During the 2018 Antwerp Academy Art Book Fair on October 13th, Self Publishers United helped celebrate the festival’s fifth anniversary! This art book fair has become the largest of its kind in the Benelux. More than 120 exhibitors from home and abroad presented the best in the field of art books and artists’ publications from the 20th and 21st century. We had our own stand at the festival, amongst galleries and corridors of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp.
For this fifth edition, the sections PAST (with modern antiquarian material) and PRESENT (with contemporary publishers) was supplemented with a third: FUTURE. This section provided a platform for the printed output of Belgian higher art education, with a focus on research publications. Together, the three sections offered a unique insight into the rich tradition and bright future of avant-garde and artistic print. In short, there was more than enough to experience and explore to fill the entire day at this unique art book fair.