, dotdotdot, Edouard Malingue Gallery, flip & roll press, Floating Projects, Silas Fong | Hye Kyoung Kwon, Foto Feminas’ Library, Hex Editions, icclab (Ink’chacha), kubrick, Pearl Law, Leaking Rooftop + Siumou , Charlene Man – Lazy Press, mini press, MOSSES, no reason studio, ODD ONE OUT, ONION PETERMAN | Dry Run Press, Para Site, Ping Pong, Soft d press, soundpocket, Spicy Fish/Fleurs des lettres, Tai Yip Art Bookshop, Hang Tam, TASCHEN, Thames & Hudson Asia Ltd. / Asia Publishers Services Ltd., The Weird Things, thisbakery, WMA, Wong Kan Tai, Zen Foto Gallery, ZINECOOP


abc Art Book Fair (Beijing), Art Sonje Center (Seoul), BonJour! (Nanjing), Case Publishing / shashasha (Tokyo), crevasse (Ibaraki), da大 in print (Beijing), Dialect (Macau), Enlightenment (Tokyo), G/P + abp (Tokyo), Keita Kasuka (Osaka), Little Mountain Press (Shenzhen / New York City), Lushan (Changsha), Monster Workshop (Beijing), Nico (Guangzhou), NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (Singapore), PAPER MATTER (Taipei), Prypess (Singapore), Rondade (Tokyo), ruangrupa (Jakarta), Singapore Art Book Fair (Singapore), STUDIO INSIDE (Tianjin), The Book Society/mediabus (Seoul), the shop (Guangzhou), Three Shadows (Beijing), White Fungus (Taipei)


blåblå (Oslo, Norway / Mainland China), BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE (Berlin, Germany), Chimurenga (Cape Town, South Africa), Doooogs (Berlin, Germany / Beijing, China), Fully Booked (New York, USA / Dubai, UAE), Inpatient Press (New York, USA), Kerry Ann Lee & Red Letter (Wellington, New Zealand), Lubok Verlag (Leipzig, Germany), motto (Berlin, Germany), OOMK Zine (London, UK / Malaysia), Primary Information (New York, USA), Printed Matter (New York, USA), Russian Independent SelfPublished (Moscow, Russia), Three Star Books (Paris, France)and more to be confirmed.