Possibility of a Book is an ongoing project examining the nature and status of Book Art, through both praxis and theory. It aims at enabling the production of books, celebrating their existence and discussing their cultural, social and political implications. The project is aimed at filling a local gap while acting in a wide-ranging international sphere.
Possibility of a Book was founded in 2010 by Avigail Reiner, Leah Abir , Arieh Rosen, and Ran Kasmy Ilan – all Israeli based cultural practitioners in the fields of art and design. The current group includes Avigail Reiner, Leah Abir and Liat Lavi. Read more…
more details on Blonde Art Books‘ Render Visible here.
more artist books published by Possibility of a Book here
the new experimental and collaborative book, “Fireworks,” created @ minimal press‘ workshop @ “The Publishing Impulse” conference, is now available on line! and coming soon to your nearest independent book store.
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thanks to everyone who participated in “The Publishing Impulse” conference! it was an amazing experience for all of us. here are some pics from fascinating lectures and inspiring workshops. until next time… PoB
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In this workshop by Minimal Press, writers, editors and graphic designers examined the writing, editing, printing and dissemination processes alongside a “performance” of writing a book in which the participants were invited to observe and participate in the exposure of the arbitrary nature of the publishing industry and the paring down of the conventional production …
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The workshop was based on the class talks Max Schumann gives at Printed Matter, and was formatted like a show and tell with him talking about the books as he was passing them around. Schumann folded a discussion of artist books (what is an artist books? what are the formal and social possibilities of art …
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Chris Meade and Mushon Zer-Aviv presented their work as a beginning of discussion on the changing form of contemporary culture and the narratives we create and share. The workshop addressed the connection between contemporary publishing culture, oral history and network cultures. Participants invented and presented their nearly-selves, mingled and met could-be collaborators on a future …
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The year is 2081 and we have forgotten everything. Men are forbidden, drama is forbidden, democracy is forbidden. There are rules, laws, algorithms, but there is no memory left, no history. Then, in South Africa, in India, in Brazil and Tel Aviv, fragments are discovered, which point to something that used to exist. Archives, hard …