SFU Galleries at the Vancouver Art Book Fair

October 17 + 18, 2020, 12 - 5PM
Fair Preview: October 16, 2020 6 - 8PM

SFU Galleries is pleased to participate in this year's Vancouver Art Book Fair (VABF), which will be the first edition presented digitally. VABF is an annual festival of artists' publishing featuring over one hundred local, national and international publishers, alongside a range of programs, performances and artists' projects. Visit SFU Galleries’ virtual table and use the comment feature to ask questions about our publications.

We will be featuring 3 books from our Critical Reader Series:

$5 Handshake: Art on Treaty 8 Territory (2018) edited by Melanie O'Brian, this publication is a corollary to the group exhibition Maps and Dreams (Audain Gallery, June 1 - July 29, 2017). Contributions by Brenda Draney, Hugh Brody, Kate Hennessy, Candice Hopkins, with a conversation between exhibition curators Brian Jungen and Melanie O'Brian, as well as a reprinted chapter from Hugh Brody's 1981 anthropological study Maps and Dreams. This is the fourth publication in the SFU Galleries Critical Reader Series. $15

Borrowed Lady: Martine Syms (2017) edited by Amy Kazymerchyk, this book expands from Martine Syms' exhibition Borrowed Lady (Audain Gallery, October 13 - December 10, 2016), with texts by Martine Syms, Christina Sharpe and Diamond Stingily. This is the third publication in the SFU Galleries Critical Reader Series. $15

Negative Space: Orbiting Inner and Outer Experience (2015), edited by Antonia Hirsch, this publication features contributions by Theodor Adorno, Lorna Brown, Daniel Colucciello Barber, Elena Filipovic, François Laruelle, Olaf Nicolai, Lisa Robertson, Ana Teixeira Pinto and Wolfgang Winkler. This is the second publication in the SFU Galleries Critical Reader Series. $15

The Critical Reader Series is a discursive forum that encourages critical writing projects that run parallel to exhibition programming at SFU Galleries.

FREE with every purchase will be a complimentary copy of our recently published zine, The Pandemic is a Portal (2020). With the purchase of 3 books you will receive a FREE tote bag featuring artwork by Charlene Vickers from her exhibition at SFU Gallery, Speaking with Hands and Territories (2018).

For more information on all of our publications, or to order them online, see our publications page.